Mergers and Acquisitions in Latin America: New opportunities in a changing scenario

15 Mar - 17 Mar 2017

Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center

Session information

Overview of the M&A market in Latin America
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center


Corporate Law Section (Lead)
Corporate and M&A Law Committee (Lead)
Latin American Regional Forum (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Regional Fora (Lead)
Regional Fora (Lead)


This opening session will provide an overview of the region’s M&A market, considering the current global and Latin American economic climate. It will also provide insights into recent developments in the region as well as emerging trends both by country and by sector. Session Co-Chairs Alfredo O’Farrell, Marval O’Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires Ricardo Veirano, Veirano Advogados, São Paulo Speakers Sergio J Galvis, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York Carlos Garcia, Managing Partner and Chairman, Victoria Capital Partners, Buenos Aires Facundo Gomez Minujin, Managing Director, JP Morgan, Buenos Aires Andres Mena, Kirkland & Ellis, New York Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado, Rodrigo Elias & Medrano Abogados, Lima; Vice-Chair, IBA Latin American Regional Forum Carlos Umaña, Brigard & Urrutia, Bogota

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Alfredo O'Farrell Marval O'Farrell Mairal, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ricardo Veirano Veirano Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil; Member, Latin American Regional Forum Advisory Board


Sergio J Galvis Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, New York, USA
Carlos Garcia Victoria Capital Partners, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Facundo Gomez Minujin JP Morgan Chase, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Andres C Mena Paul Hastings, New York, New York, USA
Luis Carlos Rodrigo Rodrigo Elias & Medrano Abogados, Lima, Peru; Vice Chair, Latin American Regional Forum
Carlos Umaña Brigard Urrutia, Bogota, Colombia