Antonia E. Stolper


Ms. Stolper is the Americas Regional Managing Partner, head of the Latin America affinity group 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 a member of the executive committee 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 has recently been selected amongst the Latin America’s Top Lawyers (2017), Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers (2016) for Capital Markets. 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

  • Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., as joint bookrunners in connection with Fondo MIVIVIENDA S.A.’s (i) international offering of US$150 million aggregate principal amount and (ii) global offering of Peruvian soles denominated, Peruvian law Bonos Corporativos in an aggregate principal amount of S/1.5 billion (approximately US$455.8 million).
  • Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC, as the initial purchasers, in connection with a secondary equity offering by Cemex, S.A.B de C.V., as selling shareholder, pursuant to a registered public offering in Mexico and a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering outside of Mexico of 45 million shares of common stock of Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V. (GCC) at a price of Ps.95.00 per share. GCC’s shares are listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange.
  • AES Argentina Generación S.A., a subsidiary of the AES Corporation, in connection with its Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of US$300 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.750% senior notes due 2024.
  • HSBC, BBVA and BofA Merrill Lynch as joint bookrunners and Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires as local co-manager in connection with a Rule 144A/Reg. S international offering of amortizing, fixed-rate, high yield senior notes by the Province of Buenos Aires.

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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