Highly regarded


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Practice areas:

Capital markets

With more than 26 years of experience in the banking and financial sectors. He has experience in foreign investment, mergers & acquisitions, banking and securities, and advising in relevant international and local transactions that generate major impacts in the region. He provides ongoing advice to financial institutions in the execution of guaranteed and unsecured credit lines, subordinated agreements, regulatory matters, among other financial issues. He has participated in syndicated loans of more than US$200 million, with the formalization of documentation subject to local laws, including local guarantees. He has also advised on the transfer of financial institutions’ capital holdings to new investors.

  • Advice to the creditor on the amendment of a credit line granted by The Bank of Nova Scotia (Panama Branch) to Excell Business Limited (“Excelll”) originally for US $140,000,000 and increased to US $ 160,000,000.
  • Advised FMO to grant a loan in favor of FDL for working capital. in which the regulations of both types of instruments had to be harmonized. Also, FMO's credit policies had to be reviewed under international standards and the loan to be granted to a Nicaraguan microfinance institution.
  • Advised Nebari to grant a US$6M credit facility to Mako Mining to accelerate both the ramp up of Mining Operations at San Albino and the 2021 Exploration Program.
  • Advised on the issuance and sale by CBC of an additional principal amount of 5.250% Senior Guaranteed Sustainability linked Notes due 2029 for an amount of US$1,100,000,000.00. It is interesting to highlight that this Notes have a sustainability component, as specific environmental targets have been established for the Company, such as an “Absolute Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction Sustainability Performance Target” that means a reduction in absolute greenhouse gas emissions by December 31, 2025. Our law firm assisted with the Nicaraguan subsidiary called “Embotelladora Nacional” and had to review documents subject to NY law and others subject to local laws, including the issuance of a legal opinion under local laws. We provided comments to the Offering Memorandum, Purchase Agreement, Indenture, Supplements, and ancillary documents.

  • Banking
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A
  • Project finance

  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Financial services
  • Gaming
  • Mining

  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Course, Georgetown Law Center, United States (2009)
  • Master of Laws with emphasis in Corporate Law, New York University (NYU), United States (2000)
  • Postgraduate in Financial Management (cum laude), Universidad Centroamericana de Ciencias Empresariales (UCC), Nicaragua (1998)
  • Law Degree, (graduate with distinction) Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile (1996)