Despegar’s $332 Million Initial Pubic Offering


Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, TozziniFreire, Beccar Varela, Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, Dias Carneiro and Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal advised on the transaction

Despegar.com Corp. finalized the offering of 12.77 million shares raising $332 Million on the New York Stock Exchang.

Despegar.com, Corp., an online travel company, provides a range of travel and travel-related products through its Website and mobile apps in Latin America.

The company, led by Damian Scokin, Michael James Doyle II, Gonzalo García Estebarena, Sebastián Mackinnon and Martín Molinari, is based in Buenos Aires.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc, Itau BBA USA Securities, Inc., UBS Securities LLC, Cowen and Company LLC and KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. acted as Initial Purchasers.

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advised Despegar.com with Juan F. Méndez (Picture) and Kirsten Harmon.

In Brazil, TozziniFreire Advogados advised Despegar.com with Alexei Bonamin, Marcela Waksman Ejnisman and Mariane Rocha Lima Huhtala.

In Argentina, Beccar Varela advised Despegar.com with Ramón Moyano, Alejandro Poletto, Pedro Silvestri and Paula Casaux Alsina.

In US, Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian advised the initial purchasers with Heidi E. Mayon, Ward Breeze, Brian C. Hutchings, Hozefa M. Botee and Colin G. Conklin.

Dias Carneiro Advogados advised the initial purchasers with Eduardo Zilberberg, Paulo Leme and Juliana Pimentel Gomes.

In Argentina, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal advised the initial purchasers with Hernán Slemenson, Fernanda Reines, Jazmine Daruich and Giancarlo Reanda.

Involved fees earner: Hernán Slemenson – Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Fernanda Agustina Reines – Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Giancarlo Eduardo Reanda – Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Alexei Bonamin – Tozzini Freire ; Marcela Waksman Ejnisman – Tozzini Freire ; Mariane Rocha Lima Huhtala – Tozzini Freire ; Eduardo Zilberberg – Dias Carneiro, Flores, Sanches, Turkienicz, Amendola, Waisberg e Thomaz Bastos; Paulo Leme – Dias Carneiro, Flores, Sanches, Turkienicz, Amendola, Waisberg e Thomaz Bastos; Juliana Pimentel – Dias Carneiro, Flores, Sanches, Turkienicz, Amendola, Waisberg e Thomaz Bastos; Ramón Moyano – Estudio Beccar Varela; Alejandro Poletto – Estudio Beccar Varela; Pedro Silvestri – Estudio Beccar Varela; Paula Casaux Alsina – Estudio Beccar Varela; Heidi Mayon – Gunderson Dettmer; Ward Breeze – Gunderson Dettmer; Brian Hutchings – Gunderson Dettmer; Hozefa Botee – Gunderson Dettmer; Juan Francisco Mendez – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kirsten Harmon – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Tozzini Freire ; Dias Carneiro, Flores, Sanches, Turkienicz, Amendola, Waisberg e Thomaz Bastos; Estudio Beccar Varela; Gunderson Dettmer; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Citigroup Global Markets Ltd; Morgan Stanley; UBS; Cowen and Company; Itaú BBA USA Securities; KeyBanc Capital Markets; Despegar.com, Corp.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti