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OMG

RAFAEL AUGUSTO SANCHEZ 86, ROBLE CORPORATE CENTER, PISO 9, PLANTINI, SANTO DOMINGO, 10148, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Tel:
Work +1 809 381 0505
Fax:
Fax +1 809 381 0606
Email:
Web:
http://www.omg.com.do
Punta Cana, Santiago, Santo Domingo

Dominican Republic

Corporate and finance
Corporate and finance - ranked: tier 1

OMG

OMG's department provides 'practical and timely advice' to investor and lender clients, and is well known for assisting international banks and private equity firms with a broad range of financing matters. Recent mandates include Leonel Melo and Esperanza Cabral advising Banco Dominicano del Progreso on its partial acquisition by the Bank of Nova Scotia; the bank purchased a 97% stake in the client, with an aggregate value of $350m. The pair also advised Altice Dominicana on the $168m sale of its telecoms towers to Phoenix Tower International. Melo and Manuel Troncoso assisted CIFI with structuring a $285m infrastructure investment fund. International practice director Juan Alcalde is very experienced in domestic and cross-border mergers, joint ventures and acquisitions.

Leading individuals

Leonel Melo - OMG

Next generation lawyers

Juan Alcalde - OMG

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

OMG

The 'excellent' team at OMG is led jointly by Tristán Carbuccia, who 'conducts his practice with an excellent balance between strategic intelligence and discipline', and Natachú Domínguez, who has extensive expertise in labour and civil litigation, as well as arbitration. The department has been busy handling instructions from telecoms, construction, banking, energy, and real estate sector clients, among other areas. Founding partner Leonel Melo ('an outstanding lawyer') is representing the heirs of a Saudi Arabian businessman in litigation regarding the liquidation of real estate assets in the Dominican Republic. Other clients include Inicia, Banco Dominicano del Progreso, Vivus, Lajun and Altice. In 2018 Anya Rodríguez left to join financial services company Valora.

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Real estate and tourism
Real estate and tourism - ranked: tier 2

OMG

The 'excellent' OMG is 'very reliable' and houses 'a very professional' team, which has extensive experience in real estate tax, construction, planning, development, permits and zoning, and due diligence work. Juan Alcalde and Leonel Melo are advising Terra RD Partners on its joint venture with a Spanish hospitality brand to develop a $15m hotel in Santo Domingo, and are also assisting the client with designing a low-income housing project in Guayacanes. Alcalde jointly heads the practice with director Laura Troncoso, who has expertise in corporate real estate law. Greincor, Casas del XVI, and Playa Hotels & Resort are also clients.

Next generation lawyers

Juan Alcalde - OMG

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Dominican Republic

Offices in Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, and Santiago

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