The Spain Desk was founded in 1996. Comprising lawyers authorised to practice both in Italy and in Spain, it has acquired vast experience in various sectors of bilateral investment.

 

It advises clients, in their native language, in collaboration with the other practice areas of the firm.

 

The Spain Desk has considerable experience in assisting Spanish companies in Italy, principally in the areas of acquisitions, company incorporation, the creation of networks of distributors and/or agents, employee relations, purchase and sale of real estate, consultancy regarding the energy and pharmaceuticals and large-scale retail sectors, and in litigation. The desk also provides consultancy services to Italian companies, either directly through its own “abogados” or through leading Spanish firms with whom it has built close ties over the years.

 

Head of the Spain Desk is Pavia e Ansaldo partner Meritxell Roca Ortega, who is qualified to practice both in Italy and in Spain.

The Spain Desk was founded in 1996. Comprising lawyers authorised to practice both in Italy and in Spain, it has acquired vast experience in various sectors of bilateral investment.

 

It advises clients, in their native language, in collaboration with the other practice areas of the firm.

 

The Spain Desk has considerable experience in assisting Spanish companies in Italy, principally in the areas of acquisitions, company incorporation, the creation of networks of distributors and/or agents, employee relations, purchase and sale of real estate, consultancy regarding the energy and pharmaceuticals and large-scale retail sectors, and in litigation. The desk also provides consultancy services to Italian companies, either directly through its own “abogados” or through leading Spanish firms with whom it has built close ties over the years.

 

Head of the Spain Desk is Pavia e Ansaldo partner Meritxell Roca Ortega, who is qualified to practice both in Italy and in Spain.

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29 Jul 21: Pavia e Ansaldo with the Threestones Fund for the acquisition of the eighth residence in Spain

Pavia e Ansaldo with the Threestones Fund for the acquisition of the eighth residence in Spain Barcelona, 29 July, 2021 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team composed by the partner responsible for the Barcelona office, Meritxell Roca Ortega, and by the associates Javier Vicente García and Alessandro Tenchini, assisted the Luxembourg investment fund TSC Fund Eurocare Real Estate, managed by Threestones Capital Management S.A., in the acquisition of the residence for the elderly “Residència Geriàtrica Congost” (Figaró-Montmany, Barcelona), with which it enlarged to eight assets its portfolio of residential centres for the elderly in Spain.   Threestones…

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7 Jul 21: Pavia e Ansaldo: Nuestra experiencia en las operaciones de compraventa de empresas cross border Italia – España y aperturas de filiales

Pavia e Ansaldo: Nuestra experiencia en las operaciones de compraventa de empresas cross border Italia – España y aperturas de filiales   El despacho de abogados internacional Pavia e Ansaldo, en colaboración con la Cámara de Comercio Italiana de Barcelona, organizará el próximo 7 de julio de 2021 desde las 12.00h hasta las 13.00h un webinar sobre las operaciones de compraventa de empresas cross-border entre Italia y España así como la apertura de filiales en ambos países a la luz de la experiencia de la firma, que este año celebra su 60 aniversario desde su fundación en 1961.   En particular,…

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28 Jun 21: Dea Capital invests in the Zephyr Group: the firms

Dea Capital invests in the Zephyr Group: the firms   Milan, 28 June 2021 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo furnished legal and tax assistance to Dea Capital Alternative Funds in the first transaction for the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Zephyr Group by the fund “Sviluppo Sostenibile”.   Zephyr was founded in 1974 in La Spezia, and it is one of the main European companies active in the distribution of spare parts for merchant ship engines and slow ferries, as well as for engines for electricity power plants. In 2018, thanks to the acquisition of the Spanish competitor…

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8 Mar 21: Pavia e Ansaldo with the Threestones Fund for the acquisition of the seventh residence in Spain

Pavia e Ansaldo with the Threestones Fund for the acquisition of the seventh residence in Spain Barcelona, 8 March, 2021 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team composed by partner responsible for the Barcelona office, Meritxell Roca Ortega, and by associate Alessandro Tenchini, advised the Luxembourg investment fund TSC Fund Eurocare Real Estate, managed by Threestones Capital Management S.A., in the acquisition of the residence for the elderly “El Fontán” (Oviedo), thus reaching the number of seven care homes in Spain in its portfolio.   Threestones Capital Management S.A. is an SGR specializing in the Real Estate industry…

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25 Jan 21: Pavia e Ansaldo with GPI in the acquisition of Hemasoft Software

