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Fernando Torrente



Torrente Fernando
Fernando Torrente



Fernando Torrente with more than 30 years of experience is specialised in Spain in M&A and Equity Capital Markets, including takeovers, IPOs, flotations, securities issue and placement, secondary offerings and follow-on capital offerings. Additionally he is an expert in corporate governance and formed part of the group of lawyers that advised the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) in preparing the Code of Good Governance of Listed Companies approved in February 2015.

Fernando is one of the leading practitioners of Corporate and Equity capital markets law in the country. Over his career he has given advice on some of the most important transactions carried out in Spain.

Fernando is recommended as ICM, Corporate and M&A lawyer in Chambers, IFLR 1000 and Legal 500.

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Published work

  • Author of several publications among others, “La Green shoe option y el Derecho español” Revista General de Derecho (1997);
  • “Opas Competidoras, algunas aclaraciones pendientes” La Ley (2005);
  • “Principios del nuevo Derecho de Opas” Expansión,  junio 2006;
  • “Propuestas para el nuevo Derecho de Opas” Expansión julio 2006,
  • "Por qué si a la oferta" Expansión, 6 de septiembre de 2006.
  • “La OPA obligatoria por adquisición de control en el sistema actual. Vicisitudes que pueden afectar al control de la sociedad cotizada: périda, recuperación y transformación en la forma en que éste es ejercido.” Revista del Derecho del Mercado de Valores, nº 6, 2010.
  • “Comentario al artículo 29 del Real Decreto 1066/2007” de  la obra “La regulación de las OPAS.
  • Comentario sistemático del Real Decreto 1066/2007, de 27 de julio”. Editorial Aranzadi.