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Uría Menéndez

Private Equity

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What the team is known for

Respected team handling a number of cross-border transactions within the private equity arena. Popular among international property groups, funds, management companies and investors. Advises on joint venture transactions, and real estate and share capital acquisitions. Additionally offers expertise in the energy and telecoms sectors.

Strengths

One client describes the team as "very experienced" and affirms: "The lawyers are good in negotiations and at defending the client's needs."

Another interviewee values the team's "superb ability to represent the client’s interests, out-of-the-box thinking and creativity in solving problems."

Work highlights

Advised Tristan Capital Partners on the EUR100 million acquisition of a portfolio of seven office buildings from Vision Escritórios.

Notable practitioners

Catarina Tavares Loureiro 's client roster features private equity players and corporate investors undertaking acquisitions and joint ventures. Clients appreciate her "technical ability, negotiating capacity, experience and know-how."

Francisco Brito e Abreu advises funds and multinational corporates on acquisitions and divestments targeting the real estate and manufacturing sectors. One client describes him as "very thorough and available."

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Overview

Our thorough understanding of the unique characteristics of private equity enables us to provide comprehensive advice on private equity transactions, covering investment through to exit, financing and senior management incentives.

Our clients benefit from the experience of leading lawyers across all areas of law: corporate, contractual, finance, tax, employment, regulatory, environment, public, IP, IT, data protection, capital markets, litigation and arbitration. We have private equity specialists throughout the firm, enabling us to organise multidisciplinary teams quickly and efficiently to handle both purely domestic transactions in Spain and Portugal and those with a cross-border component.

Over the last 40 years we have advised the majority of the main funds on their investments and divestitures across all sectors. We understand the risks and requirements involved in private equity and our strong presence in finance and industry enables us to provide funds and their management teams with the highest-quality advice on designing, implementing and executing transactions so that they can achieve their business objectives.

We accompany our clients through each phase of the private-equity investment cycle, from fund structuring and fund raising to equity and debt investment, R&W insurance, senior management incentives, recaps, build-ups and divestitures.

Private Equity

Uría Menéndez

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Location

Edifício Rodrigo Uría

Rua Duque de Palmela, 23

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

1250-097

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Portugal

Private Equity


Catarina Tavares Loureiro
Up and Coming
Francisco Brito e Abreu
Band 3