Banking & Finance

Felipe Aragón

Partner - El Salvador

“We have witnessed Felipe Aragón’s professional growth within the law firm. He is a great lawyer, and we trust him greatly.”

Felipe is a partner at Consortium Legal – El Salvador. He has 10 years of experience in the banking and finance sectors; his main areas of practice are corporate law, foreign investment, mergers, and acquisitions, as well as the banking and financial sector.

Throughout his career at Consortium Legal, he has participated in important transactions at a local and regional level, providing advice on financing structures, mergers and acquisitions, competition, and regulated sector issues, among others.

Recently he has participated in the acquisition of Banco Scotiabank’s operations by Banco Cuscatlán, AIG El Salvador by the Panamanian insurance company ASSA; as well as the credit line granted by Credit Suisse to Imperia Intercontinental INC for the acquisition of the shares of Citibank El Salvador. In addition, he advised Finca Microfinanzas El Salvador in the sale of its operations to Optima Servicios Financieros. He is currently involved in complex banking and project finance transactions led by partner Oscar Samour.

    • Advised Imperia Intercontinental INC in the acquisition of 100% of the operations of Banco Scotiabank and its subsidiaries in El Salvador.
    • Advised the Government of the Republic of El Salvador through the Ministry of Finance in a bond issuance process in the amount of US $ 1,097,000,000.00.
    • Advised Banco G&T Continental, Banco Agromercantil of Guatemala in granting financing to VENTUS, S.A. de C.V., for the amount of US $ 85,500,000.00 for the construction of the first wind farm in El Salvador.
    • Advised Digicel Group in its corporate debt restructuring for US$2.2 billion.
  • Master of Business Law, International Institute of Law and Business INIDEM, Panamá (2017)
  • Specialization in Management Skills, University of San Francisco, United States (2014)
  • Diploma in Conflict Resolution, University of San Francisco, United States (2014)
  • Bachelor´s Degree in Legal Science, Universidad Doctor José Matías Delgado, El Salvador (2013)
  • Course on Entities and Financial Operations, University Doctor José Matías Delgado, El Salvador (2012)
  • Abogado y Notario autorizado por la Corte Suprema de Justicia de la República de El Salvador.

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