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Garrigues

Project Finance

4 ranked lawyersBand 2SpainEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Notable firm with an international presence in Latin American countries including Chile, Peru, Mexico and Colombia. Leverages longstanding relationships with banks and project sponsors to attract instructions from lender syndicates looking to refinance Spanish energy and infrastructure projects. Regularly assists lenders with new financing mandates in the renewable energy sector.

Strengths

One client enthuses: "Garrigues is well aware of the risks in renewables projects and is therefore able to help banks and sponsors mitigate these risks empathetically for both parties. They have very extensive experience that helps a lot in addressing and mitigating these risks and are practical, having developed many contracts, which facilitates structure and understanding."

Another client endorses the team's goal-oriented approach: "They are always looking for proactive solutions to complete the deal."

Work highlights

Advised OHL, OHL Desarrollos and Centro Canalejas Madrid on the EUR265 million refinancing of the Centro Canalejas project.

Notable practitioners

Gaspar Atienza progresses in the rankings this year, with market observers remarking on his increasing activity and visibility. He advises lenders and sponsors on the financing of infrastructure and energy projects.

Jon Goirigolzarri frequently acts for lenders on the financing of energy projects.

José Miguel Pinillos has significant experience representing lenders in new financing and refinancing transactions in Spain. One client exalts: "It's very hard to be against him; on your side he is amazing. He's a tough negotiator." 

Marcos Botella has a wealth of expertise in the financing of renewable energy projects, and acts for both lenders and sponsors. Clients laud his market experience and comment: "He is very experienced, and he makes his team work really well together. You can tell that he has been in this field for a long time and is on top of absolutely every single detail."

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Project Finance

Garrigues

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Location

Hermosilla, 3

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28001

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Project Finance


Gaspar Atienza
Band 3
Jon Goirigolzarri
Associates to watch
José Miguel Pinillos
Band 2
Marcos Botella
Band 1