Luis Riesgo

Jones Day (Sao Paulo)
Lawyer (Partner)

Luis is Partner-in-Charge of the São Paulo Office and formerly held the same post in the Madrid Office. He chairs Jones Day’s Latin America Practice. Luis Riesgo has acted as the principal lawyer on M&A/takeovers, buyouts, restructuring, and private equity transactions in over 20 years of practice, including many complex multicountry acquisitions. Luis has served as the lead lawyer in a wide variety of high-profile strategic transactions, including: France Telecom in its $7.7 billion acquisition of Amena, then Spain’s third largest mobile telecoms company; Trader Classified Media on the $742 million sale to Schibsted of its assets across Latin America and Europe; and Orange in its $432 million acquisition of the internet service provider Ya.com from Deutsche Telecom AG. Other companies with which Luis has worked on substantial matters include Endesa, Electricité de France, Exide, France Telecom, RHJ International, Santander, and SGI. His transactional practice spans a range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, energy and renewable energy, internet media, infrastructure, and telecoms.

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Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy (New York)
Jones Day (New York)
Jones Day (Sao Paulo)

Articles

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Culhane Harper, Fiona A. Schaeffer, Luis Riesgo, S. Wade Angus Brazil’s Congress approves a new competition law that significantly restructures the landscape of competition enforcement

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On October 5, 2011, Brazil’s Congress approved a new competition law that significantly restructures the landscape of competition enforcement in Brazil. Brazil’s Congress will now forward the bill to the desk of President Dilma Rousseff, who has 15 working days to approve or reject the bill. If (...)

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