Tags : Uría Menéndez


Uría Menéndez appoints Irantzu Irastorza as new director of the

The firm Uría Menéndez has appointed Irantzu Irastorza as the new managing partner of the Bilbao office. She specialises in commercial, corporate and financial law, and has participated in numerous transactions involving the sale and purchase of companies, corporate restructuring and financing. She also has extensive experience in banking regulatory matters. She has held this […]

Deal & transactions

Uría Menéndez advises Wallapop on a 81m serie G financing

Uría Menéndez has advides Wallapop on series G financing, valued in 81 million euros. The funds will be used for the growth and expansion of the company in Southern Europe. Wallapop’s post-money valuation is close to 771 million euros, making it one of the biggest scale-ups in the Spanish market to date. The funds will […]

Deal & transactions

Uría advises on the sale of a 247MW PV project 

Uría Menéndez has advised Lightsource on the sale of its 247MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project to independent renewable energy investors Plenium Partners and Bankinter Investment, as well as on the cancellation of the senior debt and release of the related security package.  The team from Uría Menéndez advising on this deal was formed by Francisco […]


Uría Menéndez hires David Vilches as counsel

Uría Menéndez has hired David Vilches (pictured), tax inspector since 2010, as counsel in the tax department. Vilches holds a degree in law and business administration from the Carlos III University and has spent his professional career in the Tax Agency as Head of the inspection team, forming part of the National International Taxation Office […]

Banking & Finance

Uría advises Emperador Properties in the trading of its shares

Uría Menéndez has advised Emperador Properties Socimi in the process of admission to trading of its shares in the BME Growth segment of BME MTF Equity for 428,634.23 euros. Emperador Properties is the real estate division of Grupo Emperador, dedicated to the acquisition and management of prime assets in Spain, with a portfolio currently valued […]

Banking & Finance

Uría advises in the sale of Asterion Energies for €580m

Uría Menéndez has advised Asterion Industrial Infra Funds I, FCR in the sale of Asterion Energies, to Repsol for €580 million.  Asterion Energies is a renewable energy platform focused on Europe’s energy transition and is a vehicle of the Asterion Industrial fund which is active across the Fund’s core european geographies in collaboration with local partners.  […]

Deal & transactions

Uría Menéndez on the voluntary tender offer for Siemens Gamesa

Uría Menéndez has advised the Independent Committee and the Board of Directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy on the voluntary tender offer by Siemens Energy Global GMBH & CO. KG (wholly-owned by Siemens Energy) for 32.93% of the share capital of Siemens Gamesa (the capital it did not already own) for 4.048 billion euro. The […]

Banking & Finance

Uría on the reorganisation of Unicaja’s bancassurance alliances

Uría Menéndez has advised on the reorganisation of Unicaja’s bancassurance alliances following its merger with Liberbank.  The transaction involved Unicaja Banco’s acquisition of a 50% stake in the insurance companies CCM Vida y Pensiones de Seguros y Reaseguros and Liberbank Vida y Pensiones, Seguros y Reaseguros from Mapfre Vida and Aegon España, respectively. It also involves […]

Deal & transactions

Uría with Asterion on the acquisition of Blaudrive,

Uría Menéndez is advising Asterion Industrial Partners SGEIC on the acquisition of Blaudrive, an electric vehicle-charging business, by Barter Inversiones, a joint venture between Asterion and Barter Energía. The law firm is acting with Manuel Echenique (pictured- partner, M&A-Private Equity, Madrid); Cristina Díaz Bauluz (senior associate, M&A-Private Equity, Madrid); Bárbara Fernández Cobo (senior associate, Public […]

Deal & transactions

Uría advises Azora Capital on €40 million aquisition of “The

Azora Capital, the Spanish fund manager, has acquired The Lodge Hotel, located in Porto, from Pluris Investments, a company owned by businessman Mário Ferreira. The transaction has been closed for around 40 million euros. The hotel has seven floors and 119 prime rooms, including fifty deluxe units, as well as nine suites. The establishment opened […]