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Baker McKenzie

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

Jorge Adell

Tel:
Work +34 93 206 08 20
Email:
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

Baker McKenzie provides a 'personalised service' and frequently collaborates with other departments to meet the needs of its corporate clients. The group has niche expertise in the food and film industries, and the hospital and elder care sector. An example of its heathcare work was assisting Vithas with the €300m acquisition of Nisa Hospitals. Enrique Carretero and Jorge Adell co-lead the group, in which Javier Menor and Maite Diez are also recommended.

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Industry focus: Manufacturing

Within: Industry focus: Manufacturing

Baker McKenzie specialises in corporate and M&A-related matters in the manufacturing sector. A key name for the firm in this area is Jorge Adell.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

When advising on cross-border transactions Baker McKenzie can draw on a strong international network. Abac Capital is a new client, while Apax Partners, Miura Private Equity and TA Associates have retained the firm for several years. The group advised Torreal on the €900m acquisition of a 71% stake in Aernnova Aerospace from its management and Springwater Capital. Luis CasalsJavier Menor and Jorge Adell are key advisers.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Baker McKenzie’s team is praised for its ‘high level of knowledge’ and ‘pro-active approach’ to client matters. Jorge Adell is advising TA Associates on its €16m acquisition of property owned by The English School of Asturias. Guillermo Rodrigo is assisting three of Spain’s largest banks, Banco Santander, BBVA and Banco Popular, with their sale of a portfolio of land to Metrovacesa for €1.3bn. Adell and Rodrigo lead the team. Xavier Junquera is also recommended.

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