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Greenberg Traurig Advises Viakable in Joint Venture with Rea Magnet Wire Company

MIAMI – Dec. 2, 2016 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP represented Viakable S.A. de C.V., the cable division of Mexico’s Xignux Group (Viakable), in the proposed joint venture between Rea Magnet Wire Company, a global wire manufacturer, with Magnekon S.A. de C.V., a subsidiary of Viakable. The proposed joint venture, which will serve the NAFTA magnet wire industry, is subject to regulatory approval in Mexico.

The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Marc M. Rossell (New York) and Emilio J. Alvarez-Farré (Miami), shareholders in the Latin American and Iberian Practice and the firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice. Additional team members included shareholders Roman Fayerberg (Boston), Seth J. Entin (Miami), and Manuel Rajunov (Dallas), and associates Juan Delgado (Miami), Noam Lipshitz (Fort Lauderdale), and Stephen Pelliccia (Miami).

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 companies in multibillion dollar transactions throughout Latin America.

Rossell focuses his practice on securities offerings, including both equity and debt offerings, and structured financings. He has been involved in many of the largest securities offerings out of Latin America, including privatization offerings.

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