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FERNANDO S. ZOPPI

Partner

Buenos Aires

(+54 11) 2150 9785


Fernando is a corporate and business law attorney, with more than 15 years of experience representing clients in a variety of cross-border transactions in Argentina and Latin America. He is particularly versed on Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Venture Capital. Educated and trained in Argentina and the United States, Fernando is praised for his practical approach in solving complex legal issues.
LANGUAGES
Spanish and English.

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, New York, United States of America
Master of Laws (LL.M.), 2004.

UNIVERSIDAD DE BUENOS AIRES, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Law Degree, cum laude, 1999.

  • Founding partner of MHR | Martinez de Hoz & Rueda (Buenos Aires, 2018-present).
  • Partner at Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (Buenos Aires, 2012-2017).
  • Foreign Associate at Latham & Watkins (New York, 2007).
  • Foreign Associate at O’Melveny & Myers (New York, 2005-2006).
  • Associate at Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (Buenos Aires, 1998-2003).
  • ACADEMIA

    ESCUELA SUPERIOR DE ECONOMÍA Y ADMINISTRACIÓN DE EMPRESAS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Assistant Professor of Capital Markets in Postgraduate Course in Administration of Financial Assets (2007-2014).

    FUNDACIÓN MAGISTER, Salta, Argentina
    Professor of Mergers and Acquisitions in Master in Business Law (2009).

    UNIVERSIDAD DE BUENOS AIRES, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Assistant Professor of Private International Law in Law Degree (1999-2001)

    Latest publications and events:

  • Co-author of “Private Equity: Argentina” (Latin Lawyer, 2017).

  • Co-author of “Argentina” (The Mergers & Acquisitions Review, 2017).

  • Co-author of “Labour contingencies should not undermine M&A deals in Argentina” (Financier Worldwide, 2017).

  • Author of “Private equity investments in Argentina” (Financier Worldwide, 2016).

  • Co-author of “Limitaciones a la autonomía de la voluntad en materia contractual en el Nuevo Código Civil y Comercial” (El Dial, 2015).

  • Co-author of “Comentario al Proyecto de Unificación de los Códigos Civil y Comercial de la Nación” (El Derecho, 2013).
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    PRACTICES

    Corporate
    Finance
    M&A
    Real Estate
    Private Equity
    Venture Capital
    Agribusiness
    Business Law
    Corporate Finance