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Fernando Torrente

Partner

Madrid

Torrente Fernando
Fernando Torrente

Partner

Madrid

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.

News & insights

News: 14 JANUARY 2021

Advising American Tower on its USD9.4 billion acquisition of Telxius Towers from Telefónica

A cross-border team of corporate and real estate experts at Allen & Overy has advised global communications infrastructure leader American Tower Corporation (American Tower) on its agreed acquisition…

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Publications: 08 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: the Spanish Government hardens the suspension upon the foreign direct investment in Spain

After restricting the foreign investment regime in Spain by means of Royal Decree-law 8/2020 (RDL 8/2020) of 17 March, the Royal decree law 11/2020, of 31 March (RDL) has been published in the Spanish…

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Publications: 08 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: additional amendments to the rules for drawing-up and approval of annual accounts and holding of general shareholders' meetings

The must-have Q&A for companies. Last 31 March, the Spanish Council of Ministers approved Royal Decree law 11/2020, dated 31 March (RDL 11/2020), adopting additional urgent measures in the social and…

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Publications: 19 MARCH 2020

Urgent measures against the economic impact of Covid-19 coronavirus: Spanish Golden Share

Foreign investment in Spain is, on general terms, liberalised in accordance to Law 19/2003 that sets out a general principle of freedom of capital movements and financial transactions with foreign…

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Expertise

Practices

Corporate and M&A

Office

Madrid

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Serrano 73
Madrid
28006

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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.