Blanca Vázquez de Castro represents large Spanish corporates and global private equity firms in strategic cross-border tax matters related to M&A, finance, and restructuring deals. She has particular experience advising on complex transactions in the real estate, telecoms, and financial services industries.

Ms. Vázquez de Castro’s experience includes advising:

  • The ad hoc group of lenders in the financing for the acquisition of Pronovias, a Spain-based bridal wear designer
  • Tikehau Investment in the note financing and revolving credit facility for Neon BidCo, a healthcare service provider
  • Gamenet Group on its IPO and listing on Borsa Italiana
  • Cerberus in the acquisition of a portfolio of NPLs in Spain from Caixabank
  • Platinum Equity in the €3.5 billion acquisition of Spanish waste management company Urbaser from China Tianying  
  • The ad hoc group of bondholders in the context of the restructuring of Spanish shipping company Naviera Armas
  • Ecoener, a wind, hydro, and photovoltaic energy operator, on its IPO for €100 million 
  • Applus+, the global testing, inspection, and certification company, in the acquisition of SAFCO Group, the largest testing company in Saudi Arabia 
  • CVC in Guala Closure S.p.A’s offering of €500 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2028
  • Partners Group in the acquisition of a 75% stake in EOLO, an Italy-based fixed wireless access broadband provider
  • The global coordinator and joint bookrunners in MásMóvil´s issuance of €720 million of senior guaranteed bonds due 2027
  • Telefónica in a major carve out of all its telecom assets in Central America (Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Costa Rica) for €2 billion
  • Triton Partners in the acquisition of Fertiberia, manufacturer of fertilizers and agricultural chemicals, from Grupo Villar Mir
  • Värde Partners in the €1.1 billion acquisition of an additional 49% stake of WiZink
  • Sun European Partners in the sale of Famosa, the leading Spanish toy manufacturer, to Italian competitor Giochi Preziosi
  • Teladoc in the €352 million acquisition of Advanced Medical, a provider of telehealth services

Bar Qualification

  • Spain (Abogado)


  • BA in Law & Business Administration, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English
  • French