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Our Clients

Carrillo y Asociados has a portfolio of more than 3,000 clients including companies listed in Fortune 500. The firm’s clients include Lloyds TSB Bank PLC; Citibank; JP Morgan; Morgan Stanley; Standard Bank of London; IFC; The World Bank; International Monetary Fund; Eximbank; Cessna Finance Corporation; PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (Canada); Panamerican Life Insurance (Palic); Aetna US Health Care (USA); Deroyal Industries Inc; Microsoft Corporation; France Telecom; United Parcel Services Co; Maersk; APL Logistics; Eco Young & Rubicam; BBDO Worldwide Inc; Duferco Steel, Inc; Tetra Pak, SA; Honda Motor Co, Ltd; Firestone Ventures; British American Tobacco (BAT); Unilever PLC; ITOCHU Corporation (Japan); Indiana Knitwear, SA; Ventana Mining Company; Holcim (Switzerland); Fujifilms Sericol USA; Boart Longyear Inc; Grupo Jumex (México); Firestone Ventures, Inc.; SC Johnson & Son Inc (Costa Rica); Glaxo SmithKline; Procter & Gamble; Associated British Foods; Grupo Industrial Lala, SA; Mc Cain Foods Limited; Mahler, SA; Conservas La Costeña, SA de CV; Diageo Inc; Red Bull GMBH; Cámara del Agro (Guatemala); Asociación de Cogeneradores (Guatemala); and Magdalena Sugar Refinery (Guatemala).

Our Services in Central America: A Firm Tradition

For more than 15 years, Carrillo y Asociados has been providing a unique service to our clients in Central America. We handle cases involving Central American parties and issues directly from our office in Guatemala and involving our strategic partners in El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama which provide unlimited reach and resources. We rely on foreign local counsel, but direct all cases from our office, to guarantee the quality of operations, documents, and negotiation processes. Local and foreign peers as well as loyal clients recognize our aptness and efficiency to conform result-oriented work teams to successfully handle complex cases that rise multijurisdictional issues. Clients rate the firm as a market leader on corporate matters, and as one of the few firms in the country that can handle complex cases requiring a good grasp of both domestic and international issues.

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Corporate and commercial

Our corporate and commercial practice group has handled some of the largest and most complex transactions in Guatemala and Central America. We structure the delivery of legal services by orchestrating hard work, experience, knowledge and creativity. We believe that this combination of skills provides a value-added benefit to clients seeking advice on a wide variety of business activities. As negotiators we pride ourselves on being resourceful, innovative and credible.

Some examples of major transactions in which the firm’s corporate and commercial expertise has played a formative role include: United Parcel Services in the acquisition of several Companies in Guatemala and Merger of UPS Freight Services Guatemala S.A. into UPS SCS (Guatemala) Ltda.; Associated British Foods in the due diligence process and acquisition of Burns Philp Guatemala, S.A. (an Australian-based Company involved in production and distribution of food ingredients and consumer branded food, beverages and related products); Firestone, Inc. in zinc exploration rights; Cessna Finance Corporation in aircraft leases; Ventana Mining Company in the incorporation, operation and obtaining of legal permits for an important mining Company in Guatemala; Elof Hansson Paper Board in the execution of an Agency Agreement in Guatemala; Honda Motors in agency agreement matters in Guatemala; and ITPSA - Industrial Técnica Pecuaria, S.A. (a Spanish Company) in the acquisition of a Guatemalan Corporation and in the operation of ITPSA DE CENTROAMÉRICA, S.A..

Our expertise includes:

  • Agency and Distributorship
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Consumer
  • Corporate Governance
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Franchising
  • Funds
  • General Company Advice
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Outsourcing
  • Partnerships
  • Private Equity
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
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