Partner — Founder

Education

  • JD Complutense University of Madrid Law School. (1980-1985)
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in International (Economic and Political) Relations New York University. (1985-1986)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.)  London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London (1986-1987).
  • Fulbright Scholar.

Iñigo Gomez-Jordana

Hondarribia (Fuenterrabía), Guipuzcoa, Spain.

Professional Experience

1. Clifford Chance

  • Associate 1987-1994.
  • International Partner 1994-2001.

2. Allen & Overy

  • Managing Partner Spain (2001-2014).
  • Partner Head of Corporate Finance (2001-2014).
  • Senior Partner-Chairman Spain (2014).

3. DLA Piper International

  • Senior Partner, DLA Piper Spain (2014 – 2021).
  • Head of Capital Markets (since 2017).

4. ALARDE 

  • Founder and Managing Partner (since January 2021)

5. Other professional experience

  • Secretary to the Nominations Committee of the Board of Directors of Iberdrola, S.A.
  • Associate Professor of Commercial Law
    (School of Law, Madrid Complutense University)
  • Professor of Bankruptcy Law, Institute of Stock Market Studies
    (Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles (IEB))
  • Visiting professor at the Harvard-Complutense University Seminars
  • Member of the Academic Committee of the Foundation for Financial Studies
    (Fundación de Estudios Financieros)
  • Honorary Trustee of the Foundation for Financial Studies
  • Member of the Advisory Council of the Stock Market Law Magazine
    (Consejo Asesor de la Revista de Derecho del Mercado de Valores) (since 2008).

M&A, takeovers and other corporate transactions

According to Mergermarket (www.mergermarket.com), Iñigo Gomez-Jordana has advised (since 2005) on 44 non‑confidential transactions valued in aggregate $ 245,562,000,000. The following is a list of such transactions, which includes acquisition (total or partial) of listed companies (takeovers) and private entities, in chronological order:

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  • Infingen Energy Limited (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Iberdrola, S.A.
    Jun 17, 2020 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $990,66m
  • Pagatelia, S.L.
    Acquired by Verra Mobility Corporation
    Oct 16, 2019 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $26,60m
  • Avangrid Renewables, LLC (Copper Crossing Solar Project) (+1)
    Acquired by Axium Infrastructure Inc. from Avangrid Renewables, LLC
    Sep 17, 2019 -acted as advisor to the seller- $112,00m
  • Hispasat, S.A.
    Acquired by Red Eléctrica de España, S.A.
    from Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A.
    Feb 12, 2019 – acted as advisor to the selling shareholder- $1.471,43m
  • Donnelley Language Solutions, Inc.
    Acquired by SDL Plc from Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc.
    Jul 16, 2018 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $77,50m
  • Takeover bid exemption procedure in respect of the acquisition of Ausol and GCO
    (Argentine Republic) (2018).
  • Papeles y Cartones de Europa, S.A.
    (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by DS Smith Plc
    June 4, 2018 -acted as advisor to the seller- $2.106,85m
  • Cellnex Telecom, S.A.
    Acquired by Edizione S.r.l. from Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A.
    Apr 16, 2018 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $1.840,48m
  • Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios SOCIMI, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Blackstone Group L.P.
    April 5, 2018 -acted as advisor to the seller- $2.816,66m
  • Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by a consortium established
    by ACS S.A., Atlantia SpA and Hochtief AG
    May 23, 2018 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $39.621,95m
  • Saeta Yield, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by TerraForm Power, Inc.
    from Global Infrastructure Partners, LLC
    Feb 7, 2018 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $3.021,93m
  • Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Atlantia SpA
    May 15, 2017 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $33.975,37m
  • Novo Banco, S.A.
    Acquired by Lone Star Funds
    from Banco de Portugal
    March 31, 2017 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $1.068,20m
  • Monitise Plc
    Acquired by MasterCard Incorporated (+2)
    Nov 27, 2014 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $77,57m
  • Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista Holdings, S.A.
    (secondary public offering) Acquired through a secondary public offering (OPV)
    July 10, 2014 -acted as advisor to the seller- $704,11m
  • AREVA S.A. (offshore wind business) (+1)
    Acquired by ADWEN Offshore, S.L. from Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica, S.A. (+1)
    July 7, 2014 -acted as advisor to the seller- $265,30m
  • Inmobiliaria Colonial, S.A.
    Acquired by Amura Capital
    Jan 27, 2014 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $26,91m
  • Bora Wind Energy Management, S.L.
    Acquired by Bridgepoint Advisers Limited from ACS, Artistas de Construcción y Servicios, S.A.
    Aug 12, 2011 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $906,66m
  • Iberdrola S.A.
    Acquisition of a stake in Iberdrola by Qatar Holding LLC
    March 14, 2011 -acted as advisor to the seller- $2.828,19m
  • Acciona Termosolar Group
    Acquired by Mitsubishi Corporation from Acciona, S.A.
    Feb 24, 2011 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $63,20m
  • Caja Burgos Vida Compañía de Seguros de Vida, S.A.
    Acquired by Aegon NV from Caja de Ahorros Municipal de Burgos
    Feb 24, 2011 – acted as advisor to the buyer- undisclosed value
  • Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España S.A.
    Acquired by British Airways Plc
    April 8, 2010 -acted as advisor to the seller- $4.944,80m
  • Amper Central Solar S.A.
    Acquired by Mitsubishi Corporation from Acciona, S.A.
    March 4, 2009 – acted as advisor to the buyer- undisclosed value
  • Itinere Infraestructuras S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Atlantia SpA from Corsair Infrastructure Partners
    Dec 1, 2008 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $1.056,72m
  • Clickair, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Vueling Airlines, S.A. from Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España, S.A. (+4)
    July 7, 2008 -acted as advisor to the seller- $273,13m
  • Obras Subterráneas, S.A.
    Acquired by Mercapital, S.L. from the Figar family
    June 9, 2008 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $282,74m
  • Inmobiliaria Colonial, S.A.
    Acquired by Investment Corporation of Dubai
    Feb 27, 2008 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $17.880,33m
  • Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista Holdings, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Imperial Brands Plc
    Jan 25, 2008 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $1.378,84m
  • Bancaja Inversiones, S.A.
    Acquired by Deutsche Bank AG (+1)
    from Caja de Ahorros de Valencia,
    Castellón y Alicante, Bancaja
    Aug 2, 2007 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $1.856,62m
  • Altadis S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Imperial Brands Plc
    Jul 18, 2007 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $20.823,88m
  • United Surgical Partners Europe, S.L.
    Acquired by Cinven Partners LLP from Mercapital, S.L.
    July 10, 2007 -acted as advisor to the seller- $927,65m
  • Catai Tours, S.A.
    Acquired by Corpfin Capital S.A.
    June 18, 2007 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $93,88m
  • Metrovacesa, S.A.
    Acquired by Construcciones Valencia Constitución S.L. from SabadellCAM
    Jan 17, 2007 -acted as advisor to the seller- $397,99m
  • Scottish Power Ltd (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Iberdrola, S.A.
    Nov 28, 2006 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $27.025,64m
  • Vacaciones eDreams S.L.
    Acquired by TA Associates Management, L.P.
    from Apax Partners LLP (+4)
    Oct 21, 2006 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $193,02m
  • Dorna Sports S.L.
    Acquired by Bridgepoint Advisers Limited
    from CVC Capital Partners Limited
    Jul 18, 2006 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $625,15m
  • Severstal PAO (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Arcelor, S.A.
    May 26, 2006 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $14.185,39m
  • Grifols, S.A.
    Acquired by Amaranth LLC (+3)
    from Banco Santander, S.A. (+1)
    Sept 12, 2005 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $362,64m
  • Endesa, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Gas Natural
    Sept 5, 2005 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $52.292,46m
  • Holmes Place Iberia
    Acquired by Explorer Investments SCR SA (+2) from Holmes Place Holdings Limited
    Aug 5, 2005 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $135,94m
  • Fábricas Agrupadas de Muñecas de Onil, S.A. (Famosa)
    Acquired by Vista Capital de Expansión, S.A.
    from Ahorro Corporación Desarrollo SGECR, S.A. (+3)
    Aug 4, 2005 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $185,73m
  • Ensafeca Holding Empresarial S.L.
    Acquired by Grupo Corporativo ONO, S.A.
    from Orange Espagne, S.A.U. (+4)
    Jul 29, 2005 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $2.727,99m
  • Turmarine, S.A.
    Acquired by Corpfin Capital S.A.
    May 27, 2005 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $20,76m
  • Mecapost, S.A.
    Acquired by Emphasis Billing & Marketing Services, S.L.
    Apr 21, 2005 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $37,19m
  • Amadeus IT Group S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Wam Acquisition, S.A.
    March 11, 2005 – acted as advisor to the buyer integrating the buyer consotioum- $5.851,92m
  • CVC Capital Partners on the acquisition of Mivisa Envases, the Spanish manufacturer of metal packaging containers for the food industry, from PAI Partners and Suala Capital for EUR525m. (The largest Spanish Secondary Buy-out in 2005).
  • CVC on the acquisition of El Arbol.

