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Rafael Sáez


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

Rafael Sáez is Counsel of the Corporate / M&A and Insurance, Reinsurance & Innovation departments at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. He specialises in the areas of civil and commercial law, including advice on corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and commercial contracting.

Additionally, he acts as secretary of the board of directors of several companies.

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Relevant experience

  • Rafael has advised leading companies in their sectors on a variety of procedures such as the incorporation and authorization process of an underwriting agency in Spain for Willis Group, the underwriting process of warranties and indemnities contracts (W&I) for AIG or Beazley Group and the establishment of MetLife Group's offices in Spain. Additionally, he has advised on numerous M&A transactions such as the acquisition of Aguirre Newman by Savills and the acquisition of a 50% stake in X-Elio by Brookfield. 
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  • 2006 - Master’s Degree in Corporate Legal Advice, Instituto de Empresa (Spain).
  • 2005 - Graduate of Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain).
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  • Rafael has published a wide variety of articles and texts for specialist and generalist publications and press, both in Spain and abroad, in his field of expertise.
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05 March 2019
Con­tin­gent meas­ures ap­proved by the Span­ish Gov­ern­ment on Brexit
Ig­nacio Ramos, Ra­fael Sáez & Fernando Re­vuelta  On Sat­urday (2 March 2019), the Span­ish Of­fi­cial State Gazz­ette (Boletín Ofi­cial del Es­tado) pub­lished Roy­al De­cree-Law 5/2019, ap­proved on 1 March 2019...
17 December 2018
CMS ad­vises Ko­bus Part­ners on the ac­quis­i­tion of two photo­vol­ta­ic pro­jects...
CMS has ad­vised in­vest­ment fund Ko­bus Part­ners on the ac­quis­i­tion of full con­trol over two com­pan­ies each own­ing photo­vol­ta­ic pro­jects with a com­bined in­stalled ca­pa­city of 3.7 MW in Azn­al­cól­lar (Seville)...
17 October 2018
CMS ad­vises Sino­chem on the ac­quis­i­tion of Elix Poly­mers from Sun European...
CMS ad­vised Chinese group Sino­chem on the ac­quis­i­tion of Spain-based Elix Poly­mers for an en­ter­prise value of EUR195 mil­lion. Chem­ic­al con­glom­er­ate Sino­chem has an­nounced the pur­chase of Elix Poly­mers...
31 January 2018
Ten things every in­surer should know
Alex Denslow, CMS Lon­don: “De­lighted to launch the 3rd ed. of “10 Things Every In­surer Should Know”, in which we com­pare 10 key in­sur­ance is­sues across 29 jur­is­dic­tions where the CMS In­sur­ance Sec­tor...
CMS ad­vises lab ser­vice pro­vider SYN­LAB on ac­quis­i­tion of AL­con­trol
Mu­nich – The SYN­LAB Group has signed a pur­chase agree­ment to ac­quire the AL­con­trol Group, a European pro­vider of test­ing ser­vices in the en­vir­on­ment­al sec­tor. This ex­pands SYN­LAB’s ca­pa­city with re­gard...
Law 20/2015, of 14 Ju­ly, on the man­age­ment, su­per­vi­sion and solvency of...
Law 20/2015, of 14 Ju­ly, on the man­age­ment, su­per­vi­sion and solvency of in­surers and re­in­surers (the "Law" or "Law 20/2015") was pub­lished yes­ter­day in the Of­fi­cial State Gaz­ette.Al­though the new reg­u­la­tion...
In­sur­ance Alert | Ju­ly 2015
Law 20/2015, of 14 Ju­ly, on the man­age­ment, su­per­vi­sion and solvency of in­surers and re­in­surers (the "Law" or "Law 20/2015") was pub­lished on 15 Ju­ly in the Of­fi­cial State Gaz­ette.