Part 1: M&A involving distressed companies in Latin America: risky business or opportunity?
A summary of a session organised by The Latin American Lawyer by Iberian Lawyer on M&A involving distressed companies in Latin America, Navigating the perfect storm of recession, instability and falling commodity prices, will make Latin American companies and their advisors reconsider how best to sail ahead where the panel focus on the following question:
1. Is restructuring/bankruptcy a quick fix? What are the risks? How about filing in the US?
Paola Lozano, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Affiliates, USA
Eduardo López, Partner, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano, Perú
Hernando Padilla, Partner, Philippi, Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría, Colombia
Jaime Carey, Senior partner, Carey, Chile
Mariel Creo, Corporate & Investment Banking and Capital Markets OriginationLegal, Citigroup Global Market, USA