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Consortium Legal

DEL ANTIGUO HOSPITAL MILITAR, 1C AL NORTE, 10VRS ABAJO, EDIFICIO CONSORTIUM LEGAL, MANAGUA, NICARAGUA
Tel:
Work +504 221 1002
Fax:
Fax +504 221 0535
Email:
Web:
www.consortiumlegal.com

Olga Barreto

Tel:
Work +505 22545454
Email:
Consortium Legal

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

Olga coordinates the Corporate and Commercial practice area at the Firm where she has provided legal advice in structuring and documenting financings and syndicated loans and their collateral packages, as well as corporate legal advice to companies in different industries, including multi-level restructuring processes. Major clients include Suzlon Energy, PBS, FMO, among others.

Her higher education as a Master of Laws (LLM) at Georgetown University, Washington D.C. in 2001, where she graduated with distinction, consolidates Mrs. Barreto’s profile as a professional with excellent practices that Euromoney Legal Media Group AMERICAS WOMEN IN BUSINESS LAW AWARDS shortlisted her a “Rising Star: Finance” in 2015.

Languages

Spanish, English

Member

World Services Group (WSG) and Who’s Who Legal.

Education

  • Master of Laws (LLM), Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., (2001).
  • Law Degree, Universidad Centroamericana, Managua, Nicaragua, (1998).


Nicaragua

Corporate and finance

Within: Corporate and finance

Outstanding’ corporate powerhouse Consortium Legal fields a four-partner corporate and finance department that is adept at negotiating loan agreements, undertakes bond issuances and restructurings, and handles high-profile transactions, often with a cross-border element. Jointly led by Olga Barreto and Rodrigo Taboada, the practice group’s expertise spans the energy, food and beverage, transportation and banking sectors among others. Infrastructure investment manager I Squared Capital recently instructed the team to assist with its acquisition of four power generation facilities in Nicaragua from Inkia, an IC Power subsidiary; work included due diligence, financing, tax, labour, IP and regulatory issues. Another major highlight was advising Central America Bottling Corporation (CBC)’s Embotelladora Nacional, on its role as guarantor in the $500m bond issuance and sale to initial buyers Citigroup Global Marketers and JP Morgan Securities. Other notable mandates included acting as local counsel for Grupo Monge in a regional syndicated loan granted by Bladex; and assisting Nica Vista with corporate and debt structuring as well as a regional capital increase. Clients also include Seguros America, Vuela Aviación and Tiempos de Siembra.

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