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White & Case LLP
28046 MADRID

Capital markets: Debt Tier 2

White & Case LLP 'certainly knows how to navigate several complex issues involving different jurisdictions' with a team of UK, US and Spain trained lawyers, some of them dual qualified. It advised CaixaBank on the issuance of €1.25bn additional tier 1 preferred securities listed on the regulated fixed-income market AIAF. Another highlight was assisting JP Morgan, as one of the global coordinators, with the €1.57bn project bond financing for the construction of the Superstrada Pedemontana Veneta toll road. Juan Manuel de Remedios and Yoko Takagi, who 'masters every step of any debt transaction', are recommended. José Blanco left to join Ramón y Cajal Abogados in October 2018.

Capital markets: Equity Tier 2

A highlight for White & Case LLP was assisting Deutsche Bank, as global coordinator, with a €500m rights issue of, and a €121.5m private placement by way of an accelerated book-building process for, Liberbank. In a quiet local market, Yoko Takagi was active advising on several London Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange IPOs. Juan Manuel de Remedios heads the group, which saw the departure of José Blanco, who joined Ramón y Cajal Abogados in October 2018.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

White & Case LLP 'delivers unsurpassed responsiveness and first-class advice, and brings to the table its international expertise in M&A and strategic investment transactions'. It assisted REIT Klépierre with the sale of the Gran Vía de Hortaleza shopping centre to Carmila. The 'hard-working, methodical and calmYoko Takagi is 'gifted with a sound and inquisitive legal mind'. Juan Manuel de Remedios, the 'professional and personableCarlos Daroca and associate Julio Peralta ('one of Spain's rising stars') are recommended.

Banking and finance Tier 5

White & Case LLP handled several refinancings of existing debt. A highlight with a strong international component was advising the Bank of China and a syndicate of Chinese banks on a €6.8bn multi-currency syndicated financing to China Investment Corporation for the acquisition of Logicor from Blackstone. Yoko Takagi is the name to note.

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 a global law firm with a longstanding presence in the markets that matter today. The firm’s on-the-ground experience, cross-border integration and depth of local- and US-qualified lawyers help clients work with confidence in any one market or across many.


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Chairman Hugh Verrier