Alejandro Ortiz advises clients on their most valuable mergers and acquisitions and international private equity transactions.
Mr. Ortiz draws on decades of public and private M&A experience, having helped clients navigate more than 30 takeover bids in Spain in recent years. He regularly acts for major international and domestic fund managers on leveraged buyouts and exits from their Spanish investments. His experience bridges multiple market sectors, including:
- Private equity
- Energy and infrastructure
- Retail, including food and beverage
He regularly garners recognition from leading publications and league tables, including Mergermarket, Chambers Europe, and The Legal 500 EMEA. Mr. Ortiz has appeared multiple times on Mergermarket’s top-10 European M&A rankings and ranked first in Iberia both by deal number and value in 2018, and by value in 2017 and 2020. In 2022 he was awarded Best Lawyer in Spain by economic newspaper Expansión.
A recognized thought leader, he is a lecturer on commercial law at the Complutense University and M&A at ICADE and IE, in Madrid.
Before joining Latham, Mr. Ortiz spent more than two decades as a partner at another global law firm, where he most recently served as co-head of its financial sponsors sector.