Eversheds hires Manuel López as partner to strengthen its financial services practice in Spain

Posted Monday, December 20th 2021
Eversheds hires Manuel López as partner to strengthen its financial services practice in Spain

International law firm Eversheds Sutherland has hired Manuel López as a new partner in Spain. The addition of López, who was previously a partner at international law firm Ashurst, will help Eversheds reinforce its financial, banking and capital markets practices.

López is an expert in financing operations and financial regulation, such as the authorization of new entities and provision of financial services, adapting to regulatory modifications, investment funds, and crypto assets. Throughout his professional career, he has specialized in advising credit institutions, listed companies, investment services companies and funds in all matters related to the regulation of financial services and financing operations.

He has extensive experience in procedures with supervisory authorities in the financial field such as the Bank of Spain, the CNMV, and the SEPBLAC, as well as in judicial and extrajudicial banking and financial procedures.

Throughout his career he has advised on a multitude of infrastructure and energy project financings (project finance). In ​​capital markets he has had extensive experience in listing processes at BME Growth and Euronext, bond issues and other capital operations (accelerated book building, repurchases, etc.)

López has been a professor of commercial law since 2001 and is currently a professor teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses at CUNEF.

Jacobo Martínez, managing partner of Eversheds Sutherland in Spain, said that “Manuel's proven experience and deep knowledge in financing operations and financial regulation constitute a great asset for our firm and our clients, in such a demanding and constant area. change as is the financial sector.”