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Baker McKenzie

AV. DIAGONAL 652, ED. D, 8ª PLANTA, 08034 BARCELONA, SPAIN
Tel:
Work +34 93 206 08 20
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Fax +34 93 205 49 59
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www.bakermckenzie.com

Jorge Adell

Tel:
Work +34 93 206 08 20
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Baker McKenzie LLP

Work Department

Corporate / M&A, Private Equity and Real Estate projects

Position

Jorge Adell heads Firm’s Corporate/M&A Practice Group in Barcelona. He focuses his practice on advising international and domestic clients on M&A, private equity, including real estate transactional work, business start-ups, assets and share acquisitions, joint ventures and alliances and corporate restructurings. He has worked in different industries, including IT, energy, food, textile, pharmaceutical, car manufacturing, hotel and tourism and healthcare.

Career

Mr. Adell joined Baker McKenzie in 2006. Partner of the law firm Mullerat from 1994 to May 2006. Foreign Associate of the firm Mayer, Brown Rowe & Maw, Chicago, USA, from 1993 to 1994. In-house lawyer of the Barcelona'92 Olympic Organizing Committee, Barcelona from 1990 to 1992. Foreign Associate of the firm Glaisyers Solicitors, Birmingham, United Kingdom from 1987 to 1988. 

Languages

Catalan, Spanish and English

Member

Member of the Barcelona BAR Association and the ESADE Alumni. Former Chairman of the Financial Services Commission of the International Union of Lawyers.

Education

Degree in Law, Faculty of Law, Universidad de Barcelona (June 1987). Master in Law, The University of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. (May 1993).


Spain

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Praised for its ‘professionalism and personalised service’, Baker McKenzie’s corporate team works closely with the firm’s other departments to provide complete advice to its corporate clients. The practice advised FCC on the takeover bid launched by its largest shareholder Carlos Slim, via its holding company Inversora Carso, to acquire 100% of FCC’s shares, in a €5.8bn deal. Enrique Carretero and Jorge Adell lead the practice, and Javier Menor and Maite Diez are also noted.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

Baker McKenzie’s private equity group advised Palamon Capital Partners and the remaining shareholders of SARquavitae (a leading elderly care provider) on its sale to PAI Partners, in a complex transaction valued at €550m. Other clients include Apax Partners, Miura Private Equity and Goodgrower. Luis Casals and Javier Menor, who jointly head the practice, and Jorge Adell are the key names.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Notable work for Baker McKenzie’s team included advising FC Barcelona on the reconstruction of the Camp Nou, and the construction of the new Palau Blaugrana basketball court and a mini-stadium for FC Barcelona’s second team. Jorge Adell, Guillermo Rodrigo and Xavier Junquera are recommended.

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Spain: Industry focus

Manufacturing

Within: Manufacturing

Baker McKenzie is strong in transactional advice, acting for Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler on its €1.1bn acquisition of Athlon Car Lease and its subsidiaries. The firm is currently representing Honda in competition-related proceedings before Spain’s Supreme Court. Key names include corporate partner Jorge Adell and employment expert Mireia Sabaté.

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