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 and Partners in Banking and Finance (Band 2) and Capital Markets (Band 2), 2012-2013. He was again recognized in the Mexico Banking and Finance and Capital Markets sectors 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 Speeches and Publications
- "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.