Íñigo de Luisa


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Specialist in all types of financial transactions and restructurings, particularly those with an international component; advising banks, financial institutions, private debt funds, hedge funds, sponsors and debtors.

Iñigo de Luisa is an expert in leveraged and acquisitions financing, syndicated and bilateral loans, real estate financing, lease back transactions, corporate financing, credit assignments, project financing, public-private partnerships for infrastructure projects, structured financing and other kinds of security granted in Spain.

He has advised on complex financial restructuring transactions and refinancing in pre-insolvency phases and in different transactions to acquire distressed debt and NPLs, both portfolios and participations in syndicated corporate loans. He regularly advises international investors on real estate transactions and secured corporate debt; and advises Spanish companies on direct lending transactions.

He was an associate at an international New York firm and, from 2006 to 2008, he worked at the Cuatrecasas office in London, where he headed the financial practice and participated in many crossborder transactions. He is a member of the Bar Association of New York (2000) and a member of the Bar Association of Madrid (1996), and a former member of the board of the Columbia University Club of Spain (CUCS). He writes articles for IFLR (Banking, Spain) and other specialized journals.  He lectures at several universities (CEU, Carlos III, ISDE, ICADE).


  • Bachelor of Laws and of Economics and Business Studies
    Universidad Pontificia Comillas, ICADE E-3, 1994-1995

    Master of Laws (Fulbright Scholar and Harlan F. Stone award)
    Columbia University Law School, 1999

    Preparing for doctorate (certificate of research aptitude for doctoral studies; civil property law) Spanish National Distance Education University, 2006

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