Ignacio has significant expertise in a wide variety of corporate work, including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, private equity deals, joint-ventures, commercial contracts and general corporate advice.
He has advised listed and unlisted companies, acting for corporate purchasers, private equity bidders and financial advisors in M&A transactions, both domestic and cross-border. He has also advised a number of leading financial institutions and corporate clients in banking and finance deals. Ignacio has particular expertise in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
He recently won the Iberian FortyUnder40 awards for being one of the best lawyers in Spain and Portugal under the age of 40 and is recognised in the main legal directories, such us Chambers&Partners, IFLR1000 and Legal 500.
Ignacio consistently publishes works on legal publications and lectures Civil and Corporate Law at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) since 2015. He is also a member of ICADE’s Master de Acceso examination board.
Allen & Overy
Admitted as abogado, Spain, 2005
Law Degree, Instituto Católico de Administración y Dirección de Empresas, 2005
Advising the owners of Discefa on its sale to GED Iberian Private Equity and Oquendo Capital.
Advising OHL and Grupo Villar Mir on the sale of OHL Concesiones by OHL to IFM Investors.
Advising PGGM, OPTrust and USS on their acquisition of Global Vía Infraestructuras from Bankia and FCC, following the convertible bond granted to Globalvía Inversiones.
Advising Plenium Partners on the acquisition of FCC Energia (comprising solar, wind and thermosolar assets).
He establishes a good rapport with the other side.
Chambers Global 2018
He is responsive, pragmatic and his advice is always clear.
Chambers Global 2018
- Ignacio consistently publishes works on legal publications and lectures Civil and Corporate Law at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) since 2015. He is also a member of ICADE’s Master de Acceso examination board.
- "Disolución por pérdidas y reactivación: los préstamos participativos como instrumento (híbrido) del patrimonio contable" in 2016 "Práctica mercantile para abogados: los casos más relevantes en 2015 de los grandes despachos". Madrid: Wolters Kluwer, 2016.
- "Limits to treasury shares for Spanish limited liability companies". ("Límites a la autocartera en la Ley de Sociedades de Capital"). Economist & Jurist Magazine. February 2013.
News & insights
Publications: 29 OCTOBER 2021
On 26 October 2021, the Government has approved the Royal Decree-Law 23/2021 providing for new urgent measures in response to the on-going situation of high gas and electricity prices.Read more
News: 15 OCTOBER 2021
Allen & Overy has advised VASS Consultoría de Sistemas S.L., the Madrid-based portfolio company of US private equity investor One Equity Partners (OEP) which specialises in Customer Experience…Read more
Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2021
Faced with surging energy price due to the shock in the offer that is affecting natural gas markets, the Spanish Government has adopted certain temporary measures (from 16 September 2021 to 31 March…Read more
News: 30 SEPTEMBER 2021
Allen & Overy has advised Sandfire Resources Limited (“Sandfire”, ASX: SFR) on its acquisition of Minas de Aguas Tenidas S.A. (“MATSA”) from Mubadala Investment Company and Trafigura for USD1.865…Read more