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Interlaw's Panama Firm Advises on Convertible Note Offering by Carnival Corporation

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Interlaw' s strategic partner in Panama, ARIFA, has advised BofA Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and JPMorgan Securities LLC as representatives of the Underwriters and Initial Purchasers in the negotiation of a convertible note and common stock offering by Carnival Corporation, the world's largest travel company and a publicly traded company in the United States. 

The cruise ship operator issued 71,875,000 shares of common stock and US$2,012,500,000 in 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2023. 

ARIFA also advised the Initial Purchasers in connection with the issuance by Carnival Corporation of US$4,000,000,000 in 11.500% First Priority Senior-Secured Notes due 2023.

Estif Aparicio, Donald P. Canavaggio, Pilar Castillo, Andres N. Rubinoff and Javier Yap Endara all acted on the deal for the firm.