IBM’s spin-off its Managed Infrastructure Services (MIS) business

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, Nassar Abogados, LE?A Abogados, Estudio Echecopar (Baker McKenzie), Brigard Urrutia, FERRERE, CorralRosales, Hogan Lovells, Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga, EY Law and Ortiz & Asociados advised BM Corporation

IBM completed its plan to spin-off its Managed Infrastructure Services (MIS) business which is part of Global Technology Services (GTS) division into a new publicly traded company (“NewCo”). Post spin-off, IBM will focus on its open hybrid cloud platform and Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and accelerate clients’ digital transformation journey. The stub unit will comprise of Cloud and Cognitive Software, Global Business Services, Systems and Global Financing segments. On the other hand, the spun-off unit will focus on managing and modernizing client owned infrastructures and will comprise of Managed Infrastructure Services business of Global Technology Services segment.

In US, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison advised IBM with Scott Barshay, Laura C. Turano, Steven Williams, John Kennedy, Caith Kushner, Jeffrey Samuels, Scott M. Sontag, Lawrence I. Witdorchic, Jonathan Ashtor, Jarrett Hoffman, David Sobel, Frances Mi and Alyssa Wolpin. 

In Costa Rica, Nassar Abogados advised advised IBM with Tomás Nassar J., Alina Nassar, Lupita Quintero, Alejandro Vargas, María Fernanda Redondo and Ludovica Jarquín.

In Venezuela, LEGA Abogados advised IBM with Pedro Urdaneta, John D. Tucker Barboza, Luis Eduardo López Durán, José Alberto Ramírez, Juan Enrique Aigster, Elías Tarbay and Andrés Acosta.

In Perù, Estudio Echecopar (Baker McKenzie) advised IBM with Inés Baca de la Piedra, Rolando Ramírez-Gastón, Fernando Sam Chec, Laura Francia, Elizabeth Zamudio, Katherine Zapata de la Piedra, Diego Becerra and Cristina de la Piedra.

In Colombia, Brigard Urrutia advised IBM with Álvaro Cala, Johann Schomberger and Paula Morales Rivadeneira.

In Uruguay, FERRERE advised IBM with Geraldine Ifrán, Verónica Raffo, Manuel Lecuona e Isabel Laventure. Consejeros Nelson Larrañaga e Isabel Hounie. Asociados Alejandra García Bizzozero, Walter Planells, Giselle Cardoso and Ana Laura Oliveros.

In Ecuador, CorralRosales advised IBM with Xavier Rosales, Edmundo Ramos, Andrea Moya, Milton Carrera, Marta Villagómez, Ramón Paz,  Miño, Sofía Rosales and Darío Escobar.

Hogan Lovells also advised IBM.

Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos advised IBM in Chile.

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados*

EY Law also advised IBM.

In Argentina, Ortiz & Asociados advised IBM with a team including Vanesa F. Mahia (Picture), Jorge Daniel Ortiz, Juan Pablo Rovira and Carolina Villar Freuler.

Involved fees earner: Inés Baca – Baker McKenzie; Diego Becerra – Baker McKenzie; Cristina de la Piedra Sanchez Aizcorbe – Baker McKenzie; Laura Francia – Baker McKenzie; Rolando Ramírez-Gastón Horny – Baker McKenzie; Fernando Sam Chec – Baker McKenzie; Elizabeth Zamudio – Baker McKenzie; Katherine Zapata de la Piedra – Baker McKenzie; Alvaro Cala – Brigard & Urrutia; Paula Morales Rivadeneira – Brigard & Urrutia; Johann Schomberger Tibocha – Brigard & Urrutia; Milton Carrera – CorralRosales; Darío Escobar – CorralRosales; Andrea Moya – CorralRosales; Ramón Paz y Miño – CorralRosales; Edmundo Ramos Cárdenas – CorralRosales; Xavier Rosales – CorralRosales; Sofía Rosales – CorralRosales; Marta Villagomez – CorralRosales; Giselle Cardoso Ottonello – Ferrere Attorneys; Alejandra García – Ferrere Attorneys; Isabel Hounie – Ferrere Attorneys; Geraldine Ifrán – Ferrere Attorneys; Nelson Larrañaga – Ferrere Attorneys; Isabel Laventure – Ferrere Attorneys; Manuel Lecuona – Ferrere Attorneys; Laura Oliveros – Ferrere Attorneys; Walter Planells – Ferrere Attorneys; Verónica Raffo – Ferrere Attorneys; Andrés Acosta – Lega Abogados; Juan Enrique Aigster – Lega Abogados; Luis López Durán – Lega Abogados; José Alberto Ramírez – Lega Abogados; Elias Tarbay – Lega Abogados; John Tucker Barboza – Lega Abogados; Pedro Urdaneta – Lega Abogados; Ludovica Jarquín – Nassar Abogados; Tomas Nassar – Nassar Abogados; Alina Nassar – Nassar Abogados; Lupita Quintero – Nassar Abogados; María Fernanda Redondo – Nassar Abogados; Alejandro Vargas – Nassar Abogados; Vanesa Mahia – Ortiz & Asociados; Jorge Ortiz – Ortiz & Asociados; Juan Pablo Rovira Escalante – Ortiz & Asociados; Carolina Villar Freuler – Ortiz & Asociados; Jonathan Ashtor – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Scott Barshay – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Jarrett Hoffman – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; John Kennedy – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Caith Kushner – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Frances Mi – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Jeffrey Samuels – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; David Sobel – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Scott Sontag – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Laura Turano – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Steven Williams – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Lawrence Witdorchic – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Alyssa Wolpin – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie; Brigard & Urrutia; CorralRosales; Ferrere Attorneys; Lega Abogados; Nassar Abogados; Ortiz & Asociados; Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Clients: IBM;

Avatar

Author: Ambrogio Visconti