Alvaro Barro

Álvaro Barro
Senior Associate


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Summary Open

Álvaro Barro has been a Senior Associate in Watson Farley & Williams’ Banking & Finance Group since 2014.

His main area of expertise consists of advising on the financing of projects, particularly, energy projects. He has also advised on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions operations as well as financial restructuring transactions.

Prior to joining Watson Farley & Williams, Álvaro worked in the Finance Department of Ramón y Cajal Abogados during seven years. Previously, Álvaro worked in International Banking & Finance Projects at Union Fenosa (currently Gas Natural Fenosa) for five years and Metrovacesa between 1999 and 2000.

Experience Open

    • Advising toa bank syndicate led by Caixabank in the financial restructuring of Grupo PROCYSA
    • Advising to a bank syndicate led by Westdeutsche Immobilienbank AG in the refinancing operation of the Islazul Shopping Center located in Madrid, Spain.
    • Advising to General Cable Group in the Spanish side of the US$ 1.1 billion international syndicated financing deal lead by JP Morgan.
    • Advising to a pool of eight banks including Banco Santander, BBVA and Banco de Sabadell in the refinancing of Grupo EPTISA.
    • Advising to a bank syndicate led by Caixabank and Banco Santander in relation with a € 46 million facility to Grupo ENHOL.
    • Advising to Banco de Sabadell regarding a € 12.3 million facility granted in connection with the construction of an 8 MW wind farm in Asturias.
    • Advising a pool of banks led by BBVA in the Tecnocom Group’s corporate debt restructuring operation.
    • Advising a bank syndicate led by BBVA in the € 64.2 million financing of a 49.5 MW wind farm in the province of Almeria (Spain).
    • Advising the banks in the€ 68.4 million financing deal regarding eight mini wind farms in the province of Palencia (Spain).
    • Advising the banks in the € 37.6 million facility granted to REUS DESENVOLUPAMENT ECONOMIC, S.A., company owned by the Reus City Hall (Tarragona, Spain), regarding the construction of a building dedicated to the development of local companies.

Education Open

  • 1995 – 2000: Law Degree – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
  • 2005 – 2006: International MBA – Instituto de Empresa

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Madrid Bar Association

Employment Record Open

  • 2007-2014: Ramón y Cajal Abogados
  • 2000-2005: Unión Fenosa Internacional / Unión Fenosa (currently, Gas Natural Fenosa Group)

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