Mr Ferran Foix > Gómez-Acebo & Pombo > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
CASTELLANA 216
28046 MADRID
Spain
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Work Department

Banking and Finance, Private Equity, Restructuring, Capital Markets

Position

Head of London office and Co-head of Capital Markets

Career

He specialises in capital markets, corporate and project finance transactions and restructurings. Ferran advises financial institutions, credit and private equity funds, underwriters, local issuers, USPP investors and multinational groups.

Languages

Spanish, English, Catalan

Memberships

Barcelona Bar Association
New York State Bar
Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)

Education

He holds a law degree from the University of Navarra, a Master in Taxation from ESADE and an LL.M from New York University.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Capital markets: Equity

As it has diversified its capital markets offering over the past decade, Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has focused its equity-side work on renewable energy, SOCIMIs and biotechs, wherein it assists with IPOs, rights offering, equity lines and listings. The practice is headed by Guillermo Guerra, who has led advice on a number of recent capital increases, and Ferran Foix, who leads work from the firm’s London office and has strong experience in cross-border transactions.

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

The ‘highly professional‘ restructuring and insolvency team at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is ‘capable of acting on some of the most complex cross-border transactions involving Spanish companies‘. Recent highlight work includes acting for the creditors in the restructuring of multinational steel company Celsa, with advice led by practice co-head Miguel Lamo de Espinosa. His counterpart Rodrigo López stands out for his technical and professional experience‘, while Rafael Aguilera has significant experience acting for banks. The dual qualified (in New York and Spain) Ferran Foix is a go-to name for foreign clients in Spanish matters, and of counsel Irene Arévalo is a litigator with a focus on insolvency.

Spain > Capital markets: Debt

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo‘s increasingly diverse offering in debt capital markets has grown to cover areas including investment grade debt offerings, high-yield bonds and private placements. The team stands out for providing frequent counsel to US private placement investors in Spanish transactions, and for its longstanding securitisation practice. Practice co-head Guillermo Guerra is recommended by a client as ‘the right partner for a capital markets strategy‘, and his partner in leading the practice is Ferran Foix, who handles cross-border work and divides his time between Madrid and London. Augusto Piñel and securitisations specialist Fernando Herrero are also key contacts.