Nicholas Walker is a Partner at Socios Financieros, Oaklins’ member firm in Spain. Nicholas co-founded the firm in 1991. He is a British national and has worked in Spain since 1988 after being seconded from London by Citicorp Investment Bank to head up its Spanish and Portuguese M&A business. Nicholas has been based in London since 2013.
Nicholas advises on domestic Spanish corporate finance transactions as well as on cross-border transactions. He has advised the following multinationals on transactions in recent years: Accor Hotels, Advent International, Deutsche Telecom, Dufry International, Masco Corporation, Peek Plc, Philip Holzman GmbH, Sun Chemical, Telemetrix Plc, 3i, Watmoughs Holdings Plc, among others.
Among his credentials is the fact that he designed and led the first public-to-private transaction to take place on the Spanish stock market. He also advised on the first successful contested takeover by a Spanish company in the UK and advised on Spain’s largest ever disposal by a private equity firm.
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