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Latin America

Comprised of 20 countries and accounting for roughly 8.5% of the world’s population, Latin America is an important market with a global influence. Latin American businesses and high net worth families, and those looking to invest or do business in the region, are looking for advisers with market experience who offer the highest levels of client service.

Through established relationships with local and multinational corporations, financial institutions, asset managers, investors, family offices, law firms and service providers in Latin America, the Conyers Latin America Group offers in-depth regional knowledge of business practices and structures.

We are well positioned to advise clients located in or transacting with Latin America on the laws of Bermuda, BVI and the Cayman Islands. Our team of highly qualified attorneys, some of whom are fluent in Spanish and/or Portuguese, have many years of experience assisting clients on matters originating from or related to the region.

Conyers has been instrumental in some of Latin America’s recent leading corporate, capital markets and financing transactions, including:

  • Advising Despegar, the leading travel company in Latin America, on its successful IPO on the NYSE
  • Advising a leading US-headquartered global retailer on its planned acquisition of a leading online marketplace for on-demand delivery from supermarkets, pharmacies and specialty food retailers in Mexico and Chile
  • Advising PagSeguro Digital, a mobile payment-based e-commerce service, in connection with its $US 2.3 billion IPO, one of the largest ever for a Brazilian company listed on the NYSE, and its subsequent US$1 billion follow-on offering post-IPO
  • Advising Liberty Latin America on its split-off from Liberty Global plc, launch and US listing as an independent publicly-traded company
  • Advising EZCorp Inc. on its US$53 million acquisition of 112 pawn stores across Latin America
  • Advising Arco Educação SA, a Brazilian educational software company, in connection with their IPO, one of the largest Brazilian IPOs listed on the NASDAQ exchange
  • Advising a leading provider of institutional capital to the global energy industry in connection with a US$220 million stake in the Bolivia-to-Brazil Gas Pipeline

Our Services

Strong client relationships are at the heart of our service offering. We know you are looking for a legal partner who will provide you with a consistently high-quality personalised service, at every stage of the business life-cycle. Our lawyers can provide you with expert advice on a wide variety of corporate services including IPOs, debt restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, structured finance transactions, aircraft financing and investment funds.

Our Private Client and Trust team has a long-established reputation for providing intelligent, dependable advice to high net worth individuals and families, including many in Latin America.

Whatever your needs may be in the Latin America region or offshore, please contact us. We look forward to working with you.

Alec R. Anderson
Director, Global Head of Private Client & Trust

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4945







Jason Piney
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4993


Mark J. Forte
Partner, Head of BVI Litigation & Restructuring and Office

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1113


Anton Goldstein
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1119


Cora S. Miller
Counsel

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7786


Audrey M. Robertson
Counsel

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1111


Alan Dickson
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7790


Richard D. Fear
Partner

Cayman Islands   + 1 345 814 7759


Robert Lindley
Counsel, Head of Cayman & BVI Private Client & Trust

British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7360


Nicholas Pattman
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7765


Paul Smith
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Litigation & Restructuring Practice

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7777




Flora Wong
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9521
Mobile  +852 6469 3383