Specialist in crossborder M&A, private equity and capital market transactions.

Antonio Baena in an expert in corporate and capital markets matters, advising clients on M&A transactions, joint ventures, takeover bids and public offerings.

He advises Spanish and international companies—mainly private equity and investment funds, and listed companies—on crossborder transactions, particularly in Spain and Latin America. He has participated in wide-ranging transactions, including in the energy, industrial, finance, consumer, real estate and telecommunications sectors.

From 2013 to 2017, he managed the Cuatrecasas London office. In 2018, he started to manage the firm’s New York office. Currently he also co-manages the London office.

Before joining the firm, he worked as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers in London and New York.

He has lectured on corporate and securities law in master and bachelor programs at several universities, including Universidad CEU San Pablo, Universidad de Alcalá, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad de Navarra and ESADE Business & Law School. Antonio holds Series 7 and Series 66 FINRA licenses.

He has written and co-written articles in specialized journals and in collective works.


  • Master of Laws
    Harvard Law School, USA, 2000

    Master of Laws
    Collège d'Europe, Belgium, 1999

    Master of Laws (finance law and business law)
    London School of Economics, 1998

    Bachelor of Laws (end of studies award as top student in his graduating class)
    Universidad de Navarra, Spain, 1995

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Chambers Global, Legal 500 (Global & Latin America), Latin Lawyer, Expert Guides and IFLR in Corporate M&A