Aviation, Banking and Finance, Competition/Antitrust, Energy and Infrastructure Projects.
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 field, 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.
Octavio graduated from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (1991), and obtained a Master of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science (1992). He worked as a foreign associate at Clearly Gottlieb, NY.