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Álvaro Mateo Sixto

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Head of Corporate


Álvaro is Partner, head of Corporate and member of the Board of Directors at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo. Between September 2015 and November 2016, Álvaro was seconded to Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He specializes in commercial law, M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions and joint ventures, both domestic and cross-border. He has extensive experience advising start-ups (ongoing advice on strategic issues), venture capital and investors, having participated in some of the most relevant transactions in the entrepreneurial scene. He holds a law degree from the University of Santiago de Compostela and the Salzburg Universität. He studied at the Academy of American and International Law, Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law, Dallas, Texas. Álvaro is recognized in Chambers & Partners as one of the leading Private Equity and Venture Capital professionals in the market. Additionally, Álvaro is one of the most active lawyers in M&A in Spain. He has participated as an author or coauthor in several specialized legal publications.