Banking & Finance

Rodrigo Taboada

Partner - Nicaragua

“He is an excellent lawyer with a deep understanding of our needs and with an extraordinary sense of urgency and attention to the details. We love working with him.” 

Rodrigo is a partner at Consortium Legal – Nicaragua. With 26 years of professional practice, he has extensive experience in foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, banking and securities, advising relevant international and local transactions that generate significant impacts in the region. He provides ongoing advice to financial institutions on the execution of secured and unsecured lines of credit, subordinated agreements, regulatory matters, among other financial matters.

He has participated in syndicated loans of more than US$200 million, including the constitution of local guarantees. He has also advised on the transfer of equity holdings in financial institutions to new investors. He has led legal teams responsible for conducting due diligence processes for the acquisition of companies from various industries, such as the financial, commercial, and telecommunications sectors, among others.

He has been a professor of securities markets in Master Programs in Business Administration. Author of several articles and publications related to foreign investments, transparency in financial services and compliance issues for international publications, including the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) and Law Business Research of England.

  • Advised creditors in an increase of a revolving line of credit for 100 million dollars.
  • Advised on the increase of the credit line granted by an international bank in favor of a regional company for US$120 million.
  • Financing of the acquisition by an investment fund of free zone companies for US$90 million.
  • Legal advice to an international bank as Administrative Agent and Principal Arranger of credit facilities for a local bank for US$100 Million.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Course, Georgetown Law Center, United States (2009)
  • Master of Laws with emphasis in Corporate Law, New York University (NYU), United States (2000)
  • Postgraduate in Financial Management (cum laude), Universidad Centroamericana de Ciencias Empresariales (UCC), Nicaragua (1998)
  • Law Degree, (graduate with distinction) Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile (1996)
  • Licenciatura en Derecho (graduado con distinción), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile (1996)
  • Incorporated as Lawyer and Notary Public before the Supreme Court of Nicaragua
  • Incorporated as Lawyer before the Supreme Court of Chile
  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)

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