Financial transactions in credit and capital markets

Registered transactions (CNMV, Irish Stock Exchange, SEC, Luxemburg Exchange, Frankfurt Stock Exchange Open Market (Freiverkehr), MARF, AIAF)  including IPOs, Rights Issues, EMTNs, GMTNs, ECPs, Securitizations and other funding (debt & equity) advised by Iñigo Gomez-Jordana are in excess of $500,000,000,000 and recently include:

  • [Spanish Ibex 35 Company]
    € 200.000.000 convertible bond issue (work in progress).
  • Grupo Siro Corporación
    Restructuring debt transaction, acted as advisor to the financial entities (2020)
  • Goldman Sachs
    Securitization of receivables of a football club (2020)
  • Natwest Markets
    Securitization for an amount of up to € 400 million in respect of the current and future portfolio o loans granted or brokered by Finalbion S.L. and S.V. (December 2018).
  • Santander Consumer Finance, S.A.
    Issue of € 200 million as Additional Tier 2 Capital (December 2018).
  • Placement syndicate in respect of a € 600 million green bond issue by ADIF (May 2018).
  • Agent banks in the renewal by ADIF of its € 6,000 million EMTN programme (November 2018).
  • Issue of € 1,000,000,000 in senior debt by Santander Issuances S.A.; principal advisor to the coordinators and underwriters, i.e., Goldman Sachs, ING, Calyon, Credit Suisse and Santander (2016).
  • Issue of500,000,000 in senior debt by Santander Consumer Bank AS ; advisor to the coordinators and underwriters, i.e., Unicredit, HSBC, Danskebank, Citi (2016).
  • Issue of € 540,000,000 in Securitization Bonds by UCI Real Estate Credit Union; principal advisor to the global underwriters, i.e., BNP Paribas and Banco Santander (2016).
  • Santander International Debt S.A.
    Issue of € 1,250,000,000 in senior debt admitted to trading on the Irish secondary market; principal advisor to the global coordinators and underwriters, i.e., Citigroup, Mediobanca, Banca IMI, Banco Popular, Bankia, Bankinter, KBC, HSBC, BNP Paribas, SG (2015).
  • Establishment of ICO’s € 50,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note Programme for 2015; acted as ICO’s principal advisor (2015).
  • Establishment and registration with the CNMV of Banco Santander’s € 5,000,000 Structured Notes Issuance Programme; principal advisor to Banco Santander (2015).
  • Establishment and registration of Santander International Debt, S.A. Unipersonal/Santander Issuances, S.A. Unipersonal’s € 32.000.000.000 guaranteed Euro Medium Term Note Programme for 2015‑2016 (2015).
  • Issue of € 450,000,000 in Securitization Bonds by Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios UCI; principal advisor to the global underwriters, i.e., BNP Paribas and Banco Santander (2015).
  • Issue of AT2 (Additional Tier 2 Capital) notes by Santander International Issuances S.A.; main advisor to the underwriter (Morgan Stanley). This was the first issue of this type of instrument following the amendment of CRIV solvency regulations.
  • Establishment and registration of Iberdrola, S.A.’s € 2.000.000.000 Global Medium Term Note Programme (2015).
  • First-ever bond swap transaction by Abertis; principal advisor to Abertis (2014).
  • Issue of Tier 1 bonds by Banco Santander, S.A.; advisor to the global underwriters (2014).
  • Establishment of the Second Bank Assets Fund by Fortress-Grupo Lar made up by loans acquired from SAREB; advisor to Fortress and Grupo Lar (2014).

Specific Liability management transactions:

  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the exchange offer of 22 series of existing subordinated notes for newly issued preferred participations and subordinated notes. This was the first liability management transaction in the Spanish market and required close collaboration of our English and Spanish capital markets and tax teams.
  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the tender offer of 15 series of subordinated notes.
  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the exchange offer of 8 series of subordinated notes and in connection with the consent exchange offer of 1 series of subordinated notes.
  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the tender offer of 21 series of subordinated notes.
  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the tender offer of 16 series of securitisation bonds.
  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the tender offer of 11 series of subordinated notes.
  • BNP Paribas, London as offeror in connection with the tender offer of 11 series of UCI securitisation bonds. UCI (Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios) is a Spanish leader in the marketing of mortgage loans via professionals in the property sector.
  • Enagás, on the preparation of a memorandum advising on the legal requirements to carry out a liability management transaction in Spain (whether in the form of a tender or exchange offer). Enagás is the technical manager of the Spanish gas system and the main carrier of natural gas in Spain.

