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Our knowledge of the numerous economic sectors and particular requirements of each one enables us to provide added value to clients in the execution of their projects, with advice on mergers and acquisitions at the core of CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo’s activity since its foundation. We boast a highly reputable corporate and M&A team of more than 800 professionals across 43 countries responsible for presiding over some of the most significant corporate transactions in Spain during recent years.

We offer personalised solutions to all clients whether they are large listed companies or small private entities, advising on areas such as M&A, venture capital, outsourcing, capital markets, group restructuring and privatisation. Our teams are formed by experts in all practice areas and sectors such as banking and finance, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, the pharmaceutical industry, property and construction, hotels and leisure, technology and the media, enabling us to recognise the unique features of each operation and provide time and cost saving contextualised advice whilst also identifying and preventing any related risks.   

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    We have a long-established practice as recognized and highly-regarded specialists with a proven and impressive track record in the field of Capital Markets in Spain.

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    March 2019
    CMS European M&A Study

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    13 Jan 20
    CMS ad­vised IM­CD on the ac­quis­i­tion of DCS Pharma AG
    23 Dec 19
    A new EU op­er­a­tion­al re­si­li­ence frame­work for cy­ber se­cur­ity?
    Our re­cent Law-Now art­icle dis­cussed the FCA, PRA and Bank of Eng­land con­sulta­tions on im­prov­ing fin­an­cial sta­bil­ity in the UK mar­kets through op­er­a­tion­al re­si­li­ence. Con­tinu­ing this theme, but now from...
    CMS Ex­pert Guide to Trans­par­ency Re­gister
    30 Oct 19
    EU auto in­dustry turns to 'ac­quis­i­tion and hir­ing' to build com­pet­it­ive...
    In the mod­ern era, di­git­al­isa­tion is dis­rupt­ing es­tab­lished busi­ness mod­els and the auto­mot­ive in­dustry is no ex­cep­tion. In or­der to stay com­pet­it­ive, auto­makers must ad­apt to the chal­lenges of elec­tric...
    CMS Ex­pert Guide to Re­struc­tur­ing Pos­sib­il­it­ies in...
    24 Oct 19
    Busi­ness now feel­ing the ef­fects of GDPR in M&A trans­ac­tions
    Auto­mot­ive, health­care and fin­an­cial ser­vices are prime ex­amples of sec­tors that are un­der­go­ing rap­id di­git­al change. This trans­form­a­tion in the di­git­al en­vir­on­ment is caus­ing busi­ness mod­els to be rad­ic­ally...
    CMS Ex­pert Guide to Find­ing COMI
    31 Jul 19
    M&A and GDPR: an­nounced GBP 99 m hotel chain fine high­lights due di­li­gence...
    A year since the im­ple­ment­a­tion of the GDPR, de­cisions were handed down in the UK and Ger­many re­veal­ing how the reg­u­la­tion has a dir­ect im­pact on M&A trans­ac­tions. In one rul­ing, the Su­per­vis­ory Au­thor­ity...
    16 Apr 19
    The new EU frame­work for screen­ing for­eign in­vest­ment is now in force
    On 10 April 2019, the EU frame­work for screen­ing for­eign dir­ect in­vest­ment (FDI) came in­to force, al­low­ing the European Com­mis­sion and Mem­ber States un­til 11 Oc­to­ber 2020 to put in place mech­an­isms and...
    09 Apr 19
    EU Par­lia­ment ad­opts dir­ect­ive on pre­vent­ive re­struc­tur­ing
    The EU Par­lia­ment ad­op­ted the Dir­ect­ive on fu­ture "Pre­vent­ive Re­struc­tur­ing Frame­works", which cre­ates the basis for uni­form pre­vent­ive re­struc­tur­ing across the European Uni­on and will fun­da­ment­ally change...
    22 Mar 19
    EU: Pro­vi­sion­al Agree­ment on Cross-bor­der Mer­gers, De­mer­gers or Trans­fers
    On 13 March 2019, the European Com­mis­sion re­leased a state­ment (19/1608) that the European Par­lia­ment and the Mem­ber States have reached a pro­vi­sion­al agree­ment on new rules mak­ing it easi­er for com­pan­ies...
    20 Feb 19
    European Par­lia­ment backs EU wide frame­work for screen­ing for­eign...
    On 14 Feb­ru­ary 2019, the European Par­lia­ment voted to en­dorse the first ever EU-wide tool for screen­ing for­eign dir­ect in­vest­ment (FDI) on the grounds of se­cur­ity and pub­lic or­der. The vote brings the...