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Werner Federico Ahlers is a partner in Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A, corporate and finance and project development and finance groups, where his experience includes a wide range of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate, project and asset-backed financings and securities offerings. Mr Ahlers’ practice is primarily focused on private equity, joint venture and project development and finance transactions in the natural resource and infrastructure sectors in Latin America. He has been recognised for his work by leading legal publications, including Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 Latin America and The Legal 500 United States and has also received recognitions from The American Lawyer, M&A Advisor and Law360. He is chair of the Inter-American Affairs Committee of the New York City Bar Association, member ex officio of the Vance Center and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr Ahlers was born in Nicaragua, is a native Spanish speaker and is proficient in Portuguese.