Sergio J Galvis
Provided by Sergio J Galvis
Latin America; Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporate Governance; Crisis Management; Project Development & Finance; Sovereign Finance; Capital Markets; Credit & Leveraged Finance; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG); Infrastructure; FCPA & Anti-Corruption; Private Equity; ; Criminal Defense & Investigations; Restructuring
S&C Management Committee member; Latin America practice head; Sovereign Finance co-head; Global Recruiting head. Among the most recognized U.S.-based corporate lawyers for Latin America matters, with three decades leading multidisciplinary teams on many of the region’s most challenging cross-border transactions, disputes and investigations for a range of clients in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Profiled by The Financial Times as an Innovative Lawyer; by Law360 as both a Project Finance and M&A MVP; by Latin Lawyer as International Lawyer of the Year; by National Law Journal as both an Energy & Environmental Trailblazer and one of the 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America; and recognized by Hispanic Business as one of The 100 Most Influential U.S. Hispanics.
Harvard Law (JD, 1983); William and Mary (BA, 1980)
Clerk, Hon. Lawrence Pierce, US Second Circuit
Council on Foreign Relations; Council of the Americas; University of the Andes Foundation trustee
Highly regarded practitioner Sergio Galvis is renowned for his expertise handling cross-border Latin American corporate matters. He benefits from extensive experience in M&A transactions pertaining to Chile and Colombia. Admiring his capabilities within the region, one complimentary client states: "Sergio Galvis is a highly seasoned and experienced lawyer with strong mining and Latin America experience." One peer also endorses the practitioner's activity, pointing out: "Sergio Galvis is a great lawyer with a magnificent reputation."
Reputed partner Sergio Galvis remains a first port of call for the financing and development of mining projects in Latin America. He is held in high esteem by market commentators for his expertise in this area, with one interviewee declaring: "Sergio Galvis is one of the best lawyers for complex projects in Latin America." One client also reports: "He offers a very strong service as he is always reviewing different aspects of the matter and looking for new alternatives to add value."
Sergio Galvis enjoys years of experience working on debt restructuring, acquisition finance and corporate finance mandates in Latin America. He benefits from a solid experience handling banking and finance mandates throughout the region, notably in Chile and Peru. One market insider reports: "Sergio Galvis has a very strategic view and type of advice that adds value to the projects."