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Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Global Climate Partnership Fund S.A., SICAV-SIF in connection with an unsecured facility agreement
Morgan & Morgan, October 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan Legal acted as special Panamanian counsel to Global Climate Partnership Fund S.A., SICAV-SIF (GCPF) in connection with an unsecured facility agreement, dated as of September 24, 2021, by and among Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI), as borrower, CIFI LATAM, S.A. and CIFI PANAMÁ, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U in connection with the offering of secured notes for an amount of up to €615,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, October 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan Legal acted as counsel to Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in connection with the offering of €615,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.500% Secured Notes due 2027, issued by Cirsa Finance International S.à.r.l., and to be guaranteed by the Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. and, among others, Gaming & Services de Panama, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Seven Seas Water and a group of its subsidiaries, in a US$205 million financing, which would be used to refinance a US$163 credit facility obtained by the company.
Morgan & Morgan, October 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan Legal represented Seven Seas Water (“Seven Seas”) and a group of its subsidiaries, in a US$203,000,000.00 financing with Deutsche Bank AG and Investec Bank, PLC, as lenders, which would be used to refinance a credit facility obtained by Seven Seas in June 2020, for US$163,000,000.00...

Chambers & Partners shortlisted Morgan & Morgan as “Panama Law Firm of the Year.”
Morgan & Morgan, September 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce that our firm has been shortlisted in the Chambers Latin American Awards 2021 as “Panama Law Firm of the Year,” one of the most renowned recognition in the legal profession. Morgan & Morgan is one of the five Panamanian Law firms granted this important distinction, sharing the honor with highly recognized firms in Latin America...

Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Galores Group in the sale of its cold storage business to Emergent LatAm.
Morgan & Morgan, September 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan Legal advised the shareholders of the companies Galores Refrigerados S.A., Galores Logística S.A., and Avner Perry Investments, S.A. (the “Galores Group”), in connection with the sale of Galores Group to Emergent Cold Latin America (“Emergent LatAm”), Latin America’s newest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics provider...

Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Banistmo S.A., as facilities agent and administrative agent, in a multimillionaire financing agreement related to Line 3 of Panama´s City Metro System, one of the largest public infrastructure projects in Panama.
Morgan & Morgan, September 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan Legal acted as Panamanian counsel to Banistmo S.A. in its role as agent of the three facility agreements. Additionally, Morgan & Morgan Legal acted as Panamanian counsel to Banistmo S.A., in its role as administrative agent of the Purchase Agreement of “Certificados de No Objeción”...

Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Mercandú, a startup based in El Salvador, in designing the corporate structure and Seed investment round of US$1,500,000.00 with which it launched its e-commerce website and mobile app.
Morgan & Morgan, September 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan Legal acted as Panamanian counsel to Mercandú, a startup based in El Salvador, in designing the corporate structure and Seed investment round of US$1,500,000...

Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Avianca Holdings, S.A. and its subsidiaries, in connection with a US$ 1.5 billion DIP-to-exit facility.
Morgan & Morgan, September 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan Legal acted as Panamanian counsel to Avianca Holdings, S.A., as Debtor; and certain of its subsidiaries, as Guarantors, in connection with a DIP-to-exit facility used to repay Tranche A of US$ approximately 1,430,000,000.00, under a certain debtor-in-possession agreement executed on October, 2020, and its replacement with a new Tranche A-1 for US$ 1,050,000,000...

Morgan & Morgan achieved the highest number of rankings for Panama in Chambers Latin America.
Morgan & Morgan, September 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan has achieved the highest number of rankings for Panama in Chambers Latin America Guide 2022, the key reference point of Latin American top law firms. The directory has assigned the firm twenty rankings in seven practice areas, the highest number for a Panamanian law firm. This year, the recommended legal team is comprised by: • Simon Tejeira Q.: Dispute Resolution...

Morgan & Morgan top-ranked on IFLR1000’s 31st edition
Morgan & Morgan, August 2021
Panama

Panama, August 16, 2021. International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) released Panama’s rankings on Project Development, Banking and Finance, and Capital Markets (Debt and Equity), representing IFLR1000’s 31st edition (2021/22). Morgan & Morgan once again has been ranked as a Top Tier law firm in the three categories...

