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Jiménez Cruz Peña
AVENIDA WINSTON CHURCHILL 1099
CITI TOWER EN ACROPOLIS, PISO 14
SANTO DOMINGO DN 10148
Dominican Republic
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Position

Corporate Law Structuring and Project Finance Tax and Customs

Career

Jiménez Cruz Peña, Partner (2011-present) Jiménez Cruz Peña, Senior Associate (2003-2011) From 1996 until 2003, Vilma worked as an associate in a local law firm and a major international law firm in Santo Domingo in the corporate area

Languages

Spanish English

Memberships

Bar of the Dominican Republic

Education

Boston University, Boston, Massachussetts, United States, Legal English for Practitioners, 2006. Pontifica Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, LL.M. in Business Law and Economic Legislation, 1998 Pontifica Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, LL.B., Magna Cum Laude, 1996

Lawyer Rankings

Dominican Republic > Corporate and finance

Jiménez Cruz Peña reports an uptick in instructions from energy sector clients, and is especially active in high-value fund structuring, cross-border M&A, corporate and financial restructuring, and lender-side financing matters. Katherine Rosa and Marcos Peña Rodríguez, who is noted for his expertise in project finance matters, assisted a prominent financial institution with its $80m financing of the 50MW Guanillo wind farm renewable energy project in the Montecristi province. Vilma Veras is advising Celuisma on the $15m sale of a hotel in Puerto Plata to a local tourism group. Corporate and project finance expert Luis Julio Jimenez is also noted. Other clients include Citibank and Accor.

Dominican Republic > Real estate and tourism

Jiménez Cruz Peña‘s practice reports an uptick in real estate investment work; development and transactional mandates are also core strengths. Vilma Veras advised Fondo de Inversión Cerrado Inmobiliario Excel I on a $5m property acquisition as part of the client’s investment portfolio. Marcos Peña Rodríguez handles corporate real estate and litigation. Jennifer Beauchamps is a noted senior associate.