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EDIFICIO BANCARACAS, P.H, PLAZA LA CASTELLANA, CARACAS 1060, VENEZUELA
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Carlos Omaña

Tel:
Work +58 212 2646244
Email:
D'Empaire

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Specializes on Venezuelan sovereign and quasi-sovereigns international financings, corporate law, oil and gas projects and corporate restructurings . He has participated in most of the significant Venezuelan financing transactions, including the issuance of PDVSA bonds. He has represented BNP Paribas, Barclays, CAF, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Haitong Securities, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), JP Morgan, UBS Securities.

Career

Partner since 2001. He was an intern at Shearman & Sterling in 1995.

Languages

Spanish and English

Member

Colegio de Abogados del Distrito Metropolitano

Education

Studied law at the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas (JD, 1992) and New York University (MCJ, 1994)


Venezuela

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

D'Empaire has an established financing practice and is well versed in advising creditors and funds in anticipation of a potential default by the Venezuelan Republic or Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), as well as restructuring. Fulvio Italiani assisted Banco Exterior with several syndicated loans. Other matters saw the team provide Banco Sabadell and Banco BPI with legal assistance regarding the closing of their branch offices in Venezuela. The firm’s client portfolio also includes BNP Paribas and Visa International Service Association. Highly professional Carlos Omaña is well regarded; newly made-up partner Paula Serra provides additional capability and support.

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