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Latin America - International Counsel

The Capital Markets rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across Latin America - International Counsel.

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Band 1
  1. Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
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    Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Davis Polk & Wardwell enjoys an outstanding practice group offering first-class knowledge of international Latin American securities transactions. The legal department caters to an enviable client portfolio of distinguished underwriters and issuers involved in cross-border deals throughout the region, including in Mexico, Colombia and Argentina. Davis Polk & Wardwell benefits from long-standing experience assisting clients with both debt and equity offerings, providing valued expertise in high-yield products, SEC-registered issuances, and unregistered securities trading among institutional buyers.
  2. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Milbank LLP
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    Milbank LLP
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Milbank benefits from a distinguished international practice with long-standing experience advising on high-value securities offerings in key Latin American jurisdictions, including in Chile, Peru and Colombia. The legal team is highly active representing major underwriters and corporate issuers, with a particular focus on transactions concerning the energy sector. Milbank offers profound insight into complex debt and equity offerings, such as liability management matters, note offerings and IPOs.
  2. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
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    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett benefits from a prestigious international capital markets group in high demand among corporate and governmental issuers and underwriters. The legal team regularly advises on complex sovereign debt offerings, private placements and liability management issues. The capital markets practice group is equally skilled at handling major equity transactions, such as IPOs and follow-on offerings. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett is active throughout Latin America, most notably in Chile and Peru.
  3. White & Case LLP
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    White & Case LLP
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Celebrated global outfit White & Case benefits from considerable knowledge of cross-border Latin American securities transactions, especially those concerning Mexico and Chile. The capital markets legal team is highly sought after by both issuers and underwriters for its expertise in major SEC-registered and unregistered offerings. The practice group is routinely instructed to advise on such debt matters as bond issuances and debt reorganisation. White & Case is also called upon to assist with IPOs, secondary offerings and follow-on offerings.
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Band 3
  1. Arnold & Porter
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    Arnold & Porter
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Arnold & Porter enjoys a respected international practice group with a proven track record of representing sovereigns and state-owned entities in high-value debt offerings in Latin America, most notably Colombia and Panama. The legal team regularly advises on bond and note issuances, in addition to debt restructuring matters through tender and exchange offers. Arnold & Porter offers additional expertise in debt deals for private corporate issuers.
  2. Clifford Chance LLP
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    Clifford Chance LLP
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Clifford Chance possesses a significant cross-border capital markets practice with valued experience handling matters across Latin America, with notable activity in Chile, Colombia and Costa Rica. The legal team is most active representing financial institutions as placement agents and underwriters in an array of noteworthy debt and equity issuances. Clifford Chance's capital markets department is also recognised for its skill in representing corporate issuers and state-owned entities.
  3. Linklaters
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    Linklaters
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Admired magic circle firm Linklaters is adept at handling Latin American securities transactions, especially those concerning the Argentine and Chilean markets. The law department has experience acting for key corporate issuers, governments and financial institutions as underwriters on note issuances, bond offerings and liability management matters. The capital markets practice group also advises on equity offerings, such as IPOs and follow-on offerings.
  4. Shearman & Sterling LLP
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    Shearman & Sterling LLP
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Shearman & Sterling possesses a renowned practice group with an impressive track record of advising on major transactions concerning Chile and Panama, among other key Latin American jurisdictions. The capital markets department handles an array of complex registered and unregistered debt issuances, restructurings and high-value equity offerings. Shearman & Sterling caters to an impressive roster of private banks acting as underwriters, in addition to representing state-owned banks and blue-chip companies as issuers.
  5. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
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    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom benefits from a well-regarded practice group that excels in the handling of cross-border securities transactions in Latin America, particularly in Mexico. The legal department is best known for its expertise in debt transactions, regularly assisting both issuers and underwriters with note issuances and follow-on offerings. Skadden also advises financial institutions on equity offerings.
  6. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
    Capital Markets
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Sullivan & Cromwell enjoys an established international practice group well reputed for its experience in significant Latin American securities transactions. The legal team has a strong track record of acting for investment banks and multilateral credit agencies on private offerings and SEC-registered debt issuances. The capital markets department offers further expertise representing both governments and underwriters in high-value sovereign debt transactions, including in Argentina and Mexico.