José Luis Vázquez | Madrid | Hogan Lovells

José Luis Vázquez

Office Managing Partner Corporate & Finance

Languages

English, Portuguese, Spanish

Vazquez Jose Luis

José Luis Vázquez
Vazquez Jose Luis
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events
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"We had difficult negotiations and Jose Luis Vazquez did a very good job."

Chambers Global 2023

José Luis is a partner in the Corporate & Finance practice group of Hogan Lovells' Madrid office. Having participated in some of the most relevant finance transactions in Spain, José Luis understands all players' needs and concerns and has the ability to build consensus amongst them.

Working in English, Spanish and Portuguese, José Luis focuses his practice on structured finance, securitization deals, debt capital markets, energy and infrastructure project finance, acquisition finance, real estate finance and insolvency and debt restructurings.

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"He is a first-rate lawyer".

Chambers Europe 2018

Representative experience

Advising BBVA in the financing for the acquisition of a international target by a Spanish listed company ($350MM).
Advising international group engaged in renewable power sector in financing and refinancing of several projects in Spain and Portugal, including through project bond schemes.
Advising international infrastructure fund regarding acquisition of €1bn distressed debt in Spanish infrastructure company (including analysis of cram down risks and debt for equity schemes).
Advising FMS in relation to the restructuring of an €1bn financing made available to the Spanish public entity AENA.

Advising Volkswagen Finance in the incorporation of several securitizations funds and in the issuance of securitization bonds (724 M Euros, 886 M Euros and 914 M Euros).

Advising Renshaw Bay in the acquisition from Carrefour of a portfolio of non-performing loans.
Advising Barclays Bank, S.A.U. in the sale of 25 branches together with €500MM associated business (including loan and mortgage loan portfolios originated in such branches).
Advising a Iberian group engaged in the renewable power sector in the acquisition of several PV projects in Spain and Portugal and in the financing made available for the acquisitions.
Advising a syndicate of banks led by BBVA in a c. 240 million multitranche financing for the acquisition by a financial sponsor of a Spanish target.

Advising a family office in a structured financing for the acquisition by means of a collar scheme of a significant stake in a Spanish listed company.

Credentials

Education
  • Law Degree, Universidad de Sevilla
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Madrid
Memberships
  • Construction and Infrastructure Lex Mundi Practice Group

Recognition

Ranked in Banking and Finance

Chambers Global

2018-2021
Ranked in Banking and Finance

Chambers Europe

2017-2023
Ranked in Restructuring and Insolvency

Chambers Europe

2016-2021
Leading Individual for Banking and Finance

Legal 500 EMEA

2021-2023
Recommended for Banking and Finance

Legal 500 EMEA

2013-2016, 2018-2020
Recommended for Restructuring and Insolvency

Legal 500 EMEA

2015-2017, 2021
Highly regarded in Project Finance

IFLR 1000

2019-2020
Ranked in Banking and Finance

Chambers Global

2023-2024