Market: Dominican Republic

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

23 February 2023

LatAm partner promotions plunge after previous year’s high

Latin Lawyer has registered a 34% decrease in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of female lawyers reaching the most senior rank at their respective firms has remained in line with last year’s figures.

15 February 2023

Familiar firms return for US$1.8 billion Dominican debt tap

Two Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices have helped the Dominican Republic raise US$1.8 billion through two sovereign bond issuances.

13 February 2023

Pellerano Nadal hires from Dominican banking regulator

Pellerano Nadal Law & Consulting has hired a special counsel from the Dominican Republic’s Superintendency of Banks as partner, strengthening its M&A and finance offerings.

10 February 2023

Dominican company gets financing for gas-fired power plant

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and OMG in Santo Domingo has helped Dominican company SIBA Energy obtain a financing worth 4.1 billion pesos (US$72 million) for a gas-fired power plant.

24 January 2023

Norwegian sovereign wealth fund invests in Dominican bank

Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (NORFUND) inject capital into Banco BDI, a Dominican financial institution.

15 November 2022

International Commercial Arbitration in the Dominican Republic

Featured in The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America

As was the case in many Latin American countries, commercial arbitration, and in particular international commercial arbitration, was not popular in the Dominican Republic, with very few cases prior to the 1990s.

15 September 2022

OMG and Gómez-Pinzón steer cross-border food buy

Dominican asset management group ALERE Advisors has hired OMG in Santo Domingo and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá to acquire a stake in Colombian pork producer Agropecuaria Aliar.

20 June 2022

New LatAm boutique launches in three countries

Stephan Adell has left the partnership at Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi in Santo Domingo to team up with former Dechert special legal consultant Juan Felipe Merizalde and launch a Latin American disputes boutique with offices in Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Panama.

12 May 2022

Squire Patton Boggs steers first Dominican IPO

Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi in Santo Domingo has helped Dominican retailer César Iglesias make the first initial public offering on the country's stock exchange.

19 April 2022

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