International Funds

International Funds - Spain

Nobody knows international funds like we do

Whether it is pioneering new fund structures or developing innovative solutions to accommodate tax and regulatory change, the international funds team is part of the DNA of the investment funds industry. As advisors to a greater variety of global funds than any other law firm, we know international funds inside out. We combine that market experience with in-depth tax and regulatory knowledge to give you practical, cost-effective legal advice that you can implement quickly.

In Spain we have 15 years’ experience advising private equity and venture capital funds. Our law firm is the only one in Spain where lawyers from other practice areas such as commercial, tax and litigation have specific experience in the private equity and venture capital sector. This allows us to create an international funds team ideally suited to your needs and business model.

Expert advice, whatever the sector

Funds and investors in all sectors benefit from our advice, including those working in private equity, venture capital, energy and infrastructure, alternative investments, real estate, mezzanine and debt, secondaries, funds of funds and biotechnology funds.

Our legal advice on international funds includes:

  • Fund formation
  • Representing investors: planning and negotiating entry into funds
  • Private equity transactions
  • Investments in non-listed companies
  • Design and implementation of management structures
  • Partners’ agreements, joint venture and carried interest structures
  • Advice to general partners and limited partners
  • Restructuring and distressed debt
  • Financial market regulation

We have excellent relationships with regulators. This includes the Spanish Venture Capital Association (ASCRI), the Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LAVCA), ColCapital in Colombia, the European Private Equity Venture Capital Association (EVCA) and the Brazilian Association of Venture Capital and Private Equity (ABVCAP).

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A strong track record

Drawing on our experience, we have advised on the structuring of the Portobello III Fund, on the structuring of Swanlaab's first fund and its joint venture with the Israeli Fund Giza, and on the structuring of ABAC Capital's first fund.

Highlights of our law firm’s work in international funds also include advising Agrocortex on the structuring of a fund to invest in the forestry sector in Brazil and advising several Spanish financial institutions and family offices on secondary transactions.

"The best for fund formation without a doubt."

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