Stolper, Antonia E.

Antonia E. Stolper


Antonia Stolper is the Latin America Regional Managing Partner and a member of Shearman & Sterling’s Capital Markets-Americas practice group. Ms. Stolper’s practice focuses primarily on corporate finance transactions in emerging markets. She has extensive registered public offering experience for foreign private issuers. Her practice focuses on debt and equity securities offerings for Latin American corporate and sovereign issuers, representing both underwriters and issuers, and on restructuring transactions in Latin America, representing issuers, dealer managers and creditors. In addition, she advises a number of Latin American issuers on their ongoing SEC reporting requirements and corporate governance matters. Ms. Stolper has also advised the Climate Bonds Initiative pro bono on establishing standards for financing the transition to a low carbon economy. Ms. Stolper is also Vice-Chair of the Cyrus R. Vance Center of the New York City Bar Association, promoting pro bono work by private lawyers in Latin America and working with lawyers throughout the region on promoting the status of women in the legal profession.

Ms. Stolper is currently ranked Band 1 in Latin America-wide Capital Markets Chambers Latin America and Band 1 in Latin American Investment in Chambers Global. She was named one of the National Law Journal’s Outstanding Women Lawyers in 2015 and selected by Latinvex in 2015 as among Latin America’s top 50 female lawyers.

Selected Experience

  • BNP Paribas, BBVA and HSBC as lead underwriters in connection with a registered shelf takedown of €1 billion global bonds by the Republic of Peru.
  • Itau BBA USA Securities, Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated in connection with Banco Hipotecario S.A.’s tender offer, for cash, for any and all of its outstanding 9.75% Notes due 2016, Series 5, as well as Banco Hipotecario’s note issuance of US$200 million its 9.750% Notes Due 2020.
  • Volaris in connection with the filing of an automatic shelf registration and the secondary share sale by selling shareholders.
  • Alicorp S.A.A. in connection with a $300 million tender offer of its senior notes.
  • BNP Paribas, BBVA and J.P. Morgan as lead underwriters in connection with a $1.2 billion registered global offering of Euro-denominated fixed rate, investment grade senior notes by Republic of Peru.

Firm Committees

  • Pro Bono Committee
  • Opinion Committee


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1988
  • Yale University, B.A., 1979


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