Mr Cruz specialises in Spanish and international securitisation transactions (ABS, RMBS, CMBS and CDOs), debt security issues including high-yield bond issues.
He also has extensive experience in Spanish and international financing in corporate, projects, real estate and acquisitions, including refinancing and debt restructuring. He frequently advises funds and financial institutions on buying and selling interests in syndicated loans and on acquiring non-performing loan (NPL) portfolios.
In 2010, Mr Cruz was seconded to the legal department of Aareal Bank AG, in Wiesbaden, Germany, where he advised on real estate transactions and refinancing. From 2011 to 2012, he worked at Cuatrecasas’s London office where he participated in many international transactions.
Mr Cruz has lectured on ‘The practice of law: functions, powers, duties and office management’ in the Master for Admission to the Practice of Law, at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid from 2014 to 2017.
He regularly speaks at training courses and seminars organised by the Universidad Pontificia Comillas–ICADE, Universidad CEU and AFI Escuela de Finanzas.
He is co-author of the Spain High-yield Debt 2016 and 2017 chapter of Getting the Deal Through.