Paul Hastings’ Leading Latin America Practice Welcomes Preeminent M&A/Capital Markets Team in São Paulo
São Paulo—Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that preeminent mergers and acquisitions partner
“We are committed to expanding our leading global transactional practice with the addition of outstanding partners like Jon and David,” said
“Over the past decade Paul Hastings cemented its position as a go-to firm in Latin America,” said
“This team’s arrival to Paul Hastings’ outstanding global platform will enable us to provide even greater value to our clients,” said
Kellner focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, capital markets, bank finance and investment funds for U.S. and Latin America corporations and financial institutions. Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, he has experience working on transactions in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Paraguay.
Flechner represents financial institutions and corporate issuers across a wide range of sectors, primarily in Latin America, in debt and equity securities offerings and liability management transactions, both on an SEC-registered and exempt basis. He also has extensive experience advising leading Latin American companies and sovereign governments on SEC reporting obligations, U.S. stock exchange rules and corporate governance matters.
Kellner and Flechner’s arrival will add further momentum to the firm’s growth streak across its global practices, including the 2019 additions of Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance partner
The addition of Kellner complements the firm’s Latin America practice, which includes preeminent Corporate Finance, Energy and Infrastructure, and M&A teams. Most recently, the Latin America practice has been recognized for achieving outstanding client successes in the M&A Deal of the Year and the Structured Finance Deal of the Year, both by LatinFinance.
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