Herbert Smith, Linklaters and Clifford Chance instructed on Alkion-LBC Belgium deal

A Herbert Smith team – including lawyers from the firm’s Madrid office – advised Alkion Terminals France SAS, a subsidiary of Infravia Capital Partners, on its acquisition of Portuguese, Spanish and French bulk liquid storage facilities from LBC Belgium NV.


Linklaters advised LBC Belgium NV on the deal, which was financed by CACIB, SEB, HSH Nordbank, Santander, BRED and UBS Asset Management. Clifford Chance advised the lenders.

Alkion Terminals BV, parent company of Alkion Terminals France, owns and operates a network of “oil products and chemical terminals” across Europe.

The Herbert Smith team in Madrid – which worked in partnership with the firm’s Paris office – included partner Ignacio Paz and senior associate Alejandro Alberte.

Ben Cook