Luis Alonso & Eduardo García

Clifford Chance advises on the acquisition of F.C. Barcelona’s TV rights

Clifford Chance has advised the US investment firm, Sixth Street, on the acquisition of a 10% share of F.C. Barcelona’s LaLiga TV rights for 25 years and on a subsequent acquisition of an additional 15% share.

Last 30 June they closed the first transaction and on 22 July the second one. By this deal, Sixth Street will receive 25% of the Club’s LaLiga TV rights for the next 25 years.

The team from Clifford Chance advising Sixth Street was led by Luis Alonso (Corporate Partner, pictured left), Eduardo García (Global Financial Markets Partner, pictured right) and Pablo Murcia (Corporate Counsel).

They were assisted by Miguel Barredo (Corporate Senior Associate), Max Thierfelder (Corporate Associate), María Viñas (Corporate Junior Associate), Conrado López (Corporate Junior Associate), Pedro Cubillas (Global Financial Markets Senior Associate), Mariana Ceballos (Global Financial Markets Junior Associate), Juan Cuerva (IP/IT Senior Associate), Jaime Almenar (Public Law Partner), Roberto Grau (Tax Counsel) and Carlos Zabala (Litigation & Dispute Resolution Counsel).

The New York team was formed by Neil Barlow (Corporate Partner), Eric Schaffer (Corporate Associate), Jake Makar (Corporate Associate) and Gareth Old (Global Financial Markets Partner).

Irina Wakstein