Representative Legal Matters
Acted for a Canada-based global automotive supplier in acquiring a portfolio consisting of eight of its existing manufacturing facilities through a real estate company and leasing them back to its different manufacturing divisions.
Representing major industrial real estate developers in Mexico, such as Macquarie, Finsa, Davisa, Avante, Interpuerto, among others, in connection with their day-to-day real estate due diligence, acquisitions, sales, leases, and transactions related to their industrial real estate portfolios.
Representing major global companies in connection with their day-to-day real estate due diligence, acquisitions, sales, leases, and transactions related to their corporate and retail real estate.
Represented Interpuerto in the corporate, tax and real estate structuring and planning for the development of a 250-hectare industrial park in Cienega de Flores, Nuevo Leon.
Advised Constellation Brands on the Mexican real estate-related legal issues (due diligence, infrastructure, environmental, title acquisition, etc.) in connection with its acquisition of Grupo Modelo's US beer business from Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Represented the US government through providing real estate, international tax and environmental advice in connection with the relocation of the US Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico, and closing the conversion of a long-term lease for 120 years into a real estate trust.
Advised Servicios Interpureto in connection with the development (worth USD 2 billion) and sale structuring of a 1,254 hectare multimodal industrial, commercial and services port. This will be the largest logistics industrial platform in Mexico, and is included in Mexico's National Infrastructure Plan.
Acted for Vitro in the sale and lease back of approximately 40,000 sq. meters of land and office buildings composing Vitro's headquarters located in a premium area in San Pedro Garza Garcia.
Represented Inmobiliaria Torre M, SA de CV with respect to legal and regulatory advice required for the development of the largest real estate multiple use complex in Monterrey, Mexico with an investment of USD 150 million.
Represented Motorola in the sale and leaseback of its Mexico City office building located inBosques de las Lomas).
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Mexican National Association of Corporate Counsels (ANADE)
- Mexico (1997)
- Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. International Law) (2000)
- Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (LD) (1997)
- New York
Co-author, "Doing Business in Mexico," Chapters on Energy, Telecommunications and Real Estate Law, Juris Publishing, 2001
Co-author, "Participation in the Exploration and Exploitation of Natural Gas in Mexico by means of Multiple Services Contracts," Baker McKenzie
Co-author, "Assessing the Outlook for Future Power Projects in Mexico," Baker Mckenzie
Co-author, "Global Real Estate Handbook," Baker McKenzie
Co-author, "Global Real Estate Tax Handbook," Baker McKenzie