Dominican Republic: M&A in The Dominican Republic: Market opportunities and legal trends in 2021

PELLERANO NADAL in conjunction with the legal directory, THE LEGAL 500, and prestigious law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, hosted a Webinar where they shared their insights on getting through the recent crisis, and essential information on potential regulatory trends for inbound and outbound market transactions.

Our Managing Partner, Luis Rafael Pellerano, participated as a panelist in an important conference organized by his firm, together with prominent businessmen from the Dominican Republic, where they shared essential knowledge about the regulatory trends of incoming and outgoing market transactions, in these times of crisis.

Thursday, April 15th, 2021.

As the world is still dealing with the ongoing pandemic, buyers and sellers find themselves in a drastically altered market. The disruptions caused by Covid-19 have been unprecedented and will significantly alter the way M&A transactions will be approached in the future.

This conference organized by THE LEGAL 500, PELLERANO NADAL and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, was created to provide GCs, Heads of Business, and other stakeholders with the essential knowledge they need to manage their businesses through the current crisis, and also provide them with relevant information on the regulatory trends of incoming and outgoing transactions that seek to consolidate the Dominican market.

The panel was comprised of Luis Rafael Pellerano | Managing Partner, Pellerano Nadal; Jaime Mercado | Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP; Edward Baldera | Vice President of International, Institutional Investment and Banking Investment - Banco Popular Dominicano; and Roberto Herrera | Member of the Board of Directors of Interenergy Group.

The webinar was moderated by James Wood | Director of International Content and Research, The Legal 500, where the following points were discussed:

  • Mergers and acquisitions in the Dominican Republic: General challenges for entering the market and conducting business.
  • Advances in financing agreements in the Dominican Republic and Latin America.
  • Opportunities created by taking advantage of assets.
  • An overview of the regulatory implications / effects on M&A transactions.
  • Possible regulatory risks.
  • How Covid-19 has affected the market and the legal landscape of the Dominican Republic.

We invite you to see the complete recording of the webinar -

The PELLERANO NADAL team is available to answer any questions regarding this or any other topic of interest to you.