Carmen Alonso is an associate in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins' Madrid office. She advises national and international companies from a wide range of industries on general corporate matters, cross-border mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, among others. She has also assists companies on restructuring processes and corporate finance transactions.

Ms. Alonso has experience advising clients in the following areas:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Capital markets
  • Restructuring
  • Finance

Ms. Alonso´s most recent experience includes advising:

  • Promotora de Informaciones, S.A. and several companies of the Prisa Group on the refinancing and amendment of its syndicated financial debt 
  • An ad hoc group of noteholders of Haya Real Estate on the restructuring of its financial structure and corporate reorganization
  • An ad hoc group of lenders in the refinancing of the indebtedness of Spanish group Mediapro 
  • CVC in its €2 billion strategic investment in LaLiga to set in motion LaLiga Impulso, a project to boost the global growth of LaLiga and its clubs
  • The creditors committee in relation to the comprehensive restructuring of Swissport, including a €1.9 billion debt-for-equity swap and a new €500 million long-term debt facility
  • The Ad Hoc Group of bondholders in the restructuring of the balance sheet of Naviera Armas
  • KKR in the restructuring and exit financing of Grupo Gallardo 
  • The lenders in relation to the restructuring of Deoleo, a Spanish headquartered and global olive oil production and distribution business
  • Partners Group in the creation of the joint venture Aristeas Logística, a Spain-based platform for investment in logistic real estate assets.
  • Eurona on the restructuring of its debt using judicial approval (homologación) 
  • Sun Capital in the sale of Elix Polymers, a Spanish plastic producer, to Sinochem
  • Portobello in the sale of Multiasistencia, a Spanish specialist in the management and repair of claims for homes, businesses, and communities for insurance companies 
  • IFM Investors in the acquisition of OHL Concessions for €2.8 billion Lovell Minnick Partners in an equity investment and debt financing to Trea Asset Management, in the context of the acquisition of Banco Madrid Gestión

Bar Qualification

  • Spain (Abogado)

Education

  • BA in Law & Business Administration, ICADE - Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - Madrid, 2014