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Garrigues

Capital Markets

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What the team is known for

Wide-ranging offering in DCM that spans the implementation of new Spain-listed commercial paper programmes through to the issuance of contingent convertible bonds by Spanish banks. Handles a considerable volume of securitisation and covered bonds transactions. Teams up with international firms to handle the Spanish law parts of debt transactions that are underwritten by international investment banks. Also well suited to provide support on the listing of SOCIMIs, private placements of shares and other ECM mandates.

Notable practitioners

Álvaro López-Jorrín is a well-known corporate lawyer with experience in equity capital markets transactions.

Interviewees identify Gonzalo García-Fuertes as one of Spain's most active securitisation lawyers. He also earns praise for his broader debt capital markets practice, which includes advice on the issuance of green bonds by Spanish banks. Clients note his experience in high-value mandates and praise his practical approach in negotiations, saying: "He tries to understand both parties."

Sources say that in equity capital markets transactions, José Luis Palao Iturzaeta "knows his stuff inside out." He advises on listings on the Spanish MAB and on capital increases carried out by companies listed on Spain's main stock exchange. He also handles fixed-income and other debt mandates for key clients.

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Capital Markets

Garrigues

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Location

Hermosilla, 3

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28001

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Spain

Capital Markets: Debt


Gonzalo García-Fuertes
Band 2
José Luis Palao Iturzaeta
Band 4

Capital Markets: Equity


Álvaro López-Jorrín
Band 4
José Luis Palao Iturzaeta
Band 3

Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives


Gonzalo García-Fuertes
Band 2