PRIVATE EQUITY

The Private Equity area is a comprised of mixed group of specialists from different areas of the firm (corporate, tax, banking and capital markets, regulatory and restructuring), who have extensive experience in complex transactions, the design and implementation of international structures and cross-border deals.

Our advice includes:

  • Design and tax structure of transactions.
  • Legal advice on the negotiation and contract drafting for all types of investments (LBOs, MBOs, secondary deals, turn around transactions, recapitalizations, public to private and PIPE transactions) and the financing of the same.
  • Legal advice for managers and founders who resort to venture capital and private equity to finance their businesses.
  • Disinvestment transactions, including initial public offerings and listings on AIM.

We also have specialists in:

  • Fund Formation: fundraising, incorporation of private equity entities, structuring of carried interest, relations with the CNMV (the Spanish Stock Exchange Market Commission), as well as due diligences of Spanish private equity funds for institutional investors and funds of funds.
  • Venture Capital: advice for start-ups, in the early growth and development stages, and in the financing of the same (MAB, venture debt, financing rounds, etc.), especially in the technology and internet sectors.
  • Special Situations: ongoing advice to funds and investors on the structuring and carrying out of debt acquisitions, debt-equity hybrid transactions, the purchase of distressed assets, NPLs and other complex asset transactions in regulated sectors.
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The team is "extremely professional, very responsive and creative."

"I think the service is very good, they are flexible and they respond quickly."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Private Equity

 

chambers partners

"The lawyers have strong commercial skills and the ability to negotiate and explain issues in English and Spanish."

"The lawyers' preparation of meetings was well thought through and they had always come up with solutions beforehand."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Investment Funds

 

chambers partners

"Lawyers need to have a very specialist knowledge for private equity and they are able to tell you exactly what the issues are."

"The team is extremely responsive."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Private Equity

 

chambers partners

"The firm was able to put in place a fantastic team that worked day and night for a couple of weeks and we ended up with a smooth process in a multi-jurisdictional transaction."
"The lawyers were not just pointing out the issues but were looking for the solution as to how to approach the matter. They were proactive and for me it was easy to get to the partners."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Private Equity

 

chambers partners

"A very prestigious firm. Excellent professionals with a great deal of experience."
"We were very happy with all aspects of the service; the lawyers had the experience that we needed and they did a great job from a commercial point of view." 

The Chambers Europe 2014. Private Equity

 

chambers partners

Sources say: "The team is extremely efficient and organised, and it is available at all hours, day or night. It's inventive in its strategies and the client service is fantastic. The team is very good at understanding and dealing with the cultural differences".

The Chambers Europe 2013. Private Equity

 

chambers partners

The private equity team at this Spanish firm is made up of finance, tax and corporate specialists, and advises on a range of private equity, fund formation and venture capital mandates.

The Chambers Europe 2012. Private Equity

 

 chambers partners

This popular domestic firm has boosted its private equity offering with the creation of a new standalone private equity practice.

Sources say: "I was extremely satisfied with the service: the team provides deep legal expertise combined with a commercial and strategic approach".

The Chambers Europe 2011. Private Equity