Eduardo Fernandez is a partner in Willkie’s Corporate & Financial Services Department in Paris. Eduardo focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Eduardo is co-head of Willkie’s European Committee and co-managing partner of Willkie’s Paris office.
A native New Yorker, Eduardo commenced his career as an associate in Willkie’s New York office. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.
Eduardo has extensive experience advising both privately held and publicly listed companies on French domestic and cross border acquisitions and dispositions in a broad range of industries, including in the business services, consumer products, food and healthcare sectors. Eduardo also advises on corporate venture investments and strategic alliances.
Eduardo was designated Best Lawyer in France for private equity (capital-risque) in the 2017 edition of the peer survey published by Les Echos, and as “Lawyer of the Year” (Avocat de l’Année) by Magazine des Affaires in 2018.