Banking and Capital Markets

Our Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance team has extensive experience advising on credit and capital market transactions, and on regulatory issues in the financial sector and in the insurance field.

In relation to credit operations advice, we have a preferred position advising companies, financial institutions and investment funds on corporate finance, project finance, LBOs, asset finance, real estate finance, restructuring and secondary market operations. We work together with our London and New York offices and with the best Anglo-American law firms in international credit operations, including those subject to laws other than Spanish or Portuguese. We have extensive experience advising on financing operations in Latin America, together with our preferred law firms.

In relation to capital markets, we advise issuers, underwriters or insurers, investment services companies and investors in local and international capital market operations, on all types of securities (shares, hybrid products or additional tier 1 securities, promissory notes, bonds, debentures, convertible or exchangeable bonds, mortgage bonds, territorial bonds, structured bonds, warrants, project bonds, high yield etc.), including IPOs or shares offered for subscription, private placements, block trades or accelerated bookbuild offerings, takeover bids, trading admissions, share buyback programmes, employee share programmes, MTN programme updates, securitization funds, etc.

Our advice on financial regulatory matters includes matters related to regulated markets, Multilateral Trading Systems (MARF, MAB), clearing and settlement chambers, their operating regulations, management entities, MiFID, rules of conduct, transparency and information, inside information, sanctioning proceedings, both in the administrative and judicial stages etc., including regulatory proceedings before the supervisory authorities, such as the Spanish and Portuguese Securities Market Authorities (CNMV and CMVM, respectively).



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Miguel Lamo de Espinosa Abarca



  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017

The Chambers Global 2020. Banking & Finance

The Chambers Global 2020. Capital Markets: Equity. Recognised Practitioner

The Chambers Europe 2020. Banking & Finance – Spain

"very efficient," "great knowledge of the law and total availability."

Legal 500 2020. Banking and finance – Spain

Legal 500 2020. Capital markets: Debt – Spain

Legal 500 2020. Capital markets: Equity – Spain

Legal 500 2020. Banking and Finance – Portugal

Legal 500 2020. Capital Markets – Portugal

The Chambers Global 2019. Banking and Finance – Spain

The Chambers Global 2019. Banking and Finance – Portugal

The Chambers Global 2019. Capital Markets: Equity – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2019. Banking & Finance – Spain

«very strong expertise»

The Chambers Europe 2019. Banking & Finance – Spain

"The team has very good negotiation abilities and really understands what we are looking for."

The Legal 500 2019. Banking and Finance

«Gómez-Acebo & Pombo's banking and finance team is 'easy to work with' and 'very helpful'»

The Legal 500 2019. Capital Markets: Debt

The Legal 500 2019. Capital Markets: Equity

«(…)Gómez-Acebo & Pombo's capital markets team is 'very flexible' and 'very available for follow-up questions'»

The Legal 500 2019. Capital Markets

The Legal 500 2019. Banking and Finance

IFLR 1000 2019:Banking – Portugal

IFLR 1000 2019:Banking – Spain

IFLR 1000 2019:Capital Markets-Debt – Spain

IFLR 1000 2019:Capital Markets-Structured finance and securitization – Spain

IFLR 1000 2019:Capital Markets-Equity – Spain

IFLR 1000 2019:Capital Markets – Portugal

The Chambers Europe 2018. Banking and Finance

"They have the legal side, the commercial angle and the investment vision"
"The lawyers have been trained locally and abroad, and the partners really care and are involved first-hand in the deals"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Capital Markets

“The lawyers understand our needs and our outlook on things and are very flexible”

The Legal 500 2018. Banking and Finance

“Superb team of lawyers which advises on financing transactions, corporate finance, syndicated loans, asset finance, project finance, debt restructuring, regulatory compliance and investigations initiated by the authorities, among others”

The Chambers Europe 2017. Banking & Finance – Spain

"They have a depth of resources in the firm across areas like litigation, tax and corporate that they can bring to bear very effectively. The partners can always tap into top-quality resources at the firm and apply it to the situation quickly." "They have a lot of initiative and good new ideas. They are innovative."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Capital Markets – Spain

"We are always in a hurry and preparing everything at the last minute but they have always been able to provide all documents at the right time and collate all of the information."