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.
- 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.
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