Carlos Albiñana, who leads the tax practice team in Jones Day’s Madrid Office, has advised leading MNEs and domestic clients on the tax aspects of a wide range of transactions for more than 25 years. He has considerable experience in the financial, industrial, energy, telecommunications, real estate, and construction sectors, including on transactions such as real estate investments (REITs - SOCIMIs), M&A, private equity, general lending, project and asset finance, restructuring, securitization, derivatives, employee incentive schemes, and domestic and international tax planning.
Carlos recent engagements include the representation of OPSEU Pension Plan Trust Fund on the Spanish tax aspects of its additional investment in the Spanish infrastructure group GlobalVia; Abertis in connection with the international tax aspects related to an additional investment in SANEF, a French concession company; Comienzos Siglo XXI on the partial disposal of a minority stake in Grupo Paraguas (a Spanish leading restaurant group); and the financial entities in the receivables securitization of the Ferroglobe Group.
He has lectured at tax seminars and directed advanced tax programs at IE Law School in Madrid since 1995.
The following represents recent experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.
Advised General Electric on employment matters related to its Spanish personnel.
Advised various investment funds managed by Bridgepoint Capital on the investment, restructuring, and divestment in Spanish wind farm projects.
Advised Crédit Agricole CIB on Spanish tax issues related to equity swap transactions.
Advised BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria) on updating various debt issuance programs.
Advised various funds managed by Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) on tax structuring for (i) the financing and co-investment in Garnica Plywood with the founding partners and managers and (ii) the early maturity of the financing and enforcement of the relevant securities granted to the Vitaldent Group.
Advised Standard & Poor's on tax matters regarding rated transactions.
Advised SARIA Bio-Industries on the tax structuring for the acquisition of Bioibérica and related matters.
Represented RBC, as original lender and arranger, on the acquisition financing to Blackstone for the purchase of a number of logistic centers in Spain.
Advised OPTrust on the tax structuring for the acquisition of a significant stake in Globalvia Infraestructuras.
Assisted Fortress Investment Group on the tax aspects of its Spanish investments and their restructuring.
Advised Santander and Natixis, as joint lead managers, in the securitization of credit card receivables originated by a Spanish group.
Represented El Corte Inglés on the financing and regularization of a Spanish shopping center.
Advised Klépierre on the tax structuring for the acquisition of the Plenilunio shopping center (Madrid).
Advised Goldman Sachs on the refinancing of Uro Property SOCIMI through a receivables securitization.
Represented the lenders on the insolvency and restructuring of Marme Inversiones, the owner of Ciudad Financiera, the headquarters of Banco Santander.
Advised Ferrovial, a global infrastructure operator, on issuance of stock bonds.
Represented Trip Advisors Group on Spanish tax litigation cases.
Advised Macquarie on the disposal of certain Spanish renewable energy projects in Spain.
Advised the family office of Mr. Andrew Tan on the acquisition of the Torre Espacio building in Madrid.
Assisted MoraBanc Group on their investment in Inmobiliaria Colonial.
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- March 16, 2017The Global Impact of Tax Reforms under the New Administration
- Universidad Pontificia de Comillas ICADE, Madrid (E3 Programme: Degree in Business Management and Economics 1991 and Degree in Law 1990)
Best Lawyers (2008-2019)
Chambers Global (2008-2016)
Chambers Europe (2008-2019)
The Legal 500 EMEA (2008-2016)
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