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Greenberg Traurig Serves as Lead Counsel in Grupo Bio Pappel’s Acquisition of Corporación Scribe

MIAMI (August  29, 2014) – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig represented Grupo Bio Pappel (GBP) as lead counsel in the negotiation of an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Corporación Scribe (Scribe), a leading manufacturer and seller of paper and notebooks in Mexico.

The deal announced on Aug. 25 is subject to customary closing conditions. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Closing is scheduled for November.

GBP controls the leading paper producer in Mexico and Latin America and is committed to sustainability and the environment. GBP products include bond paper, newsprint, brown paper, corrugated cardboard packaging, paper sacks and cut paper for copies, printing, notebooks, books and forms.

Scribe is best known for the manufacturing and distribution of bond paper, as well as consumer writing and printing products.

The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Emilio J. Alvarez-Farré, a Shareholder in the Latin American and Iberian Practice Group and the Miami Corporate and Securities Practice.

Mr. Alvarez-Farré was assisted by Juan Delgado, an associate in the firm’s Latin American and Iberian Practice Group and Miami Corporate and Securities Practice Group. Additional team members from the firm’s Corporate and Securities practice in the Mexico City office included Shareholder Juan Manuel González Bernal, Associate Miguel Yturbe Redo, Associate José A. Butrón Quintero, and Foreign Law Clerk Adriana Garcia-Cuellar.

Mr. Alvarez-Farré concentrates his practice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. Over the course of more than two decades, he has represented top companies and global brands in multibillion dollar landmark transactions throughout Latin America.