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Ernesto Rizo

Ernesto Rizo

Partner

BLP
Nicaragua

tel: (+505) 2298-1830
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For most of his 16 years in the legal profession, Ernesto has specialized in Business Law, Banking & Finance and Agribusiness. Prestigious publications, such as Best Lawyers International, Chambers & Partners, Latin Lawyer and the IFLR 1000, have recognized him as a capable and exceptional attorney within his areas of expertise.In Business Law, he guides local and foreign companies in their day-to-day affairs and advises on commercial agreements, and mergers and acquisitions.His experience in Banking & Finance enables him to counsel local and international financial entities in a number of topics related to securities markets, credit facilities, and financing.A founding partner of the Nicaraguan law firm, Nuñez, Rizo & Zambrana, Ernesto left there in 2013 to become the managing partner of BLP’s first regional office outside of Costa Rica. His professional record includes stints as Legal Counsel of the Stock Exchange of Nicaragua and as General Manager of the Central Nicaraguense de Valores. He has also been a member of the Legal Department of the Central Bank of Nicaragua, and a Negotiator of the Investments and Services chapters at the Ministry of Development, Industry, and Trade.Ernesto graduated from the Universidad Pontificia Javierana in Bogotá, and was a Fulbright Scholar at Georgetown University where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Banking and Financial Regulation in 2002.Ernesto is based in Managua, Nicaragua.
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