Carlos Daroca | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Carlos Daroca
 Carlos Daroca

Carlos Daroca

Local Partner, Madrid

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Carlos Daroca is a partner in the Firm's M&A, Private Equity, Real Estate and Corporate practice in Madrid.

He has participated in many of the most significant Private Equity and Real Estate transactions executed in Spain over the last decade. Carlos has extensive national and international experience representing companies, real estate funds and credit entities on a wide range of transactions and corporate matters. Carlos has been recommended for Private Equity/M&A in legal directories and was nominated to Iberian Lawyer's "Best 40 under 40" awards.

He is a recommended lawyer for Corporate/M&A in the Chambers Rankings in Europe.

Bars and Courts

  • Spain (Abogado)


  • Dual Degree in Law and Economics & Management, ICADE E-3
  • International Business and Mathematics for Finance, University of California, Berkeley


  • Spanish
  • English


Experience in Private Equity and Merger & Acquisitions:


Klépierre in the acquisition of the Spanish shopping centre Nueva Condomina to BNP Paribas. Value: €233 million.

Toyota in the Spanish legal aspects of the acquisition of Vanderlande, a global leader in material handling and logistics automation. Value: €1.2 billion.

Wren House Infrastructure, the investment arm of the Kuwait Investment Authority on its $550 million investment in the global electricity generation business of the Spanish utility giant, Gas Natural Fenosa ("GNF").

Nordic Capital in the cross-border merger of several Spanish and German companies of the Sunrise Medical group.

I.M.A. Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A. on its proposed acquisition for approximately €65 million of an 80 percent stake in OYSTAR Group from leading independent German private equity group Odewald.

Espiga Capital in the acquisition of 86% in Union de Industrias C.A., a Spanish leading rubber manufacturer.


Experience in Real Estate and NPLs:


Mediobanca in the financing of a loan portfolio to be acquired by Oaktree Capital Management.

Corio Real Estate Klépierre in the sale of the Spanish shopping centres Sexta Avenida, Espacio Torrelodones and Ruta de la Plata to Activum.

Klepierre, SA in connection with the acquisition of 100% of Plenilunio -one of the main shopping centers in Madrid- from Orion European Real Estate Fund III C.V., a real estate fund sponsored by Orion Capital Managers with a value in the amount of €375 million.

Goldman Sachs in the acquisition of a portfolio of more than 100,000 consumer loans.



  • The Private Equity Review 2012, London: Law Business Research, 2013, Kirk August Radke (Editor)
  • Private Equity: legal aspects, challenges and trends, AA. VV. Cizur Menor (Navarra): Aranzadi, 2012
  • The Private Equity Review 2011, London: Law Business Research, 2012, Kirk August Radke (Editor)

Awards & Recognition

Chambers Global 2016, Chambers Europe 2016

"Apart from advising purely on the legal matters he understands that there are other elements in a transaction." "He understands the key issues of the deal and gets straight to the point."