Uría Menéndez has advised funds managed advised by Pictet Alternative Advisors on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of the Spanish company Expo Grupo, owner of the Expo Hotel (Valencia).
Pictet Alternative Advisors is an alternative investment company of the Pictet Group that has launched a real estate private equity fund, Pictet Real Estate Capital. The firm is registered in Spain and is the first to allow European non-professional clients to invest in real estate assets through a european long-term investment fund.
The team from Uría Menéndez advising on this deal was formed by Elizabeth Torrecillas (pictured left, partner, corporate, Valencia), Julia Rodrigo (senior associate, corporate, Valencia), Belén Simbor (senior associate, real estate, Valencia – pictured below), Daniel Segovia (junior associate, corporate, Valencia), Raúl Boo (pictured right, partner, employment, Valencia), Alba Perez (senior associate, employment, Valencia), Héctor Nogués (counsel, corporate, Valencia) and Esperanza Cots (associate, corporate, Valencia).
Pérez-Llorca advised Pictet for tax matters
The deal also involved the in-house lawyers: Miguel Martin-Calama and Rocío Sánchez.