About Bernardo Tobar

Bernardo Tobar is the founding and managing partner of Tobar ZVS. He has 30 years' experience as a practising attorney, including four years as a CEO of one of the largest private infrastructure companies in the resource industry in Ecuador. He advises investors and corporate clients in cross-border, multi-jurisdictional transactions, integrating legal and business perspectives to meet their strategic goals. His key areas of practice include M&A, private equity, financing, corporate structuring, investment protection and risk management. As managing partner, Bernardo also focuses on innovation, and is constantly looking for ways to improve the client experience by leveraging technology in service delivery models. His recent work includes acting as lead counsel for SolGold on its project financing and structuring for the development of the Cascabel mining project; he also led the team representing Flower Investment Capital Fund on two acquisitions, and advised long-standing client Luminex on the restructuring of its holding company in Ecuador.


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