Morgan & Morgan appoints Mr. Alejandro E. Chevalier to its Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice.
Morgan & Morgan, July 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Mr. Alejandro E. Chevalier, as associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team of the firm. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Chevalier worked as an International Attorney in the International Department of Akerman LLP (Miami, Florida)...

Morgan & Morgan achieves top ranking in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2021
Morgan & Morgan, July 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce that, for the sixth consecutive year, the firm´s Private Wealth Law practice group earned a top ranking (Band 1) in the 2021 Chambers Hight Net Worth Guide, a prestigious 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´s NGO (Fundamorgan) Celebrates its Twentieth-Anniversary
Morgan & Morgan, June 2021
Panama

The Foundation was established to honor the memory of Eduardo Morgan Alvarez (1902-1988), founder of Morgan & Morgan, a self-taught lawyer by vocation who dedicated his life to the successful exercise of the law, to procure an equal access to justice and to serve his country. Panama, June 1, 2021...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco Davivienda Salvadoreño, S.A. in a US$39.5 million financing to companies that are part of the Premium Restaurant Brands group.
Morgan & Morgan, April 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco Davivienda Salvadoreño, S.A. (the “Bank”), of Colombian Grupo Empresarial Bolívar, which also has operations in Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador and Miami, in a US$39,500,000...

Morgan & Morgan Pro Bono Program Repeats International Recognition.
Morgan & Morgan, March 2021
Panama

For the eight year in a row, Morgan & Morgan has received the “Leading Lights” recognition in Latin America for the firm´s Pro Bono program. In Panama, only Morgan & Morgan achieved this status, sharing honors with other high-caliber firms across the region. This distinction is granted annually by Latin Lawyer, who, together with the Cyrus R...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Farmalisto in an Equity Investment of Various Investors
Morgan & Morgan, December 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Farmalisto, a health technology platform with presence in Mexico, Colombia, and Peru, with respect to the equity investment made by HBM Healthcare Investments (Cayman) Ltd., Inter-American Investment Corporation, Morgan Rio Capital Management, and other minority investors for the amount of up to US$18,000,000.00 in Farmalisto...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Banistmo, S.A. in Connection with the Public Offering of Senior Secured Notes for an Amount of up to US$400 Million Issued Through the ENA Master Trust
Morgan & Morgan, December 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Banistmo, S.A., in connection with the issuance and placement of senior secured notes due 2048 with an interest rate of 4%, for an amount up to US$400,000,000.00, issued through the ENA Master Trust, a special trust vehicle created by Empresa Nacional de Autopistas, S.A. (ENA) to raise the funds to refinance certain obligations amongst others of ENA Sur, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Itaú Corpbanca in Connection with Two Credit Facilities for an Amount of up to US$83,801,622.00 and COP 367,366,730,694.00
Morgan & Morgan, December 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian Counsel to Itaú Corpbanca and the other lenders, in connection with two credit agreements granted by certain lenders and Itaú Corpbanca, as administrative agent, for amongst other, the refinancing of certain existing debt of Decameron group. The first for an amount of up to US$ 83,801,622.00 to Organización Decameron, S. de R.L. and Hoteles Decameron S...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Continental Grain Company in an Investment in Multifoods to Support the Company´s Expansion Plans
Morgan & Morgan, November 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Continental Grain Company (“CGC”) in an investment in Multifoods (“Multifoods” or the “Company”), a leading Peru-based contract-manufacturing firm engaged in the production of food and beverage products, working with both grocery retailers and CPG companies...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Avianca Holdings, S.A. in Connection to an Over US$ 2 Billion Debtor-in-Possession Financing Structure Pursuant to its Reorganization Plan Under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.
Morgan & Morgan, October 2020
Panama

