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Antonio Peña Attorney - Miami, FL -

Registred for 19 years

Law Office: Antonio Peña

Antonio Pena, a shareholder of Greenberg Traurig with four regulation levels from the US, Mexico and Spain, constantly represents strategic traders and private equity funds in move-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, restructurings and other company subjects all through the USA, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain. Antonio formerly served as acting General Counsel for a joint undertaking among Fortune 500 organizations running in thirteen jurisdictions in Latin America and has been the recipient of multiple awards, along with the M&A Deal of the Year Award from Latin Lawyer magazine.

Concentrations

•Mergers and acquisitions
•Joint ventures…

Antonio Pena, a shareholder of Greenberg Traurig with four regulation tiers from the US, Mexico and Spain, continuously represents strategic buyers and private fairness finances in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, restructurings and other company subjects for the duration of the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain. Antonio formerly served as acting General Counsel for a joint undertaking among two Fortune 500 groups operating in thirteen jurisdictions in Latin America and has been the recipient of more than one awards, together with the M&A Deal of the Year Award from Latin Lawyer magazine.

Concentrations

•Mergers and acquisitions
•Joint ventures
•Private fairness
•Financing transactions
•Corporate governance

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Selected, Florida Trend, Legal Elite - International, 2018
•Selected, The Legal 500, Private Practice Powerlist, 2018
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2013-2016
•Team Member, Corporate & Finance - International Counsel in Latin America (Florida-Based) Chambers Latin America Awards, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017
•Finalist, Daily Business Review, Most Dealmaker of the Year - Industrial Category, 2015
•Team Member, Corporate/M&A - Law Firm of the Year, Chambers Latin America Awards, 2014
•Member, Winning Team, Acquisition International mag, Overall Law Firm of the Year - Mexico, 2013
•Member, Winning Team, Acquisition International magazine, Most Trusted Law Firm of the Year - Mexico, 2013
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one in every of America’s Best Corporate Law Offices, thirteenth Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Member, Winning Team, DealMakers, Law Firm of the Year - Mergers & Acquisitions - Mexico, 2012-2013
•Member, group ranked as a pinnacle company law corporation in Miami as decided on with the aid of corporate administrators, in the annual Legal Industry Research Study, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc. (tenth year), 2002-2009, 2011-2012
•Recipient, M&A Deal of the Year Award, Latin Lawyer mag, 2008

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Practise Areas

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate
  • Infrastructure
  • Latin American & Iberian Practice
Law Firm Position

Shareholder

Admission Info

Admitted in 2000, Mexico
2006, Florida

Start on the Faculty of Law
Panamerican University Law School, Mexico City, Mexico

J.D.

Navarre University Law School, Pamplona, Spain
Doctorate at Law Candidate

SMU Dedman School of Law
LL.M.
Comparative and International Law

SMU Dedman School of Law
J.D.
magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, SMU Law Review

Birth Date and City

Born in 1975
1975

Associations & Memberships

Professional & Community Involvement

•President, Inter-American Chapter, United States - Mexico Chamber of Commerce
•Member, Bi-National Board of Directors, United States - Mexico Chamber of Commerce
•Board Member, Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce
•Board Member, Professional Editors, Law and Business Review of the Americas
•Member, U.S.-Mexico Bar Association
•Member, International Bar Association
•Member, American Bar Association
•Former Board Member, Board of Directors, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida

