Ana Sophia Merlo is a New York-based associate in the capital markets practice. Ms. Merlo advised issuers and underwriters in a variety of debt and equity capital markets offerings.
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New York State Bar
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Southern Methodist University
Pesquera Exalmar S.A.A., a Peruvian corporation, in connection with its private exchange offer and consent solicitation for U.S.$60,922,000, or approximately 35.84%, of its outstanding 7.375% senior notes due 2020 for the Company's newly issued 8.000% senior notes due 2025.
Cydsa, S.A.B. de C.V., as issuer, in an international offering of US$330 million aggregate principal amount of 6.250% senior notes due 2027, pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S. Cydsa was established in 1945 and offers products and services ranging from edible salt to specialty chemicals for diverse industries to clean energy alternatives and hydrocarbon storage.
The joint bookrunners in the inaugural US$2 billion cross-border Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of 4.75% notes due 2032 and its US$1.0 billion 5.625% notes due 2047 by Petróleos del Perú – Petroperú S.A., one of the largest capital markets offerings by a Peruvian issuer to date.