Specific Securization transactions:

  • Citifin 1and 2.
  • Fondo de Activos de la Moratoria Nuclear.
  • Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria UCI 7,8,9,10,11,12,14,15,16,17,18.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos PYMES SANTANDER 6, 9.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos Santander 2.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos Santander Empresas 2, 3.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos Santander Financiación 1.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos Santander Hipotecario 1, 2,3.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos, FTPYME Santander 2, 3.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos, Hipotebansa 10, 11.
  • AyT 11 Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria.
  • TDA 31, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Bancaja 5 Fondo de Titulización de Activos 5,6,7.
  • TDA CAM 7, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 7, 8, 9.
  • Bancaja 10, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 10, 11.
  • Hipocat 10, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 10, 11.
  • BBVA RMBS Fondo de Titulización de Activos 2,5,9, 10,11,12,13,14.
  • BBVA-4 PYME Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Bankinter Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria 3,4,5,6,8.
  • IM PASTOR, Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria 2,3, 4.
  • Bankinter, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 10,11,13.
  • CM Bancaja 1, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • FTPYME TDA 7, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • IM Cedulas 5, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • BBVA-5 FTPYME Fondo de Titulización de Activos 5,6,8.
  • Cedulas TDA, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 3,5,6,7, 18.
  • MADRID RMBS I, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • MBS BANCAJA 6 FONDO DE TITULIZACIÓN DE ACTIVOS.
  • PYMES BANESTO 3,Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • TDA Ibercaja, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 1,2,3,4,5,6,7.
  • BBVA-7 FTGENCAT Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Bankinter 2 PYME, Fondo de Titulización de Activos. FONCAIXA PYMES 3, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • FTPYME Bancaja 3, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 3,6.
  • FTPYME TDA CAM 4, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT ICO-FTVPO III Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Bankinter 3 FTPYME, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • CIBELES III FTPYME, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • IM Sabadell RMBS 2, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Cedulas Cajas, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 5, 9, 10, 11.
  • BANCAJA – BVA VPO 1 FONDO DE TITULIZACIÓN DE ACTIVOS.
  • BBVA Hipotecario 3, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Foncaixa FTGENCAT 6, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • GC FTPYME SABADELL, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 6, 8.
  • IM FTPYME SABADELL 7 Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Programa Cedulas TDA, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Santander Empresas 1, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Cedulas Cajas VIII, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • TDA IBERCAJA ICO-FTVPO, Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria.
  • AyT Hipotecario Mixto V, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Kutxa Hipotecario I, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • GC Pastor Hipotecario 5, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Cedulas Cajas Global, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Goya Hipotecario III Fondo De Titulización De Activos.
  • AyT Genova Hipotecario Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria 2,3,4,6,7,8, 9,10,11.
  • AyT ICO-FTVPO Caja Murcia Fondo De Titulización de Activos.
  • Private Driver España 2013-1, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Cedulas Grupo Banco Popular 3, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Caja Murcia Hipotecario II Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Empresas Hipotecario TDA CAM 3, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Besaya ECA Limited securitization bonds.
  • UCI Prado I, II y III.
  • Finalbion I.

Opinions on derivative financial products and capital markets

  • Advisor to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the world’s leading derivatives association, concerning the preparation of legal opinions on Spanish law regarding ISDA’s standard derivatives and securities documentation (from 1998 to date) including:
    • Netting
    • Collateral Provider and Taker
    • Client and Member Reliance in respect of the ISDA/FIA Client Cleared OTC Derivatives Addendum
    • Electronic Contracts
    • Brexit
    • Resolution Protocol for Spanish entities under Spanish Act 11/2015 (2016)
    • Ibor Protocol
  • Legal opinions for the main investment banks in the US/UK (over 80 opinions/memoranda of law) as to certain matters of Spanish law regarding the legal implications of entering into futures and options agreements through central counterparties under RDL 5/2005 (2017-2018).
  • Legal opinion for the Banking Associations Constituting the Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft regarding standardized security and financial products agreements under Spanish resolution regulations and RDL 5/2005 (2018).
  • Legal opinion for the Financial Markets Lawyers Group (FMLG) on certain matters of Spanish law in respect of the agreements known as the International Currency Options Market Master Agreement, the International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement, the Foreign Exchange and Options Master Agreement and the 2005 International FX and Currency Option Master Agreement (2018).
  • Standing advisor on Capital Markets to the Official Credit Institute (ICO) in 2016 and 2017: coordinating a team of 15 lawyers and acting as the first point of contact.

Publications

Author of more than 50 research and periodical publications (books, chapters and magazines) including, as relevant for this document, the following:

