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Patricia Menendez-Cambo serves as Vice Chair of Greenberg Traurig, where she broadly speaking advises businesses and private equity corporations at the legal implementation of their organizations' growth strategies throughout Europe, america, Latin America and emerging markets around the sector. Her enjoy spans a variety of industries which include, transportation, telecommunications, banking, retail and power. Patricia is a member of the corporation's Executive Committee, and was the first Chair of the Infrastructure Practice as well as Co-Chair of the Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice. Additionally, she previously served as Chair of the Global Corporate Practice and became the first Chair of the Global Practice…
Patricia Menendez-Cambo serves as Vice Chair of Greenberg Traurig, in which she mostly advises agencies and private equity firms on the legal implementation of their groups' boom strategies during Europe, america, Latin America and rising markets round the world. Her revel in spans a lot of industries along with, transportation, telecommunications, banking, retail and energy. Patricia is a member of the organization's Executive Committee, and became the first Chair of the Infrastructure Practice in addition to Co-Chair of the Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice. Additionally, she formerly served as Chair of the Global Corporate Practice and turned into the first Chair of the Global Practice thru which she launched the Latin American and Iberian Practice.

Patricia remains actively involved in the method and operations of her customers' business, supplying practical solutions and serving as a catalyst for the criminal implementation of her customers' international approach. Patricia previously served as Subdirectora General for a Global one hundred business enterprise in Europe and General Counsel to a number of its subsidiaries and affiliates, supporting them with regards to their international enlargement. During her tenure as in-house recommend, she additionally served as Director for a number of its entities during Europe and Latin America.


•Strategic alliances
•Capital markets
•Cross-border financing transactions
•Project finance
•International regulatory and antitrust matters

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

National Law Journal

•Selected, The National Law Journal, 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America, 2008
•Selected, The National Law Journal, 50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America, 2007-2008
•Selected, The National Law Journal, one hundred Most Influential Lawyers in America, 2006
•Selected, The National Law Journal, 40 Under forty, 2005

World Economic Forum

•Selected, Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum, 2007

Chambers and Partner legal professionals

•Listed, Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A/Finance (Latin America-huge and Foreign Experts - USA), 2006-2016
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2006-2018
•Recipient, Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession, Chambers Latin America Awards, 2017
•Recipient, Outstanding Contribution to Gender Diversity, Chambers USA Women in Law Awards, 2014
•Lead Member, Corporate/M&A - Law Firm of the Year, Chambers Latin America Awards, 2014
•Lead Member, Corporate & Finance - International Counsel in Latin America (Florida-Based), Chambers Latin America Awards, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017.
•Listed, Chambers Latin America, Corporate M&A, 2009-2011
•Lead Member, Focus on Latin America - Law Firm of the Year (Florida-Based), Chambers Latin America Inaugural Awards for Excellence, 2009

Other Distinctions

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law; International Trade and Finance Law, 2006-2019
•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A - Large Deals ($1bn+), 2018
•Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, Most Lawyer, 2010-2018
•Shortlisted, Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards, Best in Mergers & Acquisitions, 2013, 2016-2018
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2018
•Listed, Florida Trend mag, Legal Elite, Corporate, 2017
•Listed, Euromoney's Expert Guides: Women in Business Law, Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, 2014 and 2017
•Selected, Latin America's Most a hundred Lawyers, Latinvex, 2016
•Listed, Financial Times Upstanding Executive Power List, Most one hundred Minority Ethnic Executives in the US and UK, 2016
•Listed, Daily Business Review, Most 20 South Florida Women in Law, 2015
•Finalist, Daily Business Review, Most Dealmaker of the Year - Industrial Category, 2015
•Listed, Latinvex, Most 50 Female Lawyers in Latin America, 2015
•Listed, Latinvex, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A and Energy Law, 2015
•Recipient, Best in Mergers and Acquisitions, American Women in Business Law Awards, IFLR/Euromoney, 2014
•Listed, Latin Lawyer, 1 of 15 Inspiring Women in Law, 2013
•Member, company named as one in every of America’s Best Corporate Law Offices as decided on by popular counsels of public companies, inside the thirteenth annual prison industry take a look at, Corporate Board Member mag and FTI Consulting Inc., 2013
•Recipient, M&A Advisor Leadership Award for Outstanding Achievements, M&A, 2013
•Listed, The Legal 500 Latin America, Corporate and M&A, 2012
•Finalist, Daily Business Review, Most Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate (Domestic) Category, 2012
•Finalist, Daily Business Review, Most Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate (International) Category, 2012
•Lead Member, Winning Team, Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year - Restructuring Award, 2012
•Member, group ranked as a pinnacle company law organization in Miami as decided on through company administrators, inside the annual Legal Industry Research Study, Corporate Board Member mag and FTI Consulting Inc. (tenth yr), 2002-2009, 2011-2012
•Listed, Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyers, 2011
•Selected, Winning Deal Team - Distressed M&A Deal of the Year (Over $100mm), Turnaround Awards, The M&A Advisor, 2011
•Listed, Latin Lawyer 250 Guide, Corporate & Finance Latin America, 2006-2011
•Listed, PLC Which Lawyer Guide, Corporate/M&A, 2006-2009
•Recipient, Latin Lawyer M&A Deal of the Year Award, 2008
•Finalist, International Financial Law Review (IFLR), M&A Deal of the Year: Bancolombia/Banco Agricola, Americas Awards, 2008
•Listed, International Financial Law Review, Expert Guides, Corporate M&A, 2005-2008
•Finalist, Lead Member, M&A Deal of the Year: Bancolombia/Banco Agricola, Americas Awards, International Financial Law Review (IFLR), 2008
•Lead Member, Winning Team, Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year - M&A Category Award, 2007
•Selected, Hispanic Enterprise mag, The 20 Leading Latinas in Business, 2007
•Listed, Hispanic Business mag, one hundred Influentials List, 2006
•Recipient, Young Hispanic Leadership Award, Hispanic Heritage Council, 2002

