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Canales Dávila, S.C.

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Managing Partner: Bernardo Canales
Senior Partners: Sergio Dávila, Emilio Sáenz
Number of partners: 5
Number of other lawyers: 15

Contacts:
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions:
Bernardo Canales, Emilio Sáenz, Pablo Enriquez
Real Estate: Bernardo Canales,  Ana de la Paz, Mauricio Montes
Banking & Finance: Bernardo Canales, Sergio Dávila
Energy & Infrastructure: Emilio Sáenz, Ana de la Paz
Aviation: Bernardo Canales
Capital Markets: Mauricio Montes
Wealth Management: Bernardo Canales, Ana de la Paz

Firm Overview:
Canales Dávila, S.C. is a law firm with a strong and solid background in Mexico, Latin America and the United States of America. The main office is located in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, a city distinguished by being one of Mexico’s major industrial, economic and business centers that houses a great number of the transnational companies and financial institutions that shape Mexico’s business and economic landscape.
The firm offers sophisticated high value added advice and focuses on the corporate/transactional practice, where the firm offers hand to hand counsel to its clients in order to navigate with them through the complexities of the Mexican legal system. Canales Dávila, S.C represents both domestic and international clients and works closely with them in the design, negotiation, structure and implementation of their transactions and projects.

Main Areas of Practice:
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions:
20%
Real Estate: 20%
Energy and Infrastructure: 15%
Banking and Finance:
15%
Aviation: 15%
Capital Markets: 10%
Wealth Management: 5%

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions:

The firm advises foreign and domestic clients on all aspects of buying, selling or combining companies and businesses, on a regular basis. Since 2001, the firm has represented foreign and domestic clients in several M&A transactions, including: acquisitions, mergers and spin-off's, joint ventures and strategic alliances and corporate restructurings.

Real Estate:
The firm has a strong and constant presence advising foreign and domestic real estate developers, FIBRAs (REITs equivalent) and constructors, on complex projects and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, real estate finance, joint ventures, consortiums, fund-formations and restructurings.

Banking & Finance:
The firm is a frequent player in this arena; it represents mostly lenders and borrowers, in connection with regular credit facilities, acquisition financings, secured and unsecured financings, and project financings.

Energy, Mining & Infrastructure:
The firm has significant experience structuring and implementing project finance transactions related to mining and metals, oil and gas and petrochemicals, power and renewable energy including wind farms and solar projects.

Capital Markets:
The firm provides comprehensive advice in the capital markets arena; it has ample experience as deal counsels, as well as, representing issuers and other participants in capital markets.

Aviation:
The firm has a remarkable experience and proven expertise in all aspects of aviation law and regularly represents airlines, aircraft and helicopter manufacturers, private owners and other participants in the industry.

Wealth Management:
The firm has an active presence in the estate planning and business successions arena, advising high net-worth individuals and their families to implement family trusts, worldwide asset allocation and family codes of conduct.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

Clients:
Main Clients of the Firm:

■ Construction and Real Estate Developers
■ Private and Public Funds
■ Domestic and International Private and Public Companies
■ Companies in the Mining & Metals sector
■ Companies in the Oil & Gas sector
■ Airlines and Private Companies in the aviation sector