Álvaro Mata is an associate in the Madrid office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Mata represents national and international clients, including public and private companies and private equity funds in general corporate matters, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital transactions. He also assists companies on restructuring processes.

Mr. Mata’s experience includes advising: 

  • Solum Partners on acquiring Agrupa Lettuce, a leading Spanish agricultural holding company
  • EIG on acquiring a 25% stake in Repsol Upstream, a global oil and gas exploration and production company, for US$4.8 billion
  • Archimed on acquiring AKRN Scientific Consulting, S.L. through its portfolio company North American Science Associates
  • Repsol, a Spanish energy company, in the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Asterion Energies and its subsidiaries located in Spain, France, and Italy 
  • KKR in the restructuring and exit financing of Grupo Gallardo

Bar Qualification

  • Spain (Abogado)


  • LL.M. in Legal Practice, IE Business School
  • LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws) in International Business, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain