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Irene Arévalo is a counsel in the Firm's Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Group in Madrid.
Her practice focuses on workouts, restructurings, insolvencies and distressed transactions (loan/real estate portfolios) for funds and financial institutions, advising both on the creditors' side and on the debtors' side -including company's directors- in relation to some of the most notable distressed situations in Spain
Advising the gaming listed company Codere on its refinancing process.*
Advising a pool of financial institutions on the refinancing of Comsa EMTE.*
Advising a pool of financial entities (the Creditors' Committee) on the refinancing of the real estate company Inmobiliaria Colonial.*
Advising twenty one companies of the Orizonia group (a leader in the Spanish tourism sector with 1.4 billion Euro liabilities and 2,400 employees) on its insolvency proceedings.*
Advising the real estate company Martinsa Fadesa and seven subsidiaries -with €7 billion liabilities and the biggest insolvency proceedings in the history of Spain at the time- in its insolvency proceedings.*
Advising Blackstone on the purchase of the residential mortgage loan portfolio from Catalunya Caixa.*
Advising HYpothekenbank Frankfurt AG, Sucursal en España on the sale of its real estate portfolio in Spain to Lonestar and JP Morgan.*
Advising Blackstone on the purchase of a residential mortgage loan portfolio from Bankia Habitat.*
Advising Caixabank on the transfer of a NPL portfolio to a SPV owned by five financial institutions.*
Advising Orion Capital, Morgan Stanley, Kennedy Wilson, Credit Suisse, and other financial institutions (banks and investment funds) on the purchase of various distressed real estate assets in Spain.*
*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.