Awilda Alcántara-Bourdier focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, contracts, finance, corporate law and tax matters. She represents multinational clients regarding the structuring of their business interests and investments in the Dominican Republic, primarily in the electric, financial services, manufacturing and construction sectors, as well as in general project finance. She provides ongoing advice on commercial and tax-related matters, as well as strategic transactions, and advises clients on the drafting and negotiation of complex contracts such as share purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements and loan and security agreements.
Awilda is recognized for corporate/commercial matters in the Dominican Republic by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America and also noted by LatinLawyer 250 2017 for corporate governance and finance and mergers and acquisitions. She has been classified as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000,The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, and as an expert in finance and corporate by Who's Who Legal Central America.
She teaches Mergers and Acquisitions at the Masters Program in business law and international litigation jointly offered by the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, Spain and is a frequent speaker and writer on issues related to corporate law.
Awilda is a member of the Asociación Dominicana de Promoción y Protección de la Libre Competencia and of Asociación Nacional de Jóvenes Empresarios. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Dispute Resolution of the Chamber of Commerce of Santo Domingo and of the Board of Directors of Instituto OMG, a leading advance education institution in the country.