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 Jorge Martín Sainz

Jorge Martín Sainz


Jorge Martín Sainz

Jorge Martín specialises in domestic and cross-border M&A, joint ventures, private equity and corporate restructurings, acting for a broad range of clients.

  • Corporación Financiera Alba on the acquisition from Hellman & Friedman LLC of a minority stake in Verisure for a consideration exceeding EUR 500 million.
  • Iberdrola on the sale of its LNG portfolio to Temasek-owned Pavilion Energy.
  • ACS on its co-investment with Atlantia for the acquisition, through a takeover bid, of Abertis for a consideration of EUR 18 bn.
  • Corporación Financiera Alba, as co-investor together with funds managed by CVC, on the acquisition of a 20% stake in Gas Natural from Repsol, for a consideration of EUR 3.8 bn.
  • KKR on the acquisition of a 40% stake in Spanish telecom infrastructure company Telxius from Telefónica for a EUR 1,275 million consideration
  • White Summit Capital and Covalis Capital as deal arrangers on behalf of a consortium of investors (comprising J.P. Morgan Asset Management, the Abu Dhabi Investment Council, Swiss Life Asset Managers and Covalis Capital) regarding the acquisition of Spain's second-largest gas distributor, Naturgas Energía Distribución, S.A. from EDP - Energias de Portugal, S.A.
  • Värde Partners on the acquisition of a relevant stake in La Finca Global Assets, a high-end rental office space company in the Madrid region
  • Banco Santander, as shareholder of Metrovacesa, in the recapitalisation of the latter through a capital increase contribution of EUR 700 million debt and EUR 1 billion real estate assets
  • Mondelez International (Kraft Foods) in its joint venture with D.E. Master Blenders 1753 B.V. creating Jacobs Douwe Egberts, the world’s leader in the coffee business
  • Airbus on the sale of the Spanish aerospace supplier CESA to Héroux-Devtek Inc.
  • Madrileña Red de Gas on the acquisition of nearly 42,000 Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) supply points from Repsol

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Career and qualifications

  • Aarhus University – Law Faculty (Law) 2009
  • Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) (Law) 2009
  • Admitted as an abogado in Madrid 2009
  • Emory University – Goizueta Business School (Business Administration) 2010
  • Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) (Business Administration) 2010
  • Joined Uría Menéndez Madrid 2010
  • Joined Clifford Chance Madrid 2015

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association
  • Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid–School of Law