Partner of Demarest's mergers and acquisitions area, Andoni Hernández is qualified to practise law in Brazil (Brazilian Bar Association) and in Spain (Bar Association of Madrid). He holds a master's degree (LLM) in corporate counselling 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 defence 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, privatisations 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.
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