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Carmen Jara de la Sierra

Carmen Jara

Senior Associate

Carmen is a Senior Associate in the finance practice with expertise in all kind of structured finance transactions.



Carmen is a Senior Associate in the finance practice in the Madrid office, specialised in a wide range of financing transactions including leveraged finance, acquisition finance, real estate finance, project finance and restructuring and refinancing transactions. In addition, Carmen has been involved in several M&A transactions advising on corporate matters.

Carmen specialises in private equity, energy, infrastructure projects and real estate finance. She advises banks, alternative lenders, borrowers and sponsors in structuring and implementing all type of finance transactions. Carmen has also significant experience in advising in distress transactions. 

In addition, Carmen is highly experienced in working with our clients on multi-jurisdictional transactions. 

Carmen's experience includes: 

  • Incus Capital on the €30 million corporate financing granted to Grupo Villar Mir and Promociones y Propiedades Inmobiliaria Espacio
  • Magnum Capital Partners on the €50.3 million financing granted for the acquisition (LBO) of ITASA, a leading international group in the releaser liners industrial sector
  • First State Investments on the €187 million financing granted by Caixabank for the acquisition of Parkia, one of the leading public off-street car park concessionaire in Spain, from EQT Infrastructure and Mutua Madrileña
  • Magnum Capital Partners on the €90 million refinancing of the corporate debt of Grupo Iberchem, granted by a syndicate of financial entities led by Natixis
  • BNP Paribas, CACIB, BBVA, Banco Santander and Bankia on the €135 million financing for the acquisition of Grupo Palacios, a leading business group in the Spanish food sector, by Carlyle




Carmen has a degree in law and business administration awarded by the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE E-3)