Firm Profile > Cancio Covas & Santiago LLP > San Juan, Puerto Rico

Cancio Covas & Santiago LLP
MCS Plaza, Suite A-267, Second Floor
255 Ponce de León Ave. Hato Rey
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00917
Puerto Rico

Banking and finance Tier 2

The banking and finance team at Cancio Covas & Santiago LLP assists corporations as well as local commercial banks, investment banks and venture capital funds. Experts at developing financial products and issues of securities, the team of lawyers is led by Juan Ramón Cancio, whose finance practice focuses on - but is not limited to - asset-based financings, workouts and distressed credits.

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Key clients

Banco Popular de Puerto Rico

GDB Debt Recovery Authority

Sociedad Española de Auxilio Mutuo y Beneficencia de Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Tourism Development Fund (subsidiary of Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico)

Diquevestment Group, Inc.

Corporate and commercial Tier 2

A broad corporate and commercial service is available at corporate and financial services boutique Cancio Covas & Santiago LLP. The team is noted for the 'common sense' approach that it employs when representing companies and their management, directors and committees on matters of governance, corporate responsibility and compliance. The 'excellent, always prepared and fully knowledgeable' Juan Ramón Cancio heads the department and acts on municipal finance, commercial lending, M&A, real estate and tax matters. Founding member Jorge Covas Mandoza has developed special expertise in government-sponsored real estate development projects for global research, IT and manufacturing companies. Rodney Colón Ortiz has a growing practice in real estate corporate matters.

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Testimonials

‘The common sense of Cancio Covas’ attorneys. They never over-lawyer problems or solutions to the problems.’

‘Juan Ramon Cancio is an excellent attorney, who is always prepared and fully knowledgeable in the particular legal matter he is dealing with.’ 

‘Intelligence, dedication, knowledge, honesty. Juan Ramon Cancio is an excellent professional with vast knowledge.’

Key clients

Empreses Fonalledas

Plaza las Americas, Inc.

Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority

Best Option Healthcare Puerto Rico

Caribbean Cinemas

Sociedad Española de Auxilio Mutuo y Beneficencia de Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Tourism Development Fund

Diquevestment Group, Inc.

Dispute resolution and bankruptcy Tier 3

For more than ten years, the attorneys at Cancio Covas & Santiago LLP have been defending clients in the goods and services, health insurance and healthcare, and real estate and financial sectors, with notable success. Practice head Juan Ramón Cancio has experience in litigating before appellate courts in the US and, in a recent highlight, won a significant contractual and tort damages case for a shopping centre owner against a supermarket chain. The department also offers representation to clients in arbitration and mediation, and in bankruptcy and administrative proceedings.

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Key clients

GDB Debt Recovery Authority

Sociedad Española de Auxilio Mutuo y Beneficencia de Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority

Inspectorate America Corporation

Multi-Clean, Inc.

National Copier & Office Supplies, Inc.

Cemex de Puerto Rico, Inc.

Pan American Grain Company, Inc.

Buena Vibra Group, Inc.

Hospital Español Auxilio Mutuo de Puerto Rico, Inc.