Banking and Finance, Energy and Infrastructure Projects, and M&A.
Thomas Mueller-Gastell joined the firm in 1984 and has been a partner since 1987. He has more than 30 years of experience advising domestic and foreign clients in financial transactions, including cross-border secured or unsecured loans, as well as derivatives and mergers and acquisitions. He is internationally recognized as a leader in project finance and infrastructure and energy in Mexico.
He has developed the energy and infrastructure practice of the firm participating in emblematic transactions in the areas of hydrocarbons and electricity, such as the Samalayuca project, which was the first power plant built and financed with private equity in Mexico, the financing of the nitrogen production and injection plant for the Cantarell oil field and the development of a series of wind farms in the Oaxaca region.
Thomas has law studies in the Universities of Geneva, Berlin and Freiburg (1966-1971); Free University of Berlin (Juris Doctor, 1975); Bar Exam Berlin (1977); and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (1982-1986). He was a foreign associate at White & Case, New York, in 1987.