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SOLCARGO (Solórzano, Carvajal, González, y Pérez-Correa)

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Senior Partners: Guillermo Solórzano, Gustavo Carvajal, Luis Fernando González, Fernando Pérez Correa
Partners: Jose Covarrubias, Juan Pedro Machado, Fernando Eraña, Luis LÓpez, Francisco Abimael Hernández
Number of partners: 9
Number of other lawyers: 33

Firm Overview:
Founded in 1995, SOLCARGO is a leading law firm in Mexico that provides sophisticated and commercially driven advice to leading local and international clients. A highly qualified team, with graduate and postgraduate education in prestigious universities in Mexico, the US and Europe, and with working experience at tier 1 law firms across the world, assists Fortune 500 and multinational companies, including public and private investment organisations, investment banks, commercial lenders, fintech companies and other financial institutions. Our team has experience delivering innovative and practical solutions for our clients who participate in industries like Oil & Gas, Mining, Healthcare, Infrastructure Development, Technology, Mobility and Transportation, Financial Services, Food & Beverage and Sports & Entertainment.

Main Areas of Practice:

Anti-Bribery:

SOLCARGO provides legal counsel to navigate the complex anti-corruption and anti-money laundering legal framework, assisting clients to understand its implications in connection with the laws of other jurisdictions and international treaties in this area, as well as to undertake risk assessments to implement preventive compliance programs and corrective measures resulting from compliance investigations.

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice:
SOLCARGO is recognised for its experience in a full range of roles within bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings. It has successfully advised debtors; creditors and it has acted as conciliator and receiver appointed by the Judicial Branch.

Corporate/M&A:
SOLCARGO assists national and multinational corporations, banks, non-bank financial institutions, fintechs and other technologic companies and private equity and venture capital funds in various operations of mergers and sales of shares and assets.

Dispute Resolution:
SOLCARGO’s litigation experience covers alltypes of civil, commercial and administrative matters including amparo proceedings. Also, the firm is one of top legal services providers regarding commercial arbitration, with a special emphasis on energy, investment and construction disputes.

Energy:
SOLCARGO offers a wide range of legal services for companies wishing to develop and implement energy infrastructure projects, to participate in the Wholesale Market, or to engage in projects with the productive subsidiary companies of CFE or Pemex.

Environmental:
SOLCARGO advises on Mexican and international environmental law, specifically in relation to permits and audits, project development and environmental litigation.

Finance:
SOLCARGO represents banks, investment funds, development agencies, fintech and other financial nonbanking institutions, both domestic and international, in negotiating and structuring diverse financial transactions, including secured financing, structured loans, corporate restructurings and project finance.

Intellectual Property:
SOLCARGO offers clients a depth and breadth expertise in patent and trademark prosecution; franchising and licensing; copyright and related contracts, entertainment and media law; and IP litigation.

Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical:
SOLCARGO offers complete representation including regulatory services, IP related issues, the protection of clinical data, transactional work and litigation, in connection with the manufacturing, distribution, advertising, application approvals, clinical research and marketing of drugs, biotech drugs, biosimilar drugs, medical devices, the food & beverage industry, GMOs, fertilizers and chemical products.

Private Equity & Venture Capital:
SOLCARGO has been a pioneer in Mexico’s private equity arena. The team has substantial experience in strategic planning for sponsors, investors, entrepreneurs and fintech companies in matters such as fund formation, venture capital, growth capital, mezzanine financing and other types of financing.

Real Estate:
SOLCARGO has extensive and proven experience advising clients on all phases of industrial, commercial, medical and hospitality developments.

Regulatory:
SOLCARGO advises on government procurement, standardisation and conformity assessment bodies, immunity, consumer protection actions, agrarian law and credit rating agency related matters. Languages: English, Spanish.

Clients:
A-Systems, OPIC, Japan Tobacco International, Export Development Canada, Exportadora de Sal, Getman Corporation, IEED Holding Group, Moody’s de Mexico, The Export-Import Bank of China, FIRA, FMO, Grupo Hérdez, Crédito Real, Ideas y Capital UNO, Syntax Systems, Skyview Capital, Doopla, Sojourn Club, Hyundai Translead, Hyundai de México, Daimler Financial Services, KCA International Construction Management & Consulting, Urbacon, Cr-Fact (Drive and Cash), Hyundai Motor Company, Newell, Palantir, AirCom International, FTI Mexico, Cognizant, Syniverse, Agilent Technologies, Nova Cement, W3, Casa Dragones, Champagne Armand de Brignac, Sapporo, Exportadora de Sal, Abengoa, TCG Ingeniería, Aceros Camesa, Metalclad, ANCE, Tuxpan Port Terminal (SSA), Clear Channel Outdoor, Warner Bros, Grupo TV Promo, Tenedora Reyor, Media Monks , Havoc Live, UFC, Glenmark Pharmaceutical, Serral, Aliance, IFA Celtics, Sun Pharma, Asofarma, Landsteiner, Teofarma, Apotex, Pierre Fabre, Farmatodo, Ecosecurities, Reedwood Ventures, Biogas, Bravos Energía, Bow Power, Newmont, Goldcorp, Mechanical Field Support Invecture Group, Fisterra Energy, Atlas Renewable Energy, ENI México, Zuma, Magaldi Power, Seguro Energy Partners, BID Energy, YLEM Energy, Cal Dive, Airswift.

CONTACTS
Anti-Bribery:
Luis López
Bankruptcy: Abimael Hernández
Corporate: Fernando Eraña
Dispute Resolution: Fernando Pérez Correa
Energy: Cecilia Curiel
Environmental: Gustavo Carvajal
Finance: Fernando Eraña
Intellectual Property: Guillermo Solórzano
Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical: Guillermo Solórzano
M&A: Luis Fernando González
Maritime Law: Antonio Cuevas
Private Equity & Venture Capital: Fernando Eraña
Real Estate: Luis Fernando González
Regulatory: Juan Pedro Machado