María Redondo is an expert Banking & Finance lawyer, with extensive experience in Funds finance, cross-border lending, acquisition finance, LBOs, RE finance, project finance, structured finance, syndicated loans, derivative instruments, domestic and international securitization, debt restructuring and loan portfolio sales.
She joins EY from King & Wood Mallesons, where she was a senior associate in the firm´s Banking & Finance department working under the direction of partner Joaquín Sales, having joined the firm in 2015 from Baker McKenzie´s Banking and Finance department, where she worked for four years, and prior to that at Garrigues. She also holds in-house experience, having started her career as legal counsel at Banco Santander.
She holds a Law degree from Universidad de Santiago de Compostela and a diploma in Criminology from the same institution. She spent four years in the preparation of the Notary Public competition examination.
Some of the recent deals in which she was involved include European Investment Bank´s financing of the construction and operation of 9 onshore wind farms in Spain (the Goya Project), financing granted by banks such as Mediobanca, Silicon Valley Bank, Investec Bank, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, and ING, and advice to SAREB on its first two sales of distressed real estate assets (Bull and Teide portfolios), structured through the first banking assets funds (FABs) ever set up in Spain.