Panama, October 26, 2020. Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Avianca Holdings, S.A., as Debtor; and Latin Airways Corp., Taca, S.A., AV International Investments, S.A., AV International Holdings S.A., AV International Holdco S.A., AV International Ventures S.A., AV TACA International Holdco, S.A., International Trade Marks Agency Inc. and Aviacorp Enterprises, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Banistmo, S.A., In An Up To US$315.6 Million Loan Agreement for the Financing of the Acquisitions of CDNOs Related to Line 2 of Panama´s City’s Metro System.
Morgan & Morgan, October 2020
Panama

Panama, September 29, 2020. Morgan & Morgan provided legal counsel to Banistmo, S.A., as Administrative Agent and Collection Agent, in connection with a loan agreement for an amount of up to US$315,601,312.14 between CitiGroup Global Markets, Inc. and UBS Securities LLC, as Joint Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners, various local and international banks as lenders, Banistmo, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan advised Panasolar Generation, S.A. in an issuance of corporate green bonds for US$15,500,000.00.
Morgan & Morgan, September 2020
Panama

Panama, September 29, 2020. The green bonds are certified under the Climate Bonds Certification Scheme run by the Climate Bonds Initiative, an international, investor-focused non-profit organization, and the only organization working solely on mobilizing the $100 trillion bond market for climate change solutions...

Morgan & Morgan Advised in a US$40 Million Bond Issuance by Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex)
Morgan & Morgan, September 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised BofA Securities, Inc., Mizuho Securities USA LLC., and SMBC Nikko Securities America Inc., in an issuance by Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex) of five-year term bonds for US$400,000,000.00 with a fixed coupon of 2.375%, under Rule 144A and Regulation S of the United States Securities Act of 1933. Partners Francisco Arias G...

Morgan & Morgan Achieves Top Ranking in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2020
Morgan & Morgan, August 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce that, for the fifth consecutive year, the firm´s Private Wealth Law practice group earned top ranking (Band 1) in the 2020 Chambers Hight Net Worth Guide, 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 Advised Electron Investment, S.A. in the Public Offering of Corporate Bonds for a Sum of up to US$ 205 Million
Morgan & Morgan, July 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan represented Panamanian company Electron Investment, S.A. (the “Issuer”) in the public offering of corporate bonds for a sum of up to US$ 205,000,000 (the “Bonds”) in relation to Pando and Monte Lirio, two hydropower generating facilities that it owns and operates. For purposes of the public offering, Electron Investment, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan advised Gaming & Services de Panama, S.A. and Cirsa Enterprises Group, in connection with a revolving credit facility and a term loan facility
Morgan & Morgan, July 2020
Panama

Panama, July 9, 2020. Morgan & Morgan advised Gaming & Services de Panama, S.A. (the “Company”) and Cirsa Enterprises Group (“Cirsa”), a leading gaming group in Spain, Italy and a number of countries in Latin America, with respect to (i) a revolving credit facility agreement up to the amount of €55,000,000, by and among Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U., Cirsa Finance International S.à r.l...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Parque Industrial y Corporativo Sur, S.A. in Connection with the Public Offering of Revolving Corporate Bond for up to US$100 Million
Morgan & Morgan, May 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Parque Industrial y Corporativo Sur, SA, in relation to the public offering of revolving corporate bonds (hereinafter the “Bonds”), which will be issued in multiple series, which may be senior series or subordinated series under a revolving program in which the outstanding principal balance of the Bonds issued and owed, in a single moment, may not exceed One Hundred million

Morgan & Morgan Registers the World's Biggest Containership
Morgan & Morgan, May 2020
Panama

Panama, April 27, 2020. On April 23, during a ceremony presided by South Korean President Moon Jae-In, among other South Korean authorities, was officially launched the "HMM ALGECIRAS" - the world's biggest containership...

Morgan & Morgan Advised the Shareholders of Unity Group in a Corporate Restructuring and Subsequent Sale of its Business to Willis Europe B.V.
Morgan & Morgan, March 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised the shareholders of Unity Group, a holding company with subsidiaries engaged in insurance brokerage in Central America with operations in six countries (Panama, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua), in a corporate restructuring and subsequent sale of its business to Willis Europe B.V...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Empresas Galindo in the Buy-Out of Minorities Shareholders of Several Companies of its Corporate Group
Morgan & Morgan, March 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as legal counsel of Empresas Galindo, a group of companies dedicated to the production, commercialization and distribution of corrugated packages and similar products, with respect to the buy-out of minorities shareholders in certain group entities. This was a cross border transaction involving entities from Guatemala and Panama...

