Carlos Hernandez-Artigas

Carlos Hernandez-Artigas

Senior Advisor

Before joining BigSur Partners, Carlos Hernandez-Artigas was one of the founding partners of Forrestal Capital. For ten years, he served as General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Panamerican Beverages, Inc. (“Panamco”). Panamco was a NYSE listed company and the largest Coca-Cola bottler outside the U.S. with operations in several Latin American countries, and was sold in May 2003 to Coca-Cola Femsa.

Mr. Hernandez-Artigas expertise includes general corporate and securities law and transactional work including the participation in joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, lending and other financing transactions, distribution arrangements, negotiating and contracting with governmental entities, and transactions involving the transfer of intellectual property. He also manages and coordinates with local counsel, legal advice relative to tax and estate planning for wealthy individuals.

Mr. Hernandez-Artigas sits on the Board of Directors of Arcos Dorados, BVI. Arcos Dorados is the Direct Licensee (“DL”) of McDonald’s Corporation operating with 19 countries throughout Latin America, and he is an active advisor of many operating companies throughout Argentina and Colombia.

Mr. Hernandez-Artigas graduated from Universidad Panamericana, Escuela de Derecho (“JD” equivalent in 1987) and University of Texas at Austin, School of Law (“MCJ” in 1988). He received a Master of Business Administration from IPADE in Mexico City (1996).

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