María is senior asociate at King & Wood Mallesons in Spain. She advises banks, financial institutions and funds, as well as corporations, on all kinds of financing transactions – project finance, acquisition finance, corporate and asset finance – as well as on structured finance transactions and securitisation deals, both domestic and international.
She has advised financial institutions such as Banco Santander, the European Investment Bank and China Ex Im Bank.
Recent works include:
Advising British hair styling business ghd on the issue of its £165 million 7per cent six-year senior secured notes. The UK maker of hair products will use the proceeds to refinance £125.4 million of bank debt and repay £36 million of shareholder loans and £8 million of fees and expenses.
Advising Hispasat on the financing of the acquisition of Spacecom in Israel, including financial support for the bid, with several alternatives (term loan B, bridge to bond) and for the acquisition following the successful bid.
Advise to Spanish company on the transfer by means of a capital contribution of three buildings located in London in favour of its UK subsidiary, together with the rights and duties associated to the same and subrogation by the UK company into contractual position of the assignor under Spanish and English law governed agreements and related derivative transactions for the financing of such buildings.