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

  • Ecopetrol S.A., in connection with its SEC registered public offering of $500 million 5.875% Notes due 2023.

  • Citicorp Capital Markets S.A., HSBC Bank Argentina S.A. and Santander Río Valores S.A. as initial purchasers, and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and Santander Investment Securities Inc., as international purchasers, in connection with the issuance by the Province of Buenos Aires, a Province of the Republic of Argentina, of $500,000,000 principal amount of its 5.750% notes due 2019.
  • Province of Córdoba, a Province of Argentina, in connection with the issuance of US$725 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.125% notes due 2021.
  • Kallpa Generación S.A. in connection with its Rule 144A/Regulation S issuance of US$350 million 4.875% senior notes due 2026.

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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