Pedro Hendel

Associate, Madrid

Biography

Overview

Pedro Hendel is an associate in the M&A/Corporate practice of the Madrid office.

His 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.

Pedro spent nine months on secondment with the Firm's Americas Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance (EIPAF) Section based in Washington, DC.

Bars and Courts
Spain (Abogado)
New York State Bar
Education
Master of Laws (LLM)
Harvard Law School
Joint Master in Business Law and Master in Legal Practice (LLM)
IE Law School
Master in Business Administration (MBA)
IE Business School
Law Degree (LLB)
UNED
Bachelor of Arts (BA, Political Science)
Columbia University
Languages
Spanish
English

Experience

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

Ciech, a leading company in the chemical sector in Central and Eastern Europe, on the €44.6 million acquisition of 100% of the shares of Proplan Plant Protection Company, S.L., a Spanish supplier of plant protection products.

Bank of China (as an original lender, mandated lead arranger, bookrunner, global co-ordinator, agent and security agent) and a syndicate of Chinese banks in the EUR 6.8 billion financing of the acquisition of the Logicor group, the leading pan-European logistics, warehousing and distribution business from Blackstone.

CaixaBank, S.A., a leading Spanish bank listed on the Madrid Stock Exchange, as issuer in the issue of €1,250,000,000 Additional Tier 1 Preferred Securities listed on AIAF (Spain's regulated fixed-income market).

Corporacion America Italia S.p.A., as Issuer, Dicasa Spain, S.A.U. and ACI Airports Italia, S.A.U. as Guarantors, as regards to English, Italian and Spanish law matters, in connection with (i) the issuance and private placement of the €60 million Guaranteed Secured Notes due December 31, 2024 by Corporacion America Italia S.p.A.

Czech-based renewable energy developer Solek Holding SE and certain of its subsidiaries in connection with an approximately US$80 million senior secured credit facility, the proceeds of which will be used to develop a portfolio of photovoltaic plants in Chile under the country's special regime for distributed generation projects (the "PMGD" regime by its Spanish acronym).

Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch as global coordinator and Citigroup Global Markets Limited as co-global coordinator in a €500 million rights issue of the Spanish bank Liberbank, S.A.

Export Development Canada as initial lender of secured senior debt in the aggregate principal amount of up to US$154 million for PT PSN Enam Indonesia to build and launch a commercial communications satellite, PSN VI. Once launched, PSN VI will offer a broad range of applications and technological advances across the Indonesian archipelago.

Sacyr, S.A., a leading Spanish construction company listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange, on the registration of a commercial paper programme with Spain’s Alternative Fixed-Income Market for a maximum outstanding amount of €250,000,000.

Citigroup Global Markets, Goldman Sachs International, BBVA and Banco Santander, as joint global coordinators, on the IPO of Prosegur Cash, S.A., a subsidiary of Prosegur Compañía de Seguridad, S.A. formed to hold its global cash in transit business.