Stolper, Antonia E.

Antonia E. Stolper


Antonia Stolper is head of Shearman & Sterling’s Capital Markets-Americas group and of the firm’s Latin America affinity 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. Recently her practice has focused on debt and equity securities offerings for Latin American corporate and sovereign issuers, representing both underwriters and issuers, and on restructuring transactions, primarily 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, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance 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 active in the Vance Center of the New York City Bar Association, promoting pro bono work by private lawyers in Latin America.

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.

Selected Experience

  •  BBVA Banco Continental, BBVA Securities Inc., Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC in connection with the $2.9 billion offering of Nuevo Sol-denominated bonds and reopening of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds by Republic of Peru, concurrent with a tender offer for Nuevo Sol and U.S. dollar-denominated bonds.
  • InRetail Consumer - Patrimonio en Fideicomiso - D.S. No. 093-2002 in connection with a $89 million Reg. S offering of fixed rate high yield senior notes, guaranteed by Supermercados Peruanos S.A. and Eckerd Peru S.A.
  • Ecopetrol in connection with the $1.2 billion registered shelf takedown and sale of investment grade senior notes on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. in connection with a $800 million Rule 144A/Reg. S global offering of fixed rate senior notes by the Republic of El Salvador.

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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