Carmen Esteban advises national and international clients from different industries on general corporate matters as well as on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions.

Ms. Esteban's experience includes advising:

  • Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company in:
    • The acquisition of Atlas Bottling Company, a Morocco-based bottling company
    • Its agreement with the Castel Group and AB InBev Africa to jointly operate the Coca-Cola bottling business in Algeria
  • Authentic Brands Group in the acquisition of Boardriders, a global action sports and lifestyle company, from Oaktree Capital Management
  • Solum Partners in the acquisition of Agrupa Lettuce, a leading Spanish agricultural holding company
  • Bain Capital Private Equity in the acquisition of a majority stake in Fedrigoni, an Italy-based manufacturer and seller of paper, film, self-adhesive, and related products
  • Banca March in the sale of March Risk Solutions, a Spain-based insurance brokerage company, to Howden Group Holdings
  • Vivalto Santé Investissement in the acquisition of Ribera Salud, a Spain-based provider of healthcare services
  • EIG on acquiring a 25% stake in Repsol Upstream, a global oil and gas exploration and production company, for US$4.8 billion
  • Platinum Equity in:
    • The acquisition of Urbaser, one of the world’s largest providers of environmental services, from China Tianying Inc. for an enterprise value of approximately US$4.2 billion
    • The acquisition of Iberconsa, a global provider of frozen seafood products
  • Karnov Group in the acquisition of the legal information businesses of Thomson Reuters in Spain and Wolters Kluwer in Spain and France
  • The Carlyle Group in:
    • The acquisition of Altadia, a leading Spanish ceramic products manufacturer
    • The acquisition of a majority stake in Codorniú, the oldest family-owned cava producer in Spain
    • The acquisition of Gleva Cellars, a major wine producer based in Spain
  • Partners Group in:
    • The creation of a joint venture with Dunas Capital to invest in real estate assets in Spain
    • The creation of the joint venture Aristeas Logística, a platform for investment in logistic real estate assets
  • X-Elio Energy, a Spain-based provider of renewable energy services, in the sale of its portfolio of solar assets to China Three Gorges
  • Autogrill, the leading global operator in food & drink services for travellers, on the sale of its Spanish operations to Areas (portfolio company of PAI Partners)
  • Triton Partners in the acquisition of Fertiberia, a Spain-based company that manufactures and markets fertilizers and agricultural chemicals, from Grupo Villar Mir
  • Sener and Masdar in the sale of Torresol Energy Investments, a company engaged in the thermosolar energy industry, to Q-Energy
  • TA Associates in the sale of Hana Group, a France-based provider of freshly prepared sushi “on the go”
  • Portobello in the sale of Multiasistencia, a Spanish specialist in the management and repair of claims for the home, businesses and communities for insurance companies
  • Sun Capital in the sale of Elix Polymers, a Spanish plastic producer
  • L Catterton in the acquisition of an 80% stake in Goiko Grill, a fastcasual restaurant chain headquartered in Madrid

Bar Qualification

  • Spain (Abogado)


  • LL.M., Instituto de Empresa, 2013
  • Dual Degree Program in Business Administration and Management (ADE) and Law (E-3), ICADE - Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - Madrid, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English