BROSETA strengthens its position in The Legal 500 Directory
BROSETA rises up in the most important practice areas of The Legal 500 rankings, such as Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Competition and EU Law, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Environment, Projects and Energy, Public Law, Real Estate and Tax (http://www.legal500.com/firms/22195/18267).
Banking and finance, tier 3
Broseta Abogados’ ‘high-quality services and knowledge are comparable to any of the big firms in Spain’; ‘its solid team goes beyond expectations’. It has recently been active advising lenders on refinancing and restructuring matters, including assisting Bankia (as the lead arranger of a bank syndicate) on a complex €146m restructuring of Kerabén Group’s liabilities. The practice is headed by Antonio Navarro.
Capital markets, tier 4
Broseta Abogados acts for institutions such as Banco de Valencia and Orion Mine Finance on capital markets transactions. Antonio Navarro is the key name.
Corporate and M&A, tier 4
Dispute resolution, tier 5
Broseta Abogados mainly assist clients in the construction, financial and insurance sectors; examples include Sacyr Vallehermoso, Bankia and Aviva. Patricia Gualde is recommended.
EU and competition, tier 4
Broseta Abogados boosted its team with the hire of senior adviser Luis Berenguer (a former president of the Spanish Competition Authority) and Sergio Baches from Uría Menéndez. The team has been active in some of the market’s most prominent cartel investigations.
Environment, tier 3
Broseta Abogados’ team assisted Red Kite Capital Management in the due diligence process relating to the planning, environmental and mining permits for the Rio Tinto mining project. Rosa Vidal is the key contact.
Projects and energy, tier 4
Broseta Abogados has been active in the promotion of the development of the renewable energy market in Spain. Rosa Vidal is representing BP Oil España in an action against the government over the new regulatory regime governing renewable energies.
Public Law, tier 4
Rosa Vidal heads the practice at Broseta Abogados, which advises public institutions and private corporations on matters of public law. Several members of the team have experience working in the public sector.
Real estate and construction, tier 4
The ‘incredibly professional and practical’ real estate team at Broseta Abogados advised SAREB on the sale to Amenabar Promociones Residenciales of a portfolio of assets linked to the Arroyo del Fresno area of Madrid.
Tax, tier 5