Morgan & Morgan advised Marsh Semusa and its shareholders in the execution of a call option of shares of the company
Morgan & Morgan, February 2020
Panama

Panama, January 30, 2020. Morgan & Morgan advised Marsh Semusa and its shareholders in the execution of a call option of shares of the company. Majority shareholders exercised a call option to acquire from the minority shareholders the remaining shares of Marsh Semusa. Marsh Semusa is a risk consulting and insurance broker in Panama...

Morgan & Morgan Advised MMG Bank Corporation in Connection with the First Ever Financing Granted to a Fintech Company in Panama
Morgan & Morgan, February 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation as collateral trustee of a credit facility granted by Glide Master Fund SPC Ltd. to Adelantos Capital Corp. Adelantos Capital Corp...

Morgan & Morgan Appoints Two New Associates to its Corporate Law Practice
Morgan & Morgan, January 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Ms. Maria Eugenia Crespo and Mr. Miguel A. Arias, as associates of the Corporate Law team of the firm. Before joining Morgan & Morgan, Ms...

Morgan & Morgan advised First Quantum Minerals Ltd. in connection with a Senior Notes Offering for an amount of up to US$750 million
Morgan & Morgan, January 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to First Quantum Minerals, Ltd. in its offering (under Rule 144A of the U.S. Securities Regulation) of US$500,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of 7.250% senior notes due 2023, and US$250,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of 7.500% senior notes due 2025. Partners Inocencio Galindo and Aristides Anguizola participated in this transaction...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Minera Cerro Quema in Connection with a Credit Facility for an Amount of up to US$125 Million
Morgan & Morgan, January 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Minera Cerro Quema, S.A. as guarantor of a credit facility granted to its holding company Orla Mining Ltd. (TSX: OLA) by Trinity Capital Partners Corporation and certain other lenders with respect to its previously announced US$125,000,000.00 project finance facility for the development of the “Camino Rojo” Oxide Gold Project located in Zacatecas, Mexico...

Morgan & Morgan advised Avianca Holdings, S.A. in connection with a Senior Secured Convertible Securities Purchase Agreement for an amount of up to US$50 million
Morgan & Morgan, January 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Avianca Holdings, S.A., Latin Airways Corp., Taca, S.A., AV International Investments, S.A., AV International Holdings S.A., AV International Holdco S.A., AV International Ventures S.A., AV TACA International Holdco, S.A., and Aviacorp Enterprises, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan promotes new partner to its Corporate Law practice
Morgan & Morgan, January 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the promotion of Aristides Anguizola to the partnership of the firm. The designation of Mr. Anguizola comes to reinforce the firm´s already robust Corporate Law team. Mr. Anguizola has concentrated his practice in mining and has significant experience providing legal support for mineral exploration and mine development and finance...

Morgan & Morgan Advised in the Acquisition of Cemento Interoceanico, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, December 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to the majority shareholders of Cemento Interoceanico, S.A., a Panamanian company dedicated to the production, commercialization and distribution of cement, concrete and derivative products, with respect to the sale of 75% of the issued and outstanding shares of the company to Cemento de Panama S.L. Cemento de Panama S.L...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Avianca Holdings, S.A. in Exchange Offer of Senior Notes for US$550,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, November 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Avianca Holdings, S.A., a company incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Panama (the “Company”), in launch and consummation of an exchange offer of the Company’s previously issued US$550,000,000 8.375% Senior Notes due 2020 for newly issued US$550,000,000 8.375% Senior Secured Notes Due 2020 (the “Exchange Notes”)...

