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Greenberg Traurig LLP

Randy A. Bullard

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Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Corporate Practice, Banking and Financial Services Practice,Technology, Media and Telecommunications Practice and Latin American and Iberian Practice.

Position

Randy A. Bullard is a Shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's Miami office and the Chair of the Miami Corporate and Securities Practice. Randy has advised multinational clients in connection with cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities and finance transactions throughout Central and South America, the Caribbean, Europe and the United States. He has represented numerous European global corporations in connection with establishing and developing their U.S. presence as well as managing their Latin American operations. He is also experienced representing public and private issuers and underwriters in equity and debt offerings and exchange listings. His capital markets work has focused on international cross-border mergers and acquisitions across a broad range of sectors, including financial services, telecommunications, media, entertainment, energy, agriculture, manufacturing and luxury goods.

Career

Randy is Chair of the firm’s Miami Corporate and Securities Practice. He is licensed to practice in Florida and New York.

Languages

Randy is fluent in English and German.

Member

Randy is a member of the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Council of the Americas.

Education

Randy received his A.B. in Politics and American Studies from Princeton University in 1989. In addition, he received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1992.


Latin America: International firms

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Greenberg Traurig LLP’s large and dedicated Latin America practice has achieved a high degree of market penetration in the banking and finance segment. It has built an especially strong record in Mexico, where it has a substantial and established Mexico City office, and across Central America. South American jurisdictions such as Argentina, Colombia and Chile are also fruitful markets for the firm. Clients include Aeropuertos Argentina 2000, CervecerĂ­a Costa Rica, MRO, Cap Cana Steering Committee, Oppenheimer & Co, Avianca Holdings and Hencorp Becstone Capital. Recent work has seen the team advise MesoAmerica Latam Opportunites Fund on its $120m revolving credit facility with Scotiabank; and also represent the Mexico-based producer of building materials for the construction industry, Elementia, on a $125m unsecured term loan provided by Scotiabank. In another notable deal, it advised leading Mexican paper producer, Grupo Bio Pappel, on a $450m secured syndicated credit facility. Firm vice-chair Patricia MenĂ©ndez-CambĂł founded the Latin America practice and is noted for her acquisition and project finance activity in the region. Randy Bullard is another pivotal member of the team; he has deep experience in jurisdictions including Peru, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Honduras. Emilio Alvarez-FarrĂ© covers both corporate transactions and financings in Latin America and has more than 25-years’ experience in the region. New York partner Ross Kaufman is recommended for syndicated loans, securitisation and asset-backed finance transactions in Brazil; and Jeffrey Tenen, chair of the global aircraft and equipment finance practice, has a strong focus on Latin America where he represents international airlines in Chile, Panama, Mexico, Colombia and various Central American jurisdictions.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Greenberg Traurig LLP has been making solid progress in Latin America capital markets transactions, particularly following the hire of Marc Rossell in 2016. Versatile Miami partner Randy Bullard is also key to the team and recently advised beer and soft drinks producer CervecerĂ­a Costa Rica (and its subsidiary North American Breweries Holdings), on the refinancing of an existing syndicated credit facility via the issuance of $250m unsecured floating rate and fixed rate notes to Prudential Financial. Rossell led the team that advised Chilean power-generator Inversiones Latin America Power, on its $412m senior secured notes issuance (through private placement) to finance two wind farms in Chile.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Greenberg Traurig LLP has one of the largest teams of dedicated Latin America specialists of all the international law firms; it has Latin America facing teams in Mexico City, Miami, New York and a number of other US offices. Industry experience is one of its particular fortes with a number of the partners having significant in-house lawyer experience, some as deputy general counsels. Financial services and telecoms are two sectors where the firm has an especially strong record. Clients include Grupo Assa, The Related Group, Grupo Bio Pappel, Sobel Westex, Restaurant Brands International, Grupo Rotoplas and Organizacion Sanita. Showcasing its expertise in financial services, the practice continued to advise ASSA Compañía Tenedora and ASSA Compañía de Seguros on its acquisition of American International Group (AIG)’s operations in Central America, located in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama; as part of the deal AIG and ASSA will establish an on-going business partnership to pursue new opportunities in Central America. Additionally, the firm advised The Related Group on multiple joint ventures and acquisitions in Latin America, including the acquisition of a real estate project in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires. Firm vice chair Patricia MenĂ©ndez-CambĂł is a seasoned figure in Latin America transactions, in particular in the telecoms and other regulated sectors. Randy Bullard and Emilio Alvarez-FarrĂ© are also experienced Latin America hands, with extensive records in M&A. Yosbel Ibarra is co-chair of the firm’s Latin America and Iberian practice and has almost 20 years of experience in M&A and private equity transactions in the region. Enrique Conde, Antonio Peña and Mark Lopez are also recommended. All named individuals are primarily based in Miami.

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