Manuel E. Del Valle


Mr. del Valle joined the firm’s corporate group in 2003 and became a limited member in 2009.  Since joining the firm, he has worked in various areas, including mergers and acquisitions, real estate development, commercial lending, Act 75 distributor issues, commercial leasing, cable and telecommunications law, and general corporate law.  Manuel has worked with both buyers and sellers in asset and equity transactions, developers and joint ventures in the development of mixed-use projects, principals and distributors with respect to Act 75 issues, financial institutions in commercial lending and workout transactions, and project owners in commercial and office leasing transactions.  Manuel has also worked with developers in the acquisition, financing, and development of renewable energy projects.

Place of birth:

San Juan, PR


  • The George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC
    2003 J.D.
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
    2000 B.A.

Bar Admissions:

  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 2004

Practice Areas:

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Puerto Rico Bar Association


• Represented MidOcean Partners in its acquisition of the cable company serving the San Juan metropolitan area, and in the subsequent sale to Liberty Cable.
• Represented the seller in the sale of Borschow Hospital Medical & Supplies to Cardinal Health.
• Represented Coca-Cola Puerto Rico Bottlers in its various acquisitions of other businesses and assets.
• Represented an affiliate of Coca-Cola Puerto Rico Bottlers in its acquisition of a 100-acre manufacturing facility from GlaxoSmithKline.
• Represented Puerto Rico Coffee Roasters in its various acquisitions of coffee manufacturing and distribution companies, including Yaucono, Café Crema, Alto Grande, and Encantos.
• Represented Stonemor Partners in its acquisition of eight cemeteries and funeral homes in Puerto Rico.
• Represented a group of local investors in their acquisition of BTB Corporation, the second largest asphalt importer in Puerto Rico.
• Represented Sonnedix in the acquisition, development, and financing of a 10-MW solar photovoltaic energy project in Puerto Rico.
• Represented HIMA in its acquisition of a local hospital.
• Represented a local developer in its acquisition of an interest in a mixed-use resort development in the British Virgin Islands and the negotiation of joint venture and shareholders’ agreements among the partners.
• Represented Puerto Rico Housing Finance Authority in establishing a housing subsidy program and acted as bond counsel in the bond issue to finance such program.
• Acted as local counsel to Comcast in its acquisition of a controlling stake in NBC Universal.
• Acted as local counsel to Warner Chilcott in its acquisition of Procter & Gamble’s prescription drug business.
• Acted as local counsel to Devicor Medical Products in its acquisition of a business division from Johnson & Johnson.
• Acted as local counsel to Marianne USPR, Inc. in its sale of its Marianne retail clothing stores in Puerto Rico.
• As bond counsel, have represented various municipalities in their issuance of bonds and other debt instruments.
• Represent the owner of a major mixed-use project on all leasing matters.

Contact Information:


(787) 274-4903

(787) 274-1470

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