Multi-Billion Pension Fund Purchase
Represented Afore XXI in its bid and agreement to acquire Afore Bancomer from Spain’s Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) for about $1.6 billion. Conducted due diligence, gave regulatory and corporate advice and worked on the Mexican and New York legal aspects of the bid documents and transaction agreements.
Acquisition of Hotel Nikko Mexico
Represented Hyatt International Inc. in the acquisition of the 756-room Hotel Nikko Mexico for approximately $190 million from Japan-Mexico Hotel Investment Co., Ltd.
Acquisition - TWA Assets
American Airlines in its acquisition of Trans World Airways (TWA) assets out of Chapter 11 proceedings.
Project Financing - Power Generation Facility in Vera Cruz, Mexico
Project counsel to project company on the $1 billion development, construction and financing of a 1000MW power generation facility in Vera Cruz, Mexico.
American Airlines Acquisition of TWA's Assets - Latin America and Caribbean
Advised American Airlines in the acquisition of Trans World Airways (TWA) assets out of Chapter 11 proceedings. Aircraft were located in the U.S. and 13 foreign jurisdictions, including Mexico and parts of Latin America, Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East.
American Lending Group
Counseling U.S. and Mexican investors and structuring the incorporation and operation of Multi Purpose Financial Company (Sociedad Financiera de Objeto Múltiple) (“SOFOM”)
A High-End Private Golf Community
U.S. $100 Million joint venture in Baja California Sur, Mexico in the financing and development of a high-end, private golf community anchored by a Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole championship golf course.
Buena Vista Hospitality Group
$200 million investment in high end real estate residential and hospitality projects in Mexico.
Ericsson Telecom, S.A. de C.V.
Structuring as off balance sheet financing the sale and leaseback of their industrial buildings in Mexico.
Cypress Real Estate Advisors, Inc.
Representation of a Mexican industrial real estate developer in the structure and negotiation of a major investment transaction of $180 million investment in Mexican industrial portfolio with one of the most important pension funds of the United States.
Corporación Inmobiliaria Vesta, S. de R.L. de C.V.
Representation of a major Mexican industrial real estate developer with a portfolio of more than a million square meters.
$100 million investment in industrial real estate and retail store projects in Mexico.
Pluma Verde, S. de R.L. de C.V.
Counseling U.S. investors and structuring the acquisition of thousands of acres in Coahuila for the incorporation of ranches for hunting purposes.
Major Mexican Real Estate Developers
Counseling major Mexican real estate developers on the execution of long term lease agreements with multinational corporations related to industrial buildings in Mexico and negotiation of financing with General Electric.
Grand Heritage International
Lease, operation and structuring of a fractional program of two boutique type/high-end hotels, apartment buildings and beach club in Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo and San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur.
Textron Financial Corporation
Counseling U.S. major mortgage company in the structure and negotiation of the pioneer loan resort program for U.S. citizens acquiring residential type properties in Mexico.
Bank of America
Restructuring and workouts of major hotel development financing, including representation of Bank of America for workouts involving Starwood Hotels and Goldman Sachs Emerging Market Real Estate Fund, L.P.
Project Finance and Construction - Hydroelectric Generation Project in Mexico
Project counsel to project company on the $700 million construction and financing of a 700-MW hydroelectric generation project and related facilities in Mexico.
The Novati Group, LLC.
Counseling U.S. investors and structuring the acquisition of retail shopping centers in Mexico.