King Wood Mallesons (KWM) is a multidisciplinary and multijurisdictional law firm with more than 2,000 lawyers. With offices in Europe, Middle East, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore and the United States, KWM is one of the largest global law firms.
In Spain, the firm has a track record of more than 15 year advising investments funds and investors on (i) private equity; (ii) venture capital; (iii) energy & infrastructure; (iv) alternative investment funds; (v) real estate; (vi) mezzanine and debt funds; (vii) secondaries; (viii) fund of funds and (ix) biotechnology. Currently KWM is the only law firm in Spain that have specific experience on private equity in all the practice areas (corporate, dispute resolution, tax, finance, real estate, employment and competition).
King & Wood Mallesons has excellent relationships with regulators and supervisors of different jurisdictions. Some of the associations we collaborate with are Asociación Española de Capital Riesgo (ASCRI), The Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA), Brazilian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (ABVCAP), European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) and British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA).
Some of the clients we have advised include Magnum Industrial Partners, Portobello Capital, Nauta Capital, Abac Capital, MCH Private Equity, Qualitas Equity Partners, Oquendo, GED Iberian Private Equity, Endurance Partners, Swanlaab, Altamar, Active Venture Partners (AVP), Ysios Capital Partners, ICO, Seaya, Alantra, Realza Capital, Artá Capital, Black Toro Capital - AM Trea, Argo Capital, BCEISS, Akina Partners, Corpfin Capital RE, Espiga Capital, Nereo, Sherpa Capital, Grupo Entrecanales and Montana Capital Partners.
- Area of Activity
- Transaction Advisory Services
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Corporate Finance
- Company type
- Professional Services
C/Goya, 6, 4ª planta
Madrid, Madrid 28001, ES
P: +34 91 426 00 50
F: +34 91 426 00 66
- Corporate and M&A
- Funds and Private Equity
- Banking & Finance
- Litigation and Arbitration
- Insolvency and Restructuring
- Real Estate
- Energy and Infrastructure
- Public Law
- EU and Competition
King Wood Mallesons has a team of more than 200 Corporate partners and 70 Private Equity ones. It is considered as one of the top law firms specialised in Corporate, M&A, and Private Equity.
KWM has achieved some of the most prestigious awards in the legal market: European Law Firm of the Year – Fund Formation (Private Equity International Awards - 2015); FT Innovative Lawyers Europe report: Corporate & Commercial (Financial Times - 2014); Most Innovative Law Firm (FT Asia Innovative Lawyer Awards – 2015); Chambers Global Top 30 (Chambers Global 2014), el Law Firm of the Year in LBO by value (Le Magazine des Affaires 2014); Best Onshore Law Firm (MENA Fund Manager Service Awards 2013); Best Law Firm for Asset & Fund Management (Islamic Finance News Awards Law Poll 2013).
Additionally, Mergermarket has ranked King & Wood Mallesons as nº 1 law firm in Asia Pacific by number of deals and nº4 in Europe by number of LBO.
King & Wood Mallesons advises, among others, national and international companies, financial institutions, funds and private equity firms.
Some of our clients include UBS, Blackstone, Capital Dynamics, Morgan Stanley, La Seda de Barcelona, First State Investment, Sovena Oilseeds, Axis Participaciones Empresariales, Zeltia, Associate British Food, Sonae Industria, Vinci Group, Vocento, Codere, Hispasat, Grupo Nicolás Correa, Magnum Industrial Partners, Nauta Capital, Abac Capital, MCH Private Equity, Qualitas Equity Partners, Oquendo, GED Iberian Private Equity, Swanlaab, Altamar, AVP, Portobello Capital, Ysios Capital Partners, ICO, Seaya, N+1 Private Equity, Realza Capital, Artá Capital, Black Toro Capital - AM Trea, Foresta Capital, Agrocortex, Argo Capital, BCEISS, Akina Partners, Corpfin Capital RE, Espiga Capital, Nereo, Sherpa Capital and Montana Capital Partners.