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, 2015-2016. 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.