RODRIGO GONZÁLEZ-DUARTE

Associate | rgonzalezduarte@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

 

Associate since 2017

Rodrigo González-Duarte Morales has been involved in the areas of real estate law, project finance, energy, and mergers and acquisitions. He has advised developers, debtors and creditors in the development and structuring of energy projects through renewable sources such as wind farms and solar projects, getting involved in real estate and contractual aspects within them.

Additionally, Rodrigo has extensive experience in regulatory issues in the infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships sector, and has participated in multiple public tenders and bids, representing both the private initiative and the government agencies and entities responsible for carrying out such processes. His experience in this sector includes bids for the assignment of public work and long-term service contracts, as well as the assignment of contracts in the areas of procurement, leasing and services.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree: Universidad Anáhuac México Norte

EXPERIENCE

  • Mijares Angoitia Cortés y Fuentes, S.C., 2017
  • Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, 2014-2016

PRACTICE AREAS

FRANCISCO LASCURAIN

Associate | flascurain@macf.com.mx |+52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2019

Francisco has a multidisciplinary practice focused in corporate law in general, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and project finance transactions. He regularly advises both sponsors and lenders in all aspects of projects, structured and corporate finance across the energy, infrastructure and other sectors. He has participated in natural gas pipeline, LNG terminals, conventional power plants, wind energy, solar and toll road projects.

Francisco has participated in a broad array of domestic and cross-border transactions, counseling Mexican and foreign buyers, sellers, investors, borrowers and lenders. Additionally, he regularly advises both sponsors and lenders in all aspects of projects, structured and corporate finance across the energy, infrastructure and other sectors.

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

EXPERIENCE

  • Foreign Associate; Latham & Watkins LLP; 2016-2017
  • Associate; Galicia Abogados, 2011-2015; 2017-2018

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

JAIME OSTOS

Associate | jostos@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2017

Jaime has experience in general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, project financings, among others. 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 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, international commercial arbitration, industrial property, and civil, commercial and administrative litigation.

EDUCACIÓN

  • Master’s in law LL.M., University of Texas at Austin, 2017
  • Specialization Degree in Corporate Law, Universidad Panamericana (honors), 2013
  • Diploma in Applied Finance, Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe, 2012
  • Postgraduate Degree in Financial Law, Universidad Panamericana, 2011
  • Law Degree, Universidad Panamericana, 2010

EXPERIENCE

  • Associate, Creel Abogados, S.C. 2014 – 2016
  • Associate, Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, S.C. 2010 – 2014
  • Law Clerk, Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. 2007 – 2009
  • Miembro de la Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, 2013

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

JUAN PABLO BETANCOURT

Associate | jpbetancourt@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2007

Juan Pablo has extensive experience in corporate law in general, mergers and acquisitions, and in financial law, both stock and banking. 

He has advised buyers, sellers and national and foreign investors in acquisitions, mergers and strategic alliances. He has also represented clients in the authorization, constitution and start-up of operations of various institutions in the financial sector. 

Likewise, Juan Pablo has experience representing issuers and financial intermediaries in the issuance of capital and debt, public and private, both in Mexico and abroad.

EDUCATION

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

EXPERIENCE

  • Foreing associate, Dechert, LLP, 2010– 2011

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

RODRIGO DE BENITO

Associate | jrdebenito@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2018

Rodrigo 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.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2017

EXPERIENCE

  • Law Clerk; Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, 2015-2018
  • Law Clerk, Chévez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía, 2014- 2015

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

FEDERICO DEL RÍO

Associate | fadelrio@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2018

Federico focuses in the legal and regulatory aspects related to the development, construction, and operation of energy projects, including wind, solar, cogeneration and combined cycle power plants. Federico has also participated in projects related to the hydrocarbons industry, including pipelines, regasification and liquefaction terminals, and marketing transactions. In addition, Federico has participated in multiple M&A and financing transactions related to electricity and hydrocarbons projects.

 Federico has broad experience in the regulation that followed the Energy Reform and has advised different companies in the auctions called by CENACE for the allocation of power purchase agreements, as well as bidding processes organized by CNH and SENER.

EDUCATION

  • Exchange student, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2015
  • Law Degree, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, 2017

EXPERIENCE

  • Law Clerk, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, 2016-2017
  • Law Clerk, Baker McKenzie, 2015

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

URIEL DE LA ROSA

Associate | gudelarosa@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2017

Gerardo 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.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2013.

EXPERIENCE

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

PRACTICE AREAS

FRANCISCO ROMERO

Associate | fcromero@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2016

Francisco has been involved in project finance, energy, mergers & acquisitions and real estate law. He 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.

Francisco 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, He has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.

EDUCATION

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

EXPERIENCE

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

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

EUGENIO MACOUZET

Partner  | emacouzet@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

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

 

MARTÍN SÁNCHEZ

Partner | msanchez@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Partner since 2011

Martín has experience in capital markets, M&A and corporate finance.

He has represented buyers and sellers in M&A transactions in a wide variety of sectors, including transactions involving publicly traded companies and in highly regulated industries such as the infrastructure, energy, finance and real estate industry.

He regularly represents issuers and underwriters on equity transactions, equity-structured transactions ( FIBRAs, CERPIs and CKDs), Multi-Offering Programs, equity and debt tender offers and complex multi-financing structures involving the issuance of project/structured bonds in México and the international markets.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 2001-2002 (magna cum laude)
  • Law Degree, Universidad Panamericana, 1994-1999

EXPERIENCE

  • Foreign associate, Milbank, New York, 2004
  • Foreign associate, Sidley Austin LLP, New York, 2002-2003

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Chambers and Partners, Capital Markets, Corporate / M&A 2020
  • Legal 500, Capital Markets, Corporate / M&A 2019

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS