Eduardo Arias joined PMA in 1993 and has been a partner since 1998. He is a member of the Firm’s Corporate Group. His practice emphasizes on corporate finance, securities regulation and mergers and acquisitions. In the corporate finance and securities regulation area, Mr. Arias provides advice regularly to banks, investment banks and other corporate clients regarding United States and local securities law matters, corporate governance and counseling. He has participated in multiple securities offerings, including debt and equity issuances, both public and privately placed, and in various offerings of structured products. In the mergers and acquisitions area, Eduardo has participated in several large transactions, including private equity investments. In addition, Eduardo has been active in the public finance area, where he has represented some of the largest local issuers and underwriters in the public issuance of several billion dollars of securities.