Address:
150mts oeste de la entrada principal de Oficentro El Cedral, Escazú
Edificio Banco General 6º piso San José
Escazú
Costa Rica

+506 2289 0750

+506 2255-1398


Key contacts:

Partner: Rolando Laclé Zúñiga
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Partner : Juan Manuel Godoy
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Partner : David Reuben
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Partner : Randall Barquero
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Partner : Mario Quesada Bianchini
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 100
Network memberships: Cámara Americana de Comercio de Costa Rica (Amcham), Cámara Oficial Española de Comercio e Industria de Costa Rica (Camacoes), Cámara de Comercio Británico-Costarricense (Britcham), Cámara de Comercio de Costa Rica, Cámara Costarricense de la Construcción, Cámara Costarricense De Restaurantes (COCARE), Instituto Costarricense de Estudios Fiscales (ICEF), Asociación de Profesionales en Propiedad Intelectual (APPICR), Asociación de Fintech en Centroamérica, Unión Costarricense de Cámaras (UCCAEP), CINDE, Alianza Empresarial para la Sostenibilidad, Alianza Empresarial para el Desarrollo (AED), International Bar Association (IBA)


We provide legal solutions for your business in Central America.

We are the only law firm with specialized lawyers dedicated exclusively to their practice areas in the five countries of the Central American region, guaranteeing the highest standard of technical quality for our clients. We have the largest team in the Central American region with +200 lawyers located in 8 offices in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica; which gives us the ability to offer personalized attention in high volume regional matters through a single point of contact for your regional needs, providing you with an agile and efficient coordination that results in a standardized and effective final product.

  • Banking and finance
  • Investment funds
  • Restructuring
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Securitisation

Banking and Finance
Mario Quesada Bianchini
mquesada@consortiumlegal.com

Randall Barquero
rbarquero@consortiumlegal.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, an autonomous government-owned institution organized and existing under the laws of Costa Rica, made an international bond issuance for US$300,000,000.00, at an interest rate of 6.750% per annum and, from and including April 7, 2026 (the “Interest Rate Step Up Date”), at a rate of 7.000% per annum (the “Subsequent Rate of Interest”) unless ICE have delivered an officers' certificate certifying that the Sustainability Performance Target (meaning the entry into operations of at least 502,000 smart meters in the Concession Zone -as define by the local regulator - by December 31, 2025) has been satisfied. The maturity date of the bonds is October 7th, 2031.
  • We acted as local counsel to Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. in connection with the green bond issuance by Investment Energy Resources Limited (IERL), a subsidiary of the Guatemalan Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI) of $700 million. The senior bonds had a coupon rate of 6.25% with maturity in 2029.

Corporate
Rolando Laclé Zúñiga
rlacle@consortiumlegal.com

Juan Manuel Godoy
jmgodoy@consortiumlegal.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Consortium Legal has advised Cemex in the sale of its operation in Costa Rica and El Salvador to Cementos Progreso Holdings, S.L., subject to approvals and other conditions. The sale was valued at US$335 million and included one integrated cement plant, one grinding plant, seven ready-mix concrete plants, one aggregate quarry and distributions centers in Costa Rica and El Salvador.
  • Consortium assisted Cemex y both legal and tax matters for the transaction with teams based in Costa Rica and El Salvador. Consortium Advised the buyer in the process of acquiring S.T.T Group CR SA and its subsidiaries (5 Companies under CR jurisdiction). The Seller is a Company dedicated to Outsourced Specialized Services (HRO), Recruiting Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Payroll Process Outsourcing (PPO).

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Industrials
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences

Guatemala
Diagonal 6 10-01 zona 10. Centro Gerencial Las Margaritas Torre II, Oficina 1402
Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
T: +502 2279 3939
E: guatemala@consortiumlegal.com
 
El Salvador
Edificio Avante Local 313, Urb. Madre Selva III.
Calle Llama del Bosque Poniente.
La Libertad, El Salvador
T: +503 2209 1600
E: elsalvador@consortiumlegal.com
 
Honduras
Primera Calle # 304 – Torre Consortium I.
Colonia La Estancia, Final del Bulevar Morazán
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
T: +504 2221 1002
E: honduras@consortiumlegal.com
 
Edificio Banco de Occidente, Local #5
Frente a la Plaza Pedregal Bulevar hacía Banco del País, Sector Noroeste.
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
T: +504 2566 0840
E: honduras@consortiumlegal.com
 
Nicaragua
Del antiguo Hospital Militar, 1 cuadra al Norte.
Edificio Consortium Legal.
Managua, Nicaragua
T: +505 2254 5454
E: nicaragua@consortiumlegal.com
 
Costa Rica
150mts oeste de la entrada principal de Oficentro El Cedral, Escazú.
Edificio Banco General 6º piso
Escazú, Costa Rica
T: +506 2289 0750
E: costarica@consortiumlegal.com
 
Liberia, Centro Comercial Plaza Futura, Local #35
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
T: +506 8345 4548 / 8346 9465
E: costarica@consortiumlegal.com