Patton, Moreno & Asvat's professional team has a strong reputation and extensive experience in corporate and financial law practice, advising international clients on complex financial transactions in various business sectors, securities, mergers and acquisitions, establishment and implementation of Joint ventures, strategic alliances and securities and financial instruments.


Mergers & Acquisitions

In a global environment where large companies are focused on increasing their market power or responding to consolidation among their competitors, the mergers and acquisitions have taken on greater strength.

But this same effervescence of mergers and acquisitions brings innumerable challenges, mainly in international transactions where the commercial practices and regulatory frameworks are variants. Buyers and sellers should take into consideration many aspects, including due diligence, reputational risk, capacity for effective market integration, defense of competition, among other topics that require an experienced legal counsel.

Patton, Moreno & Asvat for 35 years has advised in the main financial transactions in Panama. Our firm has a solid team of multidisciplinary professionals who have been, year after year, recognized as leaders in Mergers and Acquisitions by several publications of high international prestige.

We offer advice in:

  • Strategic alliances
  • Reorganizations
  • Mergers
  • Acquisition Offers
  • Association of companies or "Joint Ventures"
  • Due Diligence for business purchase transactions
  • Acquisitions and sales of public and private companies
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Regulatory advice regarding economic concentrations.




María de Lourdes Marengo -
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Derivatives and Capital Markets

For decades the Patton, Moreno & Asvat Group has advised the main economic groups and the most important financial institutions, banks and brokers, local and international in their offers of debt and capitalization.

Our services include advice regarding:

  • Initial and secondary public offerings of securities (equity and debt).
  • Establishment of brokerage and investment advisory companies.
  • Securitization of Assets.
  • Establishment and structuring of investment funds.
  • Derivatives, swaps, ISDA Master Agreements.
  • Regulatory advice on securities.



María de Lourdes Marengo -
Nadya Price -
Khatiya Asvat -