Ana Sophia Merlo

Associate, New York



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.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Southern Methodist University


The joint bookrunners in the S/1.6 billion Rule 144A/Reg S offering 6.875% senior notes due 2027 by Alicorp S.A.A., a Peruvian corporation.

Corporacion Quiport S.A., an Ecuadorian company that operates the airport in Quito, Ecuador, and International Airport Finance, S.A., a financing entity newly incorporated in Spain, in a Rule 144A/Reg S bond offering of US$400 million aggregate principal amount of 12% senior secured notes due 2033 by International Airport Finane, S.A., as the issuer.

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.