  • COVID-19 and Takeovers Expansion November 2020
  • The Foreign Investments Control Regime as “Protection” of the Spanish company: What is the actual threat?
    Expansión, April 2020.
  • Debt Capital Markets in Spain
    Chambers, December 2019, co-authored with Jesús Palencia.
  • Equity Capital Markets in Spain
    Chambers, December 2019, co-authored with Jesús Palencia.
  • Brexit: Third Act
    Expansión, November 2018.
  • Most relevant aspects of the Novo Banco sales process
    Anuario Mercantil de Abogados 2018, March 2018, co-authored with Ricardo Plasencia.
  • Mandatory & Voluntary Takeover Bids Under Spanish Law; The Principal Elements
    CorporateliveWire, at click here.
  • European contract law at the crossroads
    Expansión, January 25, 2017.
  • The Appointments Committee of the Board of Directors: background and legal regime
    2016.
  • European contract law
    Expansión, 2016
  • Brexit: new uncertainties and opportunities
    Expansión, June 28, 2016.
  • Brexit: a legal perspective
    Expansión, June 6, 2016.
  • The irreversible euro?.
    Expansión, July 2015.
  • The corporate governance of Financial Institutions.
    Expansión, October 2014.
  • Shareholder Activism: a good guys and bad guys show?
    Expansión, September 2014
  • Derivative financial product agreements: Caps, floors, collars 
    Published in: Legal studies on financial derivatives. Alonso Ledesma, C.; Alonso Ureba, A. (dirs). Civitas, 2013. Pages 439-470. November 2013
  • Five years after Lehman
    Expansión, 5 September 2013.
  • In the Salzburg Global Seminar: a portrait of Spain
    Expansión, 27 August 2012.
  • The improper fianancial “rescue”.
    Expansión, 12 June 2012.
  • The reorganization of the financial sector: third act.
    Expansión, 12 May 2012.
  • The new financing options available over the horizon.
    Iberian Lawyer, Nov-Dic 2011.
  • Institutional Protection Schemes (SIP): preliminary considerations.
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, N° 120, pages 233-248. 2010.
  • Takeover bids: a typology, published in: The new regulations on takeover bids in Spain.
    An assessment of Royal Decree 1066/2007. Coordinated by the Foundation for Stock Market Studies. Cizur Menor: Aranzadi, 2010. Also published in the Spanish Securities Market Law Review, No. 7, 2010.
  • The repurchase and exchange of preferred shares and subordinated debt by Banco Santander, S.A.: the first liability management transaction in the Spanish market
    Published in: Business Yearbook for Lawyers 2010: the most relevant cases in 2009 in large law firms. Madrid: La Ley, 2010.
  • Power and ownership in companies.
    Revista Luna y Sol, N° 20, Abril 2010.
  • Interest Rate Derivatives upon insolvency: the outcome of the commercial court magistrates of Barcelona deliberations.
    Expansión, 24 April 2010.
  • The most relevant aspects of Altadis’s takeover bid for Logista,
    Published in: Business Yearbook for Lawyers 2009: the most relevant cases in 2008 in large law firms. Madrid: La Ley, 2009.
  • The dilemma between regulation and supervision.
    Expansión, 12 February 2009.
  • Indirect acquisitions and mandatory takeovers.
    Expansión, 10 December 2007.
  • Due Diligence and investor protection.
    Expansión, 10 December 2005.
  • Financial Assistance un acquisition transactions.
    Expansión, 7 March 2005.
  • The Prospectus Directive and its impact on promoting the stock market
    Diario La Ley,N° 6281, 2005.
  • Fairness opinion: the best price or the equitable price?
    Expansión, 7 September 2004.
  • The new Insolvency Law Expansión
    1 September 2004.
  • The legal regime of regional bonds (cédulas territoriales)
    Published in: Commentary on Spanish Act 44/2002, of November 22, on measures to reform the financial system. Coordinated by: FJ Sánchez Calero and J. Sánchez-Calero Guilarte. Cizur Menor: Aranzadi, 2003.
  • Financial guarantees as derivative financial products: a review of the changes and its effects
    Published in: Commentary on Spanish Act 44/2002, of November 22, on measures to reform the financial system. Coordinated by: FJ Sánchez Calero and J. Sánchez-Calero Guilarte. Cizur Menor: Aranzadi, 2003.
  • Admission to trading of securities in the “new market”: background and legal regime, published in: Company Law
    A tribute book to Fernando Sanchez Calero.Volume III. McGraw-Hill: Madrid,  2002.
  • Private placement of securities
    Madrid: Civitas, 1999.
  • La Circular del Banco de España 12/96 
    Banca y Finanzas, 1997.
  • Interest Rate hedging agreements
    Banca y Finanzas, Nº 9-10, 1996.
  • The securitization of the stranded costs of the “nuclear moratorium”. Political background and legal regime (with Juan Jose Lavilla)
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 64, 1996.
  • The Directive 96/10/EEC, of March 21, 1996, amending Directive 289/647/EEC as regards the recognition of contractual netting by the competent authorities.
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, N° 63, 1996.
  • Securities laws and extraterritoriality
    Cinco Días, Septiembre 1995.
  • The Basel Committee and derivatives: capital requirements and its treatment under Spanish law
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 56, 1994.
  • The amendment of the remuneration provision in subordinated debt financing
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 54, 1994.
  • Mortgage Securitisation in Spain
    International Securitisation Report, Junio 1994.
  • Pari passu and ranking of creditors
    Cuadernos de Derecho y Comercio, Nº 12, 1993.
  • Netting and financial risk: the proposal of the Basel Committee and its review by the Banking Committee of the EEC
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 52, 1993.
  • Effects and material reach of the subordination clause upon insolvency
    (an analysis of a Re. Maxwell Communication Corp. PLC.). Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 50, 1993, pages. 578-584.
  • Uncodified financial contracts: floors, caps, collars
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 45, 1992, pages. 187-242.
  • Subordinated Debt under Spanish Law
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 42, 1991, pages. 385-420.
  • Issues relating to subordinated debt
    Journal of International Banking Law, December 1990
  • Points to watch in a Spanish Legal Opinion
    International Financial Law Review, February 1988.
Others: non-legal articles

  • Spain and the Holocaust.
    El País, February 26, 2014 (link).
  • Introduction to the Biography of Miguel Moya Ojanguren
    by Margarita Márquez, May 2015. Ed AP.

Recognitions in Specialized Legal Directories

  • LEGAL500 (2020):
    Recognized in 5 practice areas and named to its Hall of Fame:

    • Capital Markets Debt
    • Capital Markets Equity
    • Commercial/Corporate/M&A
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL LAW REVIEW IFRL1000 (2020):
    Recognized in 5 practice areas:

    • Banking
    • Capital Markets Debt and Equity
    • Financial Services Regulatory
    • M&A
  • CHAMBERS (2020):
    Recognized in 3 practice areas:

    • Capital Markets: “Iñigo Gómez-Jordana is well-positioned to advise on a wide range of debt products, including EMTN programmes and MARF-registered notes. ”He is direct and rigorous,” affirms a client, whilst another highlights his ”deep legal knowledge.”
    • Banking&Finance: Iñigo Gómez-Jordana mainly assists with corporate and acquisition finance, with further activity in project finance. His experience extends to syndicated finance deals.
    • Corporate/M&A: Iñigo Gómez-Jordana boasts expertise in highly publicised takeover bids in the Spanish market, representing both bidders and target companies. Clients laud his ”excellent technical skills and business acumen.”
  • BEST LAWYERS (2020): Recognized in Banking and Finance Law, Capital Markets Law, Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law.

Media Interviews

Transactional Track Record TTR (2020)

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Expansion (2018)

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TTR (2017)
Takeovers and the forced sale of shares

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Legal Today 2008
20 octubre 2008

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Íñigo Gomez-Jordana – Seminar: Spanish financial sector reform / Financial Crisis

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Entrevista con Iñigo Jordana Ceo de Allen and Overy España
Published by VLex

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Entrevista con Iñigo Jordana Ceo de Allen and Overy España. Segunda parte.
Published by VLex

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News relating to Alarde and its team 

Iberian Lawyer (2021)

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Global Legal News (2021)

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El confindencial (2021)

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Iñigo Gomez-Jordana

Hondarribia (Fuenterrabia), Guipuzcoa, Spain.

