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SABANA BUSINESS CENTER, 11TH FLOOR, CALLE 68, BOULEVARD ROHRMOSER. LA SABANA, PO BOX 5173-1000, SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA
Tel:
Work +506 2105 3600
Fax:
Fax +506 2105 3610
Email:
Web:
www.fayca.com

Sergio Solera

Tel:
Work (506) 2105-3600
Email:
Web:
www.fayca.com
Facio & Cañas

Work Department

Foreign Investment

Franchise

Cross-border Transactions

Civil Law

Corporate Law

Commercial Law

Telecommunications Law

Real Estate Law

Position

Partner

Career

Member of Facio & Cañas since 2005

Languages

Spanish - English

Member

Member of the Costa Rican bar Association since 2002.

Member of New York State Bar Association.

Member of New York County Lawyer's Association.

Member of the American Bar Association.

Education

Master in Corporate Law (LLM), New York University School of Law (2010).

Master in Tax Consulting (LLM), Universidad para la Cooperación Internacional (2009).

Law Degree, Universidad de Costa Rica (2002).


Costa Rica

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Co-led by Carlos Valverde and Victor Garita, the corporate and M&A practice at domestic full-service firm Facio & Cañas advises on market entry, free trade zone regulations, joint ventures, M&A deals and corporate restructuring. Notable recent work saw the very active Carlos Oreamuno assist Cinemark with the expansion of its business in Costa Rica; and advise AT&T on its establishment of a corporate vehicle and the contractual structure for its entry into the Costa Rican telecoms sector. In other work, Valverde led advice to Veoo Holdings on its acquisition of InternetQ; and assisted Santa Rita with the termination of a local distributorship for its brand Viña Carmen, as well as the transition to a new distributor. Another key feature of the practice is day-to-day corporate advice to local and multinational companies, such as Fujitsu, Conair and Cisco Systems Costa Rica. Managing partner Sergio Solera is also active in the department.

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Real estate

Within: Real estate

The real estate practice at domestic full-service firm Facio & Cañas assists both developers and buyers with matters such as land acquisition and sales, due diligence and the obtaining of permits and licenses. In recent work, managing partner Sergio Solera led advice to various private investors on the acquisition of various hotel properties and assisted Aldesa Desarrollos Zona Franca Coyol with the incorporation of a condominium in Alajuela. Also active in the sector, Carlos Valverde recently led advice to Ciudad Hacienda los Reyes on a $25m commercial and residential development, and assisted Urbanización La Laguna with legal aspects of a real estate development in Santo Tomás. Victor Garita is also part of the core team.

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