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Carlos Peña


CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
Paseo de Recoletos 7–9
28004 Madrid
Languages Spanish, French, English

Carlos Peña is a Partner of the Corporate / M&A department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. He possesses vast experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, privatisations, joint ventures, strategic alliances and other corporate matters. He is a member or secretary of the board of directors of several listed and non-listed companies.

He is currently or has been a member and/or secretary of the board of directors of various credit and venture capital entities such as: Merry Lynch España Agencia de Valores, Lazard Asesores Financieros, Samsonite España, Sulzer Pumps, Buhler España, Equatorial Coca Cola Bottling Company, etc.

He has been recognised in the Corporate / M&A and Capital Markets areas by the main and most prestigious legal directories such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Additionally, he has also been presented with the Client Choice award at the Corporate Intl Magazine Global Awards.

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Relevant experience

  • Carlos has advised sector-leading companies on a variety of operations, such as HP on the purchase of Samsung's printer business spanning more than 40 jurisdictions, USS on the acquisition of a 50,1% stake in Redexis Gas and Citi Infrastructure Partners on the Acquisition of Itínere by Sacyr.
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  • 1983 - Master's Degree in International Transport and Trade Law, Université Aix-en-Provence (France).
  • 1982 - Graduate of Law, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain).
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  • Carlos has published a wide variety of articles and works for both specialist and general publications.
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December 2017
Mis­lead­ing rep­res­ent­a­tions of new "de­sign­er food"
Share­hold­er Act­iv­ism: A European Per­spect­ive
09 Sep 16
In­ter­view with Car­los Peña on the M&A mar­ket in Spain
TTR - Trans­ac­tion­al Track Re­cord, Au­gust Re­port 2016
In­sur­ance Alert | Ju­ly 2015
Law 20/2015, of 14 Ju­ly, on the man­age­ment, su­per­vi­sion...
Law 20/2015, of 14 Ju­ly, on the man­age­ment, su­per­vi­sion...
Com­par­is­on of the main tax and reg­u­lat­ory as­pects con­cern­ing...
Cor­por­ate Bul­let­in nº 11 (Oc­to­ber - Decem­ber 2012)
Cor­por­ate Bul­let­in nº 10 (June - Septem­ber 2012)
Cor­por­ate Bul­let­in no. 9 (March - May)
Cor­por­ate Bul­let­in nº8 (Novem­ber - Feb­ru­ary)
Ac­count­ing Alert Feb­ru­ary 2012 - News in the ac­count­ing...
Cor­por­ate Alert Novem­ber 2011