Mr de Luisa is a partner at the Cuatrecasas Madrid office. Since 1996, he has specialised in banking and financing transactions, particularly those with international exposure. He has ample experience in leveraged and acquisition finance, corporate finance, project finance and direct lending, etc. His sector expertise covers a wide range of asset classes, with a strong focus on real estate, energy (renewables) and infrastructure.

He has also advised on complex debt restructuring and refinancing deals at pre-insolvency stages and participated in several transactions advising international investors in the acquisition of distressed debt and non-performing loans portfolios (both secured and unsecured). He was directly involved in the incorporation of the Spanish bad bank and its transfer of impaired assets (€51 billion). More recently, he has regularly participated in bidding processes of loan portfolios on the buyer’s side.

From 1999 to 2000, he was an international associate in the banking group of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York. From 2006 to 2008, he was based at Cuatrecasas’ London office, where he was responsible for the finance practice.