Diego Lepervanche

    Partner
    Caracas
    +58 212 909 1600
    +58 212 909 1611
    dlepervanche@menpa.com



    Born, Caracas, Venezuela, April 29, 1982; admitted to Bar, 2006; joined MENPA - Mendoza, Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar & Cía. in 2005. Partner since 2019.  
     

    Assists local and international clients on corporate business matters and finances; with emphasis on private equity, corporate and financial structures. Experienced in M&A (including due diligence procedures), real estate, foreign investment, sports and entertainment, capital markets, public law and regulatory matters, as well as active in pro-bono work.

    Co-leads the team on international sanctions, as they relate to Venezuelan lawRepresents clients in dispute resolution.

    Director of several Venezuelan and foreign companies. Director of the National Council for Investment Promotion (CONAPRI), Director of the Venezuelan Association of Private Equity (Venecapital) and Member of the Venezuela–United States Businessmen Council (CEVEU).

    Author of articles on investment and in the law and regulations of securities.

    Education

    Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Lawyer, 2005).

    Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración, IESA (Master in Business Administration, MBA, 2011).

    Languages

    Spanish and English. 

    Awards and recognitions

    Recognized  by Chambers Latin America in Corporate / Mergers and Acquisitions. Has been recognized in the area of Real Estate (no longer covered for the country).

    Recognized  by Chambers Global as Up and Coming in Corporate / Mergers and Acquisitions.

    Recognized by The Legal 500 in Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Energy and Natural Resources, Real Estate, and Tax.

    Recognized  by Latin Lawyer in Corporate and M&A, Real Estate and Tourism, and Anti-corruption Investigations and Compliance.

Publications

  • Venezuela. Acquisition Finance
    Luisa Acedo, Diego Lepervanche, José Antonio Román, Rosa Meléndez. The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2023


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  • Comentarios preliminares a la promulgación de la Ley Orgánica de Zonas Económicas Especiales

    Artículo de Luisa Acedo y Diego Lepervanche, con la colaboración de José Antonio Román. Caracas, 8 de agosto de 2022.

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  • Nuevas oportunidades en Venezuela. Historia reciente y actualidad
    Luisa Acedo y Diego Lepervanche. Marzo, 2021


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  • New opportunities in Venezuela. Recent history and current openings.
    Luisa Acedo and Diego Lepervanche, March 2021


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  • International Securities Law and Regulation. Venezuelan Chapter
    Luisa T. Acedo de Lepervanche y Diego Lepervanche Acedo, publicado por Juris Publishing, Center for International Legal Studies, 2017


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  • International Securities Law and Regulation. Venezuelan Chapter
    Luisa T. Acedo de Lepervanche y Diego Lepervanche Acedo, publicado por Juris Publishing, Center for International Legal Studies, 2014


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  • International Securities Law and Regulation. Venezuelan Chapter
    Luisa T. Acedo de Lepervanche y Diego Lepervanche Acedo, publicado por Juris Publishing, Center for International Legal Studies, 2011


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