Industry Sectors

Expertise and knowledge in specific sectors.
Specialized legal advice.

Our team advises investors of diverse nationalities on their projects in or through Spain in different sectors of the market. We apply our experience and knowledge, helping to develop solutions for our clients that include legal aspects as varied as, structuring, regulatory procedures, licenses, commercial contracts, and corporate aspects.

Our team includes lawyers with proven experience in specific key sectors of the Spanish economy. Our objective is to add value the client’s team, providing market knowledge, common practices, and legal technique in the operations we handle.

We understand that the needs of each project may vary on the volume of the investment, the size of the investment group, and the sector in which it is to be carried out. Thus, we translate legal realities so that they are understandable in the place of origin of the investment.

We have experience in the real estate, commercial and residential sectors. We also advise on individual or family investments, assist in the reorganization of family assets and advise on generational change. We specialize in the establishment of holding companies for investments of international business groups that seek to establish an efficient centre of centralization of wealth and cash flows. Our team also has extensive experience in making investments for the import and export of products, and in establishing restaurants and catering businesses.

Real Estate

The retail sector leads real estate investment in Spain, followed closely by investment in residential products.
Affordable financing and high liquidity make the real estate sector in Spain the main target for institutional investment and family wealth.

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Foreign Investment

Spain ranks 13th in the world in terms of the volume of foreign direct investment. It is also the third largest destination for greenfield projects worldwide, behind only the United States and the United Kingdom.
Spain is a hub for the establishment of holding companies of international business groups, which allows the use of efficient structures. This is the case of the well-known ETVEs.

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Import/Export

In Spain, the logistics and freight transport sectors have been growing at a rate above Spain’s GDP for four years in a row. The importance of both sectors in the country’s economy is accentuated by the exponential development of e-commerce and new consumer habits.

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Restaurants and Catering

The restaurant and catering sector in Spain is one of the most active in the country. The Spanish market is in a period of total transformation. The new trends are marking the need for new openings and venues that offer new experiences to consumers. The entry of delivery services has opened up a new opportunity for the implementation of new business models.

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Family Business

Family businesses in Spain make up 89% of the total number of companies in the market and the weight of their activity is equivalent to 57% of the private sector’s GDP. Family businesses are currently undergoing a generational change in ownership and management. Investment opportunities arise from this generational change, either to finance the growth and international expansion of these companies or because of the need to sell the business due to the lack of capacity or interest in taking it to the next stage.

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“Spain has an important network of 94 Double Taxation Treaties, particularly relevant with Latin American countries”

“Spain comes in eighth in the ranking of investment recipient countries” * Global Investment Trends Monitor 2018

“Spain is the fourteenth largest economy in the world and offers one of the most attractive domestic markets in Europe, being the fifth largest economy in the EU.”

“The tax burden in Spain is below average for the EU-28 and the Euro Zone”

“Spain has a special tax regime for holding companies: entities holding foreign securities (ETVE)”

“Over 99% of companies incorporated in Spain are limited liability companies”

“Spain is the second safest country in the EU, only after Austria, according to Eurostat and the Audit Commission”

“Venezuela is the second largest Latin American investor in Spain with a volume of 3.23 billion Euros” Global Latam ICEX 2018 Report