Cecile Zwiebach


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Covington & Burling LLP
The New York Times Building
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018-1405
Tel: 212.841.1058
Fax: 646.441.9058





  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2009
    • Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, Managing Editor
  • Harvard University, B.A., 2004
    • magna cum laude

Judicial Clerkship

  • Hon. Edna Arbel, Supreme Court of Israel, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts


  • Spanish

Cecile Zwiebach is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Latin American practice groups and is resident in our New York office.  Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and technology transactions.

Prior to joining Covington & Burling, Ms. Zwiebach was associated with another leading law firm in New York City.

Representative Matters

  • Represented Grupo Financiero Banorte, the Mexican financial group, and its affiliate Afore XXI Banorte in the $1.6 billion acquisition of Afore Bancomer from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), the Spanish bank, to create Mexico’s largest pension fund.
  • Represented Grupo Sura, the Colombian financial group, and its affiliate AFP Integra S.A. in the $516 million acquisition of 50% of AFP Horizonte S.A., the Peruvian pension fund, from BBVA.

Previous Experience

  • Bank of America, Prime Brokerage Legal and Global Wealth and Investment Management Legal, Seconded Attorney (2010).

Publications and Speeches

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