Manuel Mingot is a partner in the Financial Services team and leads the banking and finance team in the Madrid office. He is among the leading Spanish finance lawyers and is described as “a trusted adviser to domestic and international banks and funds” (Chambers Europe/Chambers Global 2023). Manuel advises lenders, borrowers and sponsors on a wide range of financing transactions at both local and cross-border levels. He has vast experience acting for banks, private equity (PE) houses, sponsors and debt funds on leveraged financing, corporate lending, syndicated and single-bank facilities, and commercial real estate finance. As a restructuring practitioner, Manuel has advised on some of the most prominent debt restructuring and refinancing mandates in the Spanish market. In the energy sector, Manuel has an established reputation as an experienced project finance advisor representing lenders, borrowers and sponsors in the project financing of power plants from renewable energy sources on a variety of senior debt, project bond, mezzanine, unitranche and holdco structures. In the international trade space, Manuel is active advising on a wide range of receivables financings, structured trade finance and export-related financing transactions, often with a cross-border element. His practice also covers advising issuers and investors on the issue, underwriting and placement of notes and debt instruments, including regulatory and financial derivatives advice.
Manuel is recommended and cited as a leading individual lawyer in Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 and Leaders League directories.
Real Estate Finance
Trade Receivables, Export and Trade Finance
Debt Capital Markets
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