Market: Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera partner joins DMK in the Dominican Republic

Dominican law firm DMK Abogados has appointed two disputes partners by rehiring a former senior associate and adding a partner from Latin Lawyer 250 firm Pellerano & Herrera.

15 June 2021

Several firms guide Canadian purchase of Dominican fuel retailer

Torys LLP in Toronto and New York and Dominican law firm Pereyra & Asociados have advised a subsidiary of Canadian retailer Parkland in the acquisition of a 50% stake in fuel distributor Isla Dominicana de Petróleo.

03 June 2021

AES Dominicana makes US$300 million issuance

Uría Menéndez in Madrid and New York and Dominican firm Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi have helped power company AES Dominicana issue US$300 million worth of notes and launch a tender offer.

11 May 2021

Headrick Rizik steers historic Dominican green bond trust

Dominican firm Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped power company Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina set up a trust through which the company plans to issue the country’s first green bonds.

06 May 2021

Multilatina makes Central America’s largest green debt tap

Several international and Latin American law firms have helped the renewables subsidiary of Guatemalan multilatina Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI) make Central America’s largest green bond issuance as part of a US$1 billion liability management transaction.

04 May 2021

Dominican car group buys BMW distribution rights in Uruguay

Uruguayan law firm Guyer & Regules has helped Dominican car trader Magna Motors acquire Uruguay’s sole distributor of BMW vehicles, Automotores Motor Haus, for US$20 million.

28 April 2021

Unilever inks distribution agreement with Dominican retailer

Jiménez Peña in Santo Domingo has helped UK conglomerate Unilever sign an agreement with retailer César Iglesias, through which the latter will become the main distributor of Unilever’s portfolio of personal care brands in the Dominican Republic.

16 March 2021

Latin Lawyer's Leading Lights for pro bono

Featured in Pro bono 2020

Here we celebrate “Leading Lights”, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

22 February 2021

Guatemala launches counterclaim in mining dispute

Guatemala has lodged a counterclaim in a US$350 million DR-CAFTA dispute with third-party funded mining investors, seeking damages for alleged misrepresentation and a failure to meet environmental commitments.

16 February 2021

Paraguay and Dominican Republic issue sovereign debt

A slew of international and Latin American law firms has advised on two separate sovereign bond issuances made by the Dominican Republic and Paraguay, in which the countries raised US$3.3 billion.

15 February 2021

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