Partner — Founder

Education

  • JD Complutense University of Madrid Law School. (1980-1985)
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in International (Economic and Political) Relations New York University. (1985-1986)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.)  London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London (1986-1987).
  • Fulbright Scholar.

Professional Experience

1. Clifford Chance

  • Associate 1987-1994.
  • International Partner 1994-2001.

2. Allen & Overy

  • Managing Partner Spain (2001-2014).
  • Partner Head of Corporate Finance (2001-2014).
  • Senior Partner-Chairman Spain (2014).

3. DLA Piper International

  • Senior Partner, DLA Piper Spain (2014 – 2021).
  • Head of Capital Markets (since 2017).

4. ALARDE 

  • Founder and Managing Partner (since January 2021)

5. Other professional experience

  • Secretary to the Nominations Committee of the Board of Directors of Iberdrola, S.A.
  • Associate Professor of Commercial Law
    (School of Law, Madrid Complutense University)
  • Professor of Bankruptcy Law, Institute of Stock Market Studies
    (Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles (IEB))
  • Visiting professor at the Harvard-Complutense University Seminars
  • Member of the Academic Committee of the Foundation for Financial Studies
    (Fundación de Estudios Financieros)
  • Honorary Trustee of the Foundation for Financial Studies
  • Member of the Advisory Council of the Stock Market Law Magazine
    (Consejo Asesor de la Revista de Derecho del Mercado de Valores) (since 2008).

M&A, takeovers and other corporate transactions

According to Mergermarket (www.mergermarket.com), Iñigo Gomez-Jordana has advised (since 2005) on 44 non‑confidential transactions valued in aggregate $ 245,562,000,000. The following is a list of such transactions, which includes acquisition (total or partial) of listed companies (takeovers) and private entities, in chronological order:

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  • Infingen Energy Limited (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Iberdrola, S.A.
    Jun 17, 2020 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $990,66m
  • Pagatelia, S.L.
    Acquired by Verra Mobility Corporation
    Oct 16, 2019 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $26,60m
  • Avangrid Renewables, LLC (Copper Crossing Solar Project) (+1)
    Acquired by Axium Infrastructure Inc. from Avangrid Renewables, LLC
    Sep 17, 2019 -acted as advisor to the seller- $112,00m
  • Hispasat, S.A.
    Acquired by Red Eléctrica de España, S.A.
    from Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A.
    Feb 12, 2019 – acted as advisor to the selling shareholder- $1.471,43m
  • Donnelley Language Solutions, Inc.
    Acquired by SDL Plc from Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc.
    Jul 16, 2018 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $77,50m
  • Takeover bid exemption procedure in respect of the acquisition of Ausol and GCO
    (Argentine Republic) (2018).
  • Papeles y Cartones de Europa, S.A.
    (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by DS Smith Plc
    June 4, 2018 -acted as advisor to the seller- $2.106,85m
  • Cellnex Telecom, S.A.
    Acquired by Edizione S.r.l. from Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A.
    Apr 16, 2018 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $1.840,48m
  • Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios SOCIMI, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Blackstone Group L.P.
    April 5, 2018 -acted as advisor to the seller- $2.816,66m
  • Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by a consortium established
    by ACS S.A., Atlantia SpA and Hochtief AG
    May 23, 2018 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $39.621,95m
  • Saeta Yield, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by TerraForm Power, Inc.
    from Global Infrastructure Partners, LLC
    Feb 7, 2018 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $3.021,93m
  • Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Atlantia SpA
    May 15, 2017 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $33.975,37m
  • Novo Banco, S.A.
    Acquired by Lone Star Funds
    from Banco de Portugal
    March 31, 2017 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $1.068,20m
  • Monitise Plc
    Acquired by MasterCard Incorporated (+2)
    Nov 27, 2014 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $77,57m
  • Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista Holdings, S.A.
    (secondary public offering) Acquired through a secondary public offering (OPV)
    July 10, 2014 -acted as advisor to the seller- $704,11m
  • AREVA S.A. (offshore wind business) (+1)
    Acquired by ADWEN Offshore, S.L. from Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica, S.A. (+1)
    July 7, 2014 -acted as advisor to the seller- $265,30m
  • Inmobiliaria Colonial, S.A.
    Acquired by Amura Capital
    Jan 27, 2014 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $26,91m
  • Bora Wind Energy Management, S.L.
    Acquired by Bridgepoint Advisers Limited from ACS, Artistas de Construcción y Servicios, S.A.
    Aug 12, 2011 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $906,66m
  • Iberdrola S.A.
    Acquisition of a stake in Iberdrola by Qatar Holding LLC
    March 14, 2011 -acted as advisor to the seller- $2.828,19m
  • Acciona Termosolar Group
    Acquired by Mitsubishi Corporation from Acciona, S.A.
    Feb 24, 2011 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $63,20m
  • Caja Burgos Vida Compañía de Seguros de Vida, S.A.
    Acquired by Aegon NV from Caja de Ahorros Municipal de Burgos
    Feb 24, 2011 – acted as advisor to the buyer- undisclosed value
  • Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España S.A.
    Acquired by British Airways Plc
    April 8, 2010 -acted as advisor to the seller- $4.944,80m
  • Amper Central Solar S.A.
    Acquired by Mitsubishi Corporation from Acciona, S.A.
    March 4, 2009 – acted as advisor to the buyer- undisclosed value
  • Itinere Infraestructuras S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Atlantia SpA from Corsair Infrastructure Partners
    Dec 1, 2008 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $1.056,72m
  • Clickair, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Vueling Airlines, S.A. from Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España, S.A. (+4)
    July 7, 2008 -acted as advisor to the seller- $273,13m
  • Obras Subterráneas, S.A.
    Acquired by Mercapital, S.L. from the Figar family
    June 9, 2008 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $282,74m
  • Inmobiliaria Colonial, S.A.
    Acquired by Investment Corporation of Dubai
    Feb 27, 2008 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $17.880,33m
  • Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista Holdings, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Imperial Brands Plc
    Jan 25, 2008 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $1.378,84m
  • Bancaja Inversiones, S.A.
    Acquired by Deutsche Bank AG (+1)
    from Caja de Ahorros de Valencia,
    Castellón y Alicante, Bancaja
    Aug 2, 2007 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $1.856,62m
  • Altadis S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Imperial Brands Plc
    Jul 18, 2007 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $20.823,88m
  • United Surgical Partners Europe, S.L.
    Acquired by Cinven Partners LLP from Mercapital, S.L.
    July 10, 2007 -acted as advisor to the seller- $927,65m
  • Catai Tours, S.A.
    Acquired by Corpfin Capital S.A.
    June 18, 2007 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $93,88m
  • Metrovacesa, S.A.
    Acquired by Construcciones Valencia Constitución S.L. from SabadellCAM
    Jan 17, 2007 -acted as advisor to the seller- $397,99m
  • Scottish Power Ltd (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Iberdrola, S.A.
    Nov 28, 2006 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $27.025,64m
  • Vacaciones eDreams S.L.
    Acquired by TA Associates Management, L.P.
    from Apax Partners LLP (+4)
    Oct 21, 2006 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $193,02m
  • Dorna Sports S.L.
    Acquired by Bridgepoint Advisers Limited
    from CVC Capital Partners Limited
    Jul 18, 2006 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $625,15m
  • Severstal PAO (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Arcelor, S.A.
    May 26, 2006 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $14.185,39m
  • Grifols, S.A.
    Acquired by Amaranth LLC (+3)
    from Banco Santander, S.A. (+1)
    Sept 12, 2005 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $362,64m
  • Endesa, S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Gas Natural
    Sept 5, 2005 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $52.292,46m
  • Holmes Place Iberia
    Acquired by Explorer Investments SCR SA (+2) from Holmes Place Holdings Limited
    Aug 5, 2005 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $135,94m
  • Fábricas Agrupadas de Muñecas de Onil, S.A. (Famosa)
    Acquired by Vista Capital de Expansión, S.A.
    from Ahorro Corporación Desarrollo SGECR, S.A. (+3)
    Aug 4, 2005 -acted as advisor to the buyer- $185,73m
  • Ensafeca Holding Empresarial S.L.
    Acquired by Grupo Corporativo ONO, S.A.
    from Orange Espagne, S.A.U. (+4)
    Jul 29, 2005 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $2.727,99m
  • Turmarine, S.A.
    Acquired by Corpfin Capital S.A.
    May 27, 2005 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $20,76m
  • Mecapost, S.A.
    Acquired by Emphasis Billing & Marketing Services, S.L.
    Apr 21, 2005 – acted as advisor to the buyer- $37,19m
  • Amadeus IT Group S.A. (Takeover bid)
    Acquired by Wam Acquisition, S.A.
    March 11, 2005 – acted as advisor to the buyer integrating the buyer consotioum- $5.851,92m
  • CVC Capital Partners on the acquisition of Mivisa Envases, the Spanish manufacturer of metal packaging containers for the food industry, from PAI Partners and Suala Capital for EUR525m. (The largest Spanish Secondary Buy-out in 2005).
  • CVC on the acquisition of El Arbol.

