Firm Profile > White & Case LLP > Madrid, Spain

White & Case LLP
PASEO DE LA CASTELLANA 7
28046 MADRID
Spain

Capital markets: Debt Tier 2

Specialising in cross-border matters, White & Case LLP 'combines dedication with experience', primarily acting for global, regional and domestic financial institutions and corporations. Practice head Juan Manuel de Remedios is dual-qualified in the US and Spain and focuses on global capital markets. His team includes the 'quick and savvy' Yoko Takagi, who has particular strength in debt and high yield offerings for a global client base. The practice represented BNP Paribas, HSBC, JP Morgan and UniCredit in connection with the issuance of €275m 6.50% senior notes, due 2023, by Nordex.

Testimonials

‘Proximity to the client and quick understanding of the business together with experience in similar cases’

‘White & Case has a unique close relationship to its clients, being able to fully understand clients’ needs and offer a broad advisory service with full availability and commitment to the company’

‘Holistic advisory, easygoing and friendly treatment, always helpful and looking forward to help’

‘Try to make you fully understand the rationale behind their advice and set out all different alternatives’

‘White & Case in Madrid has a very experienced team in all aspects of debt capital markets’

‘Yoko Takagi provides responses to highly complex matters, usually with a multi-jurisdictional angle’

‘Yoko Takagi provides very confident advice in every aspect of the transaction, and often provides innovative solutions to complex questions. She is the right person to go to in moments of difficulties, very smart and a great communicator’

Key clients

BNP Paribas

HSBC

JP Morgan

UniCredit

Sacyr

Capital markets: Equity Tier 2

The ‘very experienced team’ at White & Case LLP specialises in cross-border matters, particularly in relation to Latam jurisdictions. The firm acts for financial institutions as well as large corporate entities in Spain. Dual qualified in the US and Spain, Juan Manuel de Remedios leads the practice and provides expertise in domestic and global capital markets. Also notable is the ‘standoutYoko Takagi, who is ‘the right person to go to in difficult moments’.

Testimonials

‘Proximity to the client and quick understanding of the business together with experience in similar cases’

‘Availability and dedication combined with experience’

‘The team led by Yoko Takagi provides quick and savvy responses to highly complex matters, usually with a multi-jurisdictional angle’

‘Yoko Takagi always provides very confident advice in every aspect of the transaction, with innovative solutions to complex questions’

Key clients

Morgan Stanley & Co.

Goldman Sachs

Société Générale

BNP Paribas

Neoenergía, S.A.

Iberdrola Energía

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

The ‘extraordinarily committedWhite & Case LLP is ‘excellent in delivering value for money and handling complex cross-border matters’. The firm has particular expertise in advising clients in the financial services, funds, infrastructure, retail, real estate and technology sectors. Juan Manuel de Remedios leads the practice and is known for his experience in financial services, telecoms and energy-related matters. His team includes the ‘outstandingCarlos Daroca, who ‘combines a deep knowledge of the applicable law, case law and jurisprudence with a proactive spirit’ and is ‘relentlessly focused on the needs of the clients’. Also notable is associate Julio Peralta, who is active in cross-border transactions.

Testimonials

‘White & Case’s M&A team stands out from other firms for its cross-border capabilities; track record; and partner involvement, which enables them to provide excellent service and quality, and meet tight deadlines’

‘Carlos Daroca is fully involved in the deals and one of the top practitioners in the Spanish market’

‘Carlos Daroca and his team in the Madrid office have broad knowledge of commercial, corporate and M&A issues, and are proactive and very focused on the client’s needs’

‘The White & Case team is extremely commercial and easy to work with, as well as second to none from a technical standpoint’

‘A great firm to which refer foreign clients’

‘Partner Yoko Takagi is an extremely hands-on, dedicated and insightful lawyer, and she knows how to push things forward’

‘The team is very responsive and always available and provides very practical advice’

‘Carlos Daroca is a very commercial and responsive partner who delivers outstanding service and very high-quality commercial, technical and practical advice in all kind of M&A transactions, from mid-market deals to large and very complicated deals’

‘The team is mostly valued for their ability to deal with complex matters’

Key clients

Citigroup

Samsung

Coast

Wag

Recticel SA

Sapinda Holding

Société Générale

Akatsuki Inc

Banking and finance Tier 4

Cross-border specialist White & Case LLP has experience in lender, borrower and sponsor-side transactions. Practice head Fernando Navarro joined from Ashurst LLP in 2019 and focuses on financing transactions through both syndicated and bilateral loans, as well as derivatives, structured products, securitisation and debt capital markets. Notable in his team is Yoko Takagi, who represented Morgan Stanley & Co International, Barclays Bank, Goldman Sachs International, Société Générale and BNP Paribas in a liability management exercise with respect to a bond issuance by MásMóvil.

Testimonials

‘In Fernando Navarro the firm now has probably the go-to banking team in town’

‘Fernando Navarro is an absolute star lawyer, in the best sense of the expression: superior expertise and knowledge, sound advice, commercial thinking and above all close to clients and understanding of their needs, so he can anticipate clients’ needs before these even arise’

‘White & Case has a unique close relationship to its clients, being able to fully understand clients’ needs and offer a broad advisory service with full availability and commitment to the company’

‘Holistic advisory, easygoing and friendly treatment, always helpful and looking forward to help’

‘Try to make you fully understand the rationale behind their advice and set out all different alternatives’

‘The White & Case team has lawyers who can work under Spanish, English or New York law and this represents a significant advantage as it is a one-stop shop for many clients’

‘Carlos Daroca is very committed and personally leads the drafting and negotiation of legal documentation’

Key clients

Morgan Stanley & Co

Barclays Bank PLC

Goldman Sachs

Société Générale

BNP Paribas

Credit Agricole

JP Morgan

Steinhoff Group

Swedish Export Credit Corporation

Deutsche Bank

White & Case is an international law firm that serves companies, governments and financial institutions. Our long history as a global firm means we are uniquely placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they are.

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Department Name Email Telephone
M&A/corporate Juan Manuel de Remedios
M&A/corporate Carlos Daroca
Capital markets Juan Manuel de Remedios
Capital markets Yoko Takagi
Finance/restructuring Yoko Takagi
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White & Case is an international law firm that serves companies, governments and financial institutions. Our long history as a global firm means we are uniquely placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they are.

Industries
Learn about the breadth of our industry experience
www.whitecase.com/law#industries

Practices
Explore how we deliver results for our clients
www.whitecase.com/law#practices

Regions
Discover where we work with our clients globally
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