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Uría Menéndez

Project Finance

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What the team is known for

Handles project finance mandates within the context of a broader finance and restructuring practice that focuses on high-value deals. Industry expertise includes the photovoltaic and infrastructure sectors. Clients include lenders and renewable energy companies from domestic and international backgrounds, with a particular focus on Latin America.

Strengths

One client enthuses: "It was not an easy operation and they stood strong and solid, helping us with every step."

Another client comments: "Having a team like them made me feel really secure," adding: "They were quick and always on top of the deadlines. All of this can't be delivered by just anyone. They need all the manpower and experience that Uría have. They analysed every detail and kept on top of everything."

Work highlights

Acted for Banco Santander on the USD381 million refinancing of a 220 MW co-generation plant granted to Abent 3T.

Notable practitioners

Department head Ángel Pérez López offers experience in the telecommunications and energy sectors. One client praises his skills, stating: "He was very active in the negotiations and defended our position really well. He is extremely experienced and knowledgeable." He acts for both lenders and borrowers on financing transactions.

Juan Ignacio González Ruiz is noted for his activity on financing transactions arising from the energy sector.

Sebastián Sáenz de Santa María is best known for his handling of restructuring mandates, assisting international and domestic lenders.

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Overview

We work with our clients on every phase of their transport, social, technological and environmental infrastructure projects, whatever the sector and whatever the geographical environment.

Our versatile team of lawyers provides multijurisdictional advice through our network across the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America. Our comprehensive understanding of business and fluid dealings with the regulatory bodies enable us to anticipate the challenges associated with each type of infrastructure, actively participate in preparing draft legislation, and design innovative contractual solutions.

We advise public authorities, construction groups, developers and lenders on all types of issues and help businesses execute those that are particularly complex, ranging from public-infrastructure projects and concessions to public-private partnerships (PPP/PFI), doing so at every stage of the value chain:

- Tendering and contracting.
- Financing.
- Construction.
- Operation.
- M&A.

Project Finance

Uría Menéndez

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Location

c/Príncipe de Vergara, 187

Plaza de Rodrigo Uria

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28002

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Project Finance


Ángel Pérez López
Band 3
Juan Ignacio González Ruiz
Band 4
Sebastián Sáenz de Santa María
Band 4