Alfonso Ventoso

Partner since 2013 ––– Madrid
Member no. 69260 of the Madrid Bar Association
  • English



Alfonso Ventoso joined Uría Menéndez in September 2002. Prior to this, he amassed experience in real estate law and litigation and worked in London in the insolvency department of a UK firm.

From January to July 2009, Alfonso was seconded to a US firm in New York where he was assigned to the Capital Markets Practice Group.

Alfonso’s practice is focused mainly on equity capital markets (including listings and delistings, public offerings and block trades), and on providing general advice to financial entities and listed companies on the regulatory aspects relating to securities markets and corporate governance.

In addition, Alfonso has ample expertise in M&A deals involving listed or financial companies, takeover bids, and the issue of debt securities, especially hybrid instruments.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2000
  • Master’s Degree in Legal Practice, Universidad de Salamanca, 2001
  • Master’s Degree in Legal Business Practice, Instituto de Empresa (Madrid), 2002
  • Specialisation in Financial Markets Law, Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles, 2004

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Additional information

Seminars and conferences

Alfonso is a regular speaker at law seminars and conferences on his field of expertise. Some of the topics covered in his most recent lectures include the Spanish Alternative Stock Market (MAB) and public listed investment companies in the real estate market (equivalent to REITs).

Recent publications

  • Álvaro López, Alfonso Ventoso. Revista de Derecho del Mercado de Valores, n.º 31, 2022

  • Spain. The Initial Public Offerings Law Review

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    Marta Rubio Roa, Alfonso Ventoso. In The Initial Public Offerings Law Review, 6th ed. Marco Georg Carbonare (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2022

  • Marta Rubio Roa, Alfonso Ventoso. In The Initial Public Offerings Law Review, 5th ed. Marco Georg Carbonare (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2021

  • Alfonso Ventoso. In Fundamentos de Derecho empresarial, t. II. Derecho de sociedades, 4.ª ed. Javier Ibáñez Jiménez (Coordinador). Cizur Menor (Navarra): Aranzadi, 2020

  • David López, Edurne Navarro, Alfonso Ventoso. In The Foreign Investment Regulation Review, 8th ed. Calvin S. Goldman QC (Editor), Michael Koch (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2020