Our team specialising in investment funds has a very significant presence in the private equity, credit funds, hedge funds and collective investment institutions sector, working on an ongoing basis with a large number of them in their operations in Spain and Portugal.
We have established ourselves as leaders in complex investment transactions, both in equity and credit, and in the latter case both individually and as part of debt portfolios, as well as in advising on hybrid transactions and special situations. We collaborate actively and on an ongoing basis with the London and New York offices, where advice to investment funds is a key practice.
The advice we provide in the sector includes:
Article 153 bis of the Land Registration Act restricts the granting of maximum-amount mortgages to credit institutions and financial credit establishments. Subsequent legislation allows other financial institutions to engage in these transactions.
Pursuant to European Union law, the concept of financial institutions under Royal Decree-Law 5/2005 must be extended to include other institutions not expressly provided for in the same.
A la vista del derecho de la Unión Europea, es obligado ampliar el concepto de entidad financiera del Real Decreto Ley 5/2005 para incluir a otras entidades no expresamente previstas en la norma.