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.
- San Pablo CEU University, Madrid (Law Degree 1998; European Community Law Degree 1999); Université Paris I-Panthéon Sorbonne (Diplôme d'Études Supérieurs in European Community Law 1999)
- English, French, Italian, Spanish