- Latin America business news outlet LatinVex has ranked Sao Paulo banking and asset finance partner Marc J. Veilleux
and San Francisco corporate and Latin America partner Eric Save
among Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers for 2018. Selection is based on recent work on major deals and transactions, prominence of the firm in Latin America, and rankings by third parties such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Thomson Reuters.
Veilleux focuses his practice on international finance, infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, technology outsourcings, and other strategic alliances. He regularly counsels Brazilian and other Latin American financial institutions and companies on such matters as structured trade and commodity financings, asset-based loans, and project financings, as well as debt capital markets offerings. He also has extensive experience in representing lenders and borrowers in securitizations and other financings of both performing and non-performing loans and receivables, in addition to private equity fund interests and equity securities.
Save represents clients in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, and other parts of Latin America on a variety of international corporate and transactional matters. These include cross-border M&A, venture capital investments, start-up company affairs, joint ventures, energy and mining projects, and the establishment of business operations and ventures both domestically and abroad. A former executive, in-house lawyer, and co-founder of a Mexican software company, Save has handled transactions for clients in a wide range of sectors, including the technology, financial services, venture capital, private equity, electrical power, oil & gas, infrastructure, commodities trading, consumer products, sports/entertainment, and wine & spirits industries.
K&L Gates’ Latin America
practice represents multinational companies across diverse industries — ranging from energy, infrastructure, real estate, and transportation to mining, retail, telecommunications, and hospitality — on entry and exit strategies, corporate and tax structuring, and regulatory matters in Latin America.