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Morgan & Morgan recognized in the Chambers & Partners High Net Worth Guide
Morgan & Morgan, March 2018
Panama

For the second consecutive year, Morgan & Morgan was recognized as a leading firm-Band #1 in the second edition of Chambers & Partners High Net Worth Guide – Private Wealth Law section, a publication aimed at the international private wealth market and a key reference point of the world´s leading firms in terms of service excellence and reputation...

Morgan & Morgan promotes corporate lawyer to partner
Morgan & Morgan, March 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the promotion of attorney Fernando Boyd to the partnership of the firm. Fernando Boyd works in the Estate Planning and Corporate Services Department. Mr. Boyd concentrates his practice in business and corporate law, estate planning, private interest foundations, and company formation and management...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring and registration of revolving corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$300 million
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring and registration with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama of US$300,000,000 revolving corporate bonds. The bonds will be issued in different series with maturities ranging from 2 to 15 years and interest rates may be fixed or floating. Banistmo, S.A. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bancolombia, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving short-terms notes for an amount of up to US$50 million
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving short-term notes for US$50,000,000 of Corporacion Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI). The short-term notes were registered with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$100 million
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving corporate bonds for US$100,000,000 of Corporacion Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI). The bonds were registered with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan promotes new partner
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Ricardo Arias works in the Corporate Law Department of the firm. Mr. Arias holds over ten years of experience advising capital markets transactions. He has represented local and foreign lenders as well as local and foreign developer/borrowers in secured and unsecured financings and project financings. Mr...

Morgan & Morgan holds a seminar on Panama´s minimum salary for 2018-19
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Panama, January 4, 2018. The Executive Organ approved at the end of December, a 6.5% minimum salary adjustment for large companies, which became law of the Republic of Panama and applies from January 1st, 2018 to December 31st, 2019...

Morgan & Morgan advised Grupo Eleta in the sale of a minority stake in the Pearl Island Project to the Grivalia Group
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Grupo Eleta in the sale of a minority stake in the Pear Island Project to the Grivalia Group, a global real estate investment company. Pedro Gonzalez Island (Pearl Island) is located at Archipelago Las Perlas, Pacific Ocean...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco General, S.A. and Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring of an issuance of corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$320,000,000 carried out by Alternegy, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco General, S.A. and Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring of an issuance of corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$320,000,000 carried out by Alternegy, S.A. The bonds were issued by Alternegy, and Banco General and Banistmo acted as joint arrangers and underwriters of the bonds...

Morgan & Morgan advised a local company in the sale of its distribution and commercialization of soft drinks and bottled water
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian legal counsel of a group of shareholders of a company dedicated to the business of distribution and sale of beverages of various brands and categories, based in Panama, in connection with the sale in different stages of 100% of the shares of the company. Partner Francisco Arias G. and senior associate Roberto Vidal, participated in this transaction...

Morgan & Morgan provided legal advise to Panama Ports Company, S.A. (a subsidiary of Hutchison Ports Holdings) and HSBC for the acquisition of port cranes
Morgan & Morgan, December 2017
Panama

With legal basis in local Panama laws, Panama Ports Company, S.A. (PPC), as Purchaser, and Far East Leasing, S.A...

Raúl Bermúdez is elected director to the British Chamber of Commerce of Panama
Morgan & Morgan, December 2017
Panama

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Raul Bermudez, lawyer of MMG Trust, Fiduciary Unit of Morgan & Morgan Group has been elected to the Board of Directors of the British Chamber of Commerce of Panama for the 2018-19 term...

Morgan & Morgan advised Corporación Bella Vista de Finanzas, S.A., in the public offering of revolving corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$10 million
Morgan & Morgan, November 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Corporación Bella Vista de Finanzas, S.A., one of the most important finance companies of Panama, in the public offering of revolving corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$10,000,000.00 Corporación Bella Vista de Finanzas, S.A., registered a program of revolving corporate bonds in series for an amount of up to US$10,000,000...

