Specialist in financing and refinancing transactions, advising corporations, financial institutions, hedge funds and private equity funds.
Based in London since September 2013, Ignacio Buil is an expert in financing and debt-restructuring transactions (in and out of court) and in negotiating financing and refinancing agreements involving a wide range of capital structures, including LBO refinancing; and project, real estate and corporate finance.
He represents borrowers and lenders, and advises financial institutions, hedge funds and private equity funds on financing and refinancing transactions, and on distressed investment strategies (including loan-to-own and direct lending). He has also participated in several national and multijurisdictional financing transactions and in acquisitions of NPL portfolios.
He worked as an associate in the New York office of a leading US law firm, where he represented debtors and creditors in chapter 11 reorganizations, including advising on 363 sales and debtor-in-possession financings.
He is a member of the Madrid Bar Association (2005) and the New York State Bar (2009).
He is an associate professor (profesor asociado) at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
He is the author of several articles on legal aspects of financing transactions in international publications.
Doctor of Laws
Thesis: “Relative contractual subordination and preventive restructuring frameworks” (summa cum laude honors by unanimous decision and proposal by examination committee for special distinction)
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2021
Master of Laws in Corporation Law (Caja Madrid scholarship)
New York University School of Law, USA, 2008
Bachelor of Laws
Universitat de Barcelona, 2005
Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Global Restructuring Review, Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Leaders and IFLR in Investment Funds, Banking and Finance, and Restructuring and Insolvency