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Practise Areas

  • Corporate
  • Infrastructure
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Capital Markets
  • Latin American & Iberian Practice
  • Energy & Natural Resources
Law Firm Position

Vice Chair; Shareholder

Admission Info

Admitted in 1991, Florida
New York
1993, District of Columbia

Start at the Faculty of Law
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Class of 1989
Member, Editorial Board, Comparative Labor Law Journal

University Attended

University of Miami
Class of 1986

Birth Date and City

Born in 1966
New York, N.Y., June 7, 1966

Associations & Memberships

Professional & Community Involvement

•Alumnus, Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum
•Board Member, Council of the Americas
•Board of Overseers, Trustee, University of Pennsylvania Law School
•Board Member, Woodrow Wilson Center
•Member, Council on Foreign Relations
•Member, Presidential Advisory Council, INCAE
•Advisory Board Member, Institute for International and Comparative Law
•Member, National Association of Women Lawyers
•Member, Vance Center Committee, Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice
•Member, International Bar Association
•Vice Chair, Women Lawyers' Interest Group
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Standing Committee on International Trade in Legal Services
•Member, Hispanic National Bar Association
•Member, Latina Commission
•Trustee, National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR)

Representative Cases
Experience: Mergers & Acquisitions: Representation of the consortium of buyers in its acquisition of the business and belongings of McDonald's Corporation's Latin American and Caribbean operations
the settlement, worth greater than US$700 million, resulted within the sale of approximately 1,600 existing eating places in 18 jurisdictions.
Represented Liberty Acquisition Holdings Corp. in its $1.5 billion opposite-acquisition of Promotora De Informaciones, S.A., a Spanish employer. Liberty became a clean test organization formed in 2008. Promotora de Informaciones, S.A., or Prisa, is the sector's main Spanish and Portuguese-language media organization inside the fields of schooling, facts and amusement. The Liberty shareholders became the bulk shareholders of Prisa. The Prisa shares issued within the business mixture had been listed for buying and selling on the Madrid Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange via American Depositary Receipts.
Representation of Grupo Prisa and its totally owned subsidiary Sogecable, S.A. in the acquisition of a majority interest in V-Me Media, Inc., the fourth-biggest Hispanic tv community in the United States. V-Me is currently dispensed in 36 metropolitan tv markets and reaches 61 million U.S. families. Prisa, an Ibex-indexed media organization, is the arena's main Spanish and Portuguese-language business organization in information and other print media, radio and television broadcasting and movie productions. Operating throughout over 300 subsidiaries in 22 countries, Grupo Prisa reaches greater than 50 million users through its international brands El Pais, 40 Principales, Santillana and Alfaguara.
Representation of the largest telecommunications corporation in Spain in numerous transactions during Latin America and the USA, together with america$five.7 billion acquisition of one of the most important U.S.-based totally net offerings and online content provider, the United States$1.36 billion acquisition of a Mexican wireless service, and the US$250 million acquisition of a customer offerings organisation in Brazil.
Representation of Salvadoran monetary organization in its US$900 million sale to Colombia's largest complete-service financial organization conducted via simultaneous soft offers in Panama and El Salvador.
Representation of Rowland Coffee Roasters, Inc., a privately-held enterprise primarily based in Miami and high-quality known for the leading Hispanic brands Cafe Bustelo and Cafe Pilon, within the $360 million sale of its espresso manufacturers and enterprise operations to The J.M. Smucker Company.
Representation of one of the oldest banks in Central America as U.S. Counsel in its merger with a Guatemalan financial institution, developing a financial institution with US$3.7 billion in belongings.
