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Bolivia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Indacochea & Asociados

Mariana Pereira¬†and Alonso Indacochea¬†head the team¬†at Indacochea & Asociados, which reports an increase in work from lender-side clients and has been active in loan agreements, acquisitions and debt restructuring. Recent mandates saw Pereira and¬†senior associate Ana Carola Mu√Īoz¬†act for Bolivian company Industrias de Aceite (IASA) in its multimillion-dollar acquisition by Alicorp. Other clients include JLT Seguros, PayPal, Banco Ganadero and Triangulo de Oro. The team is also well known for its expertise in the issuance of promissory notes and bonds.

Leading individuals

Alonso Indacochea - Indacochea & Asociados

Mariana Pereira - Indacochea & Asociados

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Indacochea & Asociados

Indacochea & Asociados‚Äô 'outstanding' corporate practice provides a 'very efficient service', especially in M&A and restructuring work. Mariana Pereira¬†and¬†Ricardo Indacochea¬†represented Alicorp in its $115m acquisition of ADM SAO; Pereira also advised the client on the incorporation of its subsidiary¬†Alicorpgroup Inversiones Bolivia as part of its reorganisation following the acquisition. Alonso Indacochea¬†advised Quimpac on setting up a subsidiary in Bolivia as its entry into the market; he also assisted Inverparabano with its $2m joint venture with food producer Avicola Sofia. Andere Indacochea¬†handles labour-related corporate matters. Also noted are¬†associates¬†Ana Carola Mu√Īoz,¬†Maria Jos√© Martinez¬†and Heidy Sandoval.

Leading individuals

Alonso Indacochea - Indacochea & Asociados

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Indacochea & Asociados

The team at Indacochea & Asociados handles litigation - notably for agro-industrial, healthcare and construction clients - and is also strong in arbitration. Senior associate Marcelo Longaric heads the practice; together with associate Juan Pablo Sanchez, he is assisting Bayer Boliviana with a $2m debt recovery claim. Senior associate Candys Dorado is active in administrative and tax disputes. Other clients include Petrobras Argentina, Phocos and Global Alimentos, a Peruvian subsidiary of Alicorp. Senior associate Ichin Ma has left the firm.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 2

Indacochea & Asociados

Oil and gas are longstanding areas of expertise for Indacochea & Asociados‚Äô practice. The highly regarded Ricardo Indacochea, who is noted for his expertise in hydrocarbons, jointly heads the group with corporate and finance expert Mariana Pereira. Recent work for the team includes advising PAE E&P on relocating the client's parent company, currently based in the Bahamas, to Bolivia. Other clients include Phocos, Servicios Petroleros Bocruz, Baker Hughes' Bolivian branch and¬†Pampa Energ√≠a.¬†Senior associate Ana Carola Mu√Īoz¬†is very active in corporate-related energy mandates.

Leading individuals

Ricardo Indacochea - Indacochea & Asociados

Next Generation Partners

Ana Carola Mu√Īoz - Indacochea & Asociados

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Indacochea & Asociados

Indacochea & Asociados' 'very responsive and knowledgeable' team handles a broad range of labour matters, including social benefits and policies, hiring, restructuring and regulatory advice. The ‚Äėoutstanding‚Äô Andere Indacochea¬†is praised for her 'very high level of technical knowledge', 'availability' and 'responsiveness'; associate¬†Jeannine Lozada¬†is also very active in this sector. Clients include Servicios Especiales San Antonio, BHP Billiton and El Tejar Group.

Next Generation Partners

Andere Indacochea - Indacochea & Asociados

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 1

Indacochea & Asociados

Indacochea & Asociados’ 'very organised' team has strong capabilities in both urban and rural real estate matters, counting condominiums, hotels, and residential and agricultural properties among the strengths of the practice. Department head Alonso Indacochea is 'a great team leader, always thinking ahead and very creative'; he jointly leads the practice with Anwar Farah. Recent mandates saw the pair advise Grupo Fe on the transfer of property rights of a land site to the municipal government of Santa Cruz. Construction company Index instructed the group on the sale of land and real estate developments as part of an urbanisation project. Other clients include Triangulo de Oro and El Tejar Group. Associate María José Martinez is also active in this sector.

Leading individuals

Alonso Indacochea - Indacochea & Asociados

Next Generation Partners

Anwar Farah - Indacochea & Asociados

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Indacochea & Asociados

Noted for its 'professionalism', Indacochea & Asociados¬†has particular experience in¬†assisting clients with corporate matters and advising on transfer pricing mandates; on the contentious side, the team is strong in defending clients against tax rulings. Mariana Pereira¬†and senior associate Candys Dorado¬†co-lead the group, which counts Cenatel Bolivia, Farmacorp, Mercator Bolivia and Louis Dreyfus Company Bolivia as clients. Junior associate¬†Rina Monta√Īo¬†has left the firm.

Next Generation Partners

Candys Dorado - Indacochea & Asociados

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