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Herbert Smith Freehills

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 3SpainEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Popular choice to advise on the financing of mid-market corporate buyouts, with significant experience acting both for Spanish lenders and for international private equity sponsors. Acts as lender-side counsel on energy and infrastructure project finance mandates. Assists with the financing of real estate asset or REO portfolio transactions. Often works in coordination with the firm's real estate or corporate law experts.

Strengths

"They are proactive in their approach to deals; they analyse things fully and are aware of all the contingencies that may arise through a transaction," states one client.

"They are business-minded and know what banks need," says another interviewee, going on to note: "Their work is to the point and focuses on the important aspects."

Work highlights

Acted for the Bank of Ireland on its agreement to finance Ergon Capital's acquisition of Bidco Palex.

Notable practitioners

Armando García Mendoza is the head of department and a new partner in the firm. Clients value his personal involvement in matters, saying: "He gives us support in every call and every meeting." "We know that he will watch every detail and that he and his team will always be on top of things," states another impressed source.

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Banking & Finance


Armando García Mendoza
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