Clifford Chance advises on Barca deal

Sixth Street acquires FC Barcelona TV rights share



US investment firm Sixth Street was advised by Clifford Chance on a deal to acquire a 25 per cent share of F.C. Barcelona’s LaLiga TV rights for 25 years.


The deal was completed in two tranches, including one agreement for a 10 per cent share and one for 15 per cent.


The cross-border Clifford Chance cross-border, multidisciplinary team advising Sixth Street was led by Madrid-based partner Luis Alonso (pictured), and included partner Eduardo García and counsel Pablo Murcia.


Other members of the Clifford Chance team included: senior associate Miguel Barredo, associate Max Thierfelder, lawyers María Viñas and Conrado López, senior associate Pedro Cubillas, lawyer Mariana Ceballos, senior associate Juan Cuerva, partner Jaime Almenar, and counsels Roberto Grau and Carlos Zabala.


The New York-based Clifford Chance team included partner Neil Barlow, associate Eric Schaffers and Jake Makar, and partner Gareth Old.