Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Law

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega is a leader in mergers and acquisitions in Panama, in terms of dollar value of deals, and frequency of transactions.  

ARIFA’s M&A practice group regularly represents Fortune 500, middle- market and closely held companies, as well as investment bank, private equity firms and family offices in cross-border and domestic deals.

The firm is recognized for its lawyers’ unparalleled ability to frame the sophisticated deal structures that the most complex and exigent acquisitions in Panama and the Central America region demand.

In facing the challenging process of effectively negotiating complex M&A agreements, ARIFA's clients find in the firm the reassurance and support that tailored legal teams comprised by the most highly specialized lawyers across the fields of corporate law, securities regulation, labor law, tax law, antitrust, environmental law, government contracts and regulatory work, can provide.

ARIFA’s corporate attorneys also assist clients in structuring and negotiating multi-party shareholder agreements, joint ventures agreements and corporate reorganizations, as well as frequently advising clients and boards on director duties and liabilities, and shareholder rights issues.  

Representative Clients

United Airlines, McDermott, Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A., Banco General, Bank of America, Banco Lationamericano de Comercio Exterior (BLADEX), Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Bancolombia, Emergent Cold Latin America, Medcom Holdings, Grupo Cuestamoras, and Grupo Castillo Hermanos.