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Santamarina y Steta SC

Projects

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What the team is known for

Longstanding firm with a well-known projects department. Particularly involved in the representation of lenders in the financing of public infrastructure. Well versed in energy projects, boasting particular activity in the financing and refinancing of power plants. Benefits from additional expertise in handling transport and social infrastructure projects, such as highways and hospitals.

Strengths

One client values the firm's "legal creativity," saying: "They have expertise in project development and are a very good team with a lot of experience in Mexico and in structuring projects, plus they have experience in finding a way to reach the best outcome for clients."

Work highlights

Advised Banobras on granting a loan to Promotora y Desarrolladora Mexicana for the construction of a 180-bed hospital in Tapachula, in Chiapas state.

Notable practitioners

Standing out for his "responsiveness and cooperative attitude," partner Juan Carlos Machorro Guerrero is praised by a client, who says: "He represents his client very well and is very focused on business issues and on the relationship with the counterparty." He is experienced in representing lenders in project finance transactions.

Sergio Chagoya is singled out by market commentators, with one client noting: "His best strengths are a lot of experience and expertise in this area, plus his client service is impeccable."

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Overview

We have experience in all kinds of financial transactions, including syndicated lending. We represent Mexican and foreign lenders and borrowers in many financial transactions, including asset financing, derivatives, project finance, securitization, and structured finance. 

We advise on all types of loan financing (both secured and unsecured) and we are pioneers in development of PPP projects in Mexico. We act as Mexican counsel in syndicated transactions, representing the administrative and collateral agents in syndicated loans, one of the syndicate participants, or the Mexican borrower. 

We represent clients in complex, innovative and multi-jurisdictional cases that require our experience in major markets. 

Ours is a truly global, full-service practice. We represent relevant governmental agencies, both local and foreign, state-owned and private banking institutions and private investment companies in all phases of project development.

Clients

Abengoa, S.A.

Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Públicos, S.N.C.

DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entiwicklungsgesellschaft m

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Banks

Energy

Government

Health Care

Transportation

Projects Department

Santamarina y Steta SC

firm
Department location

Edificio Omega

Campos Elíseos 345, Floors 2, 3 and 11

Col. Chapultepec Polanco

México City

Ciudad de México

Mexico

11560

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Mexico

Projects


Juan Carlos Machorro Guerrero
Band 3
Sergio Chagoya
Band 4