FRANCISCO LASCURAIN EZQUERRA

Associate | flascurain@macf.com.mx |+52 (55) 5201 7465

Associate at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes since 2019.
Francisco has broad experience in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, project finance and banking. He regularly advises both sponsors and lenders in all aspects of projects, structured and corporate finance across the energy, infrastructure and other sectors. Mr. Lascurain has participated in natural gas pipeline, LNG terminals, conventional power plants, wind energy, solar
and toll road projects. Additionally, he has advised both sellers and purchasers in the sale of solar and wind projects, as well as companies in other sectors.

EXPERIENCE

  • Associate; Mijares, Angoitia, Cortes y Fuentes, S.C.; since 2019.
  • Foreign Associate; Latham & Watkins, LLP; 2016-2017.
  • Associate; Galicia Abogados, S.C.; 2011-2015; 2017-2018.

EDUCATION

  • Wholesale Electric Market Course; ITAM, 2018.
  • Master of Laws, LL.M.; Columbia Law School, 2016
  • Certificate in Energy Law; Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2014
  • Law Degree; Universidad Iberoamericana, 2013.

PRACTICE AREAS

Jaime Ostos Rincón Gallardo

Associate | jostos@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7453

Mr. Ostos has broad experience in general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and financings. He has actively represented purchasers, sellers and investors in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, including providing advice in all types of financial transactions with an emphasis on corporate finance, debt restructurings and structured lending. He has wide experience in cross-border and international transactions, which constitute most of his practice, representing domestic and foreign companies in a variety of cross-border deals. Likewise, Jaime has participated in projects related to the practice of real estate law, project finance, international commercial arbitration, industrial property, and civil, commercial and administrative litigation.

EXPERIENCIA

  • Law Clerk at Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. 2007- 2009.
  • Associate at Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, S.C. 2010- 2014.
  • Member of the Mexican Bar Association, 2013.
  • Associate at Creel Abogados, S.C. 2014- 2016.
  • Member of the American Bar Association, 2016.

EDUCACIÓN

  • Law Degree – Universidad Panamericana, 2010.
  • Postgraduate Degree in Financial Law – Universidad Panamericana, 2011.
  • Diploma in Applied Finance – Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe, 2012.
  • Specialization Degree in Corporate Law – Universidad Panamericana (With Honors), 2013.
  • Masters in Law (LL.M – Business Concentration) at the University of Texas at Austin, 2017.

ÁREAS DE PRÁCTICA

Juan Pablo Betancourt Echielmann

Associate | jpbetancourt@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7475

Mr. Betancourt has broad experience in general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and financing, including securities law and banking law.  Mr. Betancourt has advised domestic and foreign purchasers, sellers and investors in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships.  He has represented clients in the processes relating to the authorization, incorporation and the operation of several Mexican financial institutions.  Mr. Betancourt has experience representing issuers and financial intermediaries in connection with public and private issuance of capital and debt securities, in Mexico and abroad.

EXPERIENCE

  • Dechert, LLP, Visiting Attorney, 2016- 2017.
  • Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. since 2007.

EDUCATION

  • Masters in Law LL.M; University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2016.
  • Certificate in “Drafting Contracts in English” by Georgetown University Law Center, 2013.
  • Law Degree; Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2011.

PRACTICE AREAS

José Rodrigo de Benito Sánchez

Intern | jrdebenito@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7565

Mr. de Benito has advised sellers and investors in the practice of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances; he also has extensive experience in general corporate law. He has advised companies and banking institutions on financing and restructuring operations for the development of infrastructure projects, including advising on the implementation of energy infrastructure projects for both Mexican and foreign companies.

EXPERIENCE

  • Associate at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. since 2018.
  • Law Clerk at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. since 2015.
  • Law Clerk at Chévez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía, S.C. 2014- 2015.

EDUCATION

  • Universidad Iberoamericana, 2013-2017.
  • Mr. de Benito is studying a diploma course specializing in Agreements in the ITAM.

PRACTICE AREAS

Federico Andrés del Río Abundis

Associate | fadelrio@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7582

Mr. Del Río has participated in several transactions related to energy projects, including renewable energy projects such as wind farms and solar projects, as well as cogeneration and combined cycle projects. Federico has also participated in projects related to the hydrocarbons sector, such as pipelines, storage terminals and marketing transactions. He usually advises companies on the development, construction and operational aspects of projects, including their energy and environmental regulatory aspects, as well as contractual aspects.