Representation of Mesoamerica Energy and the other stockholders of Energias Renovables de Mesoamerica, the owner, operator and main developer of wind initiatives in Central America in the sale of a 70% majority interest of ERM to Globeleq Generation Ltd., a leading European energy corporation, actively growing economically sustainable energy answers for the emerging markets of Africa, the Americas and Asia. ERM owns and operates a 23MW wind power plant in Costa Rica and is developing the Cerro de Hula wind energy challenge with a designed capacity of 100 MW in Honduras. Mesoamerica Energy consists of a number of the most distinguished and properly-respected investors from some of the largest commercial enterprise worries in Central America, including airways, banks, actual property, creation materials, and agro-industry.
Representation of the stockholders of Esco Interamerica, Ltd., an global construction gadget leasing enterprise operating thru over 30 subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Trinidad & Tobago, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Mexico in its sale to an associate of Harsco Corporation, a worldwide commercial offerings company (NYSE: HSC) serving worldwide industries, consisting of infrastructure, metals, railways and power.
Representation of a leading U.S. monetary institution in the purchase from a multinational European economic group of a US$950 million Latin America loan portfolio along with over one hundred syndicated, bi-lateral and multi-lateral loans in Argentina, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Mexico.
Representation of Harvestland Overseas, S.A., the main hybrid corn and agricultural seed developer and seed manufacturing enterprise with operations in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Colombia and Venezuela to NYSE-indexed Monsanto Company.
Representation of Salvadoran economic conglomerate Inversiones Financieras Bancosal, S.A., inside the sale of a majority interest to Grupo Banistmo, S.A., a leading Panamanian economic organization. The transaction became carried out via a public smooth provide via the Salvadoran Stock Exchange.
Representation of Panamanian corporation inside the US$a hundred forty five million sale of a publicly traded Costa Rican manufacturing enterprise with 30 subsidiaries placed at some point of Latin America to a French-Belgian conglomerate thru a soft offer in Costa Rica, which was the first related to a European customer.
Representation of local Panamanian investment company in reference to purchase of a 49.9% interest in a local cable operator in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica.
Financings: Leader of Greenberg Traurig group that represented MAT Concessionaire, LLC and its sponsors, Meridiam Infrastructure Fund and Bouygues Travaux Publics, S.A., in the Port of Miami Tunnel task, one of the first greenfield public-private partnerships in the United States.
Represented Satelites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V., certainly one of most effective two privately controlled constant satellite provider providers in Latin America, in its offering of US$325 million in major quantity of latest nine.five% senior secured notes.
Represented Arcos Dorados, B.V. in the US$350 million acquisition finance facility and US$eighty million letter of credit score facility for the purchase of the franchise of McDonald's in 18 jurisdictions during Latin America and the Caribbean
the financing concerned collateral in 18 jurisdictions, with more than one inter-creditor issues, and compliance with the franchise agreement and franchise regime of McDonald's.
Representation of Salvadoran retailer in connection with US$three hundred million multi-foreign money financings secured with the aid of assets in eleven unique Caribbean jurisdictions. The acquisition changed into consummated in part via public gives in Jamaica and Barbados.
Representation of investor in reference to a US$forty five million mezzanine financing and US$50 million refinancing and undertaking for a regional wireless communications issuer in British Virgin Islands, Netherlands Antilles, Aruba, and Cayman Islands.
Corporate Operations: Representation of leading Italian telecommunications organization in connection with its operations inside the United States and Latin America.
Represented U.S. electoral solutions organization in home and global operations.
Representation of Spanish media organization in its acquisition of Mexican and U.S. radio stations.
Spanish and Fluent and French and Conversational and Portuguese and Conversational
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