Pavia e Ansaldo with GPI in the acquisition of Hemasoft Software Milan, 25 January 2021 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team composed of partners Meritxell Roca Ortega and Vittorio Loi and of associates Alessandro Tenchini, Fabio Lui and Javier Vicente García, assisted GPI S.p.A. in the acquisition of the entire share capital of the Spanish company Hemasoft Software S.L.   GPI is the leading Italian group in IT solutions for Healthcare and Social services, operating abroad in over 60 countries and listed on the MTA market of Borsa italiana (the Italian Stock Exchange) since December 2018. With this…

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2 Jul 20: Pavia e Ansaldo with Assiteca for the expansion in Spain

Pavia e Ansaldo with Assiteca for the expansion in Spain Madrid, 2 July 2020 – Law Firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team made up by the partner responsible for the Barcelona office, Meritxell Roca Ortega, and by the associate Javier Vicente García, assisted the Spanish branch of the listed company Assiteca in the acquisition of Brosacor, insurance broker with offices in Madrid.   Assiteca is the largest Italian insurance broker. It advises its clients in the analysis of risks, intermediation and management of insurance portfolios both at a national and international level. It has offices in Spain (Madrid and Barcelona) since…

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19 Mar 20: Pavia e Ansaldo with Threestones Fund for the acquisition of the sixth residence in Spain

Pavia e Ansaldo with Threestones Fund for the acquisition of the sixth residence in Spain Barcelona, 19 March, 2020 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team made up of the partner responsible for the office of Barcelona, Meritxell Roca Ortega, and by lawyers Alessandro Tenchini and Javier Vicente García, assisted the Luxembourg investment fund TSC Fund Eurocare Real Estate, managed by Threestones Capital Management S.A., in the acquisition of the residence for elderly people “Torre del Angel” (Zaragoza), thus increasing to six its portfolio of centres for residence of the elderly in Spain. Threestones Capital Management S.A. is…

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3 Feb 20: Pavia e Ansaldo with Threestones Fund for the acquisition of the fifth residence in Spain

Pavia e Ansaldo with Threestones Fund for the acquisition of the fifth residence in Spain Barcelona, 3 February 2020 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team made up by the partner responsible of the Barcelona office, Meritxell Roca Ortega, and by lawyers Alessandro Tenchini and Javier Vicente García, assisted the Luxemburg investment fund TSC Fund Eurocare Real Estate, managed by Threestones Capital Management S.A., in the acquisition of the residence for the elderly “Puente Viesgo” (Cantabria), expanding to five its portfolio of long-term care centres in Spain. Threestones Capital Management S.A. is an SGR specializing in the Real Estate sector, operating under the…

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28 Nov 19: Pavia e Ansaldo with Trenitalia in the high speed railway transport in Spain

Pavia e Ansaldo with Trenitalia in the high speed railway transport in Spain Milan, 28 November 2019 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo assisted Trenitalia S.p.A. in the participation to the ILSA consortium in partnership with Air Nostrum, drafting all the contractual documents in connection with the tender for the selection of the high speed railway operator in Spain. ILSA Consortium was awarded the transport service from ADIF, manager of the Spanish railway infrastructure, for the lines Madrid-Barcelona, Madrid-Valencia/Alicante and Madrid-Malaga/Seville. Pavia e Ansaldo acted with a team made up of partners Nico Moravia and Daniele Carminati and by counsel Alessandra Grandoni, with the support of…

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30 Sep 19: Pavia e Ansaldo con il Fondo Threestones per l’acquisizione di tre residenze in Spagna

Pavia e Ansaldo con il Fondo Threestones per l’acquisizione di tre residenze in Spagna Barcellona, 30 settembre 2019 – Lo studio legale Pavia e Ansaldo, con un team composto dalla partner responsabile della sede di Barcellona, Meritxell Roca Ortega, e dagli associati Alessandro Tenchini e Javier Vicente García, ha prestato consulenza al fondo di investimento del Lussemburgo TSC Fund Eurocare Real Estate, gestito da Threestones Capital Management S.A., nell’acquisizione delle residenze per anziani “Sa Residència” (Ibiza), “La Saleta Villagonzalo” (Burgos) e “Jardins de Valldoreix” (Sant Cugat del Vallès) in Spagna, che continueranno ad essere gestite dal gruppo Colisée. Threestones Capital Management S.A., è una SGR specializzata in…

