Aitor Errasti is an associate in the Madrid office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Finance Practice. His experience includes advising banks, other financial institutions, and corporate borrowers and issuers in relation to a wide range of banking, finance, refinancing, and restructuring transactions, including cross-border acquisition finance, project finance, general bank lending, and high yield debt offerings.

Mr. Errasti holds a double degree in Law and Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE). Prior to joining Latham, he worked in the finance departments of two premier global law firms.

 


Mr. Errasti´s experience includes advising:

  • Platinum Equity on the €2 billion financing of the acquisition of Spanish waste management company Urbaser 
  • Fertiberia, a leading fertilizer and industrial products manufacturer, on the issuance of senior secured bonds in both the Nordic Capital Market and Frankfurt Open Market, for an initial amount of €125 million extendable up to a maximum of €225 million
  • The lenders to the consortium of Advent, Cinven, and RAG Foundation on the bank and bond financing for their €17.2 billion acquisition of ThyssenKrupp's Elevator Technology business
  • Global chemical company Venator in connection with the issuance of US$225 million in aggregate principal amount of 9.5% senior secured notes due 2025
  • Macquarie in the financing of the acquisition of an optical fibre network from MásMóvil, Spain’s fourth largest telecoms operator, for €219 million
  • The Carlyle Group in the financing of the acquisition of 37.4% of Spain-based oil and gas conglomerate, Compañía Española de Petróleos, S.A.U. (Cepsa) from Mubadala Investment Company
  • The lenders on the financing of BC Partners’ acquisition of Pronovias 
  • The lenders on the €750 million refinancing of Parques Reunidos group previous to its IPO, involving several jurisdictions 
  • The lenders on the post-IPO financing of Euskaltel and on the financing for the acquisition of R Cable (Spanish Deal of the Year by GlobalCapital Loan Awards 2015) 
  • Nordic Capital in relation to the financing for its acquisition of Lindorff Group AB, a leading pan-European credit management services provider  
  • A financial entity in connection with a €200 million super senior revolving credit facility and the issuance of €435 million senior secured notes in connection with the refinancing of the Braas Monier Building Group
  • A financial entity in connection with a €15 million super senior revolving credit facility and the issuance of €232 million senior secured notes in connection with the refinancing of the Spanish group Naviera Armas

Bar Qualification

  • Spain (Abogado)

Education

  • BA in Law & Business Administration, ICADE - Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - Madrid, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French