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
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
20/09/2021
Regional

FERRERE obtains two nominations for Firm of the Year in Chambers Latin America Awards 2021

This year, the awards ceremony will be held on December 3 in New York.

26/08/2021
Regional

FERRERE recognized by Chambers Latin America 2022

The publication recommends the firm in 11 practice areas and distinguishes over 30 of its practitioners.

28/07/2021
Regional

FERRERE again ranked TIER 1 in all IFLR1000 areas

FERRERE continues to be positioned as one of the most prestigious and experienced firms in the region in three key areas: Project Financing, Banking and Finance, and Corporate.

19/07/2021
Regional
09/06/2021
Regional

IP Stars recognizes FERRERE’s Intellectual Property work

The publication also recognized various FERRERE practitioners as "IP Stars".

28/05/2021
Regional
23/03/2021
Paraguay

FERRERE advised Itaú on the purchase of Providencia S.A. de Seguros

On the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Providencia S.A. de Seguros, a local insurance company, to expand its line of business in Paraguay.

19/02/2021
Regional

Chambers Global spotlights FERRERE in its 2021 ranking

The international publication particularly notes the firm’s work in Banking & Finance, as well as in Corporate, Commercial, and Mergers & Acquisitions.

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