Mr Felipe Aragón > Consortium Legal > La Libertad, El Salvador > Lawyer Profile

Consortium Legal
EDIFICIO AVANTE LOCAL 313, URB. MADRE SELVA III.
CALLE LLAMA DEL BOSQUE PONIENTE
ANTIGUO CUSCATLAN, LA LIBERTAD
El Salvador

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Associate

Career

Felipe is an associate at Consortium Legal – El Salvador. He has 10 years of experience in the banking and finance sectors; his main areas of practice are corporate law, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the banking and financial sector.

Throughout his career at Consortium Legal, he has participated in important transactions at a local and regional level, providing advice on financing structures, mergers and acquisitions, competition and regulated sector issues, among others.

Recently he has participated in the acquisition of Banco Scotiabank’s operations by Banco Cuscatlán, AIG El Salvador by the Panamanian insurance company ASSA; as well as the credit line granted by Credit Suisse to Imperia Intercontinental INC for the acquisition of the shares of Citibank El Salvador. In addition, he advised Finca Microfinanzas El Salvador in the sale of its operations to Optima Servicios Financieros. He is currently involved in complex banking and project finance transactions led by partner Oscar Samour.

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

  • Advised Imperia Intercontinental INC in the acquisition of 100% of the operations of Banco Scotiabank and its subsidiaries in El Salvador.
  • Advised the Government of the Republic of El Salvador through the Ministry of Finance in a bond issuance process in the amount of US $ 1,097,000,000.00.
  • Advised Banco G&T Continental, Banco Agromercantil of Guatemala in granting financing to VENTUS, S.A. de C.V., for the amount of US $ 85,500,000.00 for the construction of the first wind farm in El Salvador.

Languages

Spanish
English