X

Reset Password

Username:

Change Password

Old Password:
New Password:
We have completed your request.
Federico Fruhbeck

Federico Fruhbeck Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets

Federico’s practice focuses on capital market transactions, private equity and mergers and acquisitions, with a particular emphasis advising sponsors, underwriters and corporates on their high-yield bond issuances. He has experience across a range of industries, including in the automotive, energy, consumer, manufacturing and financial services sectors, with a particular focus on Spain, Italy, Germany and France.

Experience Highlights

  • Gestamp Automoción in its €956 million initial public offering of ordinary shares in Spain and simultaneous Rule 144A/Regulation S offering
  • Gestamp Automoción S.A. in its €500 million Senior Secured Notes due 2022 and in its inaugural offering of €750 million Senior Secured Notes due 2020
  • Deutsche Bank AG as initial purchaser in CIRSA Funding Luxembourg, S.A.’soffering of (i) €450 million Senior Secured Notes due 2021, (ii) €120 million Senior Secured Notes due 2020 and (iii) €100 million Senior Secured Notes due 2018
  • Alliance Automotive and Blackstone in Alize Finco plc’s inaugural offering of €325 million Senior Secured Notes due 2021 and the related bridge financing
  • Grupo Antolin-Irausa S.A. in (i) its offering of €400 million Senior Secured Notes due 2024’ (ii) its offering of €400 million Senior Secured Notes due 2022 and related bridge financing for the purposes of buying a majority interest in Magna’s interiors business and (iii) its inaugural offering of €400 million Senior Secured Notes due 2021
  • IMO Car Wash (a TDR Capital LLP portfolio company) in its inaugural offering of €240 million Senior Secured Notes related to the acquisition finance of TDR Capital LLP, as well as the related bridge financing
  • The initial purchasers in NH Hoteles’ inaugural offering of €225 million Senior Secured Notes
  • The initial purchasers in ENCE Energía y Celulosa S.A.’s inaugural offering of €250 million Senior Secured Notes due 2020
  • KION AG and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. in (i) KION AG’s inaugural initial public offering of shares in the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and (ii) in KION AG’s offering of €450 million Senior Secured Notes and €200 million Floating Rate Notes due 2020
  • Travelex Financing plc and Apax Partners LLP in Travelex' inaugural offering of £200 million Senior Secured Notes due 2020 and £150 million Floating Rate Notes due 2018
  • TeamSystem and HG Capital LLP  in TeamSystem’s inaugural offering of €350 million Senior Notes due 2020, as well as its add-on offering of €130 million Senior Secured Notes due 2020
  • Kabel Deutschland Vertrieb un Service GmbH & Co. KG in the issuance of €200 million Senior Secured Notes due 2018
  • The initial purchasers in PTH’s (a polish television broadcaster) issuance of €300 million Senior Secured PIK Toggle Notes and TVN’s issuance of €430 million Senior Notes
  • NXP Semiconductors N.V. in its $1 billion secondary offering of common shares
  • Hovnanian Enterprises in the issuance of high yield notes, common shares and tangible equity units
  • First Data Corporation (a KKR portfolio company)  in the issuance of $750 million Senior Secured Notes due 2017
  • The initial purchasers in over approximately 40 debt offerings Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • KKR in its tender offer for GfK SE, a leading global market research company listed in the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
  • OHL Concesiones, the seventh largest infrastructure concessions group in the world,  in its tender offer to acquire, together with IFM Global Infrastructure Fund, 100% of the outstanding public share capital OHL México for approximately $1 billion
  • KKR in its acquisition of Välinge, a Swedish flooring business
  • First Reserve in the acquisition of a €300 million stake in Abengoa, a Spanish infrastructure and energy conglomerate
  • KKR in its acquisition of a minority interest in Saba Infraestructuras and in its subsequent follow-on acquisition of a 10% stake
  • Blackstone in its acquisition of Alliance Automotive
  • KKR and Blackstone in several M&A transactions between 2011 and 2017

Contact Details

London

T +44.20.7065.6056
ffruhbeck@velaw.com
20 Fenchurch Street
24th Floor
London EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom
Local time: 7:54 PM
Download vCard

Download Biography

Related News

Federico's Practices

  • Columbia Law School, New York, NY, LLM – Banking, Corporate, Finance and Securities Law, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Comillas Pontifical University / ICADE, Madrid, Licentiate degree (JD equivalent). Law, Sobresaliente – Summa Cum Laude
  • Admitted to practice: New York; Spain 
  • Other Languages: Spanish (fluent), French (fluent), German (fluent) and Italian (proficient)
  • Adviser of Fundación Albéniz, a Spanish foundation promoting young musicians

Solicitors and Registered Foreign Lawyers. A list of partner names is available for inspection at 20 Fenchurch Street, 24th Floor, London, EC3M 3BY. Vinson & Elkins RLLP is a limited liability partnership formed under the laws of New York authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (No. 0079019).