Financial transactions in credit and capital markets

Registered transactions (CNMV, Irish Stock Exchange, SEC, Luxemburg Exchange, Frankfurt Stock Exchange Open Market (Freiverkehr), MARF, AIAF)  including IPOs, Rights Issues, EMTNs, GMTNs, ECPs, Securitizations and other funding (debt & equity) advised by Iñigo Gomez-Jordana are in excess of $500,000,000,000 and recently include:

  • [Spanish Ibex 35 Company]
    € 200.000.000 convertible bond issue (work in progress).
  • Grupo Siro Corporación
    Restructuring debt transaction, acted as advisor to the financial entities (2020)
  • Goldman Sachs
    Securitization of receivables of a football club (2020)
  • Natwest Markets
    Securitization for an amount of up to € 400 million in respect of the current and future portfolio o loans granted or brokered by Finalbion S.L. and S.V. (December 2018).
  • Santander Consumer Finance, S.A.
    Issue of € 200 million as Additional Tier 2 Capital (December 2018).
  • Placement syndicate in respect of a € 600 million green bond issue by ADIF (May 2018).
  • Agent banks in the renewal by ADIF of its € 6,000 million EMTN programme (November 2018).
  • Issue of € 1,000,000,000 in senior debt by Santander Issuances S.A.; principal advisor to the coordinators and underwriters, i.e., Goldman Sachs, ING, Calyon, Credit Suisse and Santander (2016).
  • Issue of500,000,000 in senior debt by Santander Consumer Bank AS ; advisor to the coordinators and underwriters, i.e., Unicredit, HSBC, Danskebank, Citi (2016).
  • Issue of € 540,000,000 in Securitization Bonds by UCI Real Estate Credit Union; principal advisor to the global underwriters, i.e., BNP Paribas and Banco Santander (2016).
  • Santander International Debt S.A.
    Issue of € 1,250,000,000 in senior debt admitted to trading on the Irish secondary market; principal advisor to the global coordinators and underwriters, i.e., Citigroup, Mediobanca, Banca IMI, Banco Popular, Bankia, Bankinter, KBC, HSBC, BNP Paribas, SG (2015).
  • Establishment of ICO’s € 50,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note Programme for 2015; acted as ICO’s principal advisor (2015).
  • Establishment and registration with the CNMV of Banco Santander’s € 5,000,000 Structured Notes Issuance Programme; principal advisor to Banco Santander (2015).
  • Establishment and registration of Santander International Debt, S.A. Unipersonal/Santander Issuances, S.A. Unipersonal’s € 32.000.000.000 guaranteed Euro Medium Term Note Programme for 2015‑2016 (2015).
  • Issue of € 450,000,000 in Securitization Bonds by Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios UCI; principal advisor to the global underwriters, i.e., BNP Paribas and Banco Santander (2015).
  • Issue of AT2 (Additional Tier 2 Capital) notes by Santander International Issuances S.A.; main advisor to the underwriter (Morgan Stanley). This was the first issue of this type of instrument following the amendment of CRIV solvency regulations.
  • Establishment and registration of Iberdrola, S.A.’s € 2.000.000.000 Global Medium Term Note Programme (2015).
  • First-ever bond swap transaction by Abertis; principal advisor to Abertis (2014).
  • Issue of Tier 1 bonds by Banco Santander, S.A.; advisor to the global underwriters (2014).
  • Establishment of the Second Bank Assets Fund by Fortress-Grupo Lar made up by loans acquired from SAREB; advisor to Fortress and Grupo Lar (2014).

Specific Liability management transactions:

  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the exchange offer of 22 series of existing subordinated notes for newly issued preferred participations and subordinated notes. This was the first liability management transaction in the Spanish market and required close collaboration of our English and Spanish capital markets and tax teams.
  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the tender offer of 15 series of subordinated notes.
  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the exchange offer of 8 series of subordinated notes and in connection with the consent exchange offer of 1 series of subordinated notes.
  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the tender offer of 21 series of subordinated notes.
  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the tender offer of 16 series of securitisation bonds.
  • Banco Santander S.A. as offeror in connection with the tender offer of 11 series of subordinated notes.
  • BNP Paribas, London as offeror in connection with the tender offer of 11 series of UCI securitisation bonds. UCI (Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios) is a Spanish leader in the marketing of mortgage loans via professionals in the property sector.
  • Enagás, on the preparation of a memorandum advising on the legal requirements to carry out a liability management transaction in Spain (whether in the form of a tender or exchange offer). Enagás is the technical manager of the Spanish gas system and the main carrier of natural gas in Spain.

