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Herbert Smith Freehills

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 3SpainEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Frequently advises both foreign and domestic investors on cross-border M&A and joint ventures. Energy and infrastructure are significant areas of expertise. Has further activity in the healthcare, energy and retail sectors. Brings together experience in corporate, acquisition finance and tax to advise on private equity transactions. Full capability to assist with technological and telecoms acquisitions.

Strengths

One source enthuses: "They had an amazing knowledge of the sector and they understood the business really quickly. I was very impressed because they were clearly immersed in the business."

Clients also highlight the team for "a high level of internal integration which ensures coordination and full service."

Work highlights

Assisted Antin Infrastructure Partners with the acquisition of a right of use of 57% of Iberdrola's optic fibre network for EUR260 million.

Notable practitioners

Alberto Frasquet is well placed to advise on a range of multicurrency acquisitions in regulated sectors such as telecoms and energy. One client values his "ability to understand extremely complex issues and simplify them to find the best solution."

Nicolás Martín advises on a vast array of corporate transactions for private equity funds including portfolio acquisitions.

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Corporate/M&A


Alberto Frasquet
Band 3
Nicolás Martín
Band 4