Pedro Pérez-Llorca
Pedro Pérez-Llorca

Contact

pperezllorca@perezllorca.com
T: +34 91 436 04 24
F: +34 91 436 04 30
Paseo de la Castellana, 259A
28046 Madrid
Spain

Practice areas

  • Corporate/M&A
  • Private Equity

Profile

Pedro Pérez-Llorca  has over 25 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer in the Spanish market. He focuses on public and private M&A for strategic clients and financial sponsors. Over the last few decades he has been involved in the most significant transactions in Spain and those with a Spanish component, including the largest public takeover, the largest cross-border merger and the largest privatisation and IPO in Spain. Pedro has played a major role in the growth of the firm, particularly within its corporate practice. He is the Senior Partner of the firm.

Studies:

  • Degree in Economics and Business, CUNEF (Universidad Complutense)
  • Degree in Law, UNED
  • Degree in Mathematics, UNED

He speaks Spanish and English, and he also reads French, German and Italian.

Experience

Pedro’s legal career has principally focused on mergers and acquisitions. He has taken part in some of the largest cross-border transactions with a Spanish component on the market, including advice to:

  • CVC Capital Partners on the acquisition from Repsol of a 20.07% stake in Gas Natural (2018) €3.8 billion;
  • CVC Capital Partners and PAI Partners on their acquisition and restructuring of the Cortefiel Group (2017) €1 billion (enterprise value);
  • Banco Santander on the acquisition of 100% of Banco Popular (2017) €7 billion;
  • Coca-Cola Enterprises on the merger of three Coca-Cola bottlers to create Coca-Cola European Partners (with operations in UK, France, Benelux, Scandinavia, Germany, Spain and Portugal) (2015) and its subsequent listing on the Spanish stock markets (2016) €20 billion;
  • Aena on its privatization and IPO (2014-2015) €20 billion (enterprise value).

Pedro is a member of the Advisory Board of Expansión and Actualidad Económica, member of the Board of Protectors of the Teatro Real, and member of the Board of Directors of the Círculo de Empresarios.

Pedro has lectured at various academic and professional institutions, including Instituto de Empresa.

Professional Organisations

The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).
International Bar Association (IBA).

Recognition

Pedro Pérez-Llorca features in various legal directories such as:

  • Chambers Global: Corporate/M&A (Band 1).
  • Chambers Europe: Corporate/M&A (Band 1) and Private Equity.
  • Legal 500 EMEA: Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Leading individual).
  • IFLR 1000: Highly regarded.
  • Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance (Thought Leader), M&A and Corporate Governance.
  • Leaders League: Private Equity, and Investment Funds and Fund Formation.
  • Best Lawyers®: Corporate and M&A Law, Capital Markets Law, Investment Funds, Private Equity Law, Banking and Finance Law, and Venture Capital Law​.

Awards

  • Best Lawyers®: Investment Funds “Lawyer of the Year” (2020) in Madrid.
  • Best Lawyers®: Private Equity Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2019) in Madrid.
  • Best Lawyers®: Corporate and M&A Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2018) in Madrid.
  • Best Lawyers®: Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2015) in Madrid.
  • Best Lawyers®: Corporate and M&A Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2014) in Madrid.
  • Iberian Lawyer: 40 under Forty, Special mention “Best Lawyer at a Law Firm” (2007).
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Madrid

Contact

pperezllorca@perezllorca.com
T: +34 91 436 04 24
F: +34 91 436 04 30
Paseo de la Castellana, 259A
28046 Madrid
Spain

Profile

Pedro Pérez-Llorca  has over 25 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer in the Spanish market. He focuses on public and private M&A for strategic clients and financial sponsors. Over the last few decades he has been involved in the most significant transactions in Spain and those with a Spanish component, including the largest public takeover, the largest cross-border merger and the largest privatisation and IPO in Spain. Pedro has played a major role in the growth of the firm, particularly within its corporate practice. He is the Senior Partner of the firm.

Studies:

  • Degree in Economics and Business, CUNEF (Universidad Complutense)
  • Degree in Law, UNED
  • Degree in Mathematics, UNED

He speaks Spanish and English, and he also reads French, German and Italian.

Experience

Pedro’s legal career has principally focused on mergers and acquisitions. He has taken part in some of the largest cross-border transactions with a Spanish component on the market, including advice to:

  • CVC Capital Partners on the acquisition from Repsol of a 20.07% stake in Gas Natural (2018) €3.8 billion;
  • CVC Capital Partners and PAI Partners on their acquisition and restructuring of the Cortefiel Group (2017) €1 billion (enterprise value);
  • Banco Santander on the acquisition of 100% of Banco Popular (2017) €7 billion;
  • Coca-Cola Enterprises on the merger of three Coca-Cola bottlers to create Coca-Cola European Partners (with operations in UK, France, Benelux, Scandinavia, Germany, Spain and Portugal) (2015) and its subsequent listing on the Spanish stock markets (2016) €20 billion;
  • Aena on its privatization and IPO (2014-2015) €20 billion (enterprise value).

Pedro is a member of the Advisory Board of Expansión and Actualidad Económica, member of the Board of Protectors of the Teatro Real, and member of the Board of Directors of the Círculo de Empresarios.

Pedro has lectured at various academic and professional institutions, including Instituto de Empresa.

Professional Organisations

The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).
International Bar Association (IBA).

Recognition

Pedro Pérez-Llorca features in various legal directories such as:

  • Chambers Global: Corporate/M&A (Band 1).
  • Chambers Europe: Corporate/M&A (Band 1) and Private Equity.
  • Legal 500 EMEA: Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Leading individual).
  • IFLR 1000: Highly regarded.
  • Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance (Thought Leader), M&A and Corporate Governance.
  • Leaders League: Private Equity, and Investment Funds and Fund Formation.
  • Best Lawyers®: Corporate and M&A Law, Capital Markets Law, Investment Funds, Private Equity Law, Banking and Finance Law, and Venture Capital Law​.

Awards

  • Best Lawyers®: Investment Funds “Lawyer of the Year” (2020) in Madrid.
  • Best Lawyers®: Private Equity Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2019) in Madrid.
  • Best Lawyers®: Corporate and M&A Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2018) in Madrid.
  • Best Lawyers®: Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2015) in Madrid.
  • Best Lawyers®: Corporate and M&A Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2014) in Madrid.
  • Iberian Lawyer: 40 under Forty, Special mention “Best Lawyer at a Law Firm” (2007).

Office

Madrid

Contact

pperezllorca@perezllorca.com
T: +34 91 436 04 24
F: +34 91 436 04 30
Paseo de la Castellana, 259A
28046 Madrid

Spain

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