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Axel Miranda is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Practice where he advises multinational clients on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, private offerings, and private equity and venture capital fund formation and investments.

Axel focuses his practice on general corporate law and corporate governance, advising on a range of complex cross-border transactions involving countries in North, Central and South America, Europe and Asia. He also regularly assists corporations and venture capital funds in financings, strategic investments, mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border licensing and technology transactions.

Axel graduated from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law where he was the recipient of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Scholarship, the Carl McGowan Fellowship, the Edward & Darlene Meier Scholarship, and the Highest Level of Public Service Star. He is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Representative Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions
  • SoftBank Group Corp. and SoftBank Vision Fund in the $40 billion sale of UK-headquartered multinational semiconductor and software design company Arm Limited to U.S. chip company NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA).
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series C financing round totaling $225 million in Kavak, a Mexican online platform for buying and selling used cars.
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series B financing round totaling $108 million in Acesso Digital, a Brazilian IDTech pioneer in ID protection solutions.
  • Vertical Bridge in the $213 million acquisition of nearly all of the towers owned by broadcast company Cumulus Media and certain other related assets.
  • SoftBank in connection with the establishment of a Latin America-focused joint venture with OYO, a SoftBank portfolio company.
  • SoftBank, as well as its portfolio company, Riverwood Capital, in connection with a Series C financing round led by SoftBank’s Latin America Fund in Brazilian data science company Cortex.
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series B financing round led by SoftBank’s Latin America Fund totaling US$125 million in AlphaCredit, one of the fastest growing technology-enabled financial platforms in Latin America.
  • SoftBank in its joint US$150 million Series C round investment with Tencent in Argentine fintech company Ualá.
  • SoftBank in its US$100 million investment in Konfio, an online lending platform in Mexico.
  • Liberty Latin America Ltd., a leading telecommunications company with operations in Chile, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and other parts of Latin America, in its acquisition of an 80 percent stake in Cabletica, a leading Costa Rican cable operator, from Televisora Costa Rica, S.A., for approximately US$250 million.*
  • Rentokil North America, the North American subsidiary of Rentokil Initial plc (LSE: RTO), in its acquisition of 100 percent of the issued and outstanding membership interests of Vector Disease Acquisition, LLC.*
  • Linx S.A., a management software solutions provider, in its acquisition of Synthesis Group, a software developer and consultancy company, for US$16 million.*
Finance
  • The Chilean, Peruvian, and Colombian operating companies of Andean Telecom Partners in a syndicated senior secured financing totaling approximately $170 million and a subsequent syndicated senior secured financing totaling $35 million.
  • Andean Tower Partners Colombia, operator and developer of wireless telecommunications infrastructure owned by Digital Bridge, in the US$55 million refinancing operation granted by Scotiabank Colpatria. Andean Tower Partners Colombia is expected to use the funds to develop and acquire telecommunications infrastructure assets.
  • CIFI Panama, S.A., a non-bank financial institution in Latin America and the Caribbean specializing in infrastructure and energy financing, in a structuring of a corporate loan for TAG Group, S.A. and certain of its affiliates.
  • Avianca group airlines in the financing of three Airbus A320-233 Aircraft and one Airbus A319-132 Aircraft.*
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