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Fieldfisher Jausas signs Paloma Mato as M&A partner

Fieldfisher Jausas signs Paloma Mato as M&A partner

  • 27/04/2021
  • Iberian Lawyer

With more than 20 years of experience, Mato (pictured) comes to Fieldfisher from Jones Day, where she has spent most of her professional career. Specialised in advising Private Equity entities and industrial investors in M&A operations, Fieldfisher JAUSAS new partner comes on board intending to “contribute to promoting and consolidating the growth of our commercial department, particularly M&A and PE transactions.”

According to Mato: “We expect that in 2021 and 2022, there will be a significant reactivation of M&A transactions, particularly from Private Equity funds, which have liquidity in a market that offers interesting investment opportunities.” Fieldfisher JAUSAS new partner joins the team led by partner Rodrigo Martos, who not only highlighted Paloma Mato’s professional profile, “but also her extensive knowledge of the market and her experience with private equity clients.”

Chairman and partner of Fieldfisher JAUSAS, Jordi Ruiz de Villa, highlighted that “bringing Paloma Mato on board demonstrates our intention to bolster the M&A department (especially with regard to investment funds and Private Equity, in which we already have a solid presence,” adding that “this addition aligns with our vision as a firm in that the sale of companies and productive units, together with Refinancing, Restructuring and Insolvencies, will be leading areas in the coming months. Therefore, we do not rule out more additions to these departments in the near future.”

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