The addition of this new partner reinforces Pinsent Masons’ already strong Corporate team in Spain.
Francisco Aldavero is a recognised specialist in M&A and Private Equity transactions in Spain. With a law degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a Master’s degree in legal advice from IE, he joins the firm from EY Abogados, which he joined in 2016 and where he has led the M&A and Private Equity practices since joining the Firm. Previously, he was a partner at Araoz & Rueda for two decades and a lawyer at Gómez Acebo & Pombo.
Throughout his 30-year career, Francisco has advised on a multitude of transactions, being recurrently recognised by the most prestigious directories, such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, among others, as one of the leading lawyers in M&A and Private Equity in Spain.
Inmaculada Castelló, co-managing partner of Pinsent Masons’ Madrid office and member of the Madrid Mercantil team, commented: “We are delighted with the addition of Francisco to our team, strengthening our commercial and technical capabilities in the field of Private Equity in Spain, one of our strategic lines of action. After five years in Spain, we are continuing with our growth project, with the aim of making Pinsent Masons a solid and leading competitor in the Spanish market.”
Francisco Aldavero said: “I am proud to join the Pinsent Masons team, and I am looking forward to this new challenge supporting the Firm’s clients in their growth and divestment needs, both in Spain and globally. I am particularly excited about the innovative nature of the Firm and its international platform.”