Alter Legal has hired Alicia Alonso and Iñigo Hernáez to strengthen the practice of alternative investments in primary (fund investments), private equity transactions (buyouts, growth, minorities and co-investments) and secondary transactions (GP leds, continuation funds and buy/sell of fund participations), in line with the growth of this area of activity.
Alicia Alonso has more than 15 years of experience in M&A and private equity, advising national and multinational companies, institutional investors, private equity and venture capital funds in mergers and acquisitions, asset portfolio sales and acquisitions, as well as in partner agreements and due diligence processes, among others.
Prior to joining Alter Legal, Alonso worked for EY Abogados and Gómez Acebo & Pombo, advising clients in various sectors, such as infrastructure, energy and food. Among others, she has advised Aquila Capital in the restructuring of its portfolio, Quaero Capital, Miura Private Equity, Portobello Capital and Marubeni Corporation in M&A transactions and in numerous transactions of funds such as Ivanhoé Cambridge and Schroeders in their investments and divestments in real estate assets.
Iñigo Hernáez began his professional career 15 years ago at Garrigues and since then has been advising on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and securities markets (ECM & DCM) at various leading national and international law firms.
Before joining Alter Legal, the lawyer has worked at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo participating in acquisitions of companies in different sectors, with special emphasis on renewable energies and infrastructure, as well as in joint ventures, issuance of fixed income instruments and accelerated capital placements.
Hernáez has advised several funds in M&A transactions, including Elliot Capital, Kartesia, Q-Energy, Plenium Partners and Rivage Investment.