Cuatrecasas is a law firm operating in 12 countries and is well established in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. With a multidisciplinary team of over 1,800 lawyers and a network of 26 offices, we advise on all areas of business law. Our highly specialized teams provide the knowledge and experience to help our clients with the most demanding matters wherever they are based.

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Avenida Diagonal, 191
Barcelona, Barcelona 08018, ES
P: +34 93 290 55 00
C/ Almagro, 9
Madrid, Madrid 28010, ES
P: +34 91 524 71 00

• Alejandro Payá (Corporate M&A/Private equity)
• Javier Martí-Fluxá (Corporate M&A/Private equity)
• Francisco J. Martínez Maroto (Corporate M&A/Private equity)
• Jorge Canta (Corporate M&A/Fund formation)
• Paz Irazusta (Tax/Fund Formation)
• Diana Rivera (Corporate M&A/Venture capital)

Cuatrecasas has a large team of lawyers who are experts in providing comprehensive advisory services to national and international private equity firms.

In terms of transactions, we have one of the most active teams in the market with multidisciplinary capabilities in all types of private equity and venture capital transactions. We advise clients on designing, negotiating and implementing investments and acquisitions, as well as on recapitalization and disinvestment transactions.

We have lawyers who are experts in fund formation, financing portfolio companies and restructuring. Through joint efforts by our tax and commercial teams, our lawyers also advise on structuring financial vehicles and institutional investors on their investments.

Our team places special emphasis on designing innovative strategies and implementing optimal and efficient investment and disinvestment structures.

Cuatrecasas has in-depth knowledge and experience in providing sophisticated advisory services, offering a sectoral approach focused on all types of business. We provide added value thanks to our highly specialized teams, made up of lawyers from different practice areas who apply a cross-sectoral approach to offer efficient solutions.

We are committed to digital transformation and collective knowledge to provide cutting-edge and added-value advice, promoting an innovation culture applied to the legal practice that combines training, processes and technological resources to provide greater efficiency. Cuatrecasas is the first European law firm to create a startup accelerator and to set up an investment vehicle specialized in legaltech startups.

We also integrate ESG criteria in our work methods and services to promote initiatives that generate a social impact, help preserve the environment and improve our corporate governance policies.

Cuatrecasas regularly advises national and international private equity firms and funds, fund sponsors, management companies, investors, portfolio companies, and banks and financial institutions on all aspects and stages of a wide range of investment, financing and acquisition transactions.

In terms of transactional advisory services, our clients have included: AnaCap, Ancala Partners, Bain Capital, Brookfield, Corpfin, Fortress Investment Group, Incus Capital Advisors, Intermediate Capital Group, KKR, KPS Capital Partners, Lugar Road Capital, Luxor Capital, Oakhill Advisors, OpenGate Capital, Peninsula, Portobello Capital, Qualitas, Platinum Equity, Samaipata, Sandton Capital, Sun Mountain Capital, Talde Gestión, Ufenau, and Victoria Capital Partners.

Regarding fund formation, our main clients are: Alaluz, Alantra, Alma Mundi, Altamar Capital Partners, Amchor, Arcano, Aurica Capital, Axon Partners Group, Demium Capital, Dunas Capital, Embarcadero Private Equity, K Fund, Kibo, Kronos Investment, March Private Equity, Nazca, Oquendo Capital, Queka, Q-Energy, Q-Living, Q-Impact, Seaya Ventures, Tikehau, Tresmares Private Equity, and Tressis.