Cash offers and standard share purchase agreements are the most common forms of acquisition in Panama. Acquisitions in the distressed asset market are more commonly structured as asset purchases. Mergers are also quite common in certain circumstances.

However, asset purchases in Panama are more challenging to document as the transfer of certain assets require specific formalities (public deeds, registrations, etc).

Learn more in our Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions Guide prepared by our partner Eloy Alfaro B. and senior associate Rita de la Guardia – Originally published by Chambers & Partners (