Paul Hastings LLP

Banking & Finance Department

Latin America-wide
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What the team is known for Celebrated international financing group with an excellent track record in Latin American transactions, particularly those involving the Mexican market. Regular counsel to an impressive portfolio of investment banks and corporate borrowers engaging in refinancing and corporate and acquisition finance matters. Benefits from distinct experience acting on sophisticated structured finance matters for syndicates of creditors.

Strengths Praising the team's attentive service, a source asserts: "We are very happy with the support they have provided; they advise us very well and their drafting and technical skills are obviously very strong."

Work highlights Acted as counsel to Santander and BBVA Bancomer as lead arrangers, as well as nine other international banks, on the USD1.1 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit agreement entered into by Fibra Uno.

Notable practitioners


Joy Gallup
enjoys market recognition for her experience in matters involving Mexico. She is experienced in representing both debtors and creditors in corporate and acquisition finance and refinancing matters. She offers further expertise in interbank lending deals.

Market-leading practitioner
Michael Fitzgeald
is singled out by a source as "a lawyer with a great deal of experience and industry knowledge." His practice is primarily focused on matters concerning the Mexican market, where he remains a first port of call to some of the most prestigious international financiers and corporate industry players in the market. He is highly active assisting clients with prominent refinancing, corporate and acquisition finance and interbank lending mandates.