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Global Latin America - International Counsel Corporate/M&A

The Corporate/M&A 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. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
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    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett enjoys an outstanding international practice group offering top-tier expertise in Latin American corporate transactions. The team is highly sought after for its extensive experience representing leading private equity funds and major regional and global corporations in multi-jurisdictional M&A deals concerning key Latin American jurisdictions, such as Colombia and Peru. The knowledgeable practice group works across various sectors, spanning aviation, shipping, pharmaceuticals, and energy and natural resources.
  2. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
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    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom benefits from a stellar corporate group revered for its exceptional knowledge of cross-border Latin American investments. The corporate and M&A department is routinely instructed by prestigious corporations, financial institutions and private equity funds to advise on high-value M&A deals throughout Latin America. The team benefits from pronounced expertise in matters involving Chile, Colombia and Mexico. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom possesses in-depth experience in matters covering a range of sectors including retail, energy and aviation.
  3. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Sullivan & Cromwell has a pre-eminent international practice group with a superb reputation for its ability to handle intricate M&A transactions. The firm caters to an impressive portfolio of blue-chip corporations and investment funds, as well as financial advisers, involved in large-scale strategic transactions across a wide range of industry sectors. The corporate team comprises a prestigious bench of skilled practitioners recognised for their longstanding experience acting on various jurisdictions, most notably Argentina, Chile and Mexico.
  4. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Clifford Chance LLP
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    Clifford Chance LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Established magic circle firm Clifford Chance is well recognised in the Latin American corporate arena, and particularly renowned in Mexico and Colombia. The corporate and M&A practice group is frequently retained by private equity firms, financial institutions and energy companies to advise on sophisticated and high-value M&A deals and joint ventures, with additional expertise in assisting with venture capital-related matters.
  2. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Deeply respected international firm Debevoise & Plimpton is recognised for its knowledge of Latin American acquisitions, joint venture formation and corporate agreements. The team caters to a host of impressive private equity investors, as well as global and regional insurance firms. Drawing on its cross-border capabilities, Debevoise & Plimpton handles matters throughout the region, with a particular focus on Chile, Mexico and Peru.
  3. Latham & Watkins LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Covington & Burling LLP
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    Covington & Burling LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Covington & Burling provides key practice experience across the Latin America region, with a particular emphasis on the Mexican market. The corporate/M&A department is active in the energy and financial services sectors, advising both international and regional clients on M&A, joint venture agreements and fund formation.
  2. Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
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    Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Hunton Andrews Kurth benefits from an admired transactional team with a strong reputation for handling regional M&A, joint venture agreements and private equity matters, particularly involving Mexico and Central America. The corporate/M&A practice group boasts considerable experience in the energy, food and beverage, and financial services sectors.
  3. Jones Day
    3
    Jones Day
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Jones Day benefits from a distinguished international corporate practice with enhanced regional capabilities given by its local Latin American offices. The corporate/M&A department is held in high esteem for its considerable experience acting for corporate clients and private equity firms on high-level strategic share purchases and disposals. Jones Day is particularly well equipped to handle matters pertaining to the energy and infrastructure sectors.
  4. Proskauer Rose LLP
    3
    Proskauer Rose LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Dynamic firm Proskauer Rose offers marked expertise in multi-jurisdictional corporate matters across the Latin American region. The department benefits from solid experience assisting private equity funds and clients from the energy and financial services sectors, advising them on a range of complex public and private M&A transactions.
  5. White & Case LLP
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    White & Case LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    White & Case has an experienced global group that is skilled at handling Latin American matters, with a focus on Mexico and Chile. The corporate and M&A practice group advises an enviable list of corporations and private equity funds on high-value transactions involving the energy and natural resources sector.
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Band 4
  1. Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
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    Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Davis Polk & Wardwell has a well-reputed international practice adept at handling cross-border corporate transactions in Latin America. The department is a regular counsel to key players in the energy, natural resources and telecommunications industries. Davis Polk & Wardwell enjoys significant experience in inbound and outbound deals and investments in Mexico and Central America.
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    Greenberg Traurig, PA
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    As a significant international corporate firm, Greenberg Traurig benefits from considerable activity across the region, especially in Mexico and Central America. The team is regularly instructed by global companies and regional family-owned groups to assist with incorporation mandates and inbound and outbound M&A deals.
  3. Milbank LLP
    4
    Milbank LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    Milbank houses a well-reputed international practice group that benefits from a significant breadth of experience handling corporate and M&A transactions across Latin America, most notably in Mexico, Chile and Colombia. The department routinely assists private equity funds and clients from the construction industry with high-value transactions in the region.
  4. Paul Hastings LLP
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    Paul Hastings LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    Paul Hastings' Latin American corporate practice covers a wide spectrum of corporate and M&A work, including joint ventures and private equity transactions. The team is active on matters involving a number of Latin American jurisdictions, such as Peru, Mexico, Colombia and Ecuador.
  5. Winston & Strawn LLP
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    Winston & Strawn LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Winston & Strawn possesses a solid transactional group experienced in representing private equity funds and multinational corporations in M&A, joint venture and fund formation mandates. The team is active throughout Latin America, with particular experience in Colombia, Chile and Peru.
  6. Brown Rudnick LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 4
  7. DLA Piper LLP (US)
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 4
  8. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Corporate/M&A
    2024 | Band 4