Francisco Martins Caetano

Senior Associate

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Specializing in international mergers and acquisitions (M&A), venture capital and private equity.

Francisco Martins Caetano regularly advises private equity entities on their investments and disinvestments, as well as strategic investors on crossborder acquisitions, private company sales and asset sales.

In recent years, he has participated in many important transactions, particularly in the technology, media and telecom (TMT), and business services sectors. In the international field, he advises on M&A transactions for companies in Europe and Latin America.

In 2020, he was on secondment in the Cuatrecasas London office, where he returned in 2024.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, he worked at other law firms in Portugal.

He is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association.

He is the National Representative for Portugal at the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA).


  • The Lisbon MBA program
    Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2015

    Postgraduate studies in Securities Law
    Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, 2010

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, 2007 

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