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Felipe Aragon

Senior Associate
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Consortium Legal - El Salvador

Antiguo Cuscatlan, El Salvador
    Local Time: Friday 03:02

Practice Expertise

  • Banking
  • Corporate Law
  • Foreign Investment Inter Trade
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Areas of Practice

  • Banking
  • Corporate Law
  • Foreign Investment Inter Trade
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WSG Leadership

  • Emerging Leaders Group - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member

Profile

Felipe is an associate at Consortium Legal - El Salvador. He has 10 years of experience in the banking and finance sectors; his main areas of practice are corporate law, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the banking and financial sector.

Throughout his career at Consortium Legal, he has participated in important transactions at a local and regional level, providing advice on financing structures, mergers and acquisitions, competition and regulated sector issues, among others.

Recently he has participated in the acquisition of Banco Scotiabank's operations by Banco Cuscatlan AIG El Salvador by the Panamanian insurance company ASSA; as well as the credit line granted by Credit Suisse to Imperia Intercontinental INC for the acquisition of the shares of Citibank El Salvador. In addition, he advised Finca Microfinanzas El Salvador in the sale of its operations to Optima Servicios Financieros. He is currently involved in complex banking and project finance transactions led by partner Oscar Samour.

Education
Master of Business Law, International Institute of Law and Business INIDEM, Panama (2017)
Specialization in Management Skills, University of San Francisco, United States (2014)
Diploma in Conflict Resolution, University of San Francisco, United States (2014)
Attorney and Notary authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Republic of El Salvador
Bachelors Degree in Legal Science, Universidad Doctor Jose Matias Delgado, El Salvador (2013)
Course on Entities and Financial Operations, University Doctor Jose Matias Delgado, El Salvador (2012)

Areas of Practice

  • Banking
  • Corporate Law
  • Foreign Investment Inter Trade

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Advised Imperia Intercontinental INC in the acquisition of 100 of the operations of Banco Scotiabank and its subsidiaries in El Salvador.
Advised the Government of the Republic of El Salvador through the Ministry of Finance in a bond issuance process in the amount of US $ 1,097,000,000.00.
Advised Banco G&T Continental, Banco Agromercantil of Guatemala in granting financing to VENTUS, S.A. de C.V., for the amount of US $ 85,500,000.00 for the construction of the first wind farm in El Salvador.
Professional Activities and Experience
Legal Practice in Family and Penal processes at the Law Practice Center of Doctor Jose Matias Delgado University. 2009
Bertrand - Pineda & Asociados, internship as Paralegal.

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