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Ramón y Cajal Abogados

CALLE ALMAGRO 16-18, 28010 MADRID, SPAIN
Tel:
Work +34 91 576 19 00
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Fax +34 91 575 86 78
Email:
Web:
www.ramonycajalabogados.com
Barcelona, Madrid

Spain

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Ramón y Cajal Abogados handles the full range of banking and finance matters including acquisition finance, syndicated lending, real estate financing, and corporate-project finance; leading Spanish and international banks are among its clients. Javier Menchén advised real estate corporation Grupo La Finca on its financial debt restructuring with a €503m value; and Amado Giménez assisted Finestrelles with the project finance for the construction of a shopping centre in Barcelona valued at €105m.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Ramón y Cajal Abogados has ‘a partner-driven’ approach and advises some of the largest corporations in the country. The group acted for Inmobiliaria Colonial on the Spanish law aspects of its acquisition of an approximately 15.1% interest in Axiare, in a deal valued at €135m. Álvaro Beltrán, Iñigo Dago, Alberto Alonso and Guillermo Muñoz jointly head the practice.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Ramón y Cajal Abogados provides ‘know-how along with good resources and has the capability with respect to urgent cases’. The team is acting for Spain’s banking bailout programme Fondo de Reestructuración Ordenada Bancaria in proceedings filed by Abanca (formerly NCG Banco)’s shareholders to request the annulment of its share purchase contract. Practice head Ramón Fernández-Aceytuno is recommended.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 3

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Ramón y Cajal Abogados’s multidisciplinary group, which has ‘in-depth knowledge and experience’, is led by ‘meticulous and exact’ public law partner Joaquín García Bernaldo de Quirós and criminal litigation head Enrique Molina. Highlights included advising developer Desert Springs (part of Almanzora Bay Group) on its real estate interests in an area affected by atomic bomb radiation.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 5

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Headline work for Ramón y Cajal Abogados included advising Strathspey Crown Holdings on its acquisition of Imex Clinic. Álvaro Bertrán, Iñigo Dago, Alberto Alonso Ureba and Guillermo Muñoz Alonso are the key names.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 5

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Ramón y Cajal Abogados provides comprehensive energy advice to domestic and international clients, including assisting with regulatory issues, financing and contractual matters, among others. The team advised Abanca, Banco de Castilla-La Mancha and Liberbank on the refinancing of photovoltaic corporation Sol de Alconchel. Javier Menchén is the name to note.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 2

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

The ‘experienced group’ at Ramón y Cajal Abogados includes lawyers who have previously held positions in the public sector. Historically, the team has acted for the National Association of Generic Medicines and others in administrative disputes against the autonomous government of Andalusia. José Ignacio Vega is the key contact.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Ramón y Cajal AbogadosFrancisco Bengoetxea is ‘a great negotiator, with a vast knowledge of the real estate sector’ and fellow practice director Roberto Tojo stands out for ‘his versatility and dedication to clients’. The practice advises Pestana Hotel Group on matters pertaining to the drafting of all necessary documentation to carry out refurbishment works in a listed public building in Madrid’s Plaza Mayor.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Ramón y Cajal Abogados’ team stands out for ‘partner involvement and providing value for money’. Luis Rodríguez-Ramos leads on tax structuring and transactional advice and Andrés Jiménez is the key name for tax disputes. Highlights included advising developer Monthisa on the tax aspects of its acquisition of premises from El Corte Inglés.

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Spain: Capital markets

Debt
Capital markets: Debt - ranked: tier 3

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Ramón y Cajal Abogados is recognised for its debt capital markets work for local and international clients. Francisco Palá heads the group.

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Equity
Capital markets: Equity - ranked: tier 3

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Ramón y Cajal Abogados’ capital markets practice is led by Francisco Palá and Carlos Lao.

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Spain: Industry focus

TMT
Industry focus: TMT - ranked: tier 2

Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Ramón y Cajal Abogados provides ‘solutions tailored to the client’, particularly with respect to data protection and IT contracts. ‘Technically skilled and committed’ IT partner Norman Heckh is leading advice to digital experience company Applause with respect to negotiations regarding digital app testing.

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