Specialist in designing and implementing national and crossborder corporate finance and M&A transactions, including company sales, takeover bids, IPOs, public offerings of securities, and private equity and distressed M&A transactions.

Pere Kirchner advises multinational clients on some of the most important and innovative transactions in the Spanish market. He also advises listed companies on commercial issues and corporate governance, as well as on corporate disputes. He is secretary of the board of directors of several leading Spanish companies.

He was a co-chair of the International Bar Association’s Securities Law Committee and its Capital Markets Forum.  In 2012, he was a member of the group of experts appointed by the National Securities Market Commission to evaluate proxy advisors’ activity in relation to Spanish issuers.

He lectures on corporate governance and capital markets in the Executive MBA at ESADE Business & Law School.

He is a member of the Cuatrecasas French Desk and a member of the governing board of the Spanish-French Friendship Association Diálogo, as well as a member of the board of directors of the French Chamber of Commerce in Barcelona.


  • Master of Laws
    London School of Economics, 1990

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 1988

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