M&A, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Private Equity and Art law.
Career:J.D. Universidad Católica Argentina (1991). LL.M. Duke University (1993). Studio Chiomenti in Rome (1993). Foreign associate at Sullivan & Cromwell (1993-1994). Allende & Brea (1991-2004) as associate, partner and Executive Committe member. In 2005 he co-founded Estudio Garrido Abogados and is its Managing Partner since then. Invited professor of Entrepreneurship at Universidad de San Andrés.
Garrido is also a succesfull entrepreneur, and participates as a venture capital investor in companies such as Otro Mundo (brewery), Biosima (biotech), Centaurus (geothermal), Salix (forestry), Invertir On Line (online trading) and Jardines de Roosevelt (real estate).
He has been a Member of the Board of Directors of the local companies of several private equity funds such as Advent International Corporation, Eton Park and HM Capital.
Today he is a board member of the Toronto Stock Exchange company Estrella Energy Services, of the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange company Celulosa Argentina and of other closely held companies or argentine subsidiaries of foreign multinationals in the internet, real estate, forestry, pharmaceutical and biodiesel sectors.
He is the President of the Geothermal Committee at the Argentine Renewable Energy Chamber, and in such capacity he is drafting the argentine geothermal law.
In the last years, he was recognized by the specialized media as a mergers & acquisitions expert, an as such has been cited and interviewed in many press articles.
He is also a well known art collector, with particular focus in argentine figurative art. Because of his know how in this field he was retained by the Government of the City of Buenos Aires to draft the bill for the Art District.
Áreas de Práctica
- Financiación de Proyectos e Infraestructura
- Fusiones y Adquisiciones
- Inversiones Extranjeras