The Legal 500 highlights BROSETA in its 2015 edition
BROSETA rises up in the most important practice areas of The Legal 500 rankings, such as Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Competition and EU Law, Projects and Energy, Real Estate, Restructuring and Insolvency, Tax and TMT.
Banking and finance, tier 3
With ‘one of the best price-to-quality ratios in the market’, Broseta Abogados provides ‘an excellent service’ and ‘customised legal solutions for complex situations’. The team handles a mix of bank advisory, debt restructuring, and transactional mandates, and recently advised Sociedad de Garantía Recíproca de la Comunitat Valenciana on its €1.2bn debt restructuring. Practice head Antonio Navarro is recommended.
Capital markets, tier 4
Broseta Abogados has a ‘very good’ mid-cap practice that provides ‘safe and organised guidance’ to a bank-heavy client base, including longstanding client Banco de Valencia. On the debt side, the team advised Red Kite Capital Management (now Orion Mine Finance) on a £9.6m convertible note issuance. Antonio Navarro heads the team.
Corporate and M&A, tier 6
Broseta Abogados has substantial private equity and venture capital experience, including team head Julio Veloso advising Oaktree Capital Management on its bid to buy NCG Banco. Other clients include Caixabank, Analiza and Orion Mine Finance Group. Alejandro Ríos is also recommended.
Dispute resolution, tier 5
Broseta Abogados reinforced its expanding banking and insolvency litigation practice by hiring Juan Aguado from the banking sector. Team head Patricia Gualde is defending Bankia in several proceedings over interest rate swap contracts.
EU and competition, tier 5
Broseta Abogados has a strong record in state aid and regularly handles CNMC anticompetitive behaviour investigations. Alejandro Ríos is the name to note.
Projects and energy, tier 4
Broseta Abogados recently advised Orion Mine Finance on due diligence, environmental and mining permit matters related to its Rio Tinto copper project in Huelva. It is also acting for Santander and Grupo Ibereolica on the project financing of a 350MW power substation in Zamora. Rosa Vidal and Jesús Avezuela are the names to note.
Real estate and construction, tier 4
Broseta Abogados recently advised Pontegadea Inmobiliaria on its acquisition from Sareb of an office building in Valencia, as well as two loans and mortgages over a building in Barcelona. Isidro del Moral heads the team.
Tax, tier 5
Broseta Abogados’ ‘serious and solid team’ has robust wealth management expertise under the leadership of Luis Trigo. Former tax inspector Carlos Diéguez and international tax planning expert Javier Morera are also recommended. Clients include Vueling, Banco Alcalá and Lombard Odier.