M&As help boost Skadden’s Latin America business.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
U.S.-based law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom expects to see strong growth in Latin America next year, following what promises to be a solid 2012, according to Paul Schnell, chair of the firm’s Latin America practice.
“We are very excited about prospects for continued strong growth involving the region,” he says. “We have seen an increase in business year-over-year virtually every year in the last decade except for the recession year of 2008. Business in 2011 was up significantly for us as compared to the year before.”
Skadden has advised on some 70 deals in Latin America during the last 18 months.
In merger and acquisitions they include
- Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev in its $20.1 billion proposed purchase of the rest of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo in June...
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