Specific Securization transactions:

  • Citifin 1and 2.
  • Fondo de Activos de la Moratoria Nuclear.
  • Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria UCI 7,8,9,10,11,12,14,15,16,17,18.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos PYMES SANTANDER 6, 9.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos Santander 2.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos Santander Empresas 2, 3.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos Santander Financiación 1.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos Santander Hipotecario 1, 2,3.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos, FTPYME Santander 2, 3.
  • Fondo de Titulización de Activos, Hipotebansa 10, 11.
  • AyT 11 Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria.
  • TDA 31, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Bancaja 5 Fondo de Titulización de Activos 5,6,7.
  • TDA CAM 7, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 7, 8, 9.
  • Bancaja 10, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 10, 11.
  • Hipocat 10, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 10, 11.
  • BBVA RMBS Fondo de Titulización de Activos 2,5,9, 10,11,12,13,14.
  • BBVA-4 PYME Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Bankinter Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria 3,4,5,6,8.
  • IM PASTOR, Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria 2,3, 4.
  • Bankinter, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 10,11,13.
  • CM Bancaja 1, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • FTPYME TDA 7, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • IM Cedulas 5, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • BBVA-5 FTPYME Fondo de Titulización de Activos 5,6,8.
  • Cedulas TDA, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 3,5,6,7, 18.
  • MADRID RMBS I, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • MBS BANCAJA 6 FONDO DE TITULIZACIÓN DE ACTIVOS.
  • PYMES BANESTO 3,Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • TDA Ibercaja, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 1,2,3,4,5,6,7.
  • BBVA-7 FTGENCAT Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Bankinter 2 PYME, Fondo de Titulización de Activos. FONCAIXA PYMES 3, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • FTPYME Bancaja 3, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 3,6.
  • FTPYME TDA CAM 4, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT ICO-FTVPO III Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Bankinter 3 FTPYME, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • CIBELES III FTPYME, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • IM Sabadell RMBS 2, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Cedulas Cajas, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 5, 9, 10, 11.
  • BANCAJA – BVA VPO 1 FONDO DE TITULIZACIÓN DE ACTIVOS.
  • BBVA Hipotecario 3, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Foncaixa FTGENCAT 6, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • GC FTPYME SABADELL, Fondo de Titulización de Activos 6, 8.
  • IM FTPYME SABADELL 7 Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Programa Cedulas TDA, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Santander Empresas 1, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Cedulas Cajas VIII, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • TDA IBERCAJA ICO-FTVPO, Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria.
  • AyT Hipotecario Mixto V, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Kutxa Hipotecario I, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • GC Pastor Hipotecario 5, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Cedulas Cajas Global, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Goya Hipotecario III Fondo De Titulización De Activos.
  • AyT Genova Hipotecario Fondo de Titulización Hipotecaria 2,3,4,6,7,8, 9,10,11.
  • AyT ICO-FTVPO Caja Murcia Fondo De Titulización de Activos.
  • Private Driver España 2013-1, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Cedulas Grupo Banco Popular 3, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • AyT Caja Murcia Hipotecario II Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Empresas Hipotecario TDA CAM 3, Fondo de Titulización de Activos.
  • Besaya ECA Limited securitization bonds.
  • UCI Prado I, II y III.
  • Finalbion I.

Opinions on derivative financial products and capital markets

  • Advisor to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the world’s leading derivatives association, concerning the preparation of legal opinions on Spanish law regarding ISDA’s standard derivatives and securities documentation (from 1998 to date) including:
    • Netting
    • Collateral Provider and Taker
    • Client and Member Reliance in respect of the ISDA/FIA Client Cleared OTC Derivatives Addendum
    • Electronic Contracts
    • Brexit
    • Resolution Protocol for Spanish entities under Spanish Act 11/2015 (2016)
    • Ibor Protocol
  • Legal opinions for the main investment banks in the US/UK (over 80 opinions/memoranda of law) as to certain matters of Spanish law regarding the legal implications of entering into futures and options agreements through central counterparties under RDL 5/2005 (2017-2018).
  • Legal opinion for the Banking Associations Constituting the Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft regarding standardized security and financial products agreements under Spanish resolution regulations and RDL 5/2005 (2018).
  • Legal opinion for the Financial Markets Lawyers Group (FMLG) on certain matters of Spanish law in respect of the agreements known as the International Currency Options Market Master Agreement, the International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement, the Foreign Exchange and Options Master Agreement and the 2005 International FX and Currency Option Master Agreement (2018).
  • Standing advisor on Capital Markets to the Official Credit Institute (ICO) in 2016 and 2017: coordinating a team of 15 lawyers and acting as the first point of contact.

Publications

Author of more than 50 research and periodical publications (books, chapters and magazines) including, as relevant for this document, the following:

