Arias & Muñoz advised Óptima Servicios Financieros on the acquisition of Finca El Salvador, which retained Consortium Legal. Both Optima and Finca provide micro-credit to micro, small and medium enterprises.
The deal, worth $12 million according to market reports, will give Óptima full control of the operations of Finca El Salvador, expanding its services to 19 branches throughout the country.
Partner Zygmunt Brett led the Arias & Muñoz team in El Salvador which advised Óptima.
Finca El Salvador instructed a team at Consortium Legal led by partner Oscar Samour. The company also retained Clifford Chance as US counsel.