Rocío García is legal director in the corporate, M&A and private equity team in the firm’s Madrid office.

    Rocío has taken part in a wide range of transactions in the real estate and financial field. She practices in the areas of general corporate and commercial law, as well as mergers and acquisitions and reorganisations for industrial companies and real estate and private equity funds. She has sound experience in the transactional and commercial real estate sector and has advised several international clients on aspects of real estate investments, development funding, construction, management and commercialisation (including portfolio acquisitions and sales and commercial leases). She has also been active in advising on portfolio primary and secondary deals, corporate debt, loan-to-own transactions, acquisitions of real estate assets of insolvent companies and other distressed and special situations.

    Rocío is a professor of Corporate M&A, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law at the University Carlos III in Madrid, and the IE Law School. She has been recognised by Law.com as European Female Rising Star for Corporate and M&A Law in 2021.

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    • Advising Groupé Colisée (controlled by private equity house EQT) on its landing in Spain in the nursing home and elderly care market, corporate reorganisation and business expansion through add-ons (share and business deals), co-investment agreements with Real Estate funds and sale and leaseback transactions.
    • Advising Sherpa Capital on the Sale of Indo Optical to Ergon Capital.
    • Advising Luxembourg-based private equity house Springwater Capital on the acquisition of the international tour operator Mapa Tours.
    • Advising Springwater Capital on leverage aircrafts’ sale (Boeings 747) to the Royal Caribbean Group under the Cape Town Convention.
    • Advising Springwater Capital on the divestment of Inspiring Benefits to AON.
    • Advising Société Générale on the acquisition of the car renting company Reflex, S.A.
    • Advising Brazilian fund Starboard Restructuring Partners on the acquisition of a significant part of Isolux Group business under insolvency proceedings.
    • Advising Sodexo on the acquisition of the nursery school group Nemomarlin.
    • Advising Bankinter on the acquisition of Evo Banco’s banking consumer business.
    • Advising Nemestschek Group on the acquisition of Dexma energy efficiency business and Forger app and intellectual property.
    • Advising Globant Group (NYSE traded company) on the acquisition of the Spain-based finance consultancy company Bluecap and digital marketing group Habitant.
    • Advising Goldacre and Mundi Ventures Series A Co-Investment Round in the Spanish Technological Company WiTrac.
    • Advising Idinvest Partners Venture Debt investment (Convertible Note) in 21 Buttons App.
    • Advising Salesforce Equity (JV) and Venture Debt investment in ISDI Education.
    • Advising Oxy Capital Equity (Series C) and Venture Debt Investment Siroco Real Estate.
    • Assistance to a UK-based financial investor in its acquisition of several portfolios of mortgages and real estate assets (REOs) owned by Irish and Spanish vehicles owned by different funds managed by a US financial investor.
    • Assistance to a US financial investor on two sales, by means of a subpart structure, of credit rights under a mixed portfolio composed of unsecured and secured NPLs and REOs derived from enforcement proceedings to a UK investor.

    Education

    • IE Law School, Executive Programme, Financial Institutions , 2017
    • Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Postgraduate Programme, Business Administration, 2015
    • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Degree in Law, 2013

    Admissions

    • Madrid, 2015

    Languages

    • Spanish
    • English
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