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5 Ranked Lawyers

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Corporate/M&A - Spain
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What the team is known for

Clifford Chance is a highly respected international firm handling complex corporate transactions in the Spanish market. It offers notable expertise in the infrastructure sector, including advising on joint investments. The team is experienced in advising on large telecoms and renewable energy transactions, regularly acting for an impressive range of listed corporates. It is particularly popular among international clients due to strong cross-border capabilities and a leading acquisition finance team based locally in Madrid.

Notable practitioners

Acknowledged figure Javier García de Enterría is highly regarded for his longstanding expertise in corporate governance and mergers as well as takeover bids in a range of sectors including the energy and retail industries.

Javier Amantegui is a longstanding figure in the market who represents shareholders, holding companies and private equity houses in local and international acquisitions, PTP agreements and takeover bids. Sources say: "He is an outstanding lawyer who understands the needs of the client and works on every transaction as if it were his own."

Jaime Velázquez advises financial institutions and international banks on M&A transactions and is additionally recommended for his strong knowledge of regulated sectors. Clients say: "He is an expert and has a complete understanding of the market."

Samir Azzouzi advises financial investors on leveraged buyouts, joint ventures and acquisitions. Market sources say that "he's incredibly strong and knows exactly what he's doing."

Luis Alonso advises national and international buyers on acquisitions. He receives praise for being "smart and quick to understand complex industrial topics and really good in defining the overall strategy of a transaction."

Jorge Martín Sainz provides commercial solutions to transactions, according to clients. He assists both financial investors and corporates with M&A matters.

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Jaime Velázquez
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Samir Azzouzi
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