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Latham & Watkins LLP
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Madrid 28001
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Ignacio Pallarés, a partner in the Corporate Department, advises private equity funds and special opportunity funds, as well as leading Spanish companies, in all aspects of commercial law, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Pallarés focuses his practice on helping major global funds execute private equity transactions involving Spanish entities, and on advising Spanish energy and media companies in complex, cross-border M&A deals. He also represents special opportunity funds in restructuring matters in Spain.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

Latham & Watkins LLP provides a team of Spanish and international lawyers with expertise in a range of restructuring matters, in and out of Spain. The firm has experience from the creditor and debtor standpoints in leveraged buyouts and high-yield debt transactions, including the restructuring of highly leveraged companies experiencing financial difficulties. In addition to the practice’s Spanish insolvency law expertise, it is also involved in cross-border restructuring and insolvency. The team is co-led by Ignacio Pallarés, who focuses on Spanish corporates and financial institutions; capital markets specialist Ignacio Gómez-Sancha; and Fernando Colomina, who is experienced in advising on banking transactions, notably restructuring situations.

Spain > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

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The ‘diligent, committed and resilientLatham & Watkins LLP specialises in cross-border work for multinational corporations, global private equity houses and large financial institutions. Manuel Deó leads the practice and is proficient in large M&A buyouts, as well as increasingly experienced in the Latam region. Notable in the team is Ignacio Pallarés, who excels in commercial operations, from M&A to restructurings and capital markets. In a recent highlight, the department advised Telefónica in the sale of its subsidiary in El Salvador to América Móvil, a Latam telecoms operator based in Mexico.