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Santiago is a corporate associate specialised in M&A in the private capital sector.

His background in M&A transactions is marked by precision and a deep understanding of complex deals, with a specialisation primarily in private equity and a wide experience in the energy sector. He also has experience in corporate governance and restructuring which gives him the ability to comprehend and adapt to the intricate internal policies of large organizations. Additionally, his approach is notably deal-friendly. Clients value his ability to foster collaborative environments where transactions can progress smoothly and efficiently. His aim to find mutually acceptable solutions make him an M&A lawyer who not only understands the legal intricacies but also prioritizes the success of the deal itself.


He has a dual degree in Law and Political science by Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE)(Spain), partially studied at Ghent University (Belgium) and St Edward's University (Texas, USA). He also has a master's degree for Admission to the Bar by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain). He speaks Spanish and English. He is a member of the Ilustre Colegio de la Abogacía de Madrid (ICAM – Madrid Bar Association).

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • Magnum Industrial Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in Grupo Fernando Corral Salamanca, a Spanish manufacturer of meat-based products, to boost its growth and turn the company into a sustainability reference in Europe
  • Altano Energy on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Navarro Generación, an energy company focused on hydroelectric assets
  • Altano Energy on the acquisition of a 98MW solar and wind portfolio in Spain from Geolisol and Burgos Conkanes
  • Magnum Industrial Partners on the disposal of the Indiba Group, a world leader in the field of radiofrequency (RF) for the physiotherapy, aesthetic, and veterinary market