Luis Lozano is counsel in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins’ Madrid office. With over a decade of experience, Mr. Lozano is a transactional lawyer who provides local and cross-border legal advice to industrial clients, listed companies, financial institutions, credit funds, and private equity funds in M&A and private equity transactions, joint-ventures, strategic alliances, and debt portfolio transactions.

Mr. Lozano is highly experienced in negotiating and closing M&A and private equity transactions, sales and disposals of debt portfolios, joint-ventures, and strategic alliances with a special focus on the banking industry, infrastructure assets, and distressed transactions. He also has a proven track record in corporate, securities, and commercial problem-solving and gives advice to companies belonging to a wide range of industries, as well as financial institutions, credit funds, and private equity sponsors.

Mr. Lozano’s experience includes advising:

  • CVC in its €1.994 billion investment in LaLiga, Spain’s professional football league
  • Permira on the acquisition of a majority stake in Engel & Völkers, a leading property brokerage platform
  • X-Elio Energy in the sale of a portfolio of 13 photovoltaic power plants to China Three Gorges 
  • Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) in the all-cash voluntary friendly tender offer by SIX Group, the Swiss financial markets infrastructure operator, for €2.8 billion
  • A leading international bank in the acquisition of a portfolio of 15 mortgage loans granted by Banco Sabadell
  • Orange in the acquisition Suma Operador de Telecomunicaciones, a mobile virtual network operator, by means of the exercise of a right of first refusal
  • Cerberus in the acquisition of 80% of BBVA´s real estate business
  • Several sponsors in the acquisition of portfolios of performing and non-performing mortgage loans

Bar Qualification

  • Spain (Abogado)

Education

  • Degree in Law, ICADE - Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - Madrid

Languages Spoken

  • English