Miss Alessandra Di Carlo > Pellerano & Herrera > Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic > Lawyer Profile

Pellerano & Herrera
Av. Abraham Lincoln 1019
Edificio Federico Pages More
5to piso
Dominican Republic

Work Department

Corporate, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Capital Markets, Mergers, Acqusitions, Joint Ventures, Tourism, Entertainment and Cinema


Alessandra Di Carlo joined the firm in 2007 and became a partner in 2019 leading the Finance, Insurance and Fintech practice areas. . She has more than 12 years of experience practicing law, focusing her practice on providing advice in the areas of contracts, corporate law, banking and capital markets. Alessandra advises clients in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project finance, and in the entry of global companies to the Dominican market, as well as international funding for large value transactions. In addition, Alessandra represents clients in initial public offerings, and handles other financial market transactions. She has extensive experience advising various market participants both locally and internationally.



Alessandra advised Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev) in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Cervecería Nacional Dominicana (CND), the largest acquisition in the history of the Dominican Republic, for more than US$2 billion. She also advised the dealers in connection with the drafting and structuring of the financing for the construction, operation and maintenance of multiple highway projects for more than US$400 million, as well as a private U.S. equity fund in asset acquisitions in the local hotel industry, amounting to over US$150 million. She has advised initial purchasers in different bond issuances by the Dominican Republic under Rule 144A Reg-S, as well as financial institutions and companies in the private sector in transactions involving US$1 billion, US$300 million and US$100 million, respectively.



Spanish, English and Italian


Alessandra received her Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in 2006. In 2013, she graduated from the Masters in Business Law and International Litigation programs at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de España, Spain, and Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra.

Lawyer Rankings

Dominican Republic > Banking and finance

(Next Generation Partners)

Alessandra Di Carlo – Pellerano & Herrera

Among the core areas of specialism for the banking and finance group at Pellerano & Herrera are project and corporate finance transactions. Ricardo Pellerano, Mariángela Pellerano, Carolina León and Alessandra Di Carlo lead a sizeable team which is particularly well versed in cross-border matters, frequently advising leading multinational investment banks, although it also counts major domestic banks among its clients. The team handles syndicated loans and cross-border listings of securities, and has a growing digital and fintech practice.

Dominican Republic > Corporate and M&A

Pellerano & Herrera stands out for its experience in handling foreign investment matters for international companies looking to access the market in the Dominican Republic, as well as cross-border acquisitions. The team also provides ongoing advice to a host of household-name multinationals from the technology, pharmaceuticals, automotive and fashion industries, among others. Managing partner Ricardo Pellerano is a key point of contact for advising major international clients (and also co-heads the China desk). He leads the team with Carolina León, who has particular experience in transactions in the energy and telecoms sectors, Mariángela Pellerano and Alessandra Di Carlo, a go-to name for cross-border transactions.

Dominican Republic > Real estate and tourism

Pellerano & Herrera has wide-ranging expertise in the real estate and tourism sector, covering real estate finance, acquisitions, disposals and leasing, project development and disputes, with an impressive client base in the hotels and aviation spaces. The team is headed by managing partner Ricardo Pellerano, who is experienced in advising international clients on real estate transactions, senior counsel Ramón Luciano, who leads the real estate industry group and frequently handles the sale and purchase of commercial and residential real estate, and senior associate Stephanía Céspedes. Other key members of the practice include foreign investment specialist Carolina León and Alessandra Di Carlo, a name to note for advising hotel investors and developers.