Ontier recruits new head of competition from Freshfields

Spanish firm Ontier has incorporated partner Francisco Cantos to lead the competition law department. He headed this same area at Freshfields and has left the firm after more than 30 years.

Posted Tuesday, October 20th 2020
Ontier recruits new head of competition from Freshfields

Francisco Cantos, new head of competition at Ontier

Throughout his long career, Cantos has been involved in different M&A transactions in several European countries. He also has extensive experience in various cartel investigations, abuse of dominant position cases, competition and state aid litigation, compliance plans or antitrust agreements, among others.

In addition, at Freshfields he was one of the partners who handled competition matters in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.