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22 Nov 18: Pavia e Ansaldo with Threestones for the acquisition of the residence for the elderly Cambrils Suite

PAVIA E ANSALDO WITH THREESTONES FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE RESIDENCE FOR THE ELDERLY CAMBRILS SUITE Barcelona, 22 November 2018 – Law Firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team made up of the partner responsible for the Barcelona office Meritxell Roca Ortega and the associates Alessandro Tenchini and Javier Vicente García counselled the Luxembourg-based investment fund TSC Fund Eurocare Real Estate, managed by Threestones Capital Management S.A., in the acquisition of the residence for the elderly Cambrils Suite, located in the province of Tarragona and measuring 45.000 square meters. Threestones Capital Management S.A. is a savings management company specialized in the Real Estate sector and operating…

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26 Jan 18: La Ley de Telemercadeo en España

La Ley de Telemercadeo en España Milan, 26 January 2018 – Según las recomendaciones del Plan de Actuación en Comercio Interior elaborado por el Ministerio de Industria, Turismo y Comercio en diciembre de 2005, es necesario encontrar el equilibrio adecuado entre el derecho fundamental a la protección de datos y el tratamiento legítimo de los mismos. En este contexto se sitúa la normativa vigente, recogida en la Ley Orgánica 15/1999, de 13 de diciembre, de Protección de Datos de Carácter Personal (LOPD) y en el Real Decreto 1720/2007, de 21 de diciembre, por el que se aprueba el Reglamento de…

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11 Jul 17: Pavia e Ansaldo with Fluidra for the acquisition of Agrisilos

Pavia e Ansaldo with Fluidra for the acquisition of Agrisilos Milan, 11 July 2017 – Studio Legale Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team consisting of partners Meritxell Roca Ortega and Daniele Carminati, and associate Martina Conte, has assisted FLUIDRA S.A. in the acquisition of 90% of the share capital of AGRISILOS, an Italian group that manufactures swimming-pools and pool accessories, biogas plants and tent structures. FLUIDRA S.A. is a Spanish multinational group which is active in 45 countries, listed on the Madrid and Barcelona Stock Exchanges and manufactures swimming-pools and pool accessories, products for water purification and robotic cleaning tools. The acquisition was made…

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26 Jun 17: Pavia e Ansaldo in the entry in Spain of Surfaces Technological Abrasives

Pavia e Ansaldo in the entry in Spain of Surfaces Technological Abrasives Milan, 26 June 2017 – Pavia e Ansaldo, con un team guidato da Giuseppe Besozzi e composto da Maria Chiara Puglisi e Nicoletta Botta, ha assistito Surfaces Technological Abrasives S.p.A., leader mondiale nell’ambito degli utensili abrasivi per il trattamento di lappatura della ceramica, nell’ingresso nel capitale sociale di Sumirapid S.L., società spagnola attiva nel settore degli utensili a legante metallico e resinoide, delle spazzole e dei prodotti per il trattamento della ceramica. Gli aspetti di diritto spagnolo sono stati seguiti dal team della sede di Barcellona di Pavia e Ansaldo, guidato da Meritxell Roca Ortega e…

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19 Jul 16: Pavia e Ansaldo with Saica for the acquisition of Centroplast

PAVIA E ANSALDO WITH SAICA FOR THE ACQUISITION OF CENTROPLAST Milan, 19 July 2016 – Pavia e Ansaldo with a team composed of partners Meritxell Roca Ortega and Daniele Carminati with Maria Rita Coviello (counsel) and Martina Conte (associate) assisted Saica, a Spanish multinational which operates in the manufacture of paper and recycled paper, in the acquisition of Centroplast, an Italian group which produces flexible containers. The acquisition permits Saica to continue to grow in the flexible packaging area and offer a larger number of products and services to its customers. The Centroplast Group based in Meldola (FG) and in Luxembourg…

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29 Feb 16: Pavia e Ansaldo opens in Spain

Pavia e Ansaldo opens in Spain The aim is to create a platform for companies in a market that is in strong recovery where the law firm has operated for over 20 years This opening is in line with the international nature of Pavia e Ansaldo with its offices in Russia, Japan, Belgium and 7 foreign desks  Meritxell Roca Ortega will be the partner heading up the new Barcelona office Barcelona/Milan, 28 February 2016 – The law firm Pavia e Ansaldo announces the opening of its Barcelona office at Avenida Diagonal 539. Pavia e Ansaldo looks to Spain to strengthen its…