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Luis J. Perez
Partner, Miami
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Luis Perez is ranked consistently among Florida's premier corporate lawyers. Luis's practice focuses primarily on general corporate matters and mergers and acquisitions, including private equity, venture capital, and international transactions. His client base is a blend of domestic and international businesses operating in Florida, elsewhere in the United States, and in Latin America.

Luis has advised public and privately held clients on all aspects of their businesses, such as formation and governance issues, equity and debt offerings, and acquisitions and dispositions. He also routinely advises U.S., Latin American, and European multinationals in acquiring, establishing, operating, and disposing of their businesses throughout the Americas.

A significant part of Luis's practice involves representing the interests of major financial institutions and construction companies in the development and financing of public/private projects throughout the United States and Latin America.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE
  • Represented a major auto manufacturer in the sale of its Central America and Caribbean businesses.
  • Represented a leading media company in acquisitions of various businesses throughout Latin America.
  • Represented a wind energy developer in projects throughout North America.
  • Represented an electric company in refinancing its Latin America division's debt, a transaction that was awarded "Latin American Power Deal of the Year" by Project Finance Magazine.
  • Represented a European energy company in its acquisition of various businesses in North America.
  • Represented a multinational consortium in connection with a potential bid to design, build, and operate certain roadway improvement projects in Florida.
  • Represented a leading engineering and construction company in various projects in North and Central America.
  • Represented a major construction company in acquisitions in the United States.


Hogan Lovells Publications
06 March 2009 "Stimulus Legislation Update: Issue 4 - New Online Resources for Tracking Stimulus Funds." Stimulus Legislation Update, Hogan & Hartson LLP

18 February 2009 "Stimulus Legislation Update: Issue 3." Stimulus Legislation Update, Hogan & Hartson LLP

11 February 2009 "Stimulus Legislation Update: Issue 2." Stimulus Legislation Update, Hogan & Hartson LLP

10 February 2009 "Stimulus Legislation Update: Issue 1." Stimulus Legislation Update, Hogan & Hartson LLP

PRACTICES
Corporate Governance
Mergers and Acquisitions
Public Finance
Latin America
Real Estate
Private Equity/Venture Capital
Energy
Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects
Corporate
Debt Capital Markets
Equity Capital Markets
Financial Institutions Group
INDUSTRY SECTORS
Energy and Natural Resources Group
Infrastructure
Financial Institutions
Road and Rail
Medical Devices
Transportation
Telecommunications
Media and Entertainment
Automotive
Sports and Recreational Facilities
Real Estate
Renewable Energy
AREAS OF FOCUS
  • Automotive
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
EDUCATION
J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 1983 B.A., Rollins College, 1978
MEMBERSHIPS
  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Member, Florida Supreme Court Historical Society
AWARDS / RANKINGS
  • Chambers USA, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, 2004-2013; Corporate/M&A: Latin American Investment, 2008-2012
  • Chambers Latin America, Corporate/M&A, 2009-2011
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate, International, 2009-2011
  • Chambers Global, Latin America: Corporate/M&A, 2010
  • Chambers Global, Latin America: Corporate and Finance, 2009
  • The Best Lawyers in America, International Trade and Finance Law, 2006-2011; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2006-2007
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Top Lawyer in South Florida, 2008-2009
BAR ADMISSIONS / QUALIFICATIONS Florida
LANGUAGES French Spanish