Fernando Colomina
Latham & Watkins
Plaza de la Independencia 6 28001 Madrid Spain
Main Practice Area


  • BA (Law), Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles, 2004
  • Masters in Stock Exchange and Financials Markets, Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles, 2004

Fernando Colomina Nebreda is a partner in Latham & Watkins’ Madrid office and Local Chair of the Finance Department. He is also a member of the Banking and Restructuring & Special Situations Practices. 

Mr. Colomina's represents banks, other financial institutions, and corporate borrowers and issuers in relation to a wide range of banking, finance, refinancing, and restructuring transactions, such as:

  • Acquisition and leveraged finance
  • Corporate lending, post IPO financing, and loan markets
  • Alternative financing and direct lending
  • Distressed investing and debt trading
  • Real estate financing
  • High yield debt offerings
  • Restructuring, insolvency, and special situations
  • Margin loan
  • Project finance

Thought Leadership

  • Taught at Master de Accesso a la Abogacía, ICADE (2015)    
  • Lectured at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas-ICADE on banking and restructuring law matters
  • Authored the Spanish chapter in The Acquisition & Leveraged Finance Review (Business Research Ltd.) (2014 Edition, updated)

Mr. Colomina’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Leveraged Finance
  • The lenders in the bridge and term loan facility in connection with Atlantia S.p.A’s €14.7 billion acquisition of Abertis Infrastructure
  • Morgan Stanley in the term loan and revolving credit facility in connection with Altran Technologies' €2.6 billion acquisition of Aricent Technologies
  • JP Morgan in the €1.4 billion financing of NorteGas Energía Distribución, S.A.U. after its acquisition by Covalis Capital and White Summit Capital, among others
  • HomeVi S.A.S. in connection with a €1.1 billion senior facilities agreement
  • The Carlyle Group in the financing of the €390 million acquisition of Codorniú
  • UBS as the underwriter of the €320 million first and second lien facilities agreement relating to the acquisition of Pronovias
  • The mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners in connection with the refinancing of a €770 million senior facilities agreement to Altamira Asset Management
  • JP Morgan Limited and Deutsche Bank in connection with the financing of Investindustrial’s acquisition of Spanish rental-car group Goldcar
  • JP Morgan Chase in relation to the €600 million senior and second lien loan refinancing of Spanish olive oil giant Deoleo S.A.

Bar Qualification

  • Spain (Abogado)


  • English


  • Financial Institutions
Practice Areas
  • Capital Markets
  • Restructuring & Special Situations
  • Structured Finance
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Latin America Practice
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