Pedro Manuel Mezquita Arcaya

T: (+58) 212 267 00 11
Edificio Bancaracas, 8th floor,
Plaza la Castellana, 1060

Pedro Manuel Mezquita Arcaya

Partner | ONTIER VENEZUELA · Caracas

Education: Harvard University School of Law, LL.M. (1988, Fulbright Scholar, C. Clyde Fergusson Fellowship), Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Law Degree (1986, summa cum laude). Roberto Goldschmidt`s Award to the best student of the class.

Admitted to practice in Venezuela (1986) and Spain (1992).

Experience: Pedro Mezquita is a securities lawyer specializing in mergers and acquisitions. He has advised both underwriters and issuers in all aspects of securities regulations, and has advised clients in connection with public tender offers. He set up the first stock brokerage house in Venezuela, the first issue of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) by a Venezuelan company, the first securitization in Venezuela, and many other innovations in the local capital markets.

Languages: Spanish, English and French.