Emilio Grandío

Counsel, Houston



Emilio Grandío is a Counsel in White & Case’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group, and is resident in the Houston office. Emilio focuses on domestic and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions, particularly in Latin America.

His experience includes representing US and international strategic investors and private equity funds in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and other corporate transactions.

Emilio is recognized in Latinvex 2018 as a rising legal star in Latin America.

Bars and Courts
Texas State Bar
University of Houston Law Center
Universidad Anáhuac del Norte


Representation of a Mexican oilfield services company in the acquisition of an offshore operator of jack-up drilling rigs with an aggregate commercial value of approximately $400 million.*

Representation of a leading European sponsor in the sale of its equity interests in a 25 MWDC solar project located in California.*

Representation of a private equity investor in the acquisition of a 68 MW solar project in Aguascalientes, Mexico.*

Representation of a leading global manufacturer of HVAC systems in a strategic alliance with a leading HVAC solutions provider in Mexico.*

Representation of a supermajor in the sale of its interest in the Elk Hills Field, one of the most productive fields in the United States.*

Representation of a publicly traded renewable energy company in the sale of its wind and solar projects in Chile.*

Representation of a leading manufacturer of HVAC systems in the acquisition of a Panama based contractor with offices in Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Peru and the U.S.

Representation of a Japanese developer and operator of power generation assets in the acquisition of a 100MW wind and solar plant in Mexico.* 

Representation of a manufacturer of outdoor lifestyle apparel in a merger with its European partner. *

Representation of a US private equity backed company in the $450 million disposition of its fast food franchising business in the US, China, Mexico, and Colombia.*

Representation of a Japanese manufacturer of adhesive-related products in its $375 million acquisition of a US based competitor.*

Representation of a German corporation in its $100 million acquisition of an auto-parts business in the US and Mexico.*

* Matters completed prior to joining White & Case.

Awards and Recognition

Named a rising legal star in Latin America by Latinvex 2018.