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Francisco Pizarro

Francisco Pizarro


Francisco Pizarro

Francisco Pizarro specialises in all aspects of debt and equity Capital Markets, representing both issuers and placement entities in both domestic and cross-border transactions, including notes issuances, IPOs, ABOs, rights issuances, secondary offerings and block trades, convertible and exchangeable bonds, debt programmes, regulatory capital, covered bonds and hybrid instruments.

Francisco is also a member of the Fintech team of the Madrid office.

  • The Managers on the inaugural green bond of the Kingdom of Spain.
  • Mapfre on its EUR500 million 2.875% Fixed Rate Subordinated Notes due 2030. Tier 3 Notes issuance.
  • CaixaBank on its issuance of EUR750 million Perpetual Non-Cumulative Contingent Convertible Additional Tier 1 Preferred Securities in March 2023.
  • On the Spanish retail tranche of the c. EUR 9.4 billion IPO of Porsche.
  • The Underwriters on the proposed IPO of CEPSA, an oil and gas company (finally aborted).

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Career and qualifications

  • Law Degree from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas Madrid (ICADE-E3) in 2010
  • Degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas Madrid (ICADE-E3) in 2011
  • Admitted as an Abogado in Madrid 2011
  • Joined Clifford Chance in 2015
  • Previously worked in Uría Menéndez (2011 – 2015)

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association

Awards and citations

  • Rising star
    IFLR 1000: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020 & 2019: Capital Markets