Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Cleary Gottlieb's New York headquarters. Its Latin America M&A business grew in the first half of the year. (Photo: Cleary Gottlieb)
Latin America’s top 25 legal M&A advisors in the first half of 2013.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
UK-based Linklaters and US-based Baker & McKenzie, Cleary Gottlieb, Willkie Farr, Paul Weiss and Morgan Lewis & Bockius jumped on the ranking of Latin America’s Top 25 Legal M&A Advisors from Thomson Reuters.
Several Brazilian law firms also did well. They include Barbossa Mussnich, Mattos Filho, Lefosse Advogados and Pinheiro Guimarães.
All in all, nearly half – 12 – of the top 25 legal M&A advisors were US law firms, while Brazil accounted for five and Mexico and Chile two each. The remaining four include Linklaters, law firms from Norway and Panama, dual Australian/UK-headquartered Herbert Smith.
11 of the firms were new to the ranking compared with the first half of 2012.
Keywords: Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Ferri; Baker & McKenzie; Cleary Gottlieb; Clifford Chance; Creel, Garcia-Cuella; Herbert Smith; Jones Day, Linklaters; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Paul, Weiss; Prieto y Cia; Raz Guzman; Simpson Thacher; Skadden, Sullivan & Cromwell; Thommessen; Willkie Farr
Brazil Table keywords: Amarchand Mangaldas; Cleary Gottlieb; Debevoise & Plimpton; Garrigues; Herbert Smith; Jones Day; Khaitan & Co; Paul, Weiss; Shearman & Sterling; Simpson Thacher; Slaughter & May; Uria Menendez; Vinson & Elkins; Wikborg Rein & Co
Latin America's Top 25 Legal M&A Advisors
Brazil's Top 25 Legal M&A Advisors
Latin America's Top 10 M&A Deals
Brazil's Top 10 M&A Deals