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Latin America Guide 2023

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Capital Markets
4 Years Ranked

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Provided by Ricardo Arias

Latin America

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Ricardo Arias is a Partner in the corporate law department and co-heads the Securities and Capital Markets practice. Mr. Arias focuses primarily on complex securities transactions some involving cross-border components and usually involving dollar amounts in the millions. He has worked on a broad range of public and private transactions for investment banks, financial institutions and companies in a number of industries, including energy, banking, real estate, education, private funds, gaming, automotive, aviation, among others. He has experience advising clients in public and private offerings of securities, including those resulting from the securitization of assets such as mortgages and diversified payment rights (remittances). Mr. Arias also has substantial experience in setting up and registering investment funds and real estate investment trusts (REITs) before the Superintendency of the Capital Markets of the Republic of Panama.

Clients

Key clients include Banco La Hipotecaria, MMG Bank Corporation, Banistmo, Multibank, Hidroeléctrica Bajos del Totuma, Empresa Nacional de Energía (EMNADESA), Corporación Finanzas del País, S.A. (Panacredit), Electron Investment, Wells Fargo, Cirsa Gaming Corporation, Deutsche Bank AG, Avianca Holdings, Grupo Mercantil, Banisi, Inmobiliaria Nidaco, Global Bank Corporation, Urban Development Group, S.A., Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura (CIFI), Los Castillos Real Estate (Do It Center), Cochez y Cía. (CM Realty), among others.

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Capital Markets - Panama
3
Band 3

Dynamic partner Ricardo Arias breaks into the numbered bands for the first time this year following significant endorsements from clients, with one stating: "Not only is Ricardo Arias an expert in securities law, but he is also a client-oriented and transactional lawyer who is capable of managing complex deals."

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