Capital Markets and Banking

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega is widely recognized for its innovative practice in capital markets and banking in Panama, having pioneered and developed many financial structures and instruments that are in common use today. The firm is also acclaimed for its expertise serving leading financial institutions around the world in complex cross-border transactions.

The firm has unique expertise both in international and domestic financial transactions and regularly advises clients in connection with 144-A Reg. S offers, initial public offers, commercial paper programs, medium-term note programs, project and structured finance transactions, securitizations, private equity funds, mutual funds, sovereign bonds, syndicated term loans and revolving credit facilities, among others.

In the regulatory area, ARIFA regularly advises banks, securities firms and other financial institutions in their dealings with local banking and securities regulators.

Representative Clients

Citibank, Credit Suisse, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan Chase, Wachovia, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, UBS, Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, WestLB, Banco General and Bancolombia.