Morgan & Morgan advised Multibank Inc., in a public offering of revolving short term commercial paper for an amount of up to US$200 million
Morgan & Morgan, November 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Multibank Inc., one of the largest and most important banks in Panama, in a public offering of revolving short term commercial paper for an amount of up to US$200,000,000.00 Multibank Inc., registered a program of revolving short term commercial paper in series for an amount of up to US$200,000,000.00 with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan advised General Electric in the worldwide sale of its water treatment and management business
Morgan & Morgan, August 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to the US multinational company General Electric (GE), in connection with the worldwide sale of GE Water & Process Technologies, acquired by French company Suez and Canadian group Caisse de Dépot et Placement de Quebec...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco Inbursa in the purchase and assignment of Credits Master Agreement for a value of US$415 millions
Morgan & Morgan, August 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco Inbursa, S.A., Institucion de Banca Multiple, as buyer in the master agreement for the purchase and assignment of non-recourse credits through an evolving discount purchase facility for a value of US$ 415,000,000.00 of certain specific credit rights of Consorcio Linea 2 de Metro de Panama, comprised of FCC Construccion, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan advised the Republic of Panama, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC in a tender offer of U.S. Global Bonds
Morgan & Morgan, August 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian legal counsel to Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, with respect to a tender offer by the Republic of Panama to bondholders of 3.875% Global Bonds due March 17, 2018, up to an additional US$253,988,000 aggregate principal amount of said 3...

Morgan & Morgan advised Thesan with respect to a US$11.5 million finance for the development and operation of solar energy project El Espinal
Morgan & Morgan, July 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Thesan with respect to a US$11.5 Million Dollars Project Finance facility granted by CIFI (Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A.) for the development and operation of a solar photovoltaic power plant “El Espinal”, with an installed capacity of 8.5MW in the Republic of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan advised Grupo CAABSA in connection with the asset purchase acquisition of Soho Mall
Morgan & Morgan, June 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as local counsel to Grupo CAABSA, in connection with the asset purchase acquisition of Soho Mall, by a consortium group comprised of Mexican companies, i.e. by Grupo CAABSA and Grupo Citelis. Grupo CAABSA is a Mexican business group, which is the operator of one of the main shopping centers in Mexico...

Morgan & Morgan Strengthens Immigration and Labor Law Practices
Morgan & Morgan, June 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the recent incorporation of partners Ricardo Aleman, Maria Teresa Mendoza and Albalira Montufar to the firm, with the purpose of maintaining the highest level of service in the areas of immigration and labor law of the firm...

Morgan & Morgan advised in the acquisition of Sociedad de Alimentos de Primera, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, June 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to DMPTY, INC., a Castillo Hermanos company, with respect to the successful closing, on June 1, 2017, of the transaction for the acquisition, from Empresa Panameña de Alimentos, S.A., of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Sociedad de Alimentos de Primera, S.A. (SAPRISA); owner of the Bonlac brand and line of dairy products...

Morgan & Morgan advised Grupo Puente in obtaining its banking license in Panama
Morgan & Morgan, May 2017
Panama

The Superintendence of Banks (SBP) of the Republic of Panama has issued a resolution by which it grants Puente Bank, S.A. an International Banking License to formally operate in the Republic of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan advised in connection with a joint venture of Cafetales and ENESA
Morgan & Morgan, May 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Cafetales, S.A. (Cafetales) and Energía Natural, S.A. (ENESA), in a joint venture in a special purpose vehicle, Emnadesa Holding, S.A., in favour of which ENESA transferred its ownership interest in Empresa Nacional de Energía, S.A., and Cafetales transferred its ownership interest in Hidroeléctrica Bajos del Totuma, S.A. Empresa Nacional de Energía, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan Hosts Conference on Women Diversity
Morgan & Morgan, April 2017
Panama

On occasion of the International Women’s Day, in Panama City was held a forum on “Women leadership for business competitiveness”, with the participation of Maria Perdomo and Andrea de la Piedra, co-founders of Aequales and creators of The Gender Equality Ranking which is implemented across different organizations...

Morgan & Morgan Advised IAMSA in the Sale of Their Shareholding Stake in VivaColombia
Morgan & Morgan, April 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Mexican group IAMSA, in the sale of their shareholding stake in Colombian airline VivaColombia, by Irelandia Aviation. The firm was required to review the contracts based on Panamanian law and make the necessary corporate changes required to complete the operation...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Grupo Santillana in the Acquisition of the Education Business of Grupo Carvajal and Subsidiaries
Morgan & Morgan, December 2016
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Grupo Santillana, company part of Prisa Group, with respect to the acquisition of the education business of Grupo Carvajal and subsidiaries. This M&A operation, for an amount up to 14.3 million euros, involved attorneys from Panama, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Guatemala, México, Peru and Puerto Rico...

Morgan & Morgan Advises The AES Corporation in Connection With the Development of a Gas-Fired Generation Plant
Morgan & Morgan, December 2016
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is currently advising The AES Corporation, a worldwide developer of power projects, in the development of an integrated gas to power facility in the Telfers Islands in the province of Colon, at the North Coast of the Republic of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Corporación Andina de Fomento, Corpbanca New York Branch, International Finance Bank, Multibank, Prival Bank, BAC Florida Bank, Banco Pichincha and Other Lenders, in Connection With a US$71.5 Million Credit Facility
Morgan & Morgan, December 2016
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as special Panamanian counsel to Corporación Andina de Fomento, Corpbanca New York Branch, International Finance Bank, Multibank, Inc., Prival Bank, S.A., BAC Florida Bank., Banco Pichincha Panamá, S.A. and other lenders, in connection with a US$71,500,000...

