Capital Markets

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  • Relevant Transactions
We represent a large number of banking institutions, insurers, companies in the securities market, among others, advising them on industry regulatory issues and designing the most innovative financial structures. We have extensive experience in areas such as:
  • Issuance of corporate bonds and commercial paper.
  • Advisory services on debt and equity issuance, public or private, including initial public offerings, commercial paper, subordinated debt, securities registration, and securitizations.
  • Advisory services on the placement of structured products.
  • Legal advice for negotiation and drafting of all types of banking contracts.
  • Bank restructuring and portfolio acquisitions.
  • Financial due diligence.
  • Advisory services on transactional matters and regulatory issues related to the industry.
  • Advice throughout the process of establishing and operating banking, insurance, and securities institutions, including registration with the Superintendence of Banks of Panama and the
  • Superintendence of the Securities Market, as well as obtaining operational licenses.
  • Debt restructuring.
  • Structuring and formation of collective investment funds and private funds.
  • Structuring of guarantees.
  • Advisory on financing acquisitions of companies or assets.
  • Structuring and implementation of complex syndicated loans, credit facilities, and financings with credit risk enhancement instruments.

Los Castillos Real Estate, Inc:

Advised Los Castillos Real Estate, Inc. on the public offering of corporate bonds amounting to US$70,000,000.00 in series; including issuance authorization by the Superintendency of the Securities Market. (December 2018)

BAC Valores Panamá, S.A:

Advised BAC Valores Panamá, S.A. on regulatory and compliance matters related to its Business Plan and its interaction with the Superintendency of the Securities Market of Panama. (November 2018)

Kadima Holdings, S.A:

Advised Kadima Holdings, S.A. on the public offering of corporate bonds amounting to US$90,000,000.00 in series; including issuance authorization by the Superintendency of the Securities Market. (October 2018)

Copa Holding, S.A:

Advised Copa Holding, S.A. on daily operations and regulatory compliance with the Panama and New York Stock Exchanges.

Our client is one of the few Panamanian companies actively listed on both the Panama and New York Stock Exchanges. (October 2018)

BIBANK (Bicapital Corporation):

Advised BIBANK, S.A. (Bicapital Corporation) on regulatory compliance to obtain a Trust License and expand its business portfolio. (December 2017)

Atlantic Security Bank:

Advised Atlantic Security Bank, S.A., and Correval Panamá, S.A., on restructuring and approval of exchange controls, as well as on regulatory compliance with the Superintendency of the Securities Market and the Superintendency of Banks of Panama. (November 2017)

BCT Bank International and Balboa Bank and Trust:

Advised BCT Bank International on the acquisition process of Balboa Bank and Trust and its subsidiaries. (October 2017)

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