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Latham & Watkins LLP


Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP’ practice co-head Ignacio Pallarés led advice to Odyssey Investment regarding associated company Duravant’s €116m acquisition of packaging corporation Mespack. Team co-leaders José Luis Blanco, Ignacio Balaña and Manuel Deó are also noted.

Leading individuals

José Luis Blanco - Latham & Watkins LLP

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP provides ‘good value for money’ and a ‘good technical level of advice’. Antonio Morales heads the team, which recently advised Gas Natural Fenosa in a high profile administrative dispute concerning CO2 rights in Spain.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 3

Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP’s strong private equity practice is part of the corporate department. Headline mandates include assisting Odyssey Investment with the acquisition of Mespack by its portfolio company, Duravant.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Latham & Watkins

Recent matters at Latham & Watkins saw practice head Antonio Morales lead advice to Fenosa regarding administrative litigation relating to carbon dioxide rights in Spain.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 4

Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP regularly advises local and international corporations on the full array of public law matters.

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Tax - ranked: tier 3

Latham & Watkins LLP

Led by Jordi Dominguez, Latham & Watkins LLP fields a highly-focused tax practice that is largely geared towards transactional work. A recent highlight involved advising Goldman Sachs and Marathon on the tax structuring of their credits in Promociones Habitat within the framework of the latter’s €1.45bn restructuring.

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Spain: Banking and finance

Borrower side
Banking and finance: borrower side - ranked: tier 4

Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP advised Torresol Energy on a high-value credit facility.

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Lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 4

Latham & Watkins LLP

Capable player Latham & Watkins LLP counts Banco Santander among its clients.

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Spain: Capital markets

Capital markets: debt - ranked: tier 2

Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP recent work includes advising Campofrío Food Group on a €500m of senior notes issue. Key names include Ignacio Pallarés, José Luis Blanco and Manuel Deó.

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Capital markets: equity - ranked: tier 2

Latham & Watkins LLP

A great firm with a high-level of organisationLatham & Watkins LLP’s team recently acted for the underwriters JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Banco Santander, BBVA, Caixabank and UBS, on Telefónica’s €3.05bn rights issue to fund the acquisition of Brazilian broadband operator GVT. Other clients include the Carlyle Group and Globe Specialty Metals. Ignacio Pallarés, José Luis Blanco and Manuel Deó are the key names.

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