MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

Our capabilities and experience in this area include:

Acquisitions

  • Tax design and structuring.
  • Acquisition finance and financial assistance matters.
  • Antitrust issues (at the national and European levels).
  • Advice on the preparation and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements covering shares and assets.
  • Shareholders agreements.
  • Special situations (distressed assets, acquisitions within insolvency processes, regulated sectors, etc.).

Corporate Transactions and Structural Amendments

  • Capital increases and contributions consisting of assets and business branches.
  • Global transfers of assets and liabilities.
  • Company transformations.
  • Corporate mergers, including cross-border mergers.
  • Spin-offs.
  • International transfer of registered offices.

Capital Market Transactions

  • Takeover Bids.
  • Initial Public Offerings.
  • Rights issues.
  • Issuances of hybrid products.

Debt

  • Credit investments (accompanied or not by hybrid products such as warrants and convertible products).
  • Corporate financing.
  • High yield and private placements.
  • Rescue financing in pre-insolvency and insolvency stages.
  • Acquisition and sale of corporate distressed debt.
  • Advice within the framework of refinancing and debt restructuring transactions (in pre-insolvency and insolvency stages).
  • Acquisition and sale of debt portfolios, performing and non-performing (debt of public entities/institutions included).
  • Distressed for control, including loan to own.
  • Other special situations within the framework of credit transactions.

Disinvestments

  • Buy-back deals, drag rights, tag along rights and squeeze out rights.
  • IPOs, listings in the Stock Market and the Alternative Stock Market (MAB) or other alternative markets.

 

DISTINCTIONS

europe firm

"They are very attentive towards the client."

"Their availability is better than other firms."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Corporate/M&A

 

europe firm

Sources are impressed by the firm's ability to "read between the lines of the laws and regulations," explaining that "they go beyond what is written to find the course of action. It is a capable and expert team".

"The co-ordination with other jurisdictions and offices was excellent."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Investment Funds

 

chambers partners

"The lawyers are fast in providing the information I require and are really reactive."

"The associates are committed and there is not a significant turnover, which makes our projects more efficient."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Corporate and M&A

legal500logo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados fields a ‘reliable and experienced team which excels at understanding clients’ business needs’.

The Legal 500 2016. Commercial, corporate and M&A

chambers partners

"An excellent firm; the quality of its practical advice is just fantastic."

"Services rendered have been outstanding- the team is available 24 hours a day and it shares our principles and values."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Corporate and M&A

legal500logo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados has an excellent reputation for mid-market M&A and stands out for its 'excellent technical competency' and 'fantastic understanding of its clients businesses'.

The Legal 500 2015. Corporate and M&A

chambers partners

"Fantastic in terms of responsiveness. The lawyers are always available, 24/7 if necessary."

The Chambers Europe 2014. Corporate and M&A

chambers partners

"My favourite law firm because of the service it provides. Extremely efficient, it brings added value, and the lawyers' knowledge of our sector is second to none. They really cut through to what the client needs and provide a full service".

The Chambers Europe 2014. Corporate and M&A

legal500logo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados acts for domestic and international corporate, and has notable expertise in multi-jurisdictional transactions.

The Legal 500 2014. Corporate and M&A

IFLR1000

“Very service minded with constructive advice".

IFLR 1000  2014. Mergers and Acquisitions

chambers partners

"The team is accessible, has an excellent understanding of our business, and is as capable in international matters as it is in domestic ones".

The Chambers Europe 2013. Corporate and M&A

chambers partners

This firm impresses clients with its responsiveness and strong network of local experts, and has excellent national coverage, with offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Bilbao. Clients come from a wide range of sectors, including financial services, industry, real estate and insurance.

The Chambers Europe 2012. Corporate and M&A

 

legal500logo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados’ "excellent" team advised Grupo Interbank on the acquisition of Inkafarm, and gave regulatory and merger advice on the union of savings banks CaixaNova and Caixa Galica to form Novacaixagalicia.

The Legal 500 2012. Corporate and M&A

IFLR1000

"Gómez-Acebo is a good firm, they represent the sellers, it's a good firm", comments one peer.

IFLR1000 2012. Mergers and Acquisitions

chambers partners

"This long-established team has useful professional contacts, excellent technical skills and is extremely responsive".

The Chambers Europe 2011. Corporate and M&A