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Marie Elena Angulo
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  • Yale University (J.D. 1994; M.Phil. 1991; M.A. 1989); Princeton University (A.B. cum laude 1986)

Bar Admissions

  • New York and Florida

Marie Elena Angulo has more than 20 years of experience in a wide range of public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including project bonds, IPOs, follow-on offerings, private placements, and privatizations. She has represented issuers and investment banks in capital raisings in Africa, Australia, Europe, Hong Kong, Latin America, and the UK, as well as the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.

Marie Elena's recent experience includes representing Autopistas del Sol in the first concurrent local and international bond issuance in Costa Rica and first offering of project bonds out of a noninvestment grade Central American country.

From 1994 to 2010, she worked with leading law firms in Argentina, London, and New York. Her European experience includes advising Hikma Pharmaceuticals on its London Stock Exchange IPO and the underwriters on the IPOs of 3Legs Resources, blinkx, Debenhams, ENAGAS, Lamprell, Max Property, Nobia, and Safestore and the rights issues of Aquarius Platinum, Imperial Tobacco, Lonmin, and Rexam. Her Latin American experience includes acting for Disco, Madeco, Quiñenco, and Transportadora de Gas del Sur on their capital raisings and the underwriters in Repsol's SEC-registered offering in connection with its acquisition of YPF.

Marie Elena is active in the Firm's Laredo Project, advocating for asylum seekers fleeing violence in their home country. She is a member of the American Bar Association and serves as co-chairman of the International Law Section's International Securities & Capital Markets Committee. She was raised in Puerto Rico and is fluent in Spanish.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation

    "Best Infrastructure Financing, Central America," LatinFinance (2017)

    "Top Female Lawyers in Latin America," Latinvex (2016 and 2015)

    Legal 500 Latin America (2015 and 2014)

    Legal 500 UK (2012)


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