BY CHRONICLE STAFF
There were big differences among the legal advisors involved in Latin America’s mergers and acquisitions last year.
Although the M&A market fell last year, several law firms managed to see the value of their M&A deals jump dramatically.
That’s the case with White & Case, which saw a 494.8 percent increase in the value of completed deals it advised on, reaching a total of $15.3 billion. That catapulted the New York-based law firm from 11th to 4th place among law firms advising on completed M&A’s in Latin America.
“Even on an absolute basis we were very happy,” says Oliver Brahmst, who is the head of White & Case Americas practice, which includes Latin America. “We came by a number of large and prominent [deals through] many Mexican and Brazilian clients.”
White & Case represented ...
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