Session details

Mergers and acquisitions in Latin America in a challenging world

2 May - 4 May 2022

Session information

Plenary session: Private equity and venture capital investments in LatAm


Corporate and M&A Law Committee (Lead)
Latin American Regional Forum (Lead)


This panel will explore the challenges of private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) transactions in LatAm. This session will examine, in the Latin American context, the difficulties faced by PE and VC investors to make deals in the region. The panellists will discuss how the companies must be prepared to receive investments, including corporate restructuring, tax and accountability compliance to international standards. There are also some specific challenges: how to accommodate the company’s corporate governance after the deal; earn-out rules – how to deal with the conflict between sellers (managers) and investors; divesting  preparation for new rounds of investment and for the IPO.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Cesar Amendolara Velloza Advogados Associados, São Paulo, Brazil; Regional Fora Liaison Officer, Latin American Regional Forum
Ivan Delgado PEREZ-LLORCA, Madrid, Spain; Website Officer, Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises Committee


Renata Fialho Veirano Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil; Latin American Regional Forum Liaison Officer, Healthcare and Life Sciences Law Committee
Carmelo M Gordian Shearman & Sterling, Austin, Texas, USA
Cristina Vergueiro Patria Investimentos, São Paulo, Brazil

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