Dr. Alejandro Ferrer joined Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in 1998 as a Partner. Dr. Ferrer has advised domestic and international companies on a broad array of legal and commercial matters. Considered as a resourceful advisor for international commercial relations due to his vast experience in the field, Dr. Ferrer is also the author of Accession of Panama to the WTO: Implications for Developing Countries Joining the World Trade System. Dr. Ferrer has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the areas of Corporate, M&A and Dispute Resolution by Chambers & Partners, Finance and Corporate and Energy and Infrastructure by IFLR1000, and Dispute Resolution by Legal 500.
• Advised Celsia S.A., E.S.P, purchaser, as local counsel, in the acquisition of 51% of the issued and outstanding shares of Bahía Las Minas, the largest thermic power generator in Panama, as well as the acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Alternergy, S.a., Suez Energy Central America, S.A. and Bontex, S.A., all property of Suez Energy International Luxembourg, seller, a subsidiary of GDF Suez, for USD$840 million, which is the largest private transaction in Panama in 2014;
• Advised First Quantum Minerals Ltd. as local counsel, in its US$5.1b acquisition of Inmet Mining Corp. which owns Minera Panamá and has one of the largest copper mine development projects in Latin America. This is believed to be the largest private M&A transaction in Panamanian history.