Carlos Blanco Morillo is a partner in the Corporate Practice, specialising in private equity and mergers and acquisitions (M&A), at the Madrid office.
Carlos has extensive experience as legal counsel on cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, with special focus on private equity schemes, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts and buy-ins, secondary funds, special situations and distressed investments. He has provided counselling throughout his career in prominent transactions in various industries, including manufacturing, telco, facility services, technology and finance.
Prior to joining the firm, Carlos was the head partner of the private equity and M&A practice in the Madrid office of a Spanish law firm. Previously, Carlos founded his own boutique law firm and, earlier, he was a lawyer in the corporate, M&A and capital market practices of a renowned Ibero-American law firm.
He holds master’s degrees in law and in business administration (with a major in finance) from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE E-3).
As well, Carlos lectures on corporate law at the University of Navarra and ISDE and is a regular contributor to various financial media outlets.
He speaks English and Spanish and is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.