Name: Awilda Alcántara Bourdier
Firm Name: Squire Patton Boggs
Country: Dominican Republic
Practice Area: M&A

Telephone: +1 809 289 4903
Fax: +1 809 289 4924
Email: awilda.alcantara@squirepb.com

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Professional Biography:

Awilda Alcántara Bourdier focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and tax matters. She represents multinational clients regarding the structuring of their business interests and investments in the Dominican Republic, primarily in the electric, financial services, manufacturing and construction sectors, as well as in general project finance.

She provides ongoing advice on commercial and tax-related matters, as well as strategic transactions, and advises clients on the drafting and negotiation of complex contracts such as share purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements and loan and security agreements. Awilda provides tax counseling to non-Dominican corporations in the structuring of their direct foreign investments in the country.

Awilda is recognized for corporate/commercial matters in the Dominican Republic by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America. She was also noted by LatinLawyer 250 2012 for corporate governance and finance and mergers and acquisitions.

She teaches Mergers and Acquisitions at the Masters Program in business law and international litigation jointly offered by the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, Spain and is a frequent speaker on issues related to corporate law.

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