Antonio Diez de Bonilla Martinez



Education and Clerkships

J.D., Universidad Panamericana, 2000

Diploma, Corporate Law, Universidad Panamericana, 1996

Diploma, U.S. Legal System, Universidad Panamericana, 1995


Mexico, 2000




Antonio Diez de Bonilla Martinez is a partner at Haynes and Boone, SC in Mexico City. His practice covers real estate and infrastructure matters, with an emphasis on the legal aspects of financing projects, mergers and acquisitions, as well as tourist, residential, commercial and industrial development projects. Antonio advises and represents various clients - developers, operators, investors, agents and financial entities - on legal issues related to the purchase and sale of real estate projects. He also advises on the financing, construction, development and operation of realty projects.

Antonio acts as Chair of the Legislation Council of the Urban Land Institute Mexico Division.

Antonio was recognized by Chambers Mexico, Chambers & Partners, in Real Estate, 2013-2014 and by Chambers Latin America, Chambers & Partners, in Real Estate, 2015-2017. He was selected for Best Lawyers Mexico, Woodward/White, Inc., for Project Finance and Development, 2015-2016. Antonio was also recognized by Latin Lawyer 250, Law Business Research Ltd., for Real Estate, 2016.


Latin Lawyer 250 2016

Haynes and Boone Maintains Strong Presence in Latin Lawyer 250 International Directory

Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers are once again recognized in the Latin Lawyer 250 for their international and Mexico-based legal work, singling out 17 practitioners and eight practice groups for inclusion in the highly-regarded listing of recommended law firms.


Chambers Latin America

Haynes and Boone Repeats Strong Showing in Chambers Latin America

Haynes and Boone, LLP and its Mexican affiliate, Haynes and Boone, SC have once again been recognized in the Chambers Latin America legal directory for leading work in seven Latin America and Mexico business law categories.

Published by Chambers and Partners, September 2016


Haynes and Boone SC Ranked in Top Six for Mexico M&A

Haynes and Boone SC Ranked in Top Six for Mexico M&A in 2015

Latin Lawyer researchers have ranked Haynes and Boone SC in the top six in deal count and top four in deal value for Mexico M&A transactions handled during 2015. Deals handled by the firm last year totaled $5.638 billion, according to the figures listed in the magazine's just-released league tables.

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented several domestic and international companies in due diligence work and negotiation of relevant contracts in connection with the acquisition of industrial lands for the development of industrial plants in several well known industrial parks in the Mexican Republic.
  • Represented several companies in the due diligence and negotiation of the relevant contracts in connection with the acquisition of land for the construction of major tourist and residential developments.
  • Represented a German fund in the acquisition of a 30 percent stake in Torre Mayor, the tallest office building in Mexico City.
  • Participated in the negotiation of various hotel operation contracts on behalf of major hotel chains for the operation of hotels in Mexico City and several beach destinations in the Mexican Republic.
  • Participated in important purchase-sale operations involving tourist developments - including hotels, golf courses and marinas, among others - in various destinations in the Mexican Republic including Los Cabos, Cancun, Riviera Nayarit and Costa Alegre in Jalisco.
  • Advised clients on the implementation of time-sharing, fractional and vacation club ownership systems, among others.
  • Participated in the structuring of project finance for real estate developments in Loreto, Baja California, Riviera Nayarit and Costa Alegre in Jalisco.

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