Alberto is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisition Practice Area at the office in Costa Rica.
He initiated his practice in real estate transaction, including corporate due diligence with emphasis in real estate law and corporate stock purchase agreements
Since 2015 at Arias, he has focused on the corporate area, especially in M&A, supporting national and international transactions, antitrust and competition and corporate restructuring processes.
He also advises national and international clients from different industries on general corporate, contractual and notarial matters
Alberto has actively supported the following clients:
- Telefónica, S.A. a mobile and fixed telecommunications provider in the sale of the Costa Rican subsidiary Telefónica de Costa Rica, TC, S.A. to Millicom International Cellular, S.A.
- Grupo Rudelman in the sale of the group companies with the exclusive distribution of automobile brands Suzuki, JAC and Changan, among others in Costa Rica and Panamá to Inchape Inversiones España S.L.U.
- 12Tree Finance GmbH in the acquisition and post-closing process of a banana project located in Costa Rica Platanera Río Sixaola.
- Amvac Netherlands BV, in the acquisition of the Centro American group companies of Agricenter, y in the post-closing merger control process.
- Vinci Concessions S.A.S. and Airports Worldwide Coöperatief U.A., in the indirect acquisition of the Costa Rican company Aeris Holding Costa Rica, S.A. licensor of Costa Rica´s main airport Juan Santamaría to CCR España Concesiones y Participaciones SLU.
- Applus+ in the acquisition of 80% of Inversiones Finisterre, acquiring control over the Riteve, exclusive provider of vehicle inspection services in Costa Rica and the post-acquisition merger control and authorization processes.
- Amir Latam, S.L. a medical academy in the acquisition of the foundation San Judas Tadeo, a foundation that operates a College with medial emphasis.
- Mondelez in the acquisition of assets of Gallito Industrial, a candy and chocolate manufacturer, and distributor to Cooperativa de Productos de Leche Dos Pinos R.L.
Variety of merger control process such as the following mergers: Berry Global Group-Cloplay Plastic Products, Inc., ABB LTD-Electric Industrial Solutions Business, CONOPCO INC-Living Proof INC, SCA Group Holding BV-BSN Medical Luxembourg Group Holding S.à r.l.
- Law Degree from Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho.
- Member of the Costa Rican Bar Association.