Banking and Finance

An international and multidisciplinary team, capable of delivering solutions in a volatile global market



The Garrigues Banking and Finance service takes part in the most significant transactions on the market, advising companies, sponsors, financial institutions, banks, funds and a great many active investors in the worldwide financial market. Our lawyers are noted for their excellence, experience and dedication to providing high quality legal service, as well as for their ability to propose innovative solutions in an ever-changing global market.

Our integrated multidisciplinary team covers all legal and regulatory aspects of banking and finance matters, from dealing with debt transactions and capital issues from a transactional perspective to advising on corporate, tax, labor, ESG and sustainability aspects, as well as on administrative and environmental issues, and antitrust foreign investment regulations, among others.

We have an extensive network of offices in Spain and Portugal, in major financial hubs (New York, London and Shanghai) and in Latin America (Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico), giving us a key edge in an increasingly global financial market. We also regularly collaborate with a wide range of international firms when the transaction so requires.

Our services

  • Corporate finance, leveraged finance, project and asset finance (ABL), real estate finance, debt restructuring and refinancing, financing of bond issues, revolving credit facilities.
  • New financial instruments and hybrid transactions (including venture debt, convertibles, etc.), direct lending, sale and purchase or securitization of receivables, interest rate hedges and derivatives.
  • Energy funds and transition funds, capital market debt, bonds and securitization.
  • Financial hedging, swaps, etc.

Global heads

Other Garrigues services


  • 2024: main new legislation needing to be considered by companies in Spain

    Professionals in the various practice areas at Garrigues take a look, from all angles of business law, at the main new legislation that companies will face in the coming year.

  • EU: The Regulation allowing securitization bonds to be designated as European Green Bonds has been published

    European Regulation 2023/2631, which will become applicable on December 21, 2024, envisages this option for securitization bonds, except in the case of bonds issued for synthetic securitization purposes.

  • NPLs in Spain, Portugal and Latin America: more selective deals and increasing activity in secondary markets and debt servicing industry

    In the first three quarters of 2023, we saw investors adopting a more selective and specialized approach in their NPL investments, increasing their appetite for unlikely-to-pay (UTP) and reperforming loans (RPLs).

  • Challenges and opportunities in renewable energy financing in Spain

    Experts in renewable energy financing addressed, in a discussion led by Garrigues and G-advisory, the current state of financing for these kinds of projects in Spain, in a new edition of the “Garrigues Sustainable Dialogs”.