Carlos Treistman represents clients in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, joint ventures, infrastructure development projects, and private equity transactions. Carlos works with U.S. and foreign companies in a range of industries, including oil and gas, power, mining, real estate, transportation, technology, and telecommunications.
For more than 25 years, Carlos has counseled clients in nearly every country in Latin America. He is fluent in Spanish and has deep understanding of the nuances involved in handling business transactions throughout the region. During his career, Carlos has acted as key relationship partner for major multinational clients, including global oil and gas, private equity, and technology companies.
Carlos has established and led the Latin America practices for three AmLaw 100 firms, and founded and served as head of the corporate and finance practice for one of these firms. He was also a founder and managing partner of the Houston office for an international firm, leading the firm’s efforts in Houston—one of the nation’s most dynamic business markets. All of these firms grew to critical mass and gained prominence during Carlos’s tenure.
Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America and Chambers USA consistently recognize Carlos for his experience in cross-border M&A, Latin America Investments and other international transactions, noting his “wealth of experience in the energy sector” and “great knowledge and ability to translate between cultures.” Chambers client sources describe him as “great to work with as he is not just a knowledge legal partner, but also a good business, partner,” and “very hard-working.”