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BARRIO GONZALEZ LAHMANN, CALLE 21 Y 25, AVENIDA 6, SANE JOSE, COSTA RICA
Consortium Legal, Juan Manuel Godoy, San Jose, COSTA RICA

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Juan Manuel Godoy

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Consortium Legal

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

Juan Manuel has a wide experience in Business Law, especially he has developed his career in corporate, commercial, foreign trade, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions and the law of the markets, providing counsel to both Multinational companies and small start ups. Juan Manuel has also devoted much of his time to the energy sector advising important developers of green projects.

In terms of mergers and acquisitions Juan Manuel has led interdisciplinary groups that have carried out important multi-jurisdictional transactions in recent years. He is a member of the Costa Rican Bar Association and authorized for professional practice by the Superior Council of the Judiciary in Colombia.

Languages

Spanish, English

Education

  • Máster en International Business, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica.
  • Attorney and Notary, Universidad Internacional de las Américas, San José, Costa Rica.
  • Law Degree, Universidad Externado de Colombia, (1999).


Costa Rica

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Consortium Legal’s corporate and M&A team handles the full spectrum of corporate and transactional work, including cross-border acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures, as well as due diligence, day-to-day corporate work and antitrust matters. The 11-strong team is jointly led by Juan Manuel Godoy and the highly regarded Rolando Laclé Zúñiga and recently assisted Corporación Multi-Inversiones (CMI) with the acquisition of local companies Pollos Pura Vida and Avícola Paine. Other recent highlights include advising ICU Medical on its $250m acquisition of Pfizer subsidiary Hospira Infusion Systems and advising Cuestamoras on its $80m sale of the Marriott Hotels in Herradura and Belén to an investment fund and Grupo Enjoy. Juan Manuel Cordero, who is noted for his ‘quick response times and good analysis’, continues to lead advice to Walmart on its corporate restructuring project and David Reuben, who also co-heads the firm’s real estate practice alongside Cordero and Laclé Zúñiga, led advice to Cuestamoras Salud Costa Rica on the acquisition of 14 Farmacias La Bomba pharmacies. The firm’s client roster includes local and multinational companies from a variety of industries, such as Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy, Avianca Holdings and Grupo el Colono.

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