Leopoldo García-Pando is a Managing Director in the Strategic Advisory Group at PJT Partners, based in Madrid, focusing on Iberian clients. Since joining PJT Partners’ predecessor firm Blackstone, Mr. García-Pando has advised companies, sponsors and institutions on a broad range of public and private M&A transactions, including cross-border mergers and takeovers, equity capital markets, private placements, as well as restructuring and refinancing situations. Mr. García-Pando has advised in numerous Strategic Advisory and Special Situations mandates across a range of sectors covering energy, consumer, retail, healthcare services, media and leisure. Prior to joining PJT, Mr. García-Pando worked at the Telecom and Media team of Deutsche Bank in London, and at the Corporate Finance team of Deloitte in Madrid. Mr. García-Pando holds a double Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Law from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) in Madrid.