Iván Martín-Barbón has more than 18 years of experience advising global clients of the Firm, such as sponsors, financial institutions, investment firms, and private credit funds, in a wide range of cross-border deals including real estate finance, structured finance, debt secondary trading, and securitizations. In addition, Iván has a strong focus on financial regulatory matters, AML (anti-money laundering), ESG (environmental, social, and governance), fintech, and digital assets.
Iván also has in-depth knowledge of projects and infrastructure deals with a particular emphasis on renewable energy and procurement projects in Spain, Latin America, Africa, the United States, and Asia-Pacific.
Other recent transactions that Iván has worked on include: advised securitization fund sponsors in the acquisition of distressed debt assets; represented various Blackstone-advised entities in the acquisition of debt portfolios; advised Goldman Sachs in the facilities agreement granted for the acquisition, development, and construction of several logistic assets in Spain; and represented Ferro Corporation in its trade receivables program. In addition, Iván advised Natixis and Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE, as joint lead managers, in the green securitization aspects (ESG) arising from the first public green bond (use of proceeds) from a French residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) issuer.
On the projects side, Iván has recently advised Urbaser in several international projects including, among others, tender processes in the Maldives and Mauritius.
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- Antonio de Nebrija University (Degrees in: Business Administration, 2003 and Law, 2002)
- Member 77218 of the Madrid Bar Association
Best Lawyers (2020-2022) — Banking and Finance Law
The Legal 500 EMEA (2021) — Banking and Finance
Chambers Europe (2022) — Banking and Finance: "very experienced, creative lawyer who can handle difficult transactions and at the same time has the ability to explain complex topics in a clear way"
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