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Watson Farley & Williams

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Internationally reputed firm presenting a combined energy, infrastructure and natural resources team. Offers experience across the transactional, project finance and regulatory spheres. Regularly helps clients to manage their financial interests in non-renewable and renewable energy sources, including the sale and acquisition of photovoltaic projects, wind farms and electricity portfolios. With significant activity in the renewables space, the team retains noteworthy domestic and international private equity firms and industrial clients.

Strengths

Clients appreciate the team's "amazing service," further commenting: "They are really immersed in the market,and that gives them an experience that others do not have."

Another client remarks on the lawyers' "outstanding level of performance," further stating: "The partners have a proactive and rational approach which allows us to reach deals effectively and promptly."

Work highlights

Advised Cerberus Capital Management on the EUR700 million sale of its 100% stake in Renovalia Energy Group to F2i.

Notable practitioners

Clients pinpoint David Diez 's regulatory expertise, with one commenting: "He is extremely pro-deal and an absolute expert on the market." He acts for domestic and international energy companies and investment funds on project financings and asset deals, as well as in contentious-administrative proceedings.

Managing partner María Pilar García Guijarro maintains a solid reputation in the energy sector, with clients enthusing: "María Pilar combines strong technical skills, commercial acumen and attention to detail with in-depth knowledge of the renewable energy market. She has a persuasive negotiation style and argues her client’s position tirelessly with patience and dedication." She has considerable experience in project financings, M&A and corporate deals for energy companies.

Rodrigo Berasategui regularly assists financial institutions, including banks and investment funds, with the financing of renewable energy projects. Clients commend his "full dedication, experience and negotiation skills."

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Energy & Natural Resources Department

Watson Farley & Williams

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Calle Maria de Molina, 4-6

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28006

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 5 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

WFW advises CIP on 487 MW Monegros wind portfolio stake sale

Authors: David Diez, Ana Lorenzo, Javier Ruffin, Lidia Fernandez

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Spain

Energy & Natural Resources


María Pilar García Guijarro
Band 2
Rodrigo Berasategui
Band 4