Our work in the exciting markets of Spain and Portugal is enhanced by the strong relationships we have with leading Iberian practices, including Uría Menéndezwith its offices in Spain and Portugal and its pioneering approach to Latin America.

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Key experience

Our key experience includes advising:

Banco Santander, the sixth largest banking group in the world by market capitalisation, on its recommended exchange offer for Alliance & Leicester plc.

Banco Santander on the acquisition of ABN Amro by a consortium of banks, comprising Royal Bank of Scotland, Fortis and Banco Santander.

Whitbread on the sale of David Lloyd Leisure Espana I S. L. and David Lloyd Leisure Espana II S. L.

Cadbury Schweppes on the sale of its European beverages business to a private equity consortium.

CVC on its initial offer for Cortefiel and then, following competing offers by PAI and Permira, advising CVC on the joint offer by MEP Retail Espana which was ultimately successful.

Recent Work