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Greenberg Traurig LLP

Antonio Peña

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Work Department

Miami Corporate and Securities Practice Group and Latin American and Iberian Practice Group.

Position

Antonio Peña is a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's Miami office. He has wide-ranging experience in the United States, Spain and Mexico. Antonio has advised clients in connection with cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, financings and other corporate matters throughout North, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Europe. He has represented companies and investment funds in connection with their strategic and financial investments in the United States, Spain and Latin America.

Career

Antonio is a Shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office. Antonio is a multicultural attorney with legal training in the United States, Spain and Mexico. He was recently named to the Board of Directors for the Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce, a term he will serve for three years. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida and serves as a Board Member of the Board of Senior Professionals of the Law and Business Review of the Americas. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, he acted as In-House Counsel for Banamex for two years. Antonio is licensed in Florida and Mexico.

Languages

Antonio is fluent in English and Spanish.

Member

Antonio is a member of the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the U.S.-Mexico Bar Association, the U.S.-Spain Chamber of Commerce, the Law and Business Review of the Americas, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida.

Education

Antonio received his J.D. from the Panamerican University, School of Law, located in Mexico City in 1999. He also has a J.D., magna cum laude, and an LL.M. in Comparative and International Law from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, which he received in 2006.


Latin America: International firms

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Greenberg Traurig LLP has one of the largest teams of dedicated Latin America specialists of all the international law firms; it has Latin America facing teams in Mexico City, Miami, New York and a number of other US offices. Industry experience is one of its particular fortes with a number of the partners having significant in-house lawyer experience, some as deputy general counsels. Financial services and telecoms are two sectors where the firm has an especially strong record. Clients include Grupo Assa, The Related Group, Grupo Bio Pappel, Sobel Westex, Restaurant Brands International, Grupo Rotoplas and Organizacion Sanita. Showcasing its expertise in financial services, the practice continued to advise ASSA Compañía Tenedora and ASSA Compañía de Seguros on its acquisition of American International Group (AIG)’s operations in Central America, located in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama; as part of the deal AIG and ASSA will establish an on-going business partnership to pursue new opportunities in Central America. Additionally, the firm advised The Related Group on multiple joint ventures and acquisitions in Latin America, including the acquisition of a real estate project in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires. Firm vice chair Patricia Menéndez-Cambó is a seasoned figure in Latin America transactions, in particular in the telecoms and other regulated sectors. Randy Bullard and Emilio Alvarez-Farré are also experienced Latin America hands, with extensive records in M&A. Yosbel Ibarra is co-chair of the firm’s Latin America and Iberian practice and has almost 20 years of experience in M&A and private equity transactions in the region. Enrique Conde, Antonio Peña and Mark Lopez are also recommended. All named individuals are primarily based in Miami.

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