Ricard Gené, co-managing partner of Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor. He has spent most of his legal career at the firm and was the first Managing Partner of the Madrid office.
He focuses mainly on Corporate, Real Estate and Franchising.
His Corporate and M&A experience is very broad, involving among
other issues advising on the acquisition and sale of companies, private
equity transactions, the transfer of business divisions and assets, and
real estate transactions, including the purchase and sale of commercial
He has wide experience in advising on foreign investments by
multinationals setting up business in Spain through subsidiaries,
branches or the acquisition of existing companies, as well as helping
Spanish companies expanding abroad. He has been involved in many such
operations, including setting up subsidiaries, shareholders agreements, joint ventures and
strategic alliances in other jurisdictions.
He is widely recognized for his expertise in the Franchising field, both
in the establishment of networks and their expansion through
multi-franchises or master franchise agreements.
Member of the Barcelona Bar Association. Former Chairman of LawExchange International (2008-2010) and member of the Board (2008-2012)