Jordi Domínguez

  • Partner
  • Ejordi.dominguez@lw.com
  • Plaza de la Independencia 6
  • 28001 Madrid
  • Spain
  • T +34.91.791.5043
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Profile

Jordi Domínguez, Chair of the Tax Department in Madrid, concentrates his tax practice on cross-border matters, with a special focus on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, capital markets, and financing structures.

Mr. Domínguez regularly advises global private equity funds on investments in the Spanish market, large Spanish corporations on cross-border transactions, and international financial institutions on capital markets offerings. He leverages a sophisticated understanding of Spanish, European, and global tax laws to help clients successfully navigate the tax implications of their most complex and important transactions.

Experience

Mr. Domínguez's experience includes providing tax advice to:

Private Equity
  • Platinum Equity in the acquisition of Urbaser, one of the world’s largest providers of environmental services, from China Tianying Inc. for an enterprise value of approximately $4.2 billion
  • Cerberus Capital Management in the:
    • Acquisition of 100% of the shares in Optimum RE Spain Socimi, S.A., a Spanish REIT listed in the Spanish alternative stock exchange
    • Acquisition and financing of a portfolio of non-performing secured and unsecured loans from Kutxabank 
  • Apollo in the establishment of a hotel platform and the subsequent acquisition of several hotels by the mentioned platform
  • Värde Partners in the €1.1 billion acquisition of an additional 49% stake of WiZink, a Spanish online bank
  • The Carlyle Group in the:
    • €390 million acquisition of a majority stake in Codorniú, the oldest family-owned cava producer in Spain
    • Acquisition of Digitex Informática Holding, S.A., a provider of business process outsourcing services in Spain and Latin America
    • €1.2 billion IPO of Applus, the largest Spanish inspection, certification, and technological services company
  • Portobello in the €225 million sale of Multiasistencia, a multinational insurance claims processer based in Spain, to Allianz SE
  • L Catterton in the €120 million acquisition of a 80% stake in Goiko Grill, a fast-casual restaurant chain headquartered in Madrid
  • GIP in the sale of its 24% stake in Saeta Yield, a Spanish energy infrastructure company, to Brookfield AM; this transaction was driven alongside ACS’ sale of its 24% in Saeta Yield, reaching both transactions a total amount of €995 million
  • IFM Investors in the acquisition of OHL Concessions, a portfolio of transportation infrastructure concessions based in Madrid, for €2.8 billion
  • Global Infrastructure Partners in the acquisition of a 20% of Gas Natural, a major Spanish utility company, for €3.8 billion
Corporate
  • Wallbox in its in US$1.5 billion deSPAC Merger with Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. II
  • Enagás in the acquisition, together with The Blackstone Group and GIC, of a 100% stake in Tallgrass Energy Holdings and a 44% stake in Tallgrass Equity, owners and developers of midstream energy assets in the United States for €3.2 billion
  • Telefónica in a major carve out of all of its Central American telecom assets (Panamá, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Costa Rica) for €2 billion    
  • Globalvia in the US$636 million acquisition of Pocahontas Parkway Holdings, LLC, the concessionaire of Route 895 Connector Highway in Richmond, Virginia
  • Globe Specialty Metals in its merger with Grupo FerroAtlántica for US$3.1 billion     
Financial Institutions
  • The initial purchasers in the first bond issuance in the Spanish real estate servicing sector by Haya Real Estate for €475 million
  • The coordinating entities in the update of the EMTN program of Madrileña Red de Gas Finance B.V., maturing in 2031, for €2 billion

Thought Leadership

  • Spain Approves Additional Measures to Mitigate the Social and Financial Impact of COVID-19 -  April 02, 2020
  • Spain Imposes Recoverable Paid Leave for Workers in Non-Essential Services -  April 01, 2020
  • Spanish Government Approves Additional Labor Measures to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 -  March 28, 2020
  • Real Decreto-ley 9/2020 por el que se adoptan medidas laborales adicionales para paliar los efectos del COVID-19 -  March 28, 2020
  • Spain Develops First €20 Billion of Guarantee Line to Help Spanish Businesses -  March 26, 2020
  • Gobierno de España aprueba medidas urgentes y extraordinarias para hacer frente al impacto del COVID-19 -  March 18, 2020
  • Spanish Government Approves Urgent and Extraordinary Measures to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 -  March 18, 2020
  • Medidas impuestas por el Real Decreto 463/2020 para la gestión de la crisis sanitaria ocasionada por el COVID-19 -  March 16, 2020
  • Spain Imposes Royal Decree 463/2020 to Manage COVID-19 Health Crisis -  March 16, 2020
  • DAC 6 Deadline Nears: What Does the Mandatory Disclosure Regime Mean for Taxpayers and Advisers? -  December 16, 2019
  • 10 Steps to Mitigate EU State Aid Exposure on Tax Arrangements  -  September 19, 2016
  • EU's Anti-Tax Avoidance Proposal is Problematic -  March 16, 2016
  • European Commission Proposes an Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive -  February 05, 2016
  • OECD Publishes Final BEPS Project Reports -  October 22, 2015
  • The Devilish Details of the new Spanish Horizontal Tax Consolidation Regime -  July 30, 2015
  • Más confusión -  July 18, 2013
  • New Spanish Tax Ruling Introduces a New Criterion in Connection with the Applicability of the Spanish Participation Exemption Rules -  March 25, 2013
  • The European Financial Transaction Tax: Many Questions, Some Answers -  March 04, 2013
  • New Legal and Tax Regime for the Spanish REITs -  January 17, 2013
  • Spain Introduces New Tax Reforms -  July 31, 2012
  • Spain’s Tax Reform Introduces New Rules Affecting the Deductibility of Financial Expenses and the Participation Exemption Regime -  April 12, 2012
  • Ruling of the European Court of Justice Finds Spanish Taxation of Outbound Dividends Contrary to EU Law -  June 9, 2010
  • New Act Implements EU VAT Package and Amends Non-Residents’ Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax Rules -  March 15, 2010
  • Recent Rulings Clarify Debt Workout Transaction Issues -  January 4, 2010
  • Recent Rulings Clarify the Spanish Accounting and Tax Treatment of Certain Debt Work-out Transactions -  14 December, 2009
  • Claves fiscales de la deuda corporativa en EE UU -  November 27, 2009
  • Spain Enacts New Special Tax Regime Applicable to Certain Real Estate Investment Companies -  2 November 2009
  • Discriminación para los no residentes -  November 2, 2009
  • European Commission Concludes that Spanish Tax Scheme for the Acquisition of Shares in Foreign Companies Constitutes State Aid Contrary to EU Law -  29 October 2009
  • European Court of Justice rules that Spanish capital gains tax imposed on non-residents was contrary to EU Law -  15 October 2009
  • European Court of Justice Rules that Certain Provisions of the Spanish Transfer Tax and Stamp Duty Act are Contrary to EU Law -  15 July 2009
  • European Commission Requests that Spain Amend the Tax Rules Applicable to Exchange of Shares Involving Non-EU Residents -  6 July 2009

“He is thoughtful, anticipates concerns and issues and has a very good demeanour.”
“I am impressed by his knowledge; he helps us to strategise and to quantify tax issues.”

Chambers Europe 2020
Bar Qualification
  • Spain (Abogado)
Education
  • Law Degree, Universidad Central de Barcelona (UCB), 1993
  • Master in Taxation, ESADE Law School - Universitat Ramon Llull, 1993
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Practices
  • International Tax
  • Tax
  • Transactional Tax
  • Latin America Practice
  • Executive Compensation, Employment & Benefits