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Jiménez Peña

Corporate/Commercial

2 ranked lawyersBand 2Dominican RepublicGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded firm with strong capabilities across finance and M&A transactions. Frequently instructed by local banking clients, multilaterals and international investment banks to advise on a range of financing structures, including corporate and project finance mandates. Particularly well versed in the development renewable energy projects. Boasts noted expertise in private equity deals.

Notable practitioners

Department head Luis Jiménez is singled out by a client for his "business acumen and experience closing deals." Jiménez regularly assists notable local clients with the negotiation of commercial contracts, such as franchise and cooperation agreements. He also boasts extensive experience advising on M&A transactions, including acquisitions of key shareholdings.

Marcos Peña Rodríguez garners praise from clients for his activity in the area, with one reporting: "He is an excellent lawyer in both the corporate and commercial arenas." He routinely assists clients with M&A transactions in the energy space, as well as advising financial entities granting credit facilities to Dominican companies.

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Overview

The JCP team advises clients on all legal and business aspects of operating, financing and expanding their investments in the Dominican Republic.

The firm has rapidly become a leader in the relatively new M&A practice in the Dominican Republic. It routinely handles large-scale cross-border mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs of businesses with presence in the country. It also participates in negotiations outside the Dominican Republic of transactions involving Dominican corporate branches or subsidiaries.

JCP attorneys possess vast experience representing Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, capital providers, as well as local state and private entities, across a wide specter of industries, from energy and mining to hospitality and manufacturing.

Chambers and Partners Latin America characterizes the firm as “particularly active in M&A, financing and restructuring.” Its sources describe JCP as "a very business-oriented practice, providing excellent service and great response times." The firm’s founding partners are top ranked and are noted for their client service and negotiating skills.

Members

Beauchamps, Jennifer

González, Ricardo

Jiménez, Luis J

Peña Rodríguez, Marcos

Rosa, Katherine

Valera, Gisselle

Veras, Vilma

Clients

American Airlines, Inc.

Asociación Popular de Ahorros y Préstamos

Banco BHD Leon

Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica

Citibank

Grupo Punta Cana

Humano

Interamerican Development Bank

International Finance Corporation

Portblue Hotels

Sirenis Hotels

TOTAL

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Bank

Energy

Financial Services

Government

Health Care

Insurance

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Telecommunications

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Corporate/Commercial

Jiménez Peña

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Location

Av. Winston Churchill 1099,

Citi Tower,

Piso 14,

Santo Domingo

Distrito Nacional

Dominican Republic

DN 10148

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Dominican Republic

Corporate/Commercial


Luis J Jiménez
Band 2
Marcos Peña Rodríguez
Band 3