Linklaters has advised Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board (OTPP) on the sale of Mémora Group to Grupo Catalana Occidente for €600m. Mémora is a provider for funeral services, funeral parlours, crematoriums and cemetery management in the Iberian Peninsula. The company owns or operates 139 funeral parlours, 39 crematoriums and 18 cemeteries, employs approximately 1,500 professionals, […]
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Italfarmaco has acquired 100% of Lacer Pharmaceuticals, one of the leading companies in Spain in the health and personal care segment. With over 70 years of experience, a turnover of more than EUR 150 million in 2021 and almost 500 employees, Lacer is one of the market leaders in almost every segment in which it […]
Linklaters has advised Casavo, the digital residential platform, on a €300m financing facility from Intesa Sanpaolo, Viola Credit and other leading institutional lenders. Founded in 2017, Casavo started as a direct home buyer, known in the market as “Instant Buyer”. It also responds to other players in the real estate sector, such as agents, banks […]
Linklaters has advised on a €2,500m loan facility for Iberdrola, conditioning the firm to reduce its water footprint. Founded in 1992, Iberdrola is a spanish company headquartered in Bilbao, Spain. It is a business group specialised in the production, distribution and commercialisation of energy with a presence in dozens of countries such as Spain, the […]
DLA Piper has advised ING Bank on the €291m debt refinancing of Avalon Properties assets. Founded in 2018, Avalon Properties is an asset management company, focused on the residential sector, which seeks to expand the supply of quality rental properties at affordable prices in the Madrid region. The team from DLA Piper advising ING Bank […]
Repsol has appointed David Suárez Pelaz (pictured) as the new senior legal counsel for banking, capital markets and insurance. Until now, Suárez was an associate at Linklaters where he advised on corporate and financial deals for more than six years. He graduated from Universidad of Oviedo with a posgraduate IELSP study programme at Universiteit Antwerpen.
Linklaters Madrid has advised Union Investment Real Estate on the acquisition of the building C of the Cornerstone office complex, in Barcelona, from UBS. Linklaters acted with a team composed by Adolfo Guerrero, Santiago Alfonsetti, Laura Gomez, Víctor de Elejabeitia and Paula Iglesias.
Privately owned Spanish department store chain El Corte Inglés has bought back half of the stake Qatari fund Primefin held in the company. Primefin, an investment vehicle of Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jaber Al Thani, the former Prime Minister of Qatar, will keep a 5.53% stake in Corte Ingles, while the department store chain […]
Linklaters and EY Abogados have advised Credit Agricole Assurances and Energy Infrastructure Partners AG on the €905m acquisition of a 25% stake in Repsol Renovables from Repsol. Repsol currently has 1.6 GW of renewable capacity installed in Spain, the United States and Chile and expects to reach 6 GW by 2025 and more than 20 […]
Linklaters has advised Q-Energy Private Equity, a fund manager for renewable energy investments, on the sale of a photovoltaic portfolio to Austrian electricity provider Verbund. The portfolio includes regulated and operational solar farms with a total installed capacity of 82MWp. The Linklaters team was formed by a multidisciplinary team: partner Lara Hemzaoui (pictured left) led […]