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Anthony J. Fernandez is a member of the Corporate Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Miami office and serves as the Co-Chair of the Miami Associate Committee. He focuses his practice on advising domestic and international clients on legal issues within U.S. and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, commercial transactions, and general corporate governance matters. He advises clients, on both buy-side and sell-side transactions, across many industries including technology, software, health care, logistics, retail, and insurance.

Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Anthony spent over six years in business within the financial technology and financial services industry, working at PayPal and Standard & Poor’s. He has deep international business and market development experience, primarily focused in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Anthony utilizes his legal, business and financial background to apply a strategic approach to his clients’ needs.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Representation of Recognize Partners and Everstone Capital in their investments in MediaMint, a next-generation vertically-focused provider of digital advertising operations services.
  • Represented UOVO, a fine art and collections storage and services company, in the acquisition of Domaine, a premier comprehensive wine services firm in the United States and internationally.
  • Represented Shapiro Aesthetic Plastic Surgery & Skin Klinic, a leading provider of plastic surgery in Arizona in its sale to Hidden Harbor Capital Partners, a Florida based private equity firm.
  • Represented EFL Global Logistics (Pte.) Ltd (Singapore) and EFL Global LLC (USA) in the acquisition of LEI Group, a leading freight forwarder in Canada.
  • Represented EFL Global LLC (USA) in the acquisition of Trans American Customhouse Brokers, Inc., an in-house Customs broker in New York.
  • Represented Hugo Technologies, a leading technology marketplace and last-mile delivery platform in Central America and the Caribbean, in its sale to Delivery Hero SE, the world’s leading local delivery platform, operating its service in 50 countries around the world.
  • Represented Keralty/Sanitas, a global health corporation, in its acquisition of Optimal Healthcare Solutions in Texas.
  • Sell-side representation of top tier insurance brokerage in Florida to Risk Strategies Company, a leading national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management and consulting firm.
  • Represented Keralty/Sanitas, a global health corporation, in its acquisition of Inspira Mental Health Management, Inc. and Inspira Behavorial Care, Corp. in Puerto Rico.
  • Represented UOVO, a fine art and collections storage and services company, in the acquisition of Art Forward in Aspen, Colorado, a provider of fine artand collections storage and services.
  • Represented Meglabs, a global pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, in its acquisition of Victus, Inc. in Miami, Florida.
  • Represented Betterware de Mexico in its global acquisition of JAFRA from Vorwerk Group in Germany.
  • Represented Inspire Aesthetics and Garramone Plastic Surgery, a leading network of plastic surgery and aesthetic centers in the southeastern United States in its sale to Hidden Harbor Capital Partners, a Florida based private equity firm.
  • Sell-side representation of top tier health FMO to Acrisure, a global insurance broker.
  • Represented UOVO, a fine art and collections storage and services company, in the acquisition of Garde Robe, the world's first and only luxury clothing storage and valet service providing first class climate-controlled storage for couture clothing.
  • Represented UOVO, a fine art and collections storage and services company, in the acquisition of Ship/Art International and Ship Art-Terry Dowd, two of the most reputable art logistics companies in the United States.
  • Represented EFL Global Logistics (Pte.) Ltd (Singapore) and EFL Global LLC (USA), fully owned subsidiaries of Expolanka Holdings PLC, in the acquisition of 100% equity interest of IDEA Logistics LLC and its Group of Companies.
  • Represented EFL Global Logistics (Pte.) Ltd (Singapore) a, fully owned subsidiary of Expolanka Holdings PLC, in the acquisition of 100% equity interest of Complete Transport System LLC.
  • Represented Keralty/Sanitas, a global health corporation, in its acquisition of Westchester General Hospital in Miami, Florida.
  • PayPal Inc., 2013-2016
    • Director of New Business Development, Latin America and Caribbean Region
  • Standard & Poor’s, 2010-2013
    • Business Development Manager, Latin America and Caribbean Region, 2012-2013
    • Business Development Associate, Financial Institutions Group, 2010-2012
  • Legal Delegate Extern, United Nations, Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the UN, 2018
  • Judicial Law Clerk Intern, Hon. Adalberto Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2017
  • Legal Intern to General Counsel and CEO, TouchSuite, 2017
  • Summer Analyst, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, 2009
  • SEO Asset Management Careers Program, 2009

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Corporate Law, 2024
  • ACE Excellence Award, PayPal Inc., 2016 
  • Alumni President, Emory University Alumni Miami Network
  • Member, Emory University, Goizueta School of Business Alumni Board
  • South Florida Alumni Director, SEO Careers Program
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association
  • Member, International Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, St. Thomas University School of Law
  • M.B.A., International Business Concentration, St. Thomas University Gus Machado Business School
  • B.B.A., Finance Concentration, Emory University, Goizueta School of Business
Admissions
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
Languages
  • Spanish, Native