On July 3rd, 2019 the Board of Directors of the Superintendence of Competition issued a final resolution in the authorization process of economic concentration promoted by La Constancia, Ltda. de C.V. and The Coca-Cola Company, authorizing said economic agents to carry out the transaction in which the first-mentioned will sell to the latter the trademarks and other distinctive signs related to their bottled water products identified by the distinctive signs "Cristal" and "Oasis", operation that includes, in addition, the granting of a bottling contract between both, so that the first produces, bottles and distributes the products covered by these brands, thus increasing the portfolio of non-alcoholic beverages that The Coca-Cola Company has entrusted the business group to which La Constancia, Ltda. de C.V. belongs for about eighty years.
Arias El Salvador is proud to have adviced La Constancia, Ltda. de C.V. in the commercial aspects, economic competition and intellectual property related to the preparation of this transaction, as well as the representation of their interests in the process of authorization of economic concentration before the Superintendence of Competition that ends successfully for the related companies with the transaction.