Latin America M&As: Strong Pipeline

Paola Lozano, head of the Spanish language corporate practice, and Paul Schnell, Chair of the Latin America practice at Skadden.

Brazil likely to see more mergers and acquisitions in health and finance.  

BY JOACHIM BAMRUD

Mergers and acquisitions in Latin America are expected to see mixed results in the second half, experts say.

There was a steady stream of M&A deals in the first half of 2015, and we are optimistic that we will see some significant deals in the second half of the year,” says Paul Schnell, chair of the Latin America practice at Skadden, the top legal advisor on worldwide M&As, according to Thomson Reuters data for the first half of the year.

Paola Lozano, the head of Skadden’s Spanish-language Corporate Practice, agrees. “We have seen a healthy volume of transactions involving Latin America in the first half of 2015 and the pipeline for the rest of the year continues to be very strong,” she says.

However, given uncertainties in the market,...

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