Corporate M&A, Corporate and Project Finance
Ernesto heads the Corporate and Project Finance practice and is a member of the Corporate and M&A practice and the Financial Institutions and Services group. Ernesto has over 25 years of experience serving as lead or local counsel for international and domestic corporate clients, institutional investors, private equity funds and family-offices. He has extensive experience in middle and upper middle market cross-border transactions, multi-jurisdictional and domestic stock and asset acquisition transactions and projects, and in-bound and out-bound equity joint ventures. He advises international banks and financial institutions and international and domestic corporate borrowers on cross-border commercial loans, syndicated loans and project financing and all type of security packages and collateralization. Additionally, Ernesto advises international companies on structuring their entry and/or investments in Mexico, setting up manufacturing facilities or businesses in Mexico and all legal issues associated with day-to-day operations. The majority of his clients are engaged in the automotive, food, manufacturing, private equity, real estate and retail industries. Ernesto is ranked as one of Mexico’s leading corporate and transactional lawyers in Latin Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers International. Ernesto was the Managing Partner from July 2014 to June 2017.