The law firm SOLCARGO continues its expansion, adding new financing capabilities to its service offering through the hiring of renowned specialist Jorge A. Labastida Martinez, who joins the firm from Thompson & Knight.
Labastida, which will join the firm on August 16th, 2019, brings the total number of partners at SOLCARGO to 10. His arrival significantly strengthens the firm's positioning in two strategically important and intertwined areas of growth: Financial Law and Real Estate.
Jorge Labastida's practice focuses on structured and asset-backed financing, including project finance, real estate financing, securitizations, private asset monetization, structured leasing and multi-jurisdictional tax-advantaged financing, as well as financial factoring, supply-chain finance and standby LCs. He also has extensive experience in representing trustees and common representatives of bondholders, and attends to matters related to derivatives, treasury products, and restructurings. In addition, Jorge has considerable experience in mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions.
Prior to joining SOLCARGO, Jorge served as a Partner in the Banking and Finance practice groups of prestigious international law firms, was a founding Partner of Bufete Labastida, and was a Partner in the Banking and Finance practice of a domestic firm in Mexico. He is personally rated by Chambers in Band 3 for both Banking and Finance and Capital Markets.