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Carlos E. Méndez-Peñate

666 Fifth Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, New York 10103
Firm: Akerman LLP  |  Website

Carlos E. Méndez-Peñate

666 Fifth Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, New York 10103
Firm: Akerman LLP
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Overview
Firm

Akerman LLP


Years In Practice


Phone Number (212) 880-3800

Carlos Méndez-Peñate is co-chair of the firm's Latin America and the Caribbean Practice. With 40 years of experience in the region, he provides clients with the sophisticated guidance needed to complete complex cross-border transactions. 

Carlos focuses his practice on M&A, capital markets, syndicated and secured lending, project finance, debt restructuring, and real estate transactions. He regularly represents financial institutions and corporations based in Latin America and the Caribbean, steering them through transactions in the United States. Carlos' clients also include U.S.- and European-based multinational banks, private equity firms, insurance companies, and investment banks seeking opportunities in the region.

Born in Havana, Carlos uses his extensive in-country knowledge to help American companies - including one of the world's largest software firms, a leading supplier of heavy building materials, and one of the largest multinational investment banks - open new markets in Cuba while complying with U.S. regulations. Carlos is frequently sought out by the media for his insights into the legal aspects of doing business in the region. He has appeared in interviews on Bloomberg TV and CNN and has been quoted in The American Lawyer and Forbes, among other publications.


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Awards
Lawyer of the Year recognition for Carlos E. Méndez-Peñate
Recognized with a "Lawyer of the Year" award in Best Lawyers®
Education
Graduated
Yale University, BA, summa cum laude
Graduated 1973
Contact Details and Office Locations
Office: (212) 880-3800
666 Fifth Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, New York 10103
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