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Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

CASTELLANA 216, 28046 MADRID, SPAIN
Tel:
Work +34 91 582 91 00
Fax:
Fax +34 91 582 91 14
Email:
Web:
www.ga-p.com
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Miguel Lamo de Espinosa

Tel:
Work (+34) 91 582 91 00
Email:
Web:
www.ga-p.com
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Work Department

Position

Partner. Head of the Banking and Finance Area.

Career

Miguel joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 1999 and became a partner in 2010.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Member

He has been, since 1999, a practising member of the Madrid Bar Association, and member of this Association’s Young Lawyers Group; Member of the American Bar Association and New York State Bar since 2004.

Education

LL. M. Degree from Georgetown University (Washington D.C., United States) with honours (LL. M. in Securities and Financial Regulation); Degree in Law and an advanced-level Degree in Business Law from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – ICADE (1999).


Spain

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Miguel Lamo de Espinosa - Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Within: Banking and finance

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo's banking and finance team is 'easy to work with' and 'very helpful'. In a major highlight, it advised a syndicate of lenders on the €1.2bn refinancing of debt held by Abengoa to avoid the public company's insolvency. Borrower-side assistance included acting for Fuerza y Energía Limpia de Tizimin, the sponsor, on the financing of a 75MW wind farm in Mexico. Key names are Miguel Lamo de EspinosaRafael Aguilera and Fernando Igartua, while Fernando Herrero is recommended at senior associate level.

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Capital markets: Debt

Within: Capital markets: Debt

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is known for handling securitisation transactions. Other recent highlights include assisting a syndicate of lenders with the €1.2bn restructuring and refinancing of debt held by Abengoa to avoid the public company's insolvency. The group also advised Smurfit Kappa on the refinancing of senior notes issued in January 2017. The names to note are Miguel Lamo de EspinosaÁngel VarelaGuillermo Guerra and Santiago Gómez-Acebo. Íñigo Hernáez was a new arrival from CMS Albiñana y Suárez de Lezo.

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Capital markets: Equity

Within: Capital markets: Equity

Clients appreciate that Gómez-Acebo & Pombo's capital markets team is 'very flexible' and 'very available for follow-up questions'. It has recently handled some finance and refinance transactions and counts numerous banks and funds, such as BBVA, Banco Sabadell and Zambal Spain, as clients. Santiago Gómez-AceboMiguel Lamo de Espinosa and Guillermo Guerra are noted. Augusto Piñel Rubio was a new arrival from KPMG Abogados in December 2018.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Leading individuals

Miguel Lamo de Espinosa - Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is recommended for restructuring work. With particular expertise in new money financing and refinancing, it frequently assists lenders such as Banco Madrid and Sareb. Recent work includes advising a syndicate of lenders on the €1.2bn restructuring and refinancing of debt held by Abengoa. The key names are leading lawyer Miguel Lamo de Espinosa and the 'technically very good' Rodrigo López, who has 'good commercial and tactical sense' when acting on contentious matters. Of counsel Irene Arévalo joined from White & Case LLP in January 2018.

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