Arias Fábrega & Fábrega

Panama

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Arias Fábrega & Fábrega is a leading firm for banking, M&A and capital markets.

The project finance space was an active area for the firm’s banking team recently as it advised borrowers and lenders on deals in the transport space. The banking team also recently advised a lender on a finance deal in the aviation space.  

In the capital markets area over the research period the firm advised a mix of underwriters and issuers on bond issues in the banking and aviation sectors.

In M&A the firm primarily advised sellers this research period and saw work in consumer goods and services, insurance and telecommunications.

Recent Deal Data highlights

•                      Corporación Favorita acquisition of 73% of Rey Holdings

•                      Consorcio FCC – Corredor de las Playas road expansion

•                      Inchape $284 million acquisition of Grupo Rudelman

•                      Millicom $1.46 billion acquisition of 80% of Cable Onda

•                      Republic of Panama $1.25 billion 3.16% and $750 million 3.87% sovereign bond issue

Client feedback

“ARIFA is an extremely strong law firm in most aspects of M&A as well as capital markets structuring. Led by Ricardo Arango, they are a pleasure to work with and they are experienced in structuring and negotiating M&A. They are flexible and innovative in their thinking and have real expertise in fiscal structures and contract structuring.” – M&A, Capital markets

Ricardo Arango

“Best in country and probably up to par with the very best partners in top level international firms.”