Alejandro Gordano

Alejandro Gordano


Alejandro advises corporations, governments and investment banks on corporate finance transactions, including SEC-registered and exempt debt and equity offerings, credit facilities, restructurings, liability management and structured finance transactions, including diversified payment right securitizations.

He also provides SEC-disclosure and corporate governance advice, and has knowledge of the banking, transportation, TMT, biotech, retail and energy sectors.

Alejandro has been at the forefront of ESG capital market deals across Latin America, leading a number of ESG “firsts”, including the first emerging-market sustainability-linked bond, the first sustainability-linked bond by a sovereign worldwide, the first international sustainability-linked bond out of Peru, and the first exchange offer in Argentina replacing standard bonds with green bonds.


Representative matters

Liability Management Transactions

Arcor in connection with its US$500 million exchange offer. (previous firm experience)

Mastellone in connection with its US$200 million exchange offer. (previous firm experience)

The dealer managers in connection with an exchange offer and consent solicitation for Aeropuertos Argentina 2000’s US$53.0 million senior secured notes and US$326.4 million Cash/PIK Class I Series 2020 additional senior secured notes. (previous firm experience)

Published Work

  • Gordano, A. (2022) “Financing Sustainable Development”, Chapter 3: Latin Lawyer’s Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance
  • Gordano, A. (2022) “How to greenify a bond”, IFLR
  • Gordano, A. (2020) “Are social bonds the answer to Latin America’s liquidity needs?”, Latin Lawyer

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Diagnosis and challenges for the development of sustainable finances”, Argentinian Banking Committee, December 2022
  • Speaker, “ESG Bonds”, Argentine Chamber of Commerce, August 2022
  • Moderator, “The State of Sustainability Efforts in Chile”, North American Chilean Chamber of Commerce, March 2022
  • Speaker, “Thematic Bonds”, University of Lima, Corporate Finance Event, November 2021
Clients note his “hands-on approach,” reporting him to be “always on call,” and providing “excellent client service.
Chambers & Partners Latin America, 2024


  • Ranked in Chambers & Partners Latin America, 2024
  • Recognized as a “Next Generation Partner” in Legal 500 Latin America Capital Markets: International Firms, 2024



New York, 2006


J.D., University of Buenos Aires, 2000
LL.M., Master of Laws, New York University, 2005
M.S., Manchester Metropolitan University, 2018
M.B.A., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019


English, Spanish
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.