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Latham & Watkins LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Handles high-value M&A transactions for US and Spanish companies, with a focus on matters with a cross-border element. Has particular experience in mandates involving Latin America and Germany. Acts for private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies on acquisitions and carve-outs. Offers expertise in the telecommunications, real estate and insurance industries. Further experienced in handling joint ventures with international parties. Leverages the support of finance, regulatory and tax experts to further assist clients.

Strengths

Sources comment: "They are a cohesive team who have been particularly committed."

International clients enjoy working with the team, praising their US capabilities and saying: "Latham guided the entire process, including the right structure in which to complete the transaction."

Work highlights

Represented Enagás, alongside Blackstone Group and GIC, in the joint acquisition of a 100% stake in Tallgrass Energy Holdings and a 44% stake in Tallgrass Equity for USD3.2 billion.

Notable practitioners

Ignacio Pallarés is well equipped to advise investment firms and private equity funds on the acquisition and sale of Spanish companies in the consumer and energy, manufacturing and hospitality industries.

José Antonio Sánchez Dafos exhibits strength advising on takeover bids and asset buyouts. Interviewees recommend him for his "great negotiating capacity and market vision."

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Corporate/M&A

Latham & Watkins LLP

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Location

María de Molina 6, 4th Floor

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28006

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Spain

Corporate/M&A


Ignacio Pallarés
Band 3
José Antonio Sánchez Dafos
Band 3