FERRERE

Partner

Néstor Loizaga

Néstor Loizaga directs the Paraguay office. He is a specialist in foreign direct investment, complex commercial contracts, joint ventures, Banking law, Corporate and Commercial, among others.

Néstor Loizaga is FERRERE managing partner at its Paraguay office.

He specializes in foreign direct investment, complex commercial agreements, joint ventures, distribution contracts, complex mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance law, corporate and commercial law. He advises diverse multinational companies and multilateral credit organizations.

He has represented Petrobras in the acquisition of Shell’s assets in Paraguay, Vale S.A. in the acquisition of Rio Tinto’s operations in Paraguay, Transatlantic Reinsurance Company in the acquisition of a stake in the insurer El Sol del Paraguay, Abbott in the acquisition of CFR Pharmaceuticals, and Mosaic in the purchase of ADM’s fertilizer business, among others. On an ongoing basis he advises companies like Cargill, Unilever, Ericsson, Vale, Vidriocar, Diageo, Seacor, Akzo Nobel, Abbott, and General Electric, among others, on their day-to-day business and special projects. In the banking and finance sphere he regularly assists Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Lloyds, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Barclays Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Andean Development Corporation, Inter-American Investment Corporation, Oikocredit Ecumenical Cooperative, International Finance Corporation, and Société Générale, among others.

 Memberships

  • American Bar Association – Section of International Law
  • International Bar Association
  • Paraguayan Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • Water Law Committee
  • Doctor in Law, Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, 1999
  • LLM in Intellectual Property, George Washington University School of Law, 2003

"A great lawyer with strong experience and background in banking and finance matters."

Chambers Latin America / Banking & Finance / 2020

"He has great technical knowledge and is an excellent M&A lawyer."

Chambers Latin America / Corporate & Commercial / 2020

"Great understanding of business needs".

Latin Lawyer 250 / Recommended

Recommended

Legal 500 / Banking & Finance

Recommended

Legal 500 / Dispute Resolution

Recommended

Legal 500 / Tax

Leading Lawyer

Legal 500 / Corporate

LACCA Approved

LACCA
08/09/2022
Regional

FERRERE is once again recognized by World Tax

The specialized publication also recognized five of its practitioners.

Tax
26/08/2022
Regional

FERRERE recognized by Chambers Latin America 2023

In its latest edition the publication highlights 12 practice areas and over 30 practitioners.

24/08/2022
Regional
05/08/2022
Regional

Nine FERRERE nominations for ITR Americas Tax Awards 2022

Including one regional, two individual, and six for the three jurisdictions in which the firm has a presence: Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Tax
02/08/2022
Regional

IFLR distinguishes FERRERE in its three jurisdictions

The recognized ranking, covering Project Finance, Banking and Finance, and Corporate, puts FERRERE in TIER 1 for Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay.

25/05/2022
Regional

FERRERE recognized by GAR 100

In the fifteenth edition of its prestigious GAR 100 ranking, Global Arbitration Review once again named FERRERE as one of the leading international arbitration practices worldwide.

10/05/2022
Regional

IP Stars recognizes FERRERE in its three jurisdictions

The specialized Intellectual Property publication, IP Stars, has updated its annual rankings, recognizing FERRERE in various categories.

22/04/2022
Regional

FERRERE is recognized by LACCA for the number of clients it advises

FERRERE also took first and second place in the local rankings for the volume of its client portfolio.

25/03/2022
Paraguay

FERRERE advises Marriot on a new agreement in Paraguay

The international hotel chain signed a hotel operation agreement in the country.

04/03/2022
Regional

WTR recognizes FERRERE in its three jurisdictions

The specialized publication highlights the firm’s work in Trademark and Intellectual Property matters.

27/01/2022
Paraguay

FERRERE advises Grupo Vázquez on local technology acquisition

FERRERE’s advice on this transaction was provided under a Chinese wall arrangement, with different teams advising buyers and sellers.

24/01/2022
Regional

FERRERE is recognized for its pro bono work in the region

Recognition awarded by Latin Lawyer together with the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice.

03/12/2021
Regional

LACCA recognizes nine FERRERE partners

They were recognized as “LACCA Approved Lawyer” in the 2022 guide prepared by LACCA.

25/10/2021
Regional

Legal 500 recognizes FERRERE in its three jurisdictions

The new ranking for Latin America recommends FERRERE in 21 practice areas among the three jurisdictions, along with 54 of its practitioners.

01/10/2021
Regional

World Tax recognizes FERRERE’s regional Tax practice

The FERRERE practice comprises a full team of expert practitioners in a wide range of tax issues.

Tax
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