Manuel Orillac

Manuel Orillac


Manuel currently focuses on transactions in the Americas, with past experience in Europe and the Middle East.

Manuel advises on debt and equity offerings, structured financings, project financings, and cross-border mergers and acquisition transactions.

He represents, among others, corporate, sovereign and financial institution clients including Autoridad del Canal de Panamá, Aeropuerto Internacional de Tocumen, Banco Itaú Chile, Ecopetrol, Empresa Nacional del Petróleo, Fondo de Ahorro de Panamá, Ingenio Magdalena, Intercorp Financial Services, Inversiones Atlántida, Oleoducto Central, Organización Corona, SuperXtra, Transelec, Volta Trucks, Citibank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and J.P. Morgan.

Manuel joined the firm in 1985, and has practiced in the firm’s New York, Paris, Abu Dhabi, and Houston offices.


Representative matters

Capital Markets

Volta Trucks AB in its €230 million Series C preferred shares financing and in its €37 million Series B preferred shares financing.

Citigroup Global Markets and J.P. Morgan Securities, as initial purchasers, in connection with a Rule 144A/Reg. S offering of senior guaranteed sustainability-linked notes by The Central America Bottling Corporation.

Citigroup Global Markets, J.P. Morgan Securities, Scotia Capital (USA), Credit Suisse Securities (USA) and Banco General, as initial purchasers, in connection with a Rule 144A/Reg. S offering of senior notes by AES Panama Generation Holdings; the largest bond issuance by a private company in Central America and the Caribbean.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association



New York, 1986

Texas, 2018


B.A., Georgetown University, 1982

J.D., Columbia University, 1985


English, French, Spanish
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.