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NLD counsels Komax on sale to Grupo Axo

Chilean law firm NLD Abogados, through its M&A team, has counselled the shareholders of omnichannel operator Komax on the sale of all of the company’s shares to Grupo Axo.

The closing of the transaction is subject to the approval of various regulators on the continent.

The firm represented Komax in the jurisdictions where it has a presence, while Ferrere also advised Komax in Uruguay. The firms advising Grupo Axo were Carey in Chile; Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez in Mexico; Guyer & Regules in Uruguay; and Rebaza Alcázar & de las Casas in Peru.

Komax has exclusive representation of international brands such as The North Face, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Gap, Marmot, DC SHoes, UGG, Timberland, and has its own brands. It has operations in Chile, Uruguay and Peru.

Grupo AXO is a Mexican holding company that operates more than 150 shops regionally.

Carla Revilla Porte Petit acted as in-house counsel for Grupo Axo.

Carey’s team was led by partners Pablo Iacobelli and Patricia Silberman, together with associates Constanza Rivera and Nicolás Marín.

Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez’s team consisted of partners Diego Barrera and Jean Michel Enríquez, and associate Fernanda Solís-Camara Díaz.

Guyer & Regules was represented by associate Tania Cavallo Mallo.

Rebaza Alcázar & de las Casas’ team included partner Felipe Boisset, senior associate Andrea Rieckhof, and associates Fernando Rodríguez, Rosario Miranda and Helga Irazola.

Ferrere’s team comprised partner Geraldine Ifrán, along with lawyers Alejandro Alterwain, Walter Planells and Laura Oliveros.

NLD’s team was led by partner Paulo Larraín (pictured), with support from counsel José Miguel Diez and associates Alberto Cruz and José Tomás Brancoli.

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