Beatriz Píriz has extensive experience advising on a combination of complex private equity and cross-border M&A transactions. For more than 12 years, she has participated in the successful completion of many domestic and multijurisdictional M&A transactions working actively in collaboration with other Jones Day offices. She has represented clients in a wide range of industries including chemicals, technology, consumer goods, and health care and is particularly active in the manufacturing and automotive sectors.
Beatriz's recent and most illustrative transactions include Investcorp's €605 million sale of Esmalglass, a leading producer of ceramic colors, to Lone Star; the representation of International Automotive Components Group S.A. in the formation of Auria Solutions Ltd., a new global supplier of soft trim and acoustical products for the automotive industry and joint venture with Shanghai Shenda Co. Ltd.; and advising Cardinal Health on the acquisition of Medtronic's Patient Care, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Nutritional Insufficiency businesses for $6.1 billion in cash.
Beatriz has advised private equity firms such as Alantra Capital Privado, Portobello Capital, Vista Capital de Expansión, L Capital Equity Advisors as well as Spanish and international companies such as Review Rank, Tenneco, BioMarin, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Electrical Components International, among many others.
Additionally, Beatriz serves as vice secretary on the board of directors of numerous Spanish companies.
- San Pablo CEU University, Madrid (Master's in International Law 2005 at the Institute for European Studies); Salamanca University (Law Degree 2004)
- Member 80725 of the Madrid Bar Association
Best Lawyers (2023) — Corporate and M&A Law
The Legal 500 EMEA (2021) — recommended lawyer for commercial, corporate and M&A, and private equity
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