Partner Profile

Juan Carlos Escudero

CMS Grau

Peru

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Biography

Juan Carlos is the co-head of the corporate and M&A, banking and finance, capital markets practices at CMS Grau and is managing partner of the firm.

He has more than 20 years of experience advising local and foreign companies from all sectors on merger and acquisitions, major financial transactions, complex securities issues, acquisition of real-estate and infrastructure projects, purchase, sale and separation of assets and corporate reorganisations. His experience allows him to strategically structure operations considering key components sectors such as energy, mining, real estate, technology, telecom and life sciences, among others. He participated in the largest M&A deals in recent years in Peru.

Juan Carlos has worked at Swidler & Berlin, a Washington, DC law firm. He was in charge of foreign investment matters in Latin America.

He holds a master’s degree in law from Connecticut University, pursued the continuing legal education programme at George Washington University Law School. Juan Carlos counts with an M&A diploma from Universidad del Pacífico and is a professor of M&A transactions at ESAN University in Peru.

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