Camilo is a corporate lawyer specialized in private equity, venture capital and M&A. He focuses his practice on fund formation, private offerings and venture capital financing deals. He advises founders, emerging companies and investors based in the United States and Latin America.
Originally from Ecuador, Camilo has advised entrepreneurs, startups, Fortune 500 corporations and non-governmental entities. Before joining Next Legal, Camilo served as International Law Clerk at the Miami office of Holland & Knight LLP, where he was part of the Financial Services, M&A and Latin America teams. He worked with financial institutions and public and private corporations in capital markets and M&A transactions, both local and international.
In Ecuador he worked as a senior associate at the firm Pérez Bustamante & Ponce, in the M&A, and Banking and Insurance teams, where he advised local and foreign corporations, participated in cross-border transactions, public-private partnerships, and in the establishment of benefit corporations. He also served as clerk at the Constitutional Court of Ecuador.
Camilo holds degrees from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, University College London, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, and Columbia Law School. Camilo is licensed to practice in New York and Ecuador, and he is fluent in English and Spanish.
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