Eversheds Sutherland adds Corporate partner from Deloitte

Eversheds Sutherland has hired Ignacio Balañá as a Corporate/M&A partner in the Madrid office, joining from Deloitte Legal

With this appointment, the firm strengthens its strategic advice in the transactional area.

Ignacio Balañá (pictured) has developed his professional career mainly as a partner at Cuatrecasas and Latham & Watkins and, more recently, at Deloitte Legal as a Corporate/M&A partner. He has extensive experience in Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity. He has advised national and international groups and Private Equity, pension and infrastructure funds on M&A processes, carve-outs, Joint Ventures, Corporate reorganisations and Project Finance.

Ignacio holds a degree in Law and in Economy from the Universidad de Barcelona.

Jacobo Martínez, managing partner of the firm, stated: “It is a pleasure to have Ignacio’s experience, who has perfectly understood our strategic positioning to continue providing the best quality service to our clients. With his incorporation, the firm faces an exciting new year within the framework of our progression and our vocation for continued growth.”

Ignacio Balañá, for his part, said: “Eversheds Sutherland is a global firm with a very powerful and attractive growth and geographical expansion plan, in which the Madrid office plays a very prominent role, and therefore, a magnificent platform to provide the best advice to clients. I am very excited to face the challenges of this new stage.”

Eversheds Sutherland currently has 18 partners and around 80 lawyers in Spain, offering legal advice in all areas of Business Law.


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