Francisco J. Lanusse is a member of the Corporate Department and the Latin America Practice. Mr. Lanusse frequently advises clients in the acquisitions and sales of business units and corporate matters in industries such as Energy and Telecommunications.

Mr. Lanusse has particular experience on:

  • Asset acquisitions
  • Partnership and joint venture agreements
  • Structured finance, including local currency financings

Prior to joining Latham in 2019 as an associate, Mr. Lanusse worked in the New York office of Latham as an international visiting associate. He has also practiced in Buenos Aires at a leading international law firm, where he primarily handled corporate and M&A transactions.

Mr. Lanusse is qualified both in New York and Buenos Aires.

Mr. Lanusse’s experience includes advising:

  • Telefónica in a major carve out of all its Central America (Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Costa Rica) telecom assets to four different buyers for €2 billion

  • Telefónica in one joint venture with KKR for the development of fiber optic networks in Colombia for approximately US$500 million

  • Repsol on its sale of upstream business in Ecuador to New Stratus Energy Inc.

  • Ecopetrol and Korea National Oil on its sale of Offshore International Group (OIG), which operates oil fields in Peru, to De Jong Capital
  • Stericycle on its sale of business in Argentina
  • The Peruvian government through Proinversión, the Private Investment Promotion Agency of Peru, for structuring and implementing the Invitational Bid for the project “Wastewater Treatment System of the Titicaca Lake Basin” (Sistema de Tratamiento de las Aguas Residuales de la Cuenca del Lago Titicaca), organized by Proinversión

Bar Qualification

  • Argentina (Abogado)
  • New York


  • LL.M., University of Texas School of Law, 2018
  • Master in Law & Economics, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, 2016
  • Abogado (JD equivalent), Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish