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TORRE ARCOS BOSQUES 1, PASEO DE LOS TAMARINDOS 400-B, 8TH AND 9TH FLOORS, COLONIA, BOSQUES DE LAS LOMAS, 05120, MÉXICO CITY, MEXICO
Tel:
Work +52 55 5267 4500
Fax:
Fax +52 55 5267 4598
Email:
Web:
www.jaureguiydelvalle.com
Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C., Luis Carballo Balvanera, Mexico City, MEXICO

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Luis Carballo Balvanera

Tel:
Work +5255 5267 4517
Email:
Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C.

Work Department

Tax Transaction, Tax Litigation, Administrative Litigation, International Trade, Economic Competition.

Position

Partner.

Career

Mr. Luis Carballo has great expertise in Tax Law, Administrative, Contentious-Administrative, Amparo, Administrative Law, Electoral Law.

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Attorney at Law, 1969


Mexico

Tax

Within: Tax

Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C.’s practice is primarily oriented towards consultancy work, with a specialisation in structuring and operating real estate funds – public and private – for which it is well known. The 12-strong team was reinforced by the arrival of two junior lawyers: Gonzalo Mauricio Breña Labarrère from Turanzas, Bravo & Ambrosi and Jessica Paz González from Soluciones Fiscales, Administrativas y Penales. Highlight work saw the firm assist FIBRA Terrafina, one of its main clients, on the acquisition of a large industrial portfolio identified as "Puma". The transaction, valued at $190m, required a complex tax structure in order to meet the needs of the sellers and the client related to recovering VAT. In another notable case, the team assisted CKD Finsa I and CKD Walton on the refinancing of a large portfolio of industrial properties identified as Verde-Ferrari and owned by both CKDs in a joint venture; in this $230m deal the complexity centred on the tax structures of the three sellers. Other fund work included advising Prumex IV on the structuring of a CKD focused on industrial and residential real property; and CKD Walton on the sale of a hotel located in one of the main business corridors in Mexico City, as well as assisting others with a variety of matters including acquisitions and the recovery of VAT credits. On the contentious side, the team continued to represent PLA Industrial Fund I (a PE fund sponsored by PGIM Real Estate), in tax litigation contesting a VAT tax assessment issued against one of the Mexican vehicles of the fund and involving analysis of the VAT implications on transactions carried out through Mexican trusts. These cases were led by name partner and practice co-head Luis Gerardo del Valle, supported by fellow co-head Eduardo Medina Zapata who handled the transactional highlights. Key support comes from senior counsel Luis Carballo Balvanera who handles both transactional tax matters and tax litigation; and associate Ricardo David García Robles who focuses on transactional matters. Other clients include Mota Engil, CKD Planigrupo, Walton Street Capital, Fraccionadora Industrial del Norte (FINSA) and Clarion Partners.

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