Top 50: Americas M&A Lawyers

“Distinction in Dealmaking”

Published exclusively by Global M&A Network, the 9th annual list profiles highly respected, successful, and innovative group of 50 lawyers from the Americas mergers and acquisitions communities. 96 firms and 540 lawyers were evaluated for the current A-list.

All transactions are truly a team effort. Inclusion in the A-list also validates the firms’ leadership and record of closing value-creating transactions irrespective of deal size. We have range of identifiable criteria for making the often-hard editorial decisions.

Congratulations: Top 50 M&A Lawyers, and the firm’s they represent!

Guilherme Bueno Malouf

Malouf is an expert in M&A transactions, private equity investments, organization of structured investment funds, especially Equity, Real Estate and Credit Rights Investment Funds. He has experience in the food and beverage, steel, cement, real estate, energy, services, technology, and retail.

Vincent A. Mercier

Vince practical advice and methodical approach achieves significant success for public and private clients in transactions of all sizes, domestic and international. He represents acquirers, targets, controlling shareholders and committees of independent directors in public company acquisitions, both negotiated and hostile.

Daniel Calhman de Miranda

Daniel is experienced in cross-border transactions of all kinds and has a powerful reputation for complex M&A transactional matters and related disputes. He has been involved in major M&A deals for AIMCo, Blackstone, CPPIB, Totvs, Gol Linhas Aéreas, Titan Cement, etc., in the last few years.

Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães Neto

Plinio focuses on variety of transactions including securities repurchase transactions, foreign investments structure, divestments, transactions involving asset sales and debt assumptions, and investments in overleveraged or distressed Brazilian companies. He is also actively involved in M&A transactions, transfers of control, as well as private equity investments.

Mitchell S. Nussbaum

Mitch also serves as co-chair of the firm’s Capital Markets and Corporate Department. His practice focuses on representing emerging growth companies, investment banks, SPACs, PIPEs and variety of private placements transactions. He also negotiates acquisitions, mergers, going-private transactions, reverse mergers, etc., and has represented issuers and underwriters in hundreds of SPAC public offerings and business combinations for over 20 years.

Antonio has broad experience in the U.S., Latin America, and Spain, representing strategic investors and private equity funds in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, SPAC deals, and other corporate matters. He has four law degrees from the United States, Mexico and Spain and speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese. Prior to joining GT, he served as in-house counsel at one of the largest Mexican financial institutions, Banamex, and later served as acting General Counsel for a joint venture between two Fortune 500 companies operating in thirteen jurisdictions in Latin America.

Nicolás Piaggio

Nicolás mainly works in the Banking and Corporate Department. His experience includes engagement in financing transactions, debt restructurings, sovereign debt transactions (including a direct participation in the last two Uruguayan successful multibillion sovereign debt exchange), public and private securities’ offer, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Antonio Del Pino

Antonio advises companies, private equity firms, and financial institutions on cross-border acquisitions, divestitures, financings, and restructurings involving Latin America and the United States. He brings more than two decades of experience navigating complex transactions on behalf of sophisticated clients doing business in Latin America.

Mitchell S. Presser

Mitchell advises on high-profile global public and private mergers and acquisitions, with a heavy concentration on private equity transactions across variety of asset classes and industries. He also co-chairs the global Food + Agriculture Industry practice.

Robert E. Puopolo

Rob as part of the Life Sciences group. He advises U.S. and European life sciences companies on a variety of transactions. In addition to day-to-day representation and strategic advice to his clients, he regularly handles IPOs and public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic collaborations.