Alfonso is a Global Transactions (Corporate) partner in Spain. His leadership and well-established reputation in the market, as an expert in Spanish and international capital markets, and his strong contribution to the development of the practice, both globally and locally, during the past 20 years at Freshfields, four of which as a counsel, has been recognized by clients and peers alike.
Alfonso regularly works on domestic and cross-border transactions in the securities market. He advises corporates and investment institutions in the context of corporate matters, capital markets transactions, primary and secondary offerings of securities, debt restructurings and public takeover bids. He has worked on the IPOs of Azora Capital, Metrovacesa, Unicaja, Parques Reunidos, Euskaltel, MERLIN Properties and Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios, among others. His client base also includes corporates such as Naturgy, Repsol, Grupo Azora, Amadeus or Inmobiliaria Colonial, and investment banks and financial institutions such as UBS or Bankia. He also regularly acts on a variety of debt capital markets transactions, including for Naturgy, Repsol, Amadeus, Inmobiliaria Colonial and MERLIN Properties, and unlisted companies such as CEPSA and Metrovacesa. Alfonso was seconded to the legal department of Morgan Stanley's international Investment Banking Division.