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What the team is known for Maintains a consolidated reputation in the mid-cap M&A market. Regularly assists international companies and funds with inbound investment. Popular choice for foreign law firms looking either to refer key clients to a smaller Spanish firm or to work together on transnational M&A projects. Client portfolio comprises entities from the life sciences, transportation and TMT sectors.
Strengths The firm garners praise for its "great experience," with one source adding that it is "a classic boutique for M&A."
Clients find further value in the team's "immediate response and absolute availability."
Work highlights Assisted Mazuelo Holding with the EUR230 million takeover bid launched over Spanish wine producer Barón de Ley.
Alejandro Fernández de Araoz is widely known for his experience and draws strong praise from clients for his "commercial vision." He advises on M&A deals in the pharmaceutical, renewable energy and financial services sectors.
Guillermo Bueno assists with transactions in the manufacturing, construction and automotive sectors. Clients say that he "delivers the product promptly and the quality of work is excellent."
Pedro Rueda leads the team and enjoys a strong reputation as "an excellent lawyer." He offers significant experience in the acquisition and sale of Spanish companies, as well as advising domestic private equity funds on cross-border transactions.