Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to an international investment group with respect to the acquisition of all the remaining shares of a local company engaged in the production, sale and distribution of different products, including vegetable oil, soaps, detergents, butter, among others.
Partner Francisco Arias and associate Roberto Vidal, participated in this transaction.
Morgan & Morgan advised General Electric in the worldwide sale of its water treatment and management business
Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to the US multinational company General Electric (GE), in connection with the worldwide sale of GE Water & Process Technologies, acquired by French company Suez and Canadian group Caisse de Dépot et Placement de Quebec.
For this transaction, the firm was required to advise GE on legal matters related to the part that included a Panamanian company and the business of this corporation in Panama.
Roberto Vidal, Senior Associate of Morgan & Morgan, participated in this transaction.
Morgan & Morgan advises Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A. in a cross-border securitization of mortgage backed securities for an amount of up to US$45,000,000
Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A., acting as trustee of the Thirteenth Mortgage-Backed Notes Trust, registered Mortgage Loans Notes in three tranches for an amount of up to US$45,000,000 with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama, which notes were successfully placed through the Panama Stock Exchange. Payments due to holders under the Mortgage Loan Notes are guaranteed by a collateral trust constituted under the laws of Panama. The assets of the collateral trust are composed by mortgage loans granted to residents of El Salvador by La Hipotecaria, S.A. de C.V., which is Banco La Hipotecaria’s affiliate in El Salvador and dedicated to the origination of mortgage loans in said country. BG Trust, Inc., an affiliate of Banco General, is the trustee of the collateral trust.
This transaction was a cross-border securitization because the mortgage loans originated in El Salvador were sold to a collateral trust constituted under the laws of Panama in order to guarantee the Mortgage Loan Notes, the Series A of which were acquired by a grantor trust in the United States of America. Said grantor trust intends to sell trust certificates in a Rule 144A/Reg S offering. Payments due to investors under the trust certificates benefit from a guarantee granted by The Overseas Private Investment Company (OPIC), an agency of the U.S. government. The Series B and Series C Mortgage Loan Notes were acquired by local investors in Panama.
Partner Francisco Arias, and associates Ricardo Arias, Roberto Vidal and Pablo Epifanio, participated in the transaction.
On August 20, a legal orientation day was held in the community of Curundu with the cooperation of Casa Esperanza. More than 40 people attended the free legal assistance and education talk on healthy relation and prevention of domestic violence.
The team from Morgan & Morgan was formed by lawyers Jose Carrizo, Yosela Escudero, Roberto Vidal, and volunteer Paola Perez.
Fundamorgan promotes access to justice through programs that help build a more equal and fair society.
Morgan & Morgan advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and The Prudential Insurance Company of America in a US$250 million securitization of DPRs
Morgan & Morgan advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and The Prudential Insurance Company of America, in their role as lenders and investors in new loans and notes for an aggregate amount of US$250,000,000.00, which are guaranteed by a diversified payment rights program established by Banco General, S.A., comprising of the securitization of future funds flows represented by payment orders (called Diversified Payment Rights or DPRs).
Partner Ramon Varela and associates Roberto Vidal and Ricardo Arias, participated in this transaction.
Morgan & Morgan advised Cirsa Gaming Corporation, S.A. and Deutsche Bank AG in the offering of senior notes for an amount of up to €450,000,000
Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Cirsa Gaming Corporation, S.A. (Cirsa) and Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, in connection with the offering of €450,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 5.750% senior notes due 2021, issued by Cirsa Funding Luxembourg, S.A. and to be guaranteed by Cirsa and, among others, Gaming & Services de Panamá, S.A.
Cirsa is one of the leading gaming companies in Spain, Italy and Latin America and is engaged in the operation of slot machines, casinos and bingo halls and the manufacture of slot machines.
Partners Francisco Arias and Mercedes Araúz de Grimaldo, and associate Roberto Vidal, participated in this transaction.
Morgan & Morgan advised OeEB, FMO and Proparco in connection with a Loan Agreement for an amount of up to US$45 million
Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank AG (OeEB), Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (FMO) and Societe de Promotion et de Participation pour la Cooperation Economique (Proparco), in connection with a US$45,000,000.00 credit facility granted by said financial institutions to Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI).
Partner Inocencio Galindo and associate Roberto Vidal, participated in this transaction.