NEW YORK – May 6, 2022 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP was presented an award for its role as U.S. Deal Counsel for the Latin Lawyer 2022 Private Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Deal of the Year at the publication’s annual event May 5 at the Unique Hotel in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In this multi-national, complex proptech deal, Greenberg Traurig represented Navent, an online real estate marketplace in Latin America, in connection with its acquisition by Quinto Andar. The award recognizes landmark Latin American deals and cases across 11 categories.
Navent Group includes companies in Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Mexico, and the agreement consolidates QuintoAndar holding as the largest housing group in Latin America. Navent, which will continue to operate its real estate services, will now have more resources and access to technology and talent as a result of the transaction.
The Greenberg Traurig team representing Navent in the deal was led by Antonio Peña, Co-Chair of the firm’s Latin American Practice Group, with the close involvement of Shareholders Seth J. Entin and Manuel R. Valcarcel IV, Of Counsel Arnaldo C. Rego, Jr., and International Associate (Foreign Law Clerk) Humberto Molina, in the firm’s Miami office. Other deal members included Shareholders Kara M. Bombach, in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, and Joseph Mamounas, in the firm’s Miami office.
“We thank Latin Lawyer for this recognition of our teamwork and Riverwood Capital and Navent for selecting us as counsel for this transformative transaction in Latin America,” Peña said. “We have witnessed how Latin America has evolved through the years via technology and consolidation and look forward to the opportunity to continue adding value on these types of exceptional matters across the region. We also want to thank the many professionals and law firms involved in this transaction.”
According to Latin Lawyer’s website, the winning deals all demonstrated innovative legal work at a level of complexity that broke new parameters in the jurisdictions where they took place. The lawyers involved performed extraordinary work, and the impact and significance of the deals go well beyond the negotiating table. Latin Lawyer’s editorial team selected the winning deals.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono, reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Web: www.gtlaw.com.