Manuel Vara Varea

Manuel Vara has extensive experience advising industrial and venture capital companies regarding national and cross-border M&A/takeovers, buyouts, and private equity transactions across a wide variety of sectors. He also advises on a broad range of joint ventures, restructurings, and corporate governance issues.

Manuel has acted as lead lawyer on a range of transactions, including, in recent years: Lubrizol Corporation's acquisitions of Merquinsa Mercados Quimicos, a leading Spanish company in specialty thermoplastics polyurethanes, and Lipotec, a leader in the development, manufacturing, and sale of personal care ingredients, as well as the representation of Investcorp International in its acquisition and related financing of Esmalglass Group, a Spanish-based leader in marketing and producing frits, glazes, and ceramic colors. [1]