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Capital Markets and Banking and Finance


Mr. Zamarrón regularly advises issuers, underwriters, liquidity providers, Mexican pension funds and rating agencies on structured financial transactions, both public and private, across multiple industries and sectors. Mr. Zamarrón has worked on some of the most innovative transactions in Mexican history, including the first-ever Special Purpose Acquisition Company or SPAC, the first-ever mortgage REIT, the first-ever project bond listed in the Mexican Stock Exchange, the first-ever Investment Project Certificates (known as CERPIs), the first-ever covered bond, the first-ever domestic residential mortgage-backed securitizations, the first-ever retail and wholesale auto loan securitizations, the first-ever student loan securitization, the first-ever asset-backed commercial paper conduit, the first-ever listed structured instrument (known as CKDs) and the vast majority of CKD listings done so far in Mexico, including some of largest issuance in Mexican history. Carlos has served as independent director of the largest development bank in Mexico.

He worked as Foreign Associate in the New York office of Cleary Glottieb in 2005-2006.


Mr. Zamarrón obtained his law degree (JD) in 2002 from ITAM, with honors, among the top 3.93% of his class and his LL.M degree from Columbia University in 2005, where he was named Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.