Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, S.C.

Banking & Finance Department

Mexico
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What the team is known for Distinguished full-service firm with a highly active banking and finance practice. Regularly involved in matters such as structured finance deals for the financing of real estate assets, social infrastructure and energy projects, also boasting significant expertise in regulatory matters. Serves an enviable roster of clients including the local subsidiaries of international financiers and large local banks and insurance companies. Often works in tandem with the firm's revered insurance practice.

Strengths Clients report: "The service provided from this firm is professional and shows the capability and experience of the firm and each of its lawyers. They seek to protect the interests of their client."

Sources go on to note that "this is the firm we like to go to for the more complex and sophisticated structures. The firm stands out for its innovation and thorough analysis, and for delivering well and on time."

Work highlights Advised Wells Fargo on a cross-border refinancing transaction worth USD155 million.

Notable practitioners

Key partner Hans Goebel Caviedes offers strong capabilities representing predominantly lenders in corporate financings such as revolving credit facilities. He is routinely retained as counsel to act on high-value deals, with market commentators enthusing that "he has a great practice and is very involved in the firm's financial work."

Javier Arreola Espinosa is highly active in project, asset and corporate finance. He is commended by clients, who state: "He is an excellent lawyer and is very able when it comes to running things on his own."

Julian Garza Castañeda advises financial institutions on their lending operations. He is praised by a client who says: "He pays attention to his client's concerns and his thoughtfulness is reflected in the advice provided."

Acclaimed practitioner Michell Nader Schekaiban offers more than 30 years of experience in complex banking and finance transactions. According to market sources, he is "known for having participated in many of the largest and most complex transactions ever done in Mexico." His expertise spans corporate and project finance and he is frequently retained by both borrowers and lenders to advise on financings for acquisitions, as well as social and transport infrastructure.