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Jones Day

Project Finance

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What the team is known for

International practice acting primarily for lenders on refinancing Spanish renewables projects, and has particular experience in advising lending syndicates. Sector expertise extends to projects in the transportation, healthcare, oil and gas, and waste treatment industries. Also assists key infrastructure funds with investments in Spain and the acquisition of infrastructure assets. Know-how extends to the cross-border finance of Spanish projects through European bond issuances.

Strengths

One client highlights the team's "proactivity, knowledge of the market and its players, and ease of communication."

Another client enthuses: "They're extremely well coordinated and everything is smooth from beginning to end."

Work highlights

Assisted Santander and Bankia, among other lenders, with the shareholder restructuring of the Autovía del Turia project, and ensuing EUR120 million financing of the Valencia-Losa del Obispo section of the CV-35 highway in Spain.

Notable practitioners

Fernando Lillo draws praise for his skills as a negotiator from clients, one of whom states: "I would highlight Fernando Lillo for his legal knowledge and his ability to understand, in addition to the legal aspects, commercial issues and seek the best solutions to when negotiations get stuck." He represents a variety of blue-chip lenders on financing and restructuring mandates in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Javier López Antón is experienced in cross-border transactions involving Mexico. He also acts for domestic lenders on restructuring mandates with infrastructure elements. One client recommends him for complicated matters, further stating: "He can solve things that are more novel; his point of view is very useful."

Sergio Cires is active on restructuring mandates in the renewable energy, infrastructure and healthcare sectors. One client comments: "He provides an outstanding level of involvement and anticipates our needs. He has answers without us even having to ask questions."

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Project Finance

Jones Day

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Location

Paseo de Recoletos 37-41

Planta Quinta

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28004

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Fernando Lillo
Band 3
Javier López Antón
Band 3
Sergio Cires
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