Mr Augusto Piñel > Gómez-Acebo & Pombo > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

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

Corporate and Commercial, Capital Markets

Position

Partner

Career

Augusto is a Corporate M&A partner at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.

He specialises in securities markets, securitizations, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions.

Augusto is Secretary Non-Director of the Board of Directors and of the Audit and Appointments and Remuneration Committees of several listed companies.

Languages

Spanish, English

Memberships

Madrid Bar Association

Education

Augusto holds a law degree from Universidad San Pablo CEU and a Master of Laws (LLM with honours) from Northwestern University School of Law (Chicago). Additionally, he obtained a certificate in Business Administration (CBA) from IE Business School.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo’s ‘excellent’ M&A practice has handled transactions across a broad range of sectors recently, including in the hospitality, insurance, retail, technology, pharmaceutical and energy industries. Iñigo Erláiz has specialist experience in respect of restructuring and insolvency-led transactions; he leads the practice jointly with Fernando de las Cuevas, a lawyer who is particularly focused on inbound work, serving as co-head of the French desk and lead of the China desk. Guillermo Guerra Martín is the resident takeover bid and corporate governance expert; meanwhile, Augusto Piñel is the go-to for deals in the financial services sector, often working alongside the finance and tax practices on the structuring and financing of major deals.

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.