Alessandra Di Carlo joined the firm in 2007 and became a partner in 2019 leading the Finance, Insurance and Fintech practice areas. She has 12 years of experience practicing law, focusing her practice on providing advice in the areas of contracts, corporate law, banking and capital markets. Alessandra advises clients in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project finance, and in the entry of global companies to the Dominican market, as well as international funding for large value transactions. In addition, Alessandra represents clients in initial public offerings, and handles other financial market transactions. She has extensive experience advising various market participants both locally and internationally.
Alessandra advised Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev) in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Cervecería Nacional Dominicana (CND), the largest acquisition in the history of the Dominican Republic, for more than US$2 billion. She also advised the dealers in connection with the drafting and structuring of the financing for the construction, operation and maintenance of multiple highway projects for more than US$400 million, as well as a private U.S. equity fund in asset acquisitions in the local hotel industry, amounting to over US$150 million. She has advised initial purchasers in different bond issuances by the Dominican Republic under Rule 144A Reg-S, as well as financial institutions and companies in the private sector in transactions involving US$1 billion, US$300 million and US$100 million, respectively.
Alessandra received her Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in 2006. In 2013, she graduated from the Masters in Business Law and International Litigation programs at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de España, Spain, and Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra. She is fluent in Spanish, English and Italian.