Luis Manuel Lozano

Madrid
  • Plaza de la Independencia 6
  • 28001 Madrid
  • Spain
 
 

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 recent experience includes advising:

  • Enagás and Fluxys in the sale of Swedegas, the Swedish company which owns the gas grid in Sweden, to First State*
  • Pizza Hut in the establishment of a joint venture with Telepizza for the distribution of pizza related products in Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, and the Americas (excluding Canada and the USA)*
  • Victoria PLC in the acquisition of Sanicova, S.L. and Cerámica Saloni, S.A. (two major players of the Spanish ceramic tile industry)*
  • EVO in the sale of two performing loan portfolios through an auction process to Elliott*
  • Apollo in the acquisition of a portfolio of NPLs owned by Banco Popular*
  • Apollo in the acquisition of a portfolio of NPLs and REOs owned by CaixaBank*
  • Tecnocom in its sale through a sale process and also in the subsequent tender offer launched by Indra*
  • Enagás and Fluxys in the acquisition of Swedegas from EQT Infrastructure Limited*
  • Banco Popular in the establishment of a joint venture for the distribution of banking and insurance related products with Pepper Group Limited*
  • ProA Capital in the sale of Eugin to NMC Healthcare through an auction process*
  • Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi Motors Company in the sale of a controlling interest in Mitsubishi Motors España (i.e. Mitsubishi Motors Spain) and MMP (i.e. Mitsubishi Motors Portugal)*
  • Enagás Internacional and Fluxys in the acquisition of a 16% and 19% stake, respectively, in the company developing the Trans Adriatic Pipeline*
  • Banco Inversis in its sale through an auction sale process to Banca March*
  • Santander Consumer Finance in the establishment of a joint venture with Banque PSA in 11 countries in relation to consumer finance and insurance products linked to the PSA brands*
  • OHL Concesiones in the acquisition of a significant stake in Abertis in exchange for a controlling stake in OHL Concesiones’ listed Brazilian subsidiary*
  • OHL Concesiones in the sale of two major Chilean highways to Abertis*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

 
 
 
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