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Elvira Coloma has more than 10 years of experience advising national and international clients in banking and finance transactions, with a particular focus on acquisition financings.

Her experience covers the representation of financial institutions, debt funds, corporate borrowers, and sponsors in financing transactions, whether bilateral or syndicated, both domestically and at a cross-border level. Elvira primarily advises on leveraged acquisition finance transactions, syndicated lending, and corporate financings. She also has extensive experience in real estate financings, project finance transactions, refinancings, and debt restructurings.

Elvira has rendered advice to clients across multiple industries, including real estate, consumer and industrial goods, logistics, energy, and financial services, with a particular emphasis on international clients and cross-border transactions, on which she concentrates most of her advisory work.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2021, Elvira worked at an international Magic Circle law firm in Spain and at one of the leading Spanish law firms headquartered in Barcelona.


  • Belfius Bank, ING Belgium, and KBC Bank amend, increase, and extend existing financing to Equine Care GroupJones Day acted as counsel to Belfius Bank SA/NV, ING Belgium NV/SA and KBC Bank NV, as lenders, in connection with the amendment, increase, and extension of the existing financing granted to the Equine Care Group (an international provider of high-quality equine care through specialist equine clinics, ambulatory care and nutrition/supplements) for the purpose of, amongst others, acquiring the Irish company Thoroughbred Remedies Manufacturing Limited and the English company Equine Products U.K. Limited.
  • Convertible lenders of Celsa obtain approval of first non-consensual restructuring planJones Day advised a group of clients as lenders under a junior debt instrument advanced to the Celsa group, a family-owned business and one of the largest manufacturers of long steel products in Europe.
  • Greystar acquires land to construct and develop a student residence located in Cantoblanco (Madrid)Jones Day advised Greystar Real Estate Partners in the acquisition of a plot of land to construct and develop a student residence located in Cantoblanco (Madrid) through the purchase and sale of the shares of the company BCOME Madrid, S.L. that owns the land, prior cancellation of the surface right that said company had in its favor on the same land, owned by a third party.
  • European Investment Bank provides financing to Zunder to implement an electrical vehicle interurban charging network in SpainJones Day acted as legal advisor to the European Investment Bank in connection with the financing provided to Grupo Easycharger, a company controlled by Zunder, sponsor, for the implementation of an electrical vehicle (EV) interurban charging network in Spain.
  • Banco de Sabadell provides financing for development of certain photovoltaic projects in SpainJones Day advised Banco de Sabadell, S.A. in the financing granted to three special purpose vehicles of well-known energy company for the construction and operation of three photovoltaic plants located in Badajoz, Spain.
  • BBVA provides financing to SPV controlled by Adapta Capital for acquisition of shares in hair removal chainJones Day acted as legal advisor to Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. in connection with the financing granted to a special purpose vehicle controlled by Adapta Capital for the acquisition of all shares in certain entities belonging to the hair removal chain named "Elha".
  • Portobello acquires LegálitasJones Day advised Portobello Capital in the acquisition by portfolio company Sitracon Spain, S.L. of a majority stake in Legálitas Asistencia Legal, S.L.