Representative Cases
Experience: Mergers & Acquisitions/Joint Ventures: Represented a Middle Eastern enterprise in its acquisition of a production and distribution goal with operations in Mexico and Colombia for a purchase rate in extra of $2 billion.
Represented MasterCard Inc. in its 50/50 joint undertaking with Telefonica S.A. for the provision of mobile financial answers to Movistar's 87 million clients in 12 international locations in Latin America.
Represented a consortium of traders in its acquisition of the business and belongings of McDonald's Corporation's Latin American and Caribbean operations
the settlement, worth more than $700 million, resulted in the sale of approximately 1,six hundred present eating places in 18 jurisdictions.
Represented MasterCard Inc. in its 50/50 joint challenge with Telefonica S.A. for the supply of cellular monetary answers to Vivo's sixty five million clients in Brazil.
Represented Grupo Prisa and its totally-owned subsidiary Sogecable, S.A. in the acquisition of a majority hobby in V-Me Media, Inc., the fourth-biggest Hispanic tv network inside the United States. V-Me is distributed in 36 metropolitan tv markets and reaches sixty one million families in the United States. Prisa, an Ibex-indexed media corporation, is the world's leading Spanish and Portuguese-language enterprise group in news and other print media, radio and tv broadcasting and film productions. Operating at some point of more than three hundred subsidiaries in 22 international locations, Grupo Prisa reaches more than 50 million customers through its international brands El Pais, forty Principales, Santillana and Alfaguara.
Represented a Central American greenback keep chain seeking to amplify its activities in Central America, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador in reference to a long-term agreement for the sharing of commercial enterprise knowledge and provision of sourcing services through Dollarama Inc. (TSX: DOL).
Represented Argentina's largest branded meals products employer in its acquisition of a minority interest in California Olive Ranch, the largest producer of more virgin olive oil within the United States.
Represented British Vi-Spring, the posh bed maker, and its Spanish figure business enterprise Flex of their acquisition of U.S. high-stop mattress producer and distributor ES Kluft.
Represented Europastry, a Spanish multinational chief in the frozen dough region, in its indirect acquisition of a controlling hobby in Wenner Bread Products, a U.S. business enterprise that still specializes in the frozen dough region.
Represented Spafinder Wellness, a wellbeing agency with more than 25,000 wellness partners worldwide, within the sale of considerably all of its belongings to Blackhawk Network, a worldwide gift card distributor (NASDAQ: HAWK).
Represented Chilean publicly traded organization in the purchase and divestiture by using its subsidiary of a 50% hobby in the 2d largest fish and seafood buying and selling company inside the United States measured with the aid of extent of sales.
Represented Argentina's largest branded ingredients products corporation in the purchase and divestiture through its subsidiary of Lucini Italia Olive Oil, a wholesaler of Italian forte gourmet food merchandise in the United States.
Represented the stockholders of Esco Interamerica, Ltd., an international production system leasing agency working via extra than 30 subsidiaries in 8 international locations in Latin America and the Caribbean in its sale to an affiliate of Harsco Corporation, a global commercial services employer (NYSE: HSC) serving worldwide industries, consisting of infrastructure, metals, railways and strength.
Represented a set of Central American buyers in the established order of a joint venture for the production, deliver, processing, commercialization and global distribution of vegetable oil, peanut oil, peanut meal, wheat, oil, fats, flour and related agricultural products in Senegal and the relaxation of West Africa.
Represented main international provider of control print and promotional offerings in its acquisition of a print control firm that does enterprise in 12 international locations in Central and South America.
Represented Sobel Westex, a Colombia-based totally commercial enterprise institution, in its acquisition of considerably all the belongings of Baltic Linen, a New York enterprise. The transaction additionally covered the refinancing of Sobel Westex's credit score facility to provide for acquisition financing.
Private Equity: Represented Global Infrastructure Partner lawyers (a $18.7 billion fund) in the acquisition through its subsidiary for a purchase rate of approximately $728 million of a forty nine.9% interest in Empresa Electrica Guacolda S.A., who owns and operates a 760 MW coal-fired power generation facility in northern Chile.
Represented Equity International in its initial investment into Terranum Hotels and subsequent acquisition, with Terranum Group, of Decameron Hotels & Resorts. As a end result of those transactions, Terranum Hotels have become at the date of the acquisition the biggest resort platform in Latin America. Terranum Hotels, which had assembled a portfolio of internationally branded resorts, in the main in Colombia, Costa Rica and El Salvador, and whose partners encompass Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Marriott (with the first W resort in Bogota opened in 2014), brought 7,561 lodge keys for added homes in Colombia, Mexico, Jamaica, Peru, El Salvador, Ecuador and Panama.
Represented Pegasus Capital Advisors L.P., a $2.7 billion fund, in a joint acquisition and recapitalization with control of a Peruvian corporation that focuses on liquid fuels storage, distribution, advertising, and biodiesel manufacturing in Peru with core assets that encompass a fifteen-tank barrel liquid garage terminal with over seven hundred,000 barrels of storage potential, a personal port facility, and biodiesel manufacturing centers located in Callao.
Represented Equity International, the privately held investor and building of main real property businesses outside of the United States, in its funding in a Mexican actual estate improvement business enterprise and platform operating with institutional and private companions from Mexico, the USA and Europe.
Financing: Represented Arcos Dorados, B.V., a completely-owned subsidiary of Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ARCO), within the $350 million acquisition finance facility and $eighty million letter of credit facility for the acquisition of the franchise of McDonald's in 18 jurisdictions all through Latin America and the Caribbean. The financing worried collateral in 18 jurisdictions, with more than one inter-creditor problems, and compliance with the franchise settlement and franchise regime of McDonald's.
Represented Salvadoran store in reference to $300 million multi-foreign money financings secured by using property in eleven different Caribbean jurisdictions. The acquisition was consummated in component thru public gives in Jamaica and Barbados.
Represented Satelites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V., considered one of handiest two privately managed constant satellite carrier carriers in Latin America, in its imparting of $325 million in fundamental quantity of recent 9.5% senior secured notes.
Represented the U.S. associate of a Spanish multinational chief inside the frozen dough area within the refinancing of its about $forty five million credit facility.
Represented MAT Concessionaire, LLC and its sponsors, Meridiam Infrastructure Fund and Bouygues Travaux Publics, S.A., within the Port of Miami Tunnel venture, one of the first greenfield public-private partnerships in the United States.
Represented a Spanish infrastructure agency quick-indexed on Alligator Alley Toll-Road Project, a proposed public-personal partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation to rent, operate, preserve and receive toll sales from the seventy eight-mile stretch of I-75 called Alligator Alley.
Corporate Operations: Represented Arcos Dorados, B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ARCO), in its restructurings in Brazil.
Represented a Middle Eastern company in its licensing of sure software to TIM Celular, S.A., a Brazilian telecommunications organization with over 60 million customers.
Represented a Spanish leader inside the commercial enterprise of transporting passengers in its growth into the U.S.
Represented a group of stockholders of their proxy solicitation to replace the board of directors of a publicly traded organisation.
Represented a real estate development corporation primarily based inside the United States in its Latin American enlargement and related financing transactions.
Representing a Spanish specialty meals business enterprise doing commercial enterprise within the United States.
Languages
Spanish and Fluent; Portuguese and Fluent
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express

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333 SE 2d Avenue, Suite 4400
Miami, FL  33131
U.S.A.
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