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Guillermo Muñoz-Alonso


CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
Paseo de Recoletos 7–9
28004 Madrid
Languages English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Guillermo Muñoz-Alonso heads the Financial Markets & Services department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo, specialising in advice to financial institutions, as well as private equity and investment funds. 

Admitted to the bar in Spain and England & Wales (the latter as a solicitor), he has vast international experience in bank financing, corporate finance (including debt restructuring, recapitalisation and capital market transactions), as well as trading loan portfolios. 

In 2013 he was named as a leading lawyer for Spain and Portugal in Iberian Lawyer's 40 Under Forty category.

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Relevant experience

  • A consortium formed of two international fund managers | Advice on the acquisition of a EUR 772 million hotel and real estate-backed loan portfolio from a Spanish financial institution.
  • A private equity fund | Advice on negotiations with debtors to restructure the debt of a Spanish stone manufacturer.
  • A Spanish financial institution | Advice on the establishment of a repurchase agreement with its parent company relating to a loan portfolio worth EUR 2.6 billion. 
  • An international bank | Advice on the Spanish components of a EUR 1 billion loan to an oil group. 
  • An investment fund | Advice on the financing of a Spanish consortium leading a project to expand university campuses.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Member of the Illustrious Bar Association of Madrid (Spain).
  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales (UK).
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  • Guillermo often writes articles and pieces for both specialist and general media, including the International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG), International Investment Review, International Financial Law Review and The European Lawyer. 
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Lectures list

  • As part of his extensive career to date, Guillermo has delivered lectures at prestigious institutions such as Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE (Post-graduate and Higher Learning Institute, Master's Degree in Corporate Legal Practice), Centro de Estudios Garrigues (Executive Master's Degree in Corporate Finance) and Universidad Europea de Madrid (Social Sciences Faculty, Master's Degree in Legal Practice). 
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  • 2012 - Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT), BPP University Law School, London (UK).
  • 1996 - Graduate of Law, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain). 
  • 1994 - Degree in EU Law, Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid (Spain). 
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