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Latin America Guide 2023

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Aviation
11 Years Ranked

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Provided by Octavio Olivo Villa

Latin America

Practice Areas

Aviation, Banking and Finance, Competition and Antitrust, Energy and Infrastructure Projects and Mergers and Acquisitions

Career

Octavio Olivo joined the firm in 1992 and has been a partner since 1998. He has over 20 years of experience representing Mexican airlines and other providers of air transportation services, in virtually all aspects of aviation finance including restructurings, insolvency and default situations. He has represented manufacturers, financiers and lessors in connection with the sale, financing and leasing of commercial and corporate aircraft and helicopters.

He also has experience in energy projects, representing clients in connection with the financing of power plants, pipelines, oil rigs, off-shore support vessels and other items of equipment.

In the competition and antitrust area, his work focuses on merger control and competition law enforcement. He advises clients on the full spectrum of antitrust issues in Mexico, guiding them in diverse industries with a strong record of success in merger reviews. He actively participates in merger clearances before the Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE), in M&A and joint-venture transactions.

He worked as a foreign associate at Clearly Gottlieb, NY.

Languages Spoken

Spanish and English

Education

London School of Economics

Master of Laws (LL.M) & Management Certificate

1992

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Law Degree

1991

Chambers Review

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Latin America

Aviation - Mexico
2
Band 2

Notable partner Octavio Olivo Villa is based in Mexico City and remains active in transactions in the aviation sector, including the financing and leasing of aircraft. One client states: "Octavio Olivo Villa has a strong understanding of his client's needs," while another observer adds: "He handles important aviation financing transactions."

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