Federico Merino has more than 25 years of experience advising industrial and venture capital companies regarding national and cross-border M&A/takeovers, buyouts, and private equity transactions across a wide variety of sectors. He also advises on a broad range of joint ventures, restructurings, corporate law, and corporate governance issues. Federico plays an active role in the Firm's M&A and Private Equity practices in Spain.
Federico has advised many private equity firms such as Alantra, Charterhouse Capital Partners, Impala Capital Partners, Pamplona Capital Partners, Portobello Capital Gestión, The Riverside Company, and Vista Capital de Expansión in their investments. Other companies with which he has worked on substantial matters include industrial companies such as Algodones del Bages, Acturus Capital, Bulgari, EDF Fenice, Famosa, Laboratorios Indas, Lafarge, Longwood Elastomers, Mivisa Envases, Orange, Servicios Integrales de Sanidad, Standard Life Investments, and Solar Opportunities.
Federico serves on the board of directors of numerous Spanish companies.
- Georgetown University/American University, Washington, D.C. (Master's in Law 1985); Complutense University of Madrid (Law Degree 1982)
- Member 27367 of the Madrid Bar Association
Best Lawyers (2013-2022) — Corporate and M&A Law: Private Equity Law, Spain
Chambers Europe (2009-2021) — Leading lawyer, Private Equity
The Legal 500 EMEA (2012-2022) — Recommended lawyer, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, and Private Equity
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