Clifford Chance for the acquisition of F.C. Barcelona’s LaLiga TV rights
Clifford Chance advised 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.
The first transaction was closed on 30 June and the second one on 22 July. In total, Sixth
Street will receive 25% of the Club’s LaLiga TV rights for the next 25 year.
The Clifford Chance cross-border, multidisciplinary team advising Sixth Street was led by
Luis Alonso (Corporate Partner – pictured left), Eduardo García (Global Financial Markets Partner- pictured in the middle) and Pablo Murcia (Corporate Counsel – pictured right), 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 involved Neil Barlow (Corporate Partner), Eric Schaffer (Corporate Associate), Jake
Makar (Corporate Associate) and Gareth Old (Global Financial Markets Partner).