Morgan & Morgan Advised An Affiliate Company of Grupo Provivienda in the Purchase of a Shareholding Participation in Argos Panama, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, December 2016
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to an affiliate of Grupo Provivienda in the purchase of 20% of the issued and outstanding shares of Argos Panamá, S.A., a Panama-based subsidiary of the Cementos Argos, a Colombia-based cement group that is the fifth largest in Latin America and second largest in the south east of the United States...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and The Prudential Insurance Company of America in a US$250 Million Securitization of DPRs
Morgan & Morgan, July 2016
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and The Prudential Insurance Company of America, in their role as lenders and investors in new loans and notes for an aggregate amount of US$250,000,000.00, which are guaranteed by a diversified payment rights program established by Banco General, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan advised OeEB, FMO and Proparco in connection with a Loan Agreement for an amount of up to US$45 million
Morgan & Morgan, March 2016
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank AG (OeEB), Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (FMO) and Societe de Promotion et de Participation pour la Cooperation Economique (Proparco), in connection with a US$45,000,000...

Morgan & Morgan advised majority shareholders of Banco Universal, S.A. in the sale of their shareholding stake in favor of Canal Bank, S.A. (BMF)
Morgan & Morgan, March 2016
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented the majority shareholders of Banco Universal, S.A. in connection with the sale of their shareholding stake to Canal Bank, S.A. (BMF). The Superintendency of Banks of Panama approved the transaction after taking administrative and operating control of Banco Universal, S.A. and then ordering the reorganization of said banking institution...

Morgan & Morgan advised Metro de Panama, S.A. in connection with EPC Contract for Line 2 of the Metro of Panama
Morgan & Morgan, February 2016
Panama

Morgan & Morgan has been engaged by Metro de Panama, S.A., a corporation 100% owned by the Republic of Panama, to prepare the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for Line 2 of the Metro of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan advised Minera Panama, S.A. and First Quantum Minerals Ltd. in connection with a Streaming Agreement for an amount of US$1,000,000,000.00
Morgan & Morgan, January 2016
Panama

Franco-Nevada (Barbados) Corporation, as Buyer, and Minera Panama, S.A., as Seller, and Inmet Panama I S. À R.L., and Inmet Panama II S.A., and Inmet Finance Company S. À R.L.; signed a revised Purchase and Sale Agreement dated October 29, 2015, for a precious metals stream on the Cobre Panama copper project in Panama, by which the Buyer would provide a cash deposit payment of US$1,000,000,000...

Morgan & Morgan advised Balboa Bank & Trust Corp. in the offering of 25,000 Preferred Stocks for an amount of up to US$25 million
Morgan & Morgan, September 2015
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented Balboa Bank & Trust Corp., a Panamanian investment bank, in the public offering of 25,000 Preferred Stocks issued by Latin American Kraft Investment Inc. (LAKI), a multinational company with important presence in Central and North America, leader in the manufacture industry on the region. In such public offering Balboa Bank & Trust, Corp...

Morgan & Morgan advised Electron Investment, S.A. in the offering of Corporate Bonds for an amount of up to US$235 million
Morgan & Morgan, August 2015
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented Electron Investment, S.A., a Panamanian company that develops and operates hydroelectric power plants, in the public offering of Corporate Bonds with a value of up to US$235,000,000...

Morgan & Morgan advised Unión Nacional de Empresas, S.A. (UNESA) in the registration and public offering of common stock for an amount of up to US$90,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, August 2015
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Unión Nacional de Empresas, S.A. (UNESA), the holding company of an array of businesses involved in real estate, construction, hospitality and other commercial and industrial activities, in the registration and initial public offering of Class “B” Common Stock for an amount of up to US$90,000,000...

MMG Tower earn LEED Gold Certification
Morgan & Morgan, June 2015
Panama

MMG Tower, headquarters of the Morgan & Morgan Group in Panama City, has received LEED Gold certification by the US Green Building Council. “It has been a long and arduous 4-year journey to achieve this certification, with many companies and individuals being involved in the process of achieving this goal...

Morgan & Morgan advised in the sale of Felix B. Maduro to Grupo WISA
Morgan & Morgan, March 2015
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented the shareholders of Felix B. Maduro, S.A., a family-owned company of department stores with a 138 year trajectory in the Republic of Panama, in the sale of 100% of its shares to Grupo WISA, S.A., a wholesaler and retailer of perfumes and apparel with operations locally and throughout Latin America...

