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Manuel Garciadiaz

New York, USA Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments
Ranked in : Banking & FinanceCapital MarketsCorporate/M&ACapital Markets: Debt & Equity
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Banking & Finance - Latin America - International Counsel

Band 5

Manuel Garciadiaz has a solid practice handling cross-border finance mandates. He focuses his practice on debt reorganisation matters, regularly assisting both debtors and creditors with refinancing and debt restructuring matters.
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Capital Markets - Latin America - International Counsel

Band 1

Hailed as "an extremely creative lawyer," Manuel Garciadiaz elicits considerable praises from market commentators, with one noting: "He really is an expert in the region and also has amazing communication skills. He speaks fluent Portuguese like no one else I've seen." Top-tier issuers and underwriters rely on his experience and expertise to navigate a wide range of intricate debt and equity offerings concerning the Brazilian market. "Manuel Garciadiaz is a very experienced practitioner," acknowledges a peer.
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Corporate/M&A - Latin America - International Counsel

Band 4

Manuel Garciadiaz boasts experience leading significant corporate matters in Latin America, enjoying expertise in issues concerning the Brazilian market especially. He remains active representing household names from the manufacturing and cosmetics industries. "He is a very smart lawyer," according to a peer.
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Capital Markets: Debt & Equity - USA

Foreign Expertise in Latin America-wide

Head of the firm's Latin America practice Manuel Garciadiaz has an elite capital markets practice which includes both debt and equity offerings.
"Manuel Garciadiaz is excellent, very respectful and very collaborative."
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Corporate/M&A - USA

Foreign Expertise in Brazil

Manuel Garciadiaz continues to be a leading name for Latin America-related M&A. He works with both US and non-US clients.
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Manuel is head of Davis Polk’s Latin America practice and has worked on many of the most significant capital markets, cross-border M&A and project finance transactions and debt restructurings in Latin America. Manuel’s capital markets practice includes high-yield debt offerings, IPOs and exchange offers. He has worked on more than 300 debt and equity financings involving Latin American issuers. In M&A, he advises both acquirers and target companies. Clients also look to Manuel for advice on structured and project financings, liability management and debt restructurings. Manuel’s clients have included Banco Credito del Peru, Cosan, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Natura, Patria, Santander, Vinci Partners and XP.

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Manuel Garciadiaz

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