Morgan & Morgan Participated in The International Maritime Law Seminar 2019
Morgan & Morgan, November 2019
Panama

Luis G. Raven, partner in the Shipping and Admiralty Litigation Department of Morgan & Morgan, participated in The International Maritime Law Seminar (IMLS), an annual event that takes place in the City of London and seeks to provide in-depth analysis and discussion of current legal topics critical to the marine industry...

New Law on Tax Amnesty in Panama: Corporations and Private Interest Foundations
Morgan & Morgan, October 2019
Panama

The Panamanian government has issued Law 99 of October 11, 2019, which establishes a General Tax Amnesty Law (“Amnesty”) that includes the elimination, for a limited period, of the penalties and surcharges caused by non-payment of the obligations with the National Treasury for corporations and private interest foundations...

Morgan & Morgan Advised in the Sale of a Frozen Desserts Business in the Republic of Panama
Morgan & Morgan, September 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised the sellers of a business engaged in the production, distribution and sale of ice pops, sorbets, ice cream and frozen desserts in the Republic of Panama. Partners Francisco Arias G. and Roberto Vidal, and associate Cristina De Roux, participated in this transaction...

New Requirements to Request Rehabilitation of Permanent Residence Permits in Panama
Morgan & Morgan, September 2019
Panama

Resolution No. 17405 of August 29th, 2019. As of September 4TH, 2019, The National Immigration Authority (hereinafter “SNM” for its acronym in Spanish) established new requirements to request Rehabilitation of Permanent Residence Permits (hereinafter “Rehabilitation”) for foreigners, who have remained outside of Panama for more than two (2) years and up to six (6) years...

Morgan & Morgan is Nominated at the Latin American Energy and Infrastructure Awards
Morgan & Morgan, September 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan and 3 lawyers of the firm are nominated in the first edition of the Latin American Energy and Infrastructure Awards, an event organized by the Iberian Legal Group and its publication The Latin American Lawyer, with the aim to recognize the excellence and achievements of professionals in the energy and infrastructure sector in the region...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Grupo Mercantil in Connection with the Registration of 104,760,961 Common Chares of its Panamanian Holding Mercantil Servicios Financieros Internacional, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Grupo Mercantil in connection with the registration of 104,760,961 common shares of its Panamanian holding Mercantil Servicios Financieros Internacional, S.A. with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama for its negotiation in the secondary market, shares that have been also listed on the Panama Stock Exchange since August 22, 2019...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in Connection with the Offering of Senior Secured Notes for an Amount of Up To €490,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019
Panama

Panama, August 26, 2019. Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in connection with the offering of €490,000,000 senior secured notes due 2025 with a floating interest rate of three-month EURIBOR (subject to a 0% floor) plus 362.5 basis points per year, reset quarterly, issued by Cirsa Finance International S.à.r.l., and to be guaranteed by the Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U...

Morgan & Morgan Participated in Seminar on National and International Arbitration
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019
Panama

Panama, August 5, 2019. Mayte Sanchez, associate at the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group of Morgan & Morgan, was invited to participate as speaker in the National and International Arbitration Seminar, organized by the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of Panama (CeCAP, for its initials in Spanish)...

Who´s Who Legal Thought Leaders Litigation 2019: Jose Carrizo
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019
Panama

Panama, August 5, 2019. Jose Carrizo, partner and head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice of the firm, was listed once again in the Who´s Who Legal Thought Leaders Litigation Guide 2019, a publication that highlights the skills and know-how of the best litigation lawyers worldwide, based on the number of nominations received by clients and legal practitioners...

Morgan & Morgan Recognized in Chambers Global Guide-2019
Morgan & Morgan, July 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan´s Panama office, and fifteen attorneys of the firm were recognized in the Chambers Global 2019, guide of the best lawyers and law firms across the world. The firm has been ranked in the areas of Corporate/Commercial, Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Offshore, Shipping and Shipping Litigation...

Morgan & Morgan is Recognized for its Pro Bono program
Morgan & Morgan, July 2019
Panama

For the sixth consecutive year, Morgan & Morgan has received the “Leading Lights” recognition in Latin America for the Pro Bono program that the firm executes. This distinction was granted by the publication Latin Lawyer, who together with the Cyrus R...

 

 


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