Vitelio Mejía Private Equity - Dominican Republic

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Pellerano & Herrera
10 John F. Kennedy Avenue
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic

Tel: (809) 541 5200
Fax: (809) 567 0773


Vitelio Mejía joined Pellerano & Herrera in 2012 and became a senior counsel in 2013. He has ten years of experience practicing law, concentrating his practice in the areas of civil, commercial, administrative and employment litigation, alternative dispute resolution and corporate law.

Vitelio is experienced in the area of mergers and acquisitions as well as project financing, having participated as part of the advisors in the first leveraged buy-out in the Dominican Republic,, assisting the sellers in the acquisition of the managing entity of the largest international airports in the Dominican Republic. This transaction was recognized as “Private Equity Deal of the Year 2009” by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR).

Vitelio received his Doctorate in Law, summa cum laude, from Universidad Iberoamericana in 2005. In 2007, he obtained a Master’s in Banking and Financial Law from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. Vitelio received the “Civil Merit Medal” from the president of the Dominican Republic for his outstanding academic performance in his undergraduate studies. He is a member of the Dominican Bar Association and is fluent in Spanish and English, with advanced knowledge of French.

Pellerano & Herrera:

Since 1952, when our firm began, Pellerano & Herrera has participated in the most important business and legal milestones in the Dominican Republic. Our pioneering and innovative nature is a direct result of the vitality and dynamism that characterizes our corporate DNA.

The original charters of many prominent Dominican and international companies have been drafted in our firm. Not only were leading companies created here, but for half a century we have been the cradle of different industries that remain vigorous today.

Our team also has served as counsel in the largest purchases and sales, international commerce deals, and foreign investment transactions that ever have taken place in the history of the Dominican Republic.

Throughout our institutional life, we always have been at the forefront of legal, technological, and entrepreneurial matters, without our team of lawyers and advisers losing sight of the principal beneficiaries of our work: our clients.

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