Linklaters

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Operating in Spain since 2000, Linklaters has become one of the leading law firms in the country. Fielding a team of over 130 lawyers, Linkaters is one of the most established and renowned law firms in Spain.

 

In addition to our leading team dedicated to Spanish law, in Madrid we also have lawyers specialised in English and U.S. law who advise on the international aspects of the transactions in which we are involved. Our people also include four academics (catedráticos) who are highly regarded in the Spanish legal field. As a result, Linklaters’ Madrid office is able to offer technical excellence and sound and comprehensive advice on almost all key areas of business law.

 

As the only international firm with its own offices in Spain and Portugal, we are able to offer a fully integrated Iberian practice, thus providing clients with a one-stop shop. We also work very often with the São Paulo and New York teams on international transactions in Latin America and the United States.

 

Private Equity

The team’s experience includes advising on transactions across the major jurisdictions of Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. Private equity houses, investors, funds, banks and financial institutions rely on Linklaters’ market leading global experts. Linklaters’ private equity lawyers advise clients at all stages, from establishing the fund and making investments, to ongoing portfolio assistance including restructuring advice, to exiting from those investments.

 

Clients benefit from market-leading funds, corporate M&A, restructuring and finance experts and their understanding of both the fund-raising, fund structuring, buyout and restructuring market. Linklaters helps clients structure the best investment methods for them, from helping sponsors position themselves to ensure they are the lead equity sponsor when looking at M&A situations to clubbing together to compete for distressed assets.

 

Clients can also rely on the proven track record of lawyers from Linklaters’ pensions, IP and tax groups to support their private equity transactions. Sector experience covers the full spectrum of industry, from telecoms to utilities, consumer.

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