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Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Regularly acts for key Spanish and foreign banks on domestic finance transactions. Often identified as a strong value-for-money option for mid-cap corporate finance deals. Assists with the negotiation of syndicated loans used for corporate acquisitions, real estate deals or the refinancing of existing debt. Has experience in high-value showcase mandates that entail the refinancing of major Spanish borrowers. Also advises on the financing of energy sector projects. Offers Madrid-based UK law expertise.

Notable practitioners

César Herrero earns tremendous praise for his handling of mid-cap lending transactions. "He is always very analytical and innovative, so if we have a complicated issue we can rely on him finding a good approach," states one source. The same interviewee goes on to note: "He is very pro-deal, so if we are stuck in a negotiation he will find a way to get through." "He is creative in solving situations," confirm market commentators.

Jesús Zapata acts for key Spanish lenders on matters ranging from high-value refinancing transactions down to new, smaller real estate loans. Clients appreciate that he is "100% involved in the deal and attends all negotiations and conference calls." Another source also praises Zapata's accessibility, saying: "It's easy for us to get involved in deep discussions with him."

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Banking & Finance Department

DLA Piper LLP

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Paseo de la Castellana, 35 -2º

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28046

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Banking & Finance


César Herrero
Band 1
Jesús Zapata
Band 2