Head of Banking and Finance and head of Restructuring. Member of the Board of Directors
Miguel is Partner, head of Banking and Finance and head of Restructuring and member of the Boardo of Directors at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.
He has extensive experience in credit and corporate finance transactions in both primary and secondary markets, including corporate finance, acquisition finance, asset finance (including tax lease and financial-tax structures) and project finance, special and hybrid transactions (debt/equity), acquisition of credit portfolios and debt restructuring.
He works on a recurring basis with credit institutions, companies and investment funds in credit transactions in Spain, as well as in transactions in Latin America, having participated in some of the most important deals in recent years.
He holds a degree in Law and an advanced degree in Business Law from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – ICADE. He obtained an LL. M. in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University (Washington D.C., USA), graduating with honours.
Miguel has been ranked as Band 1 in Chambers & Partners, in the area of Restructuring, as well as Highly Regarded in recent years by IFLR 1000 for his work and extensive experience in the areas of Banking, Restructuring and Insolvency and Private Equity. In addition, he is also recognised in the prestigious legal directories Chambers & Partners and Legal500 as one of the leading practitioners in the areas of Banking & Finance, Banking & Finance: UK/US-qualified Experts, Restructuring and Insolvency, Investment Funds, Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity, Transport: Shipping and Transport: Other transport.
He is a speaker on financial law in several forums, author and co-author of several articles specialised in financial law, among which the publication in the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation (Volume 19 – Issue 11) of the paper: “The Need for Substantive Regulation on Investor Protection and Corporate Governance in Europe: Does Europe Need a Sarbanes-Oxley?”) stands out.