Marcos Perales Mellado

Marcos Perales Mellado

Associate, Corporate

Bio

Marcos Perales counsels strategic investors and financial sponsors on cross-border transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Perales’ representations include advising:

  • the special committee of independent directors of Adevinta ASA in connection with the US$13.2 billion bid to acquire Adevinta by a consortium led by funds advised by Permira and Blackstone, as well as General Atlantic and TCV
  • RMG Acquisition Corp III on its US$750 million merger with H2B2 Electrolysis Technologies, Inc. (Spain). As a result of the merger, H2B2 will become a publicly traded company
  • Wejo Group Limited, a Nasdaq-listed leader in smart mobility, on its proposed business combination with TKB Critical Technologies 1, a Nasdaq-listed special purpose acquisition company
  • RMG Acquisition Corp II on its US$8 billion business combination with ReNew Power, India’s leading renewable power company. This was the first-ever de-SPAC transaction involving an Indian company
  • Adevinta ASA on its:
    • US$9.2 billion acquisition of eBay Classifieds Group from eBay Inc.
    • sale of Gumtree UK and Motors.co.uk to a consortium consisting of O3 Industries and Novum Capital
  • Coty Inc. on its strategic partnership with KKR & Co. Inc., including the carve-out sale of 60% of its professional beauty and retail hair businesses to KKR with an enterprise value of US$4.3 billion
  • Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C., along with InvestIndustrial, on their $425 million acquisition of the phenolic specialty resin, hexamine and European forest products resins businesses of Hexion Inc.
  • Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc on its:
    • US$400 million Rule 144A/Regulation S high-yield offering of 4.125% green senior notes due 2028
    • US$300 million equity financing through an SEC-registered offering of ordinary shares and a concurrent private placement
    • US$115 million Rule 144A offering of 4.00% green exchangeable senior notes due 2025

Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Perales spent several years practicing at a major Spanish law firm in Madrid, Barcelona and London.

Credentials

Education

  • LL.M., Columbia Law School, 2019 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
  • LL.B., Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2012

Admissions

  • New York
  • Spain

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Marcos Perales Mellado