Mr. Del Río has also experience in the new energy regulation and has provided advice to several companies in the auctions organized by CENACE for the allocation of power purchase agreements for the sale of electric energy, power and clean energy certificates, as well as in public tenders organized by CNH.

EXPERIENCE

  • Baker McKenzie, 2015.

EDUCATION

  • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (international student), 2015.
  • Law degree at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, 2012- 2017.

PRACTICE AREAS

Marisa Labrador Magaña

Intern | mlabrador@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7554

Ms. Labrador has a broad experience in antitrust law as well as a multidisciplinary practice focused in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financing and corporate law in general, participating in numerous national and global transactions counseling buyers, sellers and investors. She has represented several companies in procedures opened by the Federal Competition Commission (Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica) or by the Federal Institute of Telecommunications (Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones) pursuant to the Federal Competition Law (Ley Federal de Competencia Económica), which include: investigations for horizontal and vertical restraints, leniency programs and procedures to determine the existence of essential facilities or entry barriers. Her participation in these types of procedures include the investigation phase, and the administrative procedure. Likewise, Marisa participates in the filing of concentration notices that need to be cleared by the Federal Competition Commission or by the Federal Institute of Telecommunications. Among others, the sectors in which he has participated include telecom and energy.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. since 2012.

EDUCACTION

  • Law Degree; Universidad Panamericana, A.C. 2010-2015.
  • Specialty in Administrative Law Institutions; Universidad Panamericana, A.C. 2016-2017.

GERARDO URIEL DE LA ROSA RAMÍREZ

Associate | gudelarosa@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7527

Mr. De la Rosa has represented and advised Mexican Companies throughout the treatment and solution of their individual employment disputes at the time he has been part of recognized firms specialized in Labor Law focusing mainly in individual employment disputes.

EXPERIENCE

  • Associate at Jiménez de León Ramírez y Abogados, S.C. 2011- 2016.
  • Associate at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. 2017.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2013.

PRACTICE AREAS

FRANCISCO CAYETANO ROMERO MAÑÓN

Associate | fcromero@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7558

Mr. Romero has been involved in project finance, energy, mergers & acquisitions and real estate law. Mr. Romero has regularly advised sponsors, borrowers and lenders alike, in the development, structuring and financing of energy projects, including renewable energy projects such as wind farms and solar projects, actively participating in real estate, corporate and contractual aspects.

Mr. Romero has been involved in structuring, planning and executing several real estate projects, providing counsel to local and foreign sellers, buyers and private equity funds; likewise, Mr. Romero has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.

EXPERIENCE

  • Portilla, Ruy-Díaz & Aguilar (2014- 2016).
  • Jiménez, Márquez, Sentíes, Sosa & Reyes Retana (2012- 2014)

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree, Universidad Anáhuac, Querétaro, 2010- 2015.

PRACTICE AREAS

SAID VITE FRANCO

Associate | svite@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7448

Mr. Vite has represented domestic and cross-border parties in structured financings, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, mergers, acquisitions and sale of private companies and assets, spin-offs and dissolution of Mexican companies, real estate transactions related to real estate and resorts developments. Mr. Vite has extensive experience in representation of Mexican and international clients in complex cross-border transactions, including possible regulatory implications of such transactions.

EXPERIENCE

  • Associate at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. since 2009, member since 2007.

EDUCATION

  • Master in Laws, LL.M.; University of Pennsylvania Law School; Fullbright-García Robles scholarship, 2013- 2014.
  • Law Degree, Universidad La Salle, 2004- 2009.

PRACTICE AREAS

Eugenio Macouzet de León

Partner | emacouzet@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7462

Partner since 2014

Eugenio regularly counsels domestic and cross-border parties in merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, involving public and private entities.

He has also represented issuers and financial institutions in several domestic and international, public and private, debt and equity offerings, and advises clients in the negotiation, structuring and drafting of commercial loans and other complex financings.

Eugenio is also an active partner of the firm’s Real estate practice. He focuses on advising hospitality companies and investors, on the legal and regulatory aspects of real estate investments in the commercial, residential, hospitality and industrial sectors. His practice includes advising on matters related to development and operation of real estate projects and hospitality assets, acquisition and sale of real estate assets, among others.

Author of different articles for international publications including “The International Comparative Legal Guide to Real Estate ”, by the Association of Corporate Counsel.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws LL.M., “International Trade Law”, University of Essex, 2006
  • Law Degree, with honors, Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2004

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Chambers and Partners, Corporate/M&A, Up and Coming, 2020

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS