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August 2021
Spain, Undisclosed

Liberty advises the management team of Legalitas on its acquisition by Portobello Capital

Portobello Capital has acquired around 80% of Legálitas, the legal assistance services firm mainly through the internet. The current management team led by Luis del Pozo will remain at the forefront of management and will retain c.20% of the capital.

The company provides legal assistance services to more than 200,000 households directly and handles more than one million inquiries per year. Legálitas is, in turn, the reference partner in legal assistance and legal defense insurance for the network of clients of large companies, banks and insurance companies.

Founded in 1999 and based in Madrid, Legálitas is a company specialized in advice for families, freelancers and SMEs, with more than 600 employees and 1,000 in-house lawyers and associates with experience in all legal matters, including consumer law, civil and labour, among others.

Liberty provided advice to the management team throughout the competitive process involving both Spanish and international Private Equity bidders.

We really appreciate the support of Alvaro and Dan from Liberty in this transaction. Dan and Alvaro are outstanding professionals who had assisted us throughout all this complex process maintaining a good relationship with our new partner at the same time that getting a good outcome for both parties.

Luis del Pozo
CEO of Legalitas

It was great working with Luis, Juan and the team and we wish them well in this exciting new chapter in the development of the business.

Álvaro Rubio
Country Head, Spain
+34 620 376457