Ori Assa is a corporate associate in the Madrid office of Latham & Watkins. He advises national and international clients on general corporate matters as well as on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and corporate finance transactions, including debt and equity capital markets offerings.


Mr. Assa's recent experience includes representing:

  • Brookfield Asset Management in the acquisition of Spanish slate producer Cupa from The Carlyle Group 
  • Bain Capital Credit in its investment, alongside Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V. and Alia Capital Partners, in Alsea Europe, a leading European operator of restaurants and coffee shops 
  • Archimed in the acquisition of Suanfarma, a Spanish company specialising in the development, production and marketing of pharmaceutical and nutritional ingredients 
  • Permira in the acquisition of a 60% stake in leading property brokerage platform Engel & Völkers 
  • TeamSystem SpA  in the acquisition of Software del Sol and Billin, two Spanish developers of accounting software for SMEs 
  • Inflexion Private Equity Partners in the acquisition of a 40% stake in Auxadi Contables & Consultores, a Spain-based accounting services provider
  • Square in the acquisition of Verse, a Spanish peer-to-peer payments app 
  • Telefónica in a major carve out of all its Central America (Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Costa Rica) telecom assets for €2 billion 
  • Teijin Limited in the acquisition of Inapal Plasticos SA, the Portugal based manufacturer of plastic parts for the automotive sector 
  • Solarpack in its IPO, specialized in photovoltaic solar energy for a total value of €110 million 
  • IFM Investors in the acquisition of OHL Concessions for €2.8 billion 
  • IFM Investors in the sale of 49% of its shares in Organización Proyectos de Infraestructura, S.A.P.I. de C.V. for €1.2 billion 
  • IFM Investors in the Takeover Bid of OHL México, together with OHL Concesiones, for US$1.35 billion 
  • Lovell Minnick Partners in an equity investment and debt financing to Trea Asset Management, in the context of the acquisition of Banco Madrid Gestión

Bar Qualification

  • Spain (Abogado)


  • BA (Law), ICADE - Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - Madrid, 2012
  • Diploma in International Relations, ICADE - Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - Madrid, 2012
  • LLM in Banking, Corporate and Finance, Fordham University, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Hebrew