PabloBaschwitz

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Pablo Baschwitz has more than 25 years of experience advising local and international clients on a range of tax transactions, including tax matters related to M&A, real estate investments, disputes, and employee incentive schemes. He frequently advises clients in cross-border transactions involving other Jones Day offices.

Pablo has advised clients in the financial, industrial, energy, telecommunications, real estate, and health care sectors such as Banco Santander, Abott, CBRE, Celgene, EDF, JohnsonDiversey, Orange, and Pfizer.

Recent representations include advising a syndicate of lenders in the tax aspects related to the financing transaction of Grupo Isolux Corsan S.A., a listed global Spanish construction and engineering company, in the restructuring of its nearly €2 billion in debt and advising Entravision Communications Corporation in the Spanish tax matters related to its acquisition of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data, and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in Argentina, Mexico, Latin America, the United States, Spain, and Israel.

Pablo is a regular speaker at conferences and has written articles for tax law publications.

Experience

Newell Brands to sell The United States Playing Card Company to Cartamundi Group
Jones Day is advising Newell Brands Inc. in the sale of The United States Playing Card Company ("USPC") to Cartamundi Group, a leading manufacturer and distributor of playing cards and board games.

Hauck Heat Treatment Zaragoza sold to Melografica, S.A.
Jones Day advised Aalberts Industries España, S.A. in the sale of the company Hauck Heat Treatment Zaragoza, S.A. to Melografica, S.A.

Entravision Communications acquires Headway
Jones 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.

Syndicate of lenders provides financing to Grupo Isolux Corsan for its restructuring of debt
Jones Day provided legal advice to a syndicate of Lenders (excluding bondholders) in a financing transaction to Grupo Isolux Corsan S.A., a listed global Spanish construction and engineering company, in the restructuring of nearly €2 billion debt owed by the worldwide-based group of companies.

Comienzos Siglo XXI sells minority investment in Grupo Paraguas to Dream International B.V
Jones 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).

Banco Popular finances acquisition of three photovoltaic plants located in Badajoz and Seville, Spain
Jones Day provided advice to Banco Popular Español, S.A. in connection with the financing of the acquisition by Fortress of three photovoltaic plants located in Badajoz (Extremadura) and Seville (Andalucia), Spain.

CBRE Global Investment Partners forms joint venture with Sonae Sierra to acquire three shopping centers in Spain and Portugal
Jones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners on its joint venture with Sonae Sierra, shopping center specialist based in Portugal, and its acquisition of a portfolio of three shopping centers in Spain (together with linked hypermarket acquired separately from Tristan Capital Partners) and Portugal from a Sonae Sierra managed fund.

Aberdeen Infrastructure acquires stake in share capital of various justice buildings in Barcelona
Jones Day advised Aberdeen Infrastructure (HoldCo) B.V. in connection with the acquisition of a stake in the share capital of various justice buildings in Barcelona.

CBRE GIP acquires ABC Serrano and Preciados 9 Shopping Centres in Madrid
Jones Day advised CBRE GIP regarding its acquisition of two high street retail assets in Madrid: the iconic ABC Serrano Shopping Centre and a high street retail building located on Preciados Street.

Aberdeen Infrastructure acquires stake in Madrid hospital concession
Jones Day advised Aberdeen Infrastructure (HoldCo) B.V. in connection with its acquisition of a stake in the share capital of a Madrid hospital concession.

Aberdeen Infrastructure acquires 100% share capital of administrative building in Seville
Jones Day advised Aberdeen Infrastructure (HoldCo.) B.V. in connection with the acquisition of 100% share capital of an administrative building in Seville.

Aberdeen Infrastructure acquires stake in share capital of underground concessionaire in Barcelona
Jones Day advised Aberdeen Infrastructure (HoldCo) B.V. in connection with the acquisition of a stake in the share capital of an underground concessionaire in Barcelona.

Lend Lease sells its equity interest in Hospital Majadahonda
Jones Day represented Lend Lease in the sale process of its equity interest in the concessionaire company Hospital de Majadahonda S.A. and the infrastructure company, Sociedad Hospital de Majadahonda Explotaciones S.L., for the concession of the construction and operation of the Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda Hospital, Madrid.

Banco de Sabadell finances parking lot sponsored by Grupo Ortiz
Jones Day advised Banco de Sabadell, S.A. in connection with the financing of a parking lot sponsored by Grupo Ortiz and financed by a single lender.

Global institutional investment firm and Titulización de Activos SGFT set up first private securitization fund in Spain under new law
Jones Day advised the sponsor and Titulización de Activos SGFT, in its capacity as Management Company (ManCo), in connection with the set-up of the first private securitization fund in Spain under the new Spanish securitization law.

David Lloyd Leisure acquires Club de Tenis Aravaca
Jones Day represented David Lloyd Leisure Espãna II, S.L. in its acquisition of Club de Tenis Aravaca, a tennis sport club in Madrid, Spain, and in the refurbishment and construction of a new club to be opened in 2017.

Abbott purchases option to acquire Cephea Valve Technologies
Jones Day advised Abbott Laboratories in the providing of capital and securing of an option to purchase Cephea Valve Technologies, a private company developing a catheter-based mitral valve replacement therapy.

Ferro acquires Nubiola for €149 million (US$165 million)
Jones Day advised Ferro Corporation in its €149 million (US$165 million) acquisition of Barcelona-based Nubiola Pigmentos, a worldwide producer of specialty inorganic pigments and the world’s largest producer of Ultramarine Blue, a high-value pigment for plastics and construction industries due to its durability, unique color attributes, and its whitening capability.

Atlas Holdings launches Aludium with acquisition of Alcoa's rolling assets in Spain and France
Jones Day advised Atlas Holdings in the acquisition of three aluminum rolling mill facilities in Europe from Alcoa Inc. and the launching of Aludium, Atlas's newest operating company, with the acquisition of the rolling mills in Spain and France.

Ferro sells Specialty Plastics business to A. Schulman
Jones Day advised Ferro Corporation in its sale of substantially all of the assets in its Specialty Plastics business to A. Schulman, Inc.

Speaking Engagements

  • March 16, 2017The Global Impact of Tax Reforms under the New Administration
  • March 8, 2016U.S. - Spain Cross Border Tax Update, Jones Day Madrid
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