Ten years ago, the PPP Law was approved, the regulatory framework that seeks to make the Public Private Partnerships (“PPPs”) viable as a solution to the country's infrastructure deficit. For reasons beyond legal and economic facts, Guatemala has not yet seen its first PPP project born. However, the planets seem to be aligning to propitiate the possible detonation of investment in infrastructure and we see reasons for optimism on the horizon...
We are a Central American multidisciplinary firm offering exceptional client experiences based on a deep understanding of your business and a commitment to a unified client service experience, regardless of where you are.
Our purpose is to accelerate the success of our clients.
Alta is the result of years of friendship, joint regional work and reciprocal collaboration between four undisputed leaders in the region: QIL+4 Abogados in Guatemala, Batalla in Costa Rica, ValdÃ©s, SuÃ¡rez & Velasco in El Salvador, and Melara & Asociados in Honduras.
With Alta, we've achieved a perfect combination of high quality, local recognition and our extensive track record in the Central American business sector to bring you regional business solutions by local legal experts.
With over 200 professionals in thirteen practice groups, Alta Batalla is proud to be considered one of Central America's highest-quality law firm and the first choice for the most challenging legal matters.
Our goal is to be the firm of choice for our client's most challenging legal matters, most significant company transactions and most critical disputes. For over a decade, we have had a reputation for combining the highest quality technical expertise with commercial pragmatism. We are identified for our strength and depth necessary to provide high quality advice to the leading and most ambitious companies and organizations.
Year this Office was Established: 1999
Lawyers Worldwide: 72
Languages: English, French, Spanish
Areas of Practice
Teleworking is a work tool that opens a world of possibilities for the reinsertion of sectors of the population that have not had free access to work opportunities. It is a feasible option to provide job opportunities to people for whom moving outside their homes is a limitation; limitations that could occur not only to people with family responsibilities – child and elderly care – or students, but also to people with disabilities. Thanks to technology, today a worker can perform one or more jobs, for one or more employers and from anywhere in the world, regardless their location. The world is more interconnected than ever...
QIL+4 Abogados, with the participation of our partners Alejandro Cofiño, Andrés Lowenthal, and associates Ignacio Grazioso and Enrique Martinez, acted as local counsel representing Investment Energy Resources Limited (Issuer) and Renace, S.A. (Guarantor). The transaction involved $700M senior secured notes due 2029 issued by the Investment Energy Resources Limited and a refinancing debt for $300MM. This green bond investment is the largest ever of its type for Central America and the Caribbean...
The Central America Bottling Corporation, CBC Bottling Holdco, S.L. and Beliv Holdco, S.L. have made a Senior Sustainability Notes issuance in the international capital markets for an amount of US$1,100,000,000.00 with a 5.250% interest payable in 2029 and guaranteed by companies of the food and beverages conglomerate based in Guatemala. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC acted as structuring agents of the issuance registered in Luxemburg and governed by New York law...