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Partner Pedro Fernández has more than 20 years of experience in M&A and capital markets. He joined Pérez-Llorca in January 2017 and leads the Venture Capital & Start-up practice at the firm.
1996 Master’s degree in Banking and Finance, Afi (Analistas Financieros Internacionales)
1994 Degree in Law, Universidad Complutense
He speaks Spanish and English.
Pedro Fernández is one of the most renowned lawyers in the Venture Capital & Start-up sector in Spain. He began advising venture capital funds and start-ups over ten years ago on re-domestication processes, investment rounds and on general matters relating to the technology sector. He advises the majority of the players in the Spanish market and has extensive experience working with the US market (particularly in Silicon Valley, Miami and NY).
Academic and Publishing Collaborations
Pedro is the director of the Master’s degree in Corporate Finance & Law at ESADE and lectures on law at Universidad Complutense in Madrid. He also lectures for several Master’s degrees and institutions such as The Madrid Bar Association and ICADE. Additionally, he has written various articles for specialist publications on corporate law and capital markets.
The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).
Pedro Fernández features in various legal directories such as:
Chambers Europe: Private Equity: Venture Capital.
IFLR 1000: Notable practitioner.
Legal 500 EMEA: TMT.
Best Lawyers®: for Capital Markets Law, Corporate and M&A Law, and Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice.
Leaders League: ‘Capital Markets: Debt & Equity’ and ‘Venture Capital transactions’.
Financial Times Innovative Lawyers: Commended, “Enabling Business Growth” (2018) (featuring a matter Pedro Fernández advised on).