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Silvia Menendez

Tel: +44-20-7601-8647
Fax: +44-20-7681-2770

Tel: +44-20-7601-8647

20 Air Street
London, United Kingdom W1B 5AN
Fax: +44-20-7681-2770

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Silvia Menendez is a partner in our London office and a member of the Finance Group. She represents international private equity firms and their portfolio companies on a wide variety of transactions, with a focus on buyout and infrastructure financings. She advises clients across numerous industries, with notable experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors.


Some of Silvia’s representative experience includes:

  • Cinven in:
    • the financing aspects of its public acquisition offer for the provider of laboratory diagnostic services, SYNLAB AG
    • the financing aspects of its acquisition of a majority stake in Amara NZero, a leading energy transition player
  • Asterion Industrial Partners in the financing aspects of its acquisition of energy utility STEAG
  • EQT Infrastructure in:
    • the financing of its public acquisition offer of the Spanish leisure company, Parques Reunidos
    • the financing of the combination of Nordic Ferry Infrastructure
    • the financing of its portfolio company, Solarpack, in its sustainability linked holdco financing
    • the financing of its portfolio company, Lumos, on the first project finance-style fiber-to-the-home infrastructure financing in the U.S.
  • Eroski on its refinancing of senior debt, including the issuance of EUR€500 million senior secured bonds
  • Middleground in its acquisition of UK-based professional motorsport company, Xtrac
  • Bridgepoint in the refinancing of its portfolio company Dorna Sports
  • Ardian in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Spanish fiber company Adamo
  • Mizuho Bank and SMBC as arrangers and lenders in the approximately $390 million financing of the construction of a metro line in Peru, which included a working capital facility and a receivables-backed financing
  • The underwriters with respect to a Rule 144A/Reg S project bond that will be used to refinance the Ruta 27 toll road in Costa Rica. This was the first time a Costa Rican entity operating an infrastructure asset issued project finance-style bonds, and the first time also that both bonds were issued simultaneously for a Costa Rican issuer

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