Fusionen und Übernahmen

“Uría Menéndez maintains its position as an all-round top firm with an exceptional reputation in M&A” (IFLR1000)


Uría Menéndez offers its M&A clients legal advice of the highest quality, extensive experience in finance, and creative options to structure their transactions. Our lawyers are renowned for their expertise in particularly complex transactions, and have advised on practically every groundbreaking transaction in this sector. We work closely with our colleagues in the Capital Markets Practice Area on transactions involving listed companies, while our Financing and Tax Practice Areas assist us with the structuring and financing of transactions.


  • Acquisitions of all types of private companies through purchases, mergers and capital increases
  • Acquisitions of listed companies (takeovers), including public-to-private transactions and the exclusion of minority shareholders
  • Turn-arounds, restructurings and investments in companies in financial difficulties (distressed M&A)
  • Investments at any stage of a company’s life, e.g. bolt-on acquisitions


  • National and international mergers, disposals, and assignments of assets and liabilities
  • Corporate and group restructurings
  • Cross-border transfer of registered offices

Capital transactions

  • Leveraged buy-outs (LBOs), management buy-outs (MBOs) and management buy-ins (MBIs)
  • Distribution of scrip dividends and reserves


  • Acquisition financing, senior and mezzanine financing and vendor loans
  • Bond issues, high yield bonds and other debt instruments
  • Asset securitisation


  • Board secretary services


  • Sales to industrial companies, venture capital firms, public share offers and flotations
  • Alternative divestment strategies: recapitalisations and other means of capital restructuring

We provide Spanish and Portuguese legal advice on corporate purchase and sale contracts and other international transactions. We also assist our clients in their investments outside the Iberian Peninsula.


Eduardo Geli
Partner seit 1998. Barcelona Büro
eduardo.geli@uria.com / +34934165131

Elena Úbeda
Partnerin seit 2003. Barcelona Büro
elena.ubeda@uria.com / +34934165165

José Soria
Partner seit 2015. Barcelona Büro
jose.soria@uria.com / +34934165146