A&O partners lead Spain YTD TTR dealmakers ranking by deal value

Three Allen & Overy partners lead the August year-to-date TTR partner-level dealmakers legal advisors ranking by total value of transactions in Spain

Three Allen & Overy partners lead the ranking with Íñigo del Val in the first position with €24.9 billion from 11 deals, also leading the table by number of deals, followed by Fernando Torrente (€23.9 billion) and Teresa Méndez (€22.9 billion).

Íñigo del Val (pictured left) not only leads the total value ranking but also the number of deals closed among the lawyers on the list with 11 transactions, almost doubling the next one. On the same ranking by number of deals (not published here), he holds the fifth position. He is a Corporate and M&A partner who joined A&O in 2008 as a senior associate and made partner in 2015. He had also worked at A&O as an associate but left to work at BBVA for a year. He is a reputed M&A and Private Equity expert in the market and has advised a number of leading companies on domestic and cross-border public and private M&A transactions. He has more than 20 years’ experience in a variety of Corporate work and Private Equity deals.

Fernando Torrente (pictured right) is also a Corporate and M&A partner at A&O with more than 30 years’ experience, specialised in M&A and Equity Capital Markets. Additionally, he is an expert in Corporate Governance and formed part of the group of lawyers that advised the CNMV in preparing the Code of Good Governance of Listed Companies. He’s been a partner since 1999, jumping between Cuatrecasas and Allen & Overy until he finally joined A&O in 2017.

Partners from Clifford Chance, Uría Menéndez and K&WM complete the table.

The fourth position is held by Miguel Odriozola, partner and head of the Clifford Chance Antitrust team in Spain, closing the “big four” dealmakers with deals above €20 billion.

After Uría Menéndez partner Pablo González-Espejo, head of the firm´s Digital Law and Sports Law groups, in fifth position with €5.6 billion, Clifford Chance follows on the mid-lower list of the top10 dealmakers ranking with three partners (head of Public Law Jaime Almenar, Luis Alonso and Javier García de Enterría) and counsel Begoña Barrantes, with deals ranging between €3 and €5 billion. The tenth place is for King & Wood Mallesons Corporate/M&A partner Roberto Pomares, with a transaction amount of €3.1 billion and 6 deals (second in the table by number of deals).

To make this news available, financial technology and market intelligence platform Transactional Track Record (TTR) provided Iberian lawyer with first-hand cumulative market data regarding M&A, Private Equity, Venture Capital and asset acquisitions ranked by individual dealmakers and the value of their transactions.

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