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Consortium Legal - El Salvador

Felipe Aragon

Felipe Aragon

Associate

Expertise

  • Banking
  • Corporate Law
  • Foreign Investment Inter Trade

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

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Co-Chair
Emerging Leaders Group
Member
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
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Profile
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.

Education

Master of Business Law, International Institute of Law and Business INIDEM, Panamá (2017)
Specialization in Management Skills, University of San Francisco, United States (2014)
Diploma in Conflict Resolution, University of San Francisco, United States (2014)
Attorney and Notary authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Republic of El Salvador
Bachelor´s Degree in Legal Science, Universidad Doctor José Matías Delgado, El Salvador (2013)
Course on Entities and Financial Operations, University Doctor José Matías Delgado, El Salvador (2012)
Areas of Practice

Banking | Corporate Law | Foreign Investment Inter Trade

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

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.

Professional Activities and Experience

Legal Practice in Family and Penal processes at the Law Practice Center of Doctor José Matí­as Delgado University. 2009
Bertrand - Pineda & Asociados, internship as Paralegal.

Articles

The COVID-19 Pandemic Triggers the Use of Electronic Commerce in Central America
Consortium Legal - El Salvador, June 2020

Confinement and strict measures of social distancing are now part of the reality of millions of people around the world. Given the uncertainty presented by the world panorama in the economic, political, social and cultural fields, the authorities must go one step further to try to mitigate the severe consequences that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused globally...

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