Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Souza Cescon's office on Rua Funchal in Sao Paulo. (Photo: Souza Cescon)
Sergio Galvis, head of the Latin America Group at Sullivan & Cromwell; Paul Schnell, chair of the Latin America practice for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Alberto Luzárraga, Brazil head for Linklaters.
Sullivan & Cromwell and Skadden lead completed M&As in 2013.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
UK-based Linklaters, US-based Sullivan & Cromwell and US-based Skadden led the way among foreign legal advisors in announced Latin American mergers and acquisitions last year, according to a Latinvex analysis of Thomson Reuters data for the top 25 legal M&A advisors in 2013 based on announced deals.
The ranking was topped by two Brazilian law firms – Souza, Cescon and Barbosa Mussnich. Combined the two accounted for 40.2 percent of the market share thanks to advising on the $15.7 billion merger of Portugal Telecom with Oi, Brazil’s ...
Keywords: Baker & McKenzie, Barbosa Mussnich, Cleary Gottlieb, Cravath Swain, Greenberg Traurig, Herbert Smith Freehills, Houthoff Buruma, linklaters, Pinheiro Neto, Prieto y Cia, Shearman& Sterling, Simpson Thacher, Skadden, Souza Cescon, Sullivan & Cromwell, Tapia Linares Alfaro, Torys, Tozzini Freire, Vinsen & Elkins and Willkie Farr & Gallagher.