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Vouga Abogados
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Work Department

Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A




Carlos is a partner in the banking and finance and corporate and M&A practice areas. He regularly assists international and local clients in a variety of cross-border transactions related to his practice groups. He has broad experience leading complex finance and corporate and M&A deals, and more than 10 years of practice.


English, Spanish, Portuguese and German


International Bar Association; Paraguayan Bar Association.

Member of the Board of the Paraguayan American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham).


University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M. 2012); Universidad Católica de Asunción (Attorney at Law, Honor Roll, 2009).

Lawyer Rankings

Paraguay > Banking and finance

(Next Generation Partners)

Carlos VougaVouga Abogados

Vouga Abogados advises clients on a range of banking and finance matters, including multilateral loans, project financing, security structuring and the issuance of bonds. The team works with both national and international clients, such as Paracel and Banco Santander, and has extensive experience in cross-border transactions, often assisting multilateral credit agencies with operations in Paraguay. The firm recently created a specialised venture capital department, and also has a specific team, processes and protocols for the handling of collateral in financing deals. Cynthia Fatecha specialises in trusts, mutual funds, securities markets and capital markets regulations, and heads the team alongside Carlos Vouga, who takes a lead role in many of the firm’s most complex transactions. Rodolfo Guillermo Vouga also takes the lead on some key matters, and is praised by clients. Associate Georg Birbaumer is an active member of the team, who has experience in cross-border transactions, with a particular focus on financing and capital market matters. Cecilia Vera and Andres Vera are associates to note.

Paraguay > Corporate and M&A

With its ‘deep knowledge and understanding‘ of both local and international markets, the corporate and M&A team at Vouga Abogados remains a leading practice. The team handles major investment projects and high-profile M&A, with clients such as Paracel and Copetrol. The firm advises clients from a range of industries and has noted particular activity in the agribusiness sector. The practice has increased its focus on compliance, advising clients on the development and implementation of compliance programmes. The firm has been involved in the drafting of several regulations within the corporate practice area, including a bill for the enactment of a new type of corporation and its regulatory decree. Rodolfo Vouga leads the team, alongside Perla Alderete and Rodolfo Guillermo Vouga, who both come with client recommendation. They are supported by up-and-coming figure Rodrigo Fernández and Carlos Vouga, who is praised for his ‘deep knowledge of M&A and corporate matters, quick responses and precision in his arguments and solutions‘. At the associate level, Cecilia Vera and Manuel Acevedo both play active roles in the team. Georg Birbaumer, Walter Vera and Luis Torales are also contacts to note.