PalomaMato Yllera

Of Counsel

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Paloma Mato has more than 18 years of experience advising private equity and industrial investors in M&A transactions. Paloma has primarily advised private equity clients, both Spanish and international, on their investments and divestitures in the Spanish market. Her experience also includes numerous cross-border acquisition transactions in collaboration with other Jones Day offices.

Paloma has advised private equity firms such as, among others, Aberdeen Infrastructure, Alantra Capital Privado, Atlas Holdings, L Capital Equity Advisors, Portobello Capital, Pamplona Capital Partners, The Riverside Company, and Vista Capital de Expansión, and industrial groups such as Braas Monier, Bulgari, EDF, Laboratorios Indas, Mitsui Chemicals, Orange, and Solvay.

Paloma's recent representations include advising Portobello Capital Gestion SA SGEIC in its acquisition of the Spanish companies Centauro Rent a Car, S.L. Unipersonal and Nordic Bus, S.L. Unipersonal, car hire and bus hire companies, respectively and Alantra Capital Privado in the sale of its majority stake in High Tech Hotels and Resorts S.A., an owner and operator of a hotel chain.

Experience

  • PolyOne acquires Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • Portobello Capital acquires BT España Compañía de Servicios Globales de Telecomunicaciones, S.A.U.Jones Day advised Portobello Capital Gestion SA SGEIC in the acquisition and related financing of the Spanish company BT España Compañía de Servicios Globales de Telecomunicaciones, S.A.U., whose primary activity is the provision of telecommunication services.
  • Aberdeen Infrastructure acquires 47.5% of Autopista del Guadalmedina, Concesionaria Española, S.A.U.Jones Day advised Aberdeen Infrastructure (HoldCo) B.V. in the acquisition of 47.5% of the share capital and related financing of the Spanish company Autopista del Guadalmedina, Concesionaria Española, S.A.U., the concessionaire that manages the Guadalmedina highway (AP-46 Málaga – Las Pedrizas).
  • MM Capital Partners to acquire 25% stake in two shadow toll road concessions in Madrid, SpainJones Day is advising MM Capital Partners Co., Ltd. in its acquisition of a 25% stake in two shadow toll road concessions in Madrid, Spain (Concesiones de Madrid, S.A.U. and Ruta de los Pantanos, S.A.U.) from Globalvia Inversiones, S.A.U., belonging to Globalvia Group.
  • Reno De Medici acquires Barcelona Cartonboard S.A.U.Jones Day advised Reno De Medici S.p.A., an Italian-listed subsidiary of Cascades, Inc., in connection with the acquisition of 100 percent of Barcelona Cartonboard SAU, a Spanish company that is ranked seventh in Europe in the coated cartonboard sector, from the German private equity fund Quantum Capital Partners.
  • AURELIUS sells Getronics Group for €220 million (US$251.3 million)Jones Day advised AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA on the sale of its subsidiary Getronics to strategic investor Bottega Invest Co S.à.r.l. for €220 million (US$251.3 million) (enterprise value).
  • Timken acquires Groeneveld Group for $280 millionJones Day advised The Timken Company in its $280 million acquisition of Groeneveld Group, a leading provider of automatic lubrication solutions used in on- and off-highway applications.
  • Portobello Capital acquires Centauro Rent a Car and Nordic BusJones Day represented Portobello Capital Gestion SA SGEIC in connection with its acquisition of 100% of the Spanish companies Centauro Rent a Car, S.L. Unipersonal and Nordic Bus, S.L. Unipersonal, car hire and bus hire companies, respectively.
  • Aberdeen Infrastructure acquires additional share capital of concession company, achieving 100 percent participationJones Day advised Aberdeen Infrastructure (HoldCo) B.V. in its acquisition of an additional participation in the share capital of a concession company managing a hospital, achieving a 100 percent participation.
  • 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.
  • Aberdeen Infrastructure acquires minority participation in share capital of concession company managing two railway linesJones Day advised Aberdeen Infrastructure (HoldCo) B.V. in connection with the acquisition of a minority participation in the share capital of a concession company managing two railway lines.
  • CaixaBank refinances Rotasol photovoltaic solar plant project in Rota, Cádiz, SpainJones Day advised CaixaBank, S.A. in connection with the sale and purchase agreement and refinancing of the "Rotasol" photovoltaic solar plant project located in Rota, Cádiz, Spain.
  • CaixaBank refinances Zorita photovoltaic solar plant project in Salamanca, SpainJones Day advised CaixaBank, S.A. in connection with the sale and purchase agreement and refinancing of the "Zorita" photovoltaic solar plant project located in Salamanca, Spain.
  • Aberdeen Infrastructure acquires stake in share capital of various justice buildings in BarcelonaJones 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.
  • Portobello Capital acquires Ramón SabaterJones Day represented Portobello Capital Gestion SA SGEIC in connection with the acquisition and related financing of 100% of the Spanish company Ramón Sabater, S.A., a manufacturer and distributor of spices.
  • Aberdeen Infrastructure acquires minority participation in share capital of concession company managing light railway lineJones Day advised Aberdeen Infrastructure (HoldCo) B.V. in connection with the acquisition of a minority participation in the share capital of a concession company managing a light railway line.
  • Aberdeen Infrastructure seeks counsel involving acquisition of minority participation in share capital of concession companyJones Day advised Aberdeen Infrastructure (HoldCo) B.V. in connection with an acquisition of a minority participation in the share capital of a concession company managing two railway lines.
  • Aberdeen Infrastructure acquires stake in Madrid hospital concessionJones 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 SevilleJones 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 BarcelonaJones 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.
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