Legal 500 Latin America 2014 has recognized the Santo Domingo Office of Squire Patton Boggs as a leading corporate and finance law firm in the Dominican Republic.
Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi, the Santo Domingo office of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, was ranked as a top tier firm in the Dominican Republic in corporate and finance, and recommended in the fields of dispute resolution and real estate and tourism.
In corporate and finance, Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi is praised by Legal 500 as a “trustworthy and professional” firm that has “a robust team and well-rounded partners.” The firm was recognized for advising Grupo Financiero León in its US$4.7 billion landmark merger with Centro Financiero BHD, and advising the same client in acquiring a US$156 million minority stake in Centro Financiero BHD from Spain’s Banco Sabadell together with three other investors. Another noteworthy transaction from the past year includes representing JP Morgan Securities as sole initial purchaser in a US$550 million note issuance by Aerodom.
Santo Domingo office managing partner Alejandro Peña-Prieto was recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” for corporate and finance in the Dominican Republic. Santo Domingo-based Squire Patton Boggs lawyers listed in the Legal 500 guide include:
- Alejandro Peña-Prieto – Corporate and finance; real estate and tourism
- Pedro Gamundi – Corporate and finance; dispute resolution; and real estate and tourism
- Awilda Bourdier Alcantara – Corporate and finance
- Rhina Martínez – Corporate and finance
The Squire Patton Boggs Latin America practice group comprises of more than 80 lawyers who have dedicated the greater part of their careers to Latin American matters and are proficient in counselling, negotiating, resolving disputes, and preparing and reviewing documents in Spanish and Portuguese. An integrated global platform allows access to collective knowledge from a diverse team of practitioners throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.