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Latham & Watkins Advises CVC on Agreement With LaLiga To Set Project Boost LaLiga in Motion

December 22, 2021
Multidisciplinary team led from Madrid advises on pioneering agreement.

LaLiga and CVC have signed a strategic agreement setting in motion Boost LaLiga (LaLiga Impulso), the project to boost the global growth of LaLiga and its clubs.

The agreement between LaLiga and CVC will see the league and clubs receive a total of €1.994 billion which will be used for technology, innovation, internationalisation, and sporting growth initiatives.

Latham & Watkins represents CVC in the transaction with a multidisciplinary team led from Madrid by corporate partner Ignacio Gómez-Sancha, with counsels Luis Manuel Lozano and José María Alonso. Advice was provided on tax matters by partners Jordi Domínguez and Iván Rabanillo; on competition matters by partner José María Jiménez-Laiglesia; on litigation matters by partner Óscar Franco; and on financing matters by partner Pedro de Rojas. London corporate partner Edward Barnett and entertainment, sports & media partner Patrick Mitchell also advised.