Jordi Domínguez is a partner of the Tax Department in the Madrid office. He 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.

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

Private Equity

  • The Carlyle Group in the:
    • Acquisition of Altadia, a leading Spanish ceramic products manufacturer, from Lone Star
    • Acquisition of a majority stake in Codorníu, the oldest family-owned cava producer in Spain
    • €1.2 billion IPO of Applus, the largest Spanish inspection, certification, and technological services company
  • 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
  • Brookfield Asset Management in the acquisition of Spanish slate producer Cupa from The Carlyle Group
  • Platinum Equity in the acquisition of Urbaser, one of the world’s largest providers of environmental services, from China Tianying Inc. for €3.5 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 that platform
  • Värde Partners in the €1.1 billion acquisition of an additional 49% stake of WiZink, a Spanish online bank
  • 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
  • The shareholders of Grupo Gransolar in the sale of 100% of Grupo Gransolar to Trilantic
  • 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

Capital Markets

  • Ecoener, a wind, hydro, and photovoltaic energy operator, on its IPO for a capitalization of c. €350 million
  • 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

Finance & Restructuring

  • Promotora de Informaciones, S.A. and several companies of the Prisa Group on the refinancing and amendment of its syndicated financial debt
  • The committee of noteholders in connection with the c. €430 million restructuring of Haya Real Estate, the largest Spanish real estate servicing company and the largest bank-independent third-party servicer of real estate developer loans (REDs) and real estate owned assets (REOs) in Spain
  • An ad hoc group of bondholders in the €920 billion restructuring of Naviera Armas 
  • The committee of senior secured creditors in reorganizing and restructuring Deoleo's €575 million debt

Bar Qualification

  • Spain (Abogado)

Education

  • Law Degree, Universidad Central de Barcelona (UCB), 1993
  • Master in Taxation, ESADE Law School - Universitat Ramon Llull, 1993

Languages Spoken

  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish