Haynes and Boone Advises AT&T in $1.6 Billion Mexican Exchange Offer


– Haynes and Boone, LLP has successfully assisted AT&T International, Inc. in an exchange offer launched by America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. to acquire Telmex Internacional, S.A.B. de C.V.

AT&T tendered its share participation in Telmex International for America Movil’s shares in a transaction valued at about US$1.6 billion. The public offer was launched May 11 on the Mexican and New York stock exchanges and closed June 10.

Haynes and Boone represented AT&T as Mexican counsel in the transaction. Dallas-based partner Alberto de la Peña served as lead attorney. He was assisted by Mexico City Partner Antonio Franck, Mexico City associates Gabriela Salazar and Armando Cuevas, Dallas/Mexico City Associate Maria Emilia Miquel-Verges and Webb Spradley, Dallas of counsel.

The Haynes and Boone’s Mexico cross-border practice is one of the largest Mexico practices of any U.S. law firm. Its full service practice based in Dallas and Mexico City with approximately 20 attorneys has a wide range of experience in handling the legal aspects of international business, foreign investment, trade regulation, project finance, infrastructure, litigation and arbitration.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With almost 550 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been recognized as one of the "Best Corporate Law Firms in America" (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2009), as one of "The Best 20 Law Firms to Work For" (Vault.com, 2009), and as a Top 100 law firm for both diversity (MultiCultural Law Magazine, 2009) and women (Women 3.0, 2008).

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