Manuel Mingot is a partner in the Financial Services team and leads the banking and finance team in the Madrid office. Manuel is among the leading Spanish finance lawyers, and is described as “a trusted adviser to domestic and international banks and funds due to his expertise in various banking and finance mandates” (Chambers Europe 2022) who provides “high availability, tailor-made responses and client-focus by understanding well what the client is looking for” (The Legal 500 2022). Manuel advises lenders, borrowers and sponsors on a wide range of senior debt and mezzanine financing transactions, at both local and cross-border levels. He has vast experience acting for banks, PE houses and debt funds on acquisition financing and direct lending mandates, syndicated and bilateral facilities, debt restructuring and refinancing, project finance on a variety of senior debt and mezzanine structures (particularly on renewable energies and infrastructure), real estate finance, trade receivables and export financing. He advises arrangers, issuers and investors on the issue, underwriting and placement of notes, including MTN programmes, Rule 144/A and Reg. S. offerings and private placements. He has ample experience advising on the sale and purchase of secured and unsecured NPL portfolios and distress structures. Manuel advises financial institutions on financial regulation and financial derivatives.
Chambers 2022 and Chambers 2021 define Manuel as a “trusted advisor”, “practical and constructive” with a noted ability to “handle complex financings”, and “accessible, hard-working and has deep knowledge”. Manuel is described as a “highly recommended” lawyer by Leaders League 2022.
Leveraged and Mezzanine Financing, Debt Restructuring and Direct Lending/Private Debt
Project Finance, Energy and Infrastructure Finance
Trade Receivables, Export & Trade Finance
Debt Capital Markets (DCM)
Distress Investing, Debt Trades and NPLs