Esther Gabilondo

Associate, Madrid



Esther is an associate in the Corporate Department of the Madrid office.

Her practice is focused on corporate law, especially public and private M&A, equity and debt capital markets, private equity and corporate finance in a number of different industries. Esther's experience in corporate transactions includes the representation of major clients in commercial disputes.

Bars and Courts
Madrid Bar

Master in Legal Practice, Universidad a Distancia de Madrid, UDIMA

Master of Laws (LLM) in international Business Law, Stetson University College of Law

Bachelor's Degree
Law and International Relations
Universidad Pontificia de Comillas


Exchange Semester
Corvinus University of Budapest




Esther's representative experience includes assistance to:

  • Representation of Blantyre Capital Limited, a special situations investment firm, on its acquisition of a majority stake in the Spanish transport group ESP Solutions, specialized in the refrigerated transport industry in Spain
  • Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Públicos (Banobras), as lender, and Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Públicos, as Trustee in the Public Trust Number 1936 "Fondo Nacional de Infraestructura" (National Infrastructure Fund - FONADIN), as guarantor, in connection with the restructuring of the project by Ferrocarriles Suburbanos for the provision of the Public Passenger Rail Transport Service in the modality of regular suburban transportation on the Cuautitlan-Buenavista Route of the Valley of Mexico. The restructuring of approximately MXN 3.5 billion involved Banobras' acquisition of the participation in the existing syndicated loan by seven European banks; Banco Santander, BBVA, Caixabank, Crédit Agricole, Société Générale, Instituto de Crédito Oficial and Kutxabank.
  • Representation of a Belgian company in a commercial arbitration in the Madrid Court of Arbitration against a Spanish company on the basis of a Share Purchase Agreement.
  • Representation of Enel Group in connection with a US$4 billion issuance of Yankee bonds. The issuance consists of US$1 billion 7.100% notes due 2027, issued by Enel Finance America LLC and US$750 million 6.800% notes due 2025, US$1.250 billion 7.500% notes due 2032 and US$1 billion 7.750% notes due 2052, all issued by Enel Finance International NV, all issued pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act.