Nicaragua

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Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate
Aguilar Castillo Love

Aguilar Castillo Love has an active financial and corporate practice. The firm has worked on sale purchase agreements, microfinance and has provided general corporate advice to clients.  

The firm advises the likes of a Bolsa de Valores de Nicaragua, Banco Ficohsa and Emerald Peak Private Equity. 

Alvarado & Asociados

Alvarado & Asociados has strong finance and project development practices 

Deal information is entirely confidential but work includes acquisitions. The firm has also worked on contracts, bids and agreements related to the development of infrastructure projects.   

The firm improved its project development and its financial and corporate rankings this research period.  

Client feedback

“Business oriented and flexible.” - M&A 

“I always go to Gloria María de Alvarado. One of the things about Gloria she is exceptionally responsive and she has a very progressive organisation that has a wonderful mix of men and women in diversity and that’s important to have that kind of diversity. Within that team, she appoints me to who can help. Her firm is very responsive very professional, everything is on point.” – M&A

“They’re great. It’s always hard to find quality counsel, hard to find firms that have good business practices, but they’re prompt, they respond to all of my requests within a half an hour. They’re thorough.” – Corporate

 

Arias

Arias is a top firm in Nicaragua. The firm has worked on loan agreements, acquisitions, project finance and a bond placement. One deal involved advice on a credit facility for the construction of a hydropower plant.  

The firm advises the likes of FMO, Bayer Aktiengesellschaft and Norfund.   

Client feedback

“Good firm. Responsible and efficient.” - Project development 

Róger Pérez

"Novice but efficient."

BLP

BLP has an active financial and corporate practice. The firm has worked on acquisitions, loans and other matters over the research period. 

One example of the firm’s projects work is its advice on a joint venture for mining concessions. 

The firm recruited Claudia Prado to the practice and then promoted her to partner, bringing the number of partners in the Nicaragua office to two. 

The firm advises the likes of Bean & Co, World Business Capital, and Onelink 

Client feedback

“Provides assistance in M&A and antitrust filling. Good tax guidance and antitrust filling.” - M&A

Ernesto Rizo

"Good overall service."

Consortium Legal

Consortium Legal has a leading financial and corporate practice.  

The firm has worked on syndicated financings, sales of shares and has helped clients expand their operations in the country. In one deal the firm advised a lender on a syndicated loan to Industrial Comercial San Martin.  

The firm advises the likes of I Squared Capital and Vuela Aviacion 

ECIJA

ECIJA has a strong finance and corporate practice.

The firm advised Credifactor on the incorporation of a new leasing company.

Key clients include ASOMIF, Creditfactor and CMA CGM. 

García & Bodán

García & Bodán is strong in the areas of law covered by both ranking tables 

One recent deal saw the firm advise Hilton Princess Managua on the sale of the company in Nicaragua.  

The firm improved in its project development ranking this research period.   

Tienda Universal and América Móvil are also key clients of the firm.  

Client feedback

“It is a very competitive law firm. Their lawyers are always updated. No weakness identified.” -Project development 

“The best law firm in Nicaragua. Bilingual. Top notch. Professional. Ethical. Compliant. Responsive. Good price.” - Financial restructuring 

"The firm gives a great service, proving their knowledge and experience. They not only offer good opinions, but give practical recommendations as well." - Regulatory 

“Very personalised attention and excellent relationships locally.” - Project development  

Latin Alliance

LatinAlliance has been active on business expansions, credit agreements and lease agreements this research period.  

The firm advises the likes of Selina Hostels, Tecnutral Nicaragua and Grupo Naviero. 

Lexincorp

Lexincorp has worked on loan agreements, acquisitions and done due diligence work, among other deals this research period. One deal saw the firm advise Banco General de Panamá on various financings.  

The firm advises the likes of Banco Industrial de Guatemala, Bi-Bank Panama and BlueOrchard 

Client feedback

“After trying with others, we consider that Lexincorp is the best law firm in Nicaragua. Provides comprehensive services according to our needs.”

“Lexincorp Nicaragua has a commitment to satisfying the client’s needs, and is always willingly working to complete the client’s projects.”