Session details

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

Simultaneous session - Distressed M&A: opportunities in the region
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center

Committee(s)

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)

Description

This session will tackle the most important issues to be considered in a distressed M&A deal. It will also discuss some of the advantages and opportunities that these types of M&A transactions can offer, especially in Latin America. Topics to be addressed include: • How to structure distressed M&A – APA or SPA • How to minimise post-acquisition liability of the buyer • Opportunities in the Latin American region • Learning from the experience of other countries Session Co-Chairs Alberto Rebaza, Rebaza Alcazar & De Las Casas Abogados, Lima Francisco J Roggero, Bullo Abogados, Buenos Aires; Scholarship Officer, IBA Latin American Regional Forum Speakers Tomas Araya, M. & M. Bomchil, Buenos Aires; Co-Chair, Legislation and Policy Subcommiteee, IBA Insolvency Secion Ivan Delgado, Perez-Llorca, New York Diego Ferro, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Greylock Capital, New York Paola Lozano, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, New York Trevor W Swett III, Caplin & Drysdale, Washington, DC Hans Sydow, Tinoco Travieso Planchart & Nuñez Abogados, Caracas Luciana Tornovsky, Demarest Advogados, São Paulo

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Alberto Rebaza Rebaza Alcazar & De Las Casas, Lima, Peru
Francisco Roggero Zang Bergel & Viñes Abogados, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Membership Officer, Latin American Regional Forum

Speakers

Tomas Araya Bomchil, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Co-Chair, Legislation and Policy Subcommittee
Ivan Delgado PEREZ-LLORCA, Madrid, Spain
Paola Lozano Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, New York, New York, USA
Hans Sydow Tinoco Travieso Planchart & Nuñez Abogados, Caracas, Venezuela
Luciana Tornovsky LL.M. Demarest Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil
Trevor W Swett III Caplin & Drysdale, Washington, District of Columbia, USA