Jorge Labastida is a partner in the Finance Practice Group at Haynes and Boone, SC in Mexico City. Labastida focuses his practice on asset-backed and structured cross-border finance, project finance and real estate finance, including securitizations, multi-jurisdictional tax-advantaged finance and structured leasing. He also specializes in trustee and bondholder agent representation, and handles work relating to derivatives, treasury products, restructurings, workouts, M&A and private equity transactions.
Labastida is ranked among the top lawyers in Mexico by Chambers Latin America, Chambers & Partners, in Banking and Finance (Band 2) and Capital Markets (Band 2), 2003-2016. He is also recognized by Who's Who Legal Mexico, Law Business Research Ltd., as a leading practitioner in Banking in 2011 and 2015 and Private Funds in 2016, and by Latinvex as one of the top 100 Latin American lawyers in 2015. He was the founding partner of the Banking and Finance Practice at banking and finance boutique Bufete Labastida, S.C., and was previously a partner in the Banking and Finance group at Jauregui, Navarrete y Nader, S.C.
Selected Publications and Speeches
- "Is There a Shift Towards the Capital Markets to Finance Project Assets?" panel moderator, Euromoney Annual Mexican Energy and Infrastructure Finance Forum, June 25, 2013.