Morgan & Morgan advised Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch and Cirsa Gaming Corporation, S.A. in the offering by Cirsa Funding Luxembourg S.A. of senior notes for an amount of up to €500,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, March 2015
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, as initial purchaser, and Cirsa Funding Luxembourg S.A., as issuer, in the offering of €500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 5.875% senior notes due 2023. The notes will be guaranteed by Cirsa Gaming Corporation, .S.A, and, among others, Gaming & Services de Panamá, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan advised Panama Ports Company, S.A. in the sale of Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes to Infraestructura Portuaria Mexicana, S.A. de C.V.
Morgan & Morgan, March 2015
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Panama Ports Company, S.A. (PPC), as seller, in the sale of certain Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes to Infraestructura Portuaria Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. (IPM), as purchaser. The cranes were part of an inventory of equipment owned by PPC not necessary for the operation of PPC in the Ports of Balboa and Cristobal...

Morgan & Morgan advised The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) in connection with a Loan Agreement for an amount of up to US$15 million
Morgan & Morgan, March 2015
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) in connection with a Loan Agreement for the amount of up to US$15 million, by and among Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI), as borrower. Partner Inocencio Galindo and associate Roberto Vidal, participated in this transaction...

Morgan & Morgan Advised BofA Merrill Lynch and Citigroup in an offering of notes for an amount of up to US$350 million
Morgan & Morgan, March 2015
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented BofA Merrill Lynch and Citigroup in an offering of Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex") of US$350,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.250% notes due 2020 under the Euro Medium Term Notes Program. Partner Francisco Arias and associates Roberto Vidal and Ricardo Arias, participated in this transaction...

Morgan & Morgan advised the lenders with respect to loans for an amount up to US$300 million for the financing of a four wind farms in Panama
Morgan & Morgan, January 2015
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to International Finance Corporation (IFC), Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (FMO), Societe de Promotion et de Participation pour la Cooperation Economique (Proparco), Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank AG (OeEB), Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), Banco General, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan incorporates Mr. Horacio Valdés B. (J.D.) to its corporate practice group
Morgan & Morgan, October 2014
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the recent incorporation of Mr. Horacio Valdés B. (J.D.) as Of Counsel, thus, joining the more than 80 attorneys making up the group international network. After 10 years in a prestigious local law firm advising banks and multinational companies from several industries and jurisdictions on corporate and commercial matters, Mr...

Morgan & Morgan received the Real Estate Grand Master award with its Project MMG Tower
Morgan & Morgan, October 2014
Panama

MMG Tower, headquartes of the Morgan & Morgan Group in Panama, received the Real Estate Grand Master award, the highest recognition granted by ACOBIR (Panamanian Association of Real Estate Brokers and Developers) and FIABCI (International Federation of Professional Real Estate firms) on its first edition of the “Panama Real Estate Master 2014” awards...

Morgan & Morgan advised Tri Marine International in the constitution of Maritime Mortgage for an amount of up to US$4,800,000.00
Morgan & Morgan, October 2014
Panama

Morgan & Morgan and García & Bodán Honduras, worked together to constitute a Maritime Mortgage in favor of their client Tri Marine International for an amount of US$4,800,000,00, which supported various fishing contracts signed between Tri Marine and its providers worldwide, to provide funding...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banistmo S.A., as trustee of the ENA Este Trust, in relation to the issuance and public offering of corporate bonds for an amount of up to US $212 million
Morgan & Morgan, July 2014
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented Banistmo S.A. in the issuance of corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$212,000,000.00 which were successfully placed through the Panama Stock Exchange. The bonds were placed by Banistmo S.A., acting as trustee of the ENA Este Trust, registered with the Superintendency of Securities of the Republic of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan advised SEMUSA in the negotiation for its acquisition by Marsh Group
Morgan & Morgan, July 2014
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented the shareholders of Seguros Morrice y Urrutia, S.A. (SEMUSA) in the sale of the majority shareholding stake of this company to the Marsh Group, a global risk management and insurance brokerage firm with headquarters in New York. SEMUSA is one of the leading insurance brokerage firms in the Republic of Panama and has been Marsh´s local correspondent for 15 years...

ISFIN teams up with Morgan & Morgan in Panama.
Morgan & Morgan, March 2014
Panama

Morgan & Morgan to play key role in growing ties between Panama and emerging markets ISFIN has teamed up with leading law firm Morgan & Morgan as its exclusive partner in the Republic of Panama. Prof...

 

 


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