  • COVID-19 and Takeovers Expansion November 2020
  • The Foreign Investments Control Regime as “Protection” of the Spanish company: What is the actual threat?
    Expansión, April 2020.
  • Debt Capital Markets in Spain
    Chambers, December 2019, co-authored with Jesús Palencia.
  • Equity Capital Markets in Spain
    Chambers, December 2019, co-authored with Jesús Palencia.
  • Brexit: Third Act
    Expansión, November 2018.
  • Most relevant aspects of the Novo Banco sales process
    Anuario Mercantil de Abogados 2018, March 2018, co-authored with Ricardo Plasencia.
  • Mandatory & Voluntary Takeover Bids Under Spanish Law; The Principal Elements
    CorporateliveWire, at click here.
  • European contract law at the crossroads
    Expansión, January 25, 2017.
  • The Appointments Committee of the Board of Directors: background and legal regime
    2016.
  • European contract law
    Expansión, 2016
  • Brexit: new uncertainties and opportunities
    Expansión, June 28, 2016.
  • Brexit: a legal perspective
    Expansión, June 6, 2016.
  • The irreversible euro?.
    Expansión, July 2015.
  • The corporate governance of Financial Institutions.
    Expansión, October 2014.
  • Shareholder Activism: a good guys and bad guys show?
    Expansión, September 2014
  • Derivative financial product agreements: Caps, floors, collars 
    Published in: Legal studies on financial derivatives. Alonso Ledesma, C.; Alonso Ureba, A. (dirs). Civitas, 2013. Pages 439-470. November 2013
  • Five years after Lehman
    Expansión, 5 September 2013.
  • In the Salzburg Global Seminar: a portrait of Spain
    Expansión, 27 August 2012.
  • The improper fianancial “rescue”.
    Expansión, 12 June 2012.
  • The reorganization of the financial sector: third act.
    Expansión, 12 May 2012.
  • The new financing options available over the horizon.
    Iberian Lawyer, Nov-Dic 2011.
  • Institutional Protection Schemes (SIP): preliminary considerations.
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, N° 120, pages 233-248. 2010.
  • Takeover bids: a typology, published in: The new regulations on takeover bids in Spain.
    An assessment of Royal Decree 1066/2007. Coordinated by the Foundation for Stock Market Studies. Cizur Menor: Aranzadi, 2010. Also published in the Spanish Securities Market Law Review, No. 7, 2010.
  • The repurchase and exchange of preferred shares and subordinated debt by Banco Santander, S.A.: the first liability management transaction in the Spanish market
    Published in: Business Yearbook for Lawyers 2010: the most relevant cases in 2009 in large law firms. Madrid: La Ley, 2010.
  • Power and ownership in companies.
    Revista Luna y Sol, N° 20, Abril 2010.
  • Interest Rate Derivatives upon insolvency: the outcome of the commercial court magistrates of Barcelona deliberations.
    Expansión, 24 April 2010.
  • The most relevant aspects of Altadis’s takeover bid for Logista,
    Published in: Business Yearbook for Lawyers 2009: the most relevant cases in 2008 in large law firms. Madrid: La Ley, 2009.
  • The dilemma between regulation and supervision.
    Expansión, 12 February 2009.
  • Indirect acquisitions and mandatory takeovers.
    Expansión, 10 December 2007.
  • Due Diligence and investor protection.
    Expansión, 10 December 2005.
  • Financial Assistance un acquisition transactions.
    Expansión, 7 March 2005.
  • The Prospectus Directive and its impact on promoting the stock market
    Diario La Ley,N° 6281, 2005.
  • Fairness opinion: the best price or the equitable price?
    Expansión, 7 September 2004.
  • The new Insolvency Law Expansión
    1 September 2004.
  • The legal regime of regional bonds (cédulas territoriales)
    Published in: Commentary on Spanish Act 44/2002, of November 22, on measures to reform the financial system. Coordinated by: FJ Sánchez Calero and J. Sánchez-Calero Guilarte. Cizur Menor: Aranzadi, 2003.
  • Financial guarantees as derivative financial products: a review of the changes and its effects
    Published in: Commentary on Spanish Act 44/2002, of November 22, on measures to reform the financial system. Coordinated by: FJ Sánchez Calero and J. Sánchez-Calero Guilarte. Cizur Menor: Aranzadi, 2003.
  • Admission to trading of securities in the “new market”: background and legal regime, published in: Company Law
    A tribute book to Fernando Sanchez Calero.Volume III. McGraw-Hill: Madrid,  2002.
  • Private placement of securities
    Madrid: Civitas, 1999.
  • La Circular del Banco de España 12/96 
    Banca y Finanzas, 1997.
  • Interest Rate hedging agreements
    Banca y Finanzas, Nº 9-10, 1996.
  • The securitization of the stranded costs of the “nuclear moratorium”. Political background and legal regime (with Juan Jose Lavilla)
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 64, 1996.
  • The Directive 96/10/EEC, of March 21, 1996, amending Directive 289/647/EEC as regards the recognition of contractual netting by the competent authorities.
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, N° 63, 1996.
  • Securities laws and extraterritoriality
    Cinco Días, Septiembre 1995.
  • The Basel Committee and derivatives: capital requirements and its treatment under Spanish law
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 56, 1994.
  • The amendment of the remuneration provision in subordinated debt financing
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 54, 1994.
  • Mortgage Securitisation in Spain
    International Securitisation Report, Junio 1994.
  • Pari passu and ranking of creditors
    Cuadernos de Derecho y Comercio, Nº 12, 1993.
  • Netting and financial risk: the proposal of the Basel Committee and its review by the Banking Committee of the EEC
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 52, 1993.
  • Effects and material reach of the subordination clause upon insolvency
    (an analysis of a Re. Maxwell Communication Corp. PLC.). Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 50, 1993, pages. 578-584.
  • Uncodified financial contracts: floors, caps, collars
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 45, 1992, pages. 187-242.
  • Subordinated Debt under Spanish Law
    Revista de Derecho Bancario y Bursátil, Nº 42, 1991, pages. 385-420.
  • Issues relating to subordinated debt
    Journal of International Banking Law, December 1990
  • Points to watch in a Spanish Legal Opinion
    International Financial Law Review, February 1988.
Others: non-legal articles

  • Spain and the Holocaust.
    El País, February 26, 2014 (link).
  • Introduction to the Biography of Miguel Moya Ojanguren
    by Margarita Márquez, May 2015. Ed AP.

Recognitions in Specialized Legal Directories

  • LEGAL500 (2020):
    Recognized in 5 practice areas and named to its Hall of Fame:

    • Capital Markets Debt
    • Capital Markets Equity
    • Commercial/Corporate/M&A
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL LAW REVIEW IFRL1000 (2020):
    Recognized in 5 practice areas:

    • Banking
    • Capital Markets Debt and Equity
    • Financial Services Regulatory
    • M&A
  • CHAMBERS (2020):
    Recognized in 3 practice areas:

    • Capital Markets: “Iñigo Gómez-Jordana is well-positioned to advise on a wide range of debt products, including EMTN programmes and MARF-registered notes. ”He is direct and rigorous,” affirms a client, whilst another highlights his ”deep legal knowledge.”
    • Banking&Finance: Iñigo Gómez-Jordana mainly assists with corporate and acquisition finance, with further activity in project finance. His experience extends to syndicated finance deals.
    • Corporate/M&A: Iñigo Gómez-Jordana boasts expertise in highly publicised takeover bids in the Spanish market, representing both bidders and target companies. Clients laud his ”excellent technical skills and business acumen.”
  • BEST LAWYERS (2020): Recognized in Banking and Finance Law, Capital Markets Law, Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law.

Media Interviews

Transactional Track Record TTR (2020)

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Expansion (2018)

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TTR (2017)
Takeovers and the forced sale of shares

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Legal Today 2008
20 octubre 2008

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Íñigo Gomez-Jordana – Seminar: Spanish financial sector reform / Financial Crisis

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Entrevista con Iñigo Jordana Ceo de Allen and Overy España
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Entrevista con Iñigo Jordana Ceo de Allen and Overy España. Segunda parte.
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Company mentions

Iberian Lawyer (2021)

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Global Legal News (2021)

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El confindencial (2021)

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