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María Sabau

María Sabau


María Sabau

Maria Sabau specialises in acquisition finance and refinancings acting both for lenders and borrowers/sponsors. She has a significant experience in corporate finance deals and is usually engaged in project finance deals, acting both for lenders and borrowers in infrastructure and energy project deals and has participated in financing structures in asset finance deals within the film industry. Please find her bio at the following link.

Maria is a founding member of Clifford Chance's Spanish Accelerate>>> Committee related to diversity and inclusion initiatives within the Spanish offices.

  • Clifford Chance advises the lenders on the several refinancings and restructurings of the debt of Promotora de Informaciones S.A. (Prisa) 
  • Clifford Chance advises Global Power Generation (Naturgy group) on a USD1,500 million financing
  • Clifford Chance advises the lenders on the EUR600 million financing debt to Maxamcorp Holding S.L.
  • Clifford Chance advises Asterion Industrial Partners on the financing of the acquisition from Telefónica of a portfolio of 11 data centers spread out in Spain, USA, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile and Mexico
  • Clifford Chance advises the lenders on the EUR 1,631,836,432.99 refinancing of Enaitinere, S.A. and of the Itinere infrastructure group
  • Clifford Chance advises Deutsche Bank and EIB Deutsche Bank and EIB on the financing of the Talasol 300 MW photovoltaic power plant in Extremadura, Spain, developed by Ellomay and on the financing of the Talayuela300 MW photovoltaic power plant developed by EncavisAG
  • Clifford Chance advises IFM on the acquisition from FCC of a 49% stake in FCC Aqualia, S.A. and the financing required for such purposes

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Career and qualifications

  • Seconded in the London legal department of the Financial Sponsor Solutions team of UniCredit (housing leveraged finance business) from July 2011 to January 2012.
  • Joined Clifford Chance in 2007
  • Partner since 2024

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association

Awards and citations

  • Next Generation Lawyer
    Legal 500: Banking and Finance