MarinaBru

Associate

(T) 34.91.520.3953

Marina Bru is a corporate lawyer with experience in M&A transactions and commercial law. She has acted for public and private companies and fund vehicles on a range of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, disposals, investments, joint ventures, and corporate restructurings, in domestic and cross-border contexts, in many cases collaborating with other Jones Day offices. In addition, she carries out secretarial board work for several Spanish companies and participates in due diligence reports and the review of commercial contracts and legal opinions.

Marina has advised clients operating in numerous industries, including real estate and hospitality, logistics, manufacturing, and telecommunications, among many others.

Most recently, Marina has been part of the legal team advising: on the formation of a joint venture between CBRE Global Investors and Montepino to develop a portfolio of prime assets in core locations in Spain; on the acquisition, by Entravision Communications Corporation, of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data, and performance digital marketing solutions in Latin America, the United States, Spain, and Israel; and Ferro Corporation on the acquisition of Endeka Group, a global producer of high-value coatings and key raw materials for the ceramic tile market.

Marina is an active member of the Madrid Office's pro bono practice, having assisted CEAR and Fundación Juegaterapia in their legal issues.

Experience

  • CBRE Global with Azora and Tamerlane to acquire "Heart" of Vicente CalderonJones Day is advising CBRE Global Investment Partners in its acquisition with Azora and Tamerlane to acquire and develop the best two plots in the Green Corridor of Madrid Rio, owned by the Football Club Atletico de Madrid and located in the former Vicente Calderon Football Stadium premises.
  • AURELIUS to sell Solidus Solutions for €330 million (US$375.6 million)Jones Day is advising AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA on the full shop auction sale of the Solidus Solutions group to funds advised by Centerbridge Partners, L.P.
  • Softonic sells 34 percent stake to U.S. investor Michael Levit and German group EyeoJones Day advised the shareholders of Softonic International S.A. in the sale of a 34 percent stake to the U.S. investor Michael Levit and German multinational Eyeo.
  • BANCALE, the Spanish Family Office divests 100 percent stake in distributor K-TuinJones Day provided legal advice to Bancale in the divestment of 100 percent stake in the distributor K-Tuin.
  • Huadong Medicine announces £169 million (US$222 million) takeover offer for and acquisition of Sinclair Pharma PlcJones Day advised Huadong Medicine Co. Ltd. ("HMC") and its subsidiary, Huadong Medicine Aesthetics Investment (HongKong) Limited ("Huadong"), on Huadong's takeover offer for and acquisition of Sinclair Pharma Plc with a total value of approximately £169 million (US$222 million).
  • Ferro acquires Quimicer SAJones Day advised Ferro Corporation in its acquisition of Quimicer S.A.
  • CBRE Global Investment Partners acquires 6,458-unit portfolio of Spanish residential properties for €870 millionJones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners in connection with its acquisition of a 6,458-unit portfolio of Spanish residential properties valued at €870 million.
  • Mapei acquires TecnopolJones Day advised Mapei S.p.A. in its acquisition of Tecnopol Sistemas, S.L.U., a Spanish chemical company leader in the production and distribution of waterproofing and insulation systems for the construction industry.
  • Entravision Communications acquires SmadexJones Day advised Entravision Communications Corporation in its acquisition of Smadex, a digital advertising technology company headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.
  • Montepino Logística to acquire and develop portfolio of prime assets in Guadalajara, Spain.Jones Day advised Montepino Logística in order to acquire and develop a portfolio of prime assets in Guadalajara, Spain.
  • CBRE Global Investors and Montepino form joint venture to develop portfolio of prime assets in core locations in SpainJones Day advised CBRE Global Investors in its formation of a joint venture with Montepino to develop a portfolio of prime assets in core locations in Spain.
  • Ferro acquires Endeka CeramicsJones Day represented Ferro Corporation, a leading global supplier of technology-based performance materials, in connection with its acquisition of Endeka Group, a global producer of high-value coatings and key raw materials for the ceramic tile market.
  • Investcorp sells Esmalglass to Lone Star for €605 million (US$695 million)Jones Day advised Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products, in the €605 million (US$695 million) sale of Esmalglass, a leading producer of ceramic colors and glazes, to Lone Star.
  • Lincoln Electric acquires Air Liquide Welding for €115 million (US$134 million)Jones Day advised Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. in the €115 million (US$134 million) acquisition of the Air Liquide Welding subsidiary of Air Liquide, a key player in the manufacturing of welding and cutting technologies.
  • Entravision Communications acquires HeadwayJones Day advised Entravision Communications Corporation in its acquisition of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data, and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in Argentina, Mexico, and the rest of Latin America, the United States, Spain, and Israel.
  • Comienzos Siglo XXI sells minority investment in Grupo Paraguas to Dream International B.VJones Day advised Comienzos Siglo XXI, S.L. in connection with the sale of a minority investment in Grupo Paraguas, a well-known group of restaurants in Madrid, as well as the project to expand their business in Spain and in different countries and cities, to Dream International B.V (Dogus Group).
  • Investcorp International acquires Agromillora CatalanaJones Day advised Investcorp International Ltd. in its acquisition of a majority stake in Agromillora Catalana, S.A., parent holding company of an international group engaged in the production, propagation, and genetic development of woody trees species and rootstocks for agricultural use, from Nazca.
  • Nmás1 Dinamia completes sale of 73.14% of High Tech Hotels and ResortsJones Day represented Nmás1 Dinamia, S.A. in connection with the sale of 73.14% of High Tech Hotels and Resorts, S.A., an owner and operator of a chain of hotels.
  • Additional Publications

    • January 2018Foreign Investment Control Heats Up: A Global Survey of Existing Regimes and Potential Significant Changes on the Horizon
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