Partner of Demarest’s Mergers and Acquisitions area, Andoni Hernández is qualified to practice law in Brazil (Brazilian Bar Association) and in Spain (Bar Association of Madrid). He holds a master’s degree (LLM) in Corporate Counseling from Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (Spain) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) and from UFRJ (Brazil). He has extensive experience in commercial advising, drafting and executing investment and divestment operations in the private sector, contracts with the public sector and complex construction contracts. He is also an expert in matters of corporate governance, as well as in defense of the rights of partners and stockholders. Andoni has worked in New York, where he has advised on investments in foreign companies in Spain and Spanish companies abroad, involving active representation in the energy, real estate, hotel and hospitality, insurance, industrial and financial sectors. He acts regularly as a representative of clients in Latin American operations in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, partnership agreements, restructurings, financing, debt and capital, privatizations and infrastructure. Andoni is recommended in major legal publications such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 Latin America, Latin Lawyer and IFLR in Corporate Law and M&A (Spain, Brazil and Latin America-Wide), Project Finance and Banking.

— Bachelor of Laws, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2018)

— Bachelor of Laws, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Madrid, Spain (1998)

— Master’s Degree in Corporate Counseling (Legal Advisory of Companies), Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid, Spain (1998)

— Studies in Political Science, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain (1998)

— Director, Treasurer and member of the Executive Commission of the Brazil-Spain Chamber of Commerce, São Paulo

— Member of the Madrid Bar Association

— Member of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), No. 309590

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