Fernanda Benítez

Fernanda Benítez is part of the FERRERE corporate and financial team in Paraguay.

Her practice focuses on M&A transactions, corporate financing and competition.

Fernanda has participated in high-profile deals, including local and regional mergers and acquisitions, and syndicated and secured financing transactions for the project development and strengthening of the agricultural sector. In her most outstanding deals she has collaborated with financial institutions such as IDB Invest, DEG, Finnfund and the Andean Development Corporation, among others.

Additionally, Fernanda, regularly advises corporate clients on competition matters, including analysis of potential anti-competitive effects in contractual relationships and assistance on economic concentration transactions.

In the academic sphere she is an instructor in Facts and Acts, as well as in Obligations, at the Law School of Universidad Nacional de Asunción.

During her years of study, Fernanda represented Universidad Nacional de Asunción in different international arbitration competitions, with outstanding performance.

Fernanda obtained her law degree from Universidad Nacional de Asunción in 2021, where she graduated with honors.

  • Attorney - Universidad Nacional de Asunción (2021)

FERRERE advises Grupo Vázquez on important financial acquisition

The transaction was unconditionally authorized by the local competition regulator.


FERRERE advises Itaú on new acquisition in Paraguay

As a result, Grupo Itaú will be positioned to develop a new area of operations within the insurance sector.


FERRERE advised Hidrovias do Brasil on the acquisition of logistics company Imperial Group in Paraguay

The acquired companies operate a fleet of more than 90 vessels and move an estimated 1.6 million tons of dry bulk cargo a year.

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