Elisabeta Pérez-Ardá | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Elisabeta Pérez-Ardá

Associate, Madrid

T +34 91 787 6326

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Overview

Elisabeta is an associate in the M&A/Corporate Department of the Madrid office. Her practice focuses primarily on general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets transactions.

Bars and Courts

  • Spain (Abogado)

Education

  • Licenciatura en Administración y Dirección de Empresas (Business Management), Universidad Pontificia de Comillas
  • Licenciatura en Derecho (Law), Universidad Pontificia de Comillas
  • Université Paris X-Nanterre, Exchange year

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • French

Experience

Samsung in the acquisition of the Spanish company Zhilabs, S.L., a company engaged in the business of network analytics for telecoms.

Kiko S.p.A., a leading Italian cosmetics, make-up and skin care products brand owned by Percassi Group, in connection with a private placement of €100 million, 6.50% Senior Secured Notes due December 2020 to qualified investors outside the United States. The Notes are listed on the Irish Stock Exchange. The Firm has, concurrently, advised Kiko on a €152 million term and revolving credit facility. BNP Paribas and UniCredit acted as arrangers and lenders.

The Keter Group, the world's largest producer of quality resin consumer products, in relation to the acquisition by BC Partners Ltd and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board of a majority stake in the group from the Sagol family. The transaction is the biggest ever LBO in Israel and has been described as the "deal of the decade" in the Israeli press.

Triton Fund III (and their portfolio company, DYWIDAG Systems International "DSI") in the Spanish aspects of the acquisition of the Frank Calandra Inc. family business outside the US.

Oaktree Capital on its sale of Zodiac Milpro, an Oaktree portfolio company, to Argos Soditic a French Private Equity fund.

The Agent, Arrangers and the Lenders in connection with the €190 million refinancing of the existing financial indebtedness of the Arkopharma group.

Invenergy LLC in its acquisition of the La Jacinta Solar Farm in Uruguay from Fotowatio Renewable Ventures. La Jacinta has an installed capacity of 64 MW of power.

Concesionaria Vial Sierra Norte S.A., as borrower, in connection with a US$200 million project financing for the development, construction, operation and maintenance of the 875 km toll road project "Longitudinal de La Sierra – Tramo 2 (Ciudad de Dios – Cajamarca - Chiple, Cajamarca - Trujillo and Dv. Chilete-Emp. PE-3N)" being built in the central Andean region of Peru. The project is a public-private partnership (PPP) with the government of Peru, acting through the Ministry of Transportation and Communications. The project's sponsors are SACYR Concesiones, S.L.U., SACYR Concesiones Perú S.A.C. and Constructora Málaga Hnos. S.A.

Publications

  • "Debate en torno a la eficiencia del procedimiento arbitral", September 2014, La Ley Mercantil, co-author with Virginia Allan