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Eduardo Medina Zapata

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Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C.

Work Department

Tax Transation, Tax Litigation, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Funds.

Position

Partner.- Mr. Medina specializes in Tax consulting, planning and structuring venture capital, private equity, and commodity funds, planning and structuring joint ventures and corporate reorganizations.

Career

Partner at the Law Firm Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C. (2013 to date) Partner at the Law Firm Del Valle Torres, S.C. (2008-2013) Associate at the Law Firm Jáuregui, Navarrete y Nader, S.C. (2005 – 2008) Lawyer at the Firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía. (2000-2003)

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Attorney at Law, 1998; Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Master in International Commercial Law, 2003; Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien), Master in International Tax Law, 2005

Leisure

Mr. Medina is frequently invited as lecturer by the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, in Mexican Tax Law.


Mexico

Tax

Within: Tax

Primarily oriented towards consultancy, which constitutes some 70% of its caseload, Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C. has consolidated a presence in the funds sector with a steady flow of structuring mandates. The team also has a significant wealth planning practice, and while its advisory work has an emphasis on ease of tax recuperation, the practice also undertakes fiscal litigation if necessary. ‘A great lawyer and “fiscalista”’, practice head Luis Gerardo Del Valle Torres has ‘a forthright style’ and is ‘very capable’; recent work saw him advise Grupo Turin on a tax efficient structure for the $175m sale of its shares to Mars, and PGIM Real Estate vehicle PLA Industrial Fund I in a $30m tax litigation concerning a VAT tax assessment. In conjunction with Eduardo Medina Zapata he also advised PGIM on the restructuring of its for-lease multifamily platform, and on its $250m sale. The ‘active’ and ‘increasingly visible’ Medina acted as tax counsel to Walton Street México CKD Managers II and PLA Administradora IV on the structuring of its $375m and $290m issuances; and in a further PGIM mandate, advised on its acquisition of the shares of FRBC Arrendadora Monterrey, and the structuring and tax provisions of the SPA – a matter made more complex by the tax structure of the private equity fund seller. The team also advised on the tax structure, and the negotiation of the tax provisions of the asset purchase agreement, for Finsa CD II’s $87m acquisition of a large portfolio of industrial properties; Corporate Properties of the Americas (CPA) on the restructuring of its Calzada Capital fund, involving a complex cross border corporate reorganization; and Clarion Partners’ Lion Mexico Fund on the restructuring of part of its debt platform. Significant FIBRA sub-sector work included advising FIBRA Terrafina on the tax structures for the acquisitions of the $480m ‘Scorpion’ industrial portfolio (a deal under negotiation for more than a year), and a smaller $80m industrial portfolio. Other matters include challenging a determined tax credit, revocation appeals, and advice to a state entity. The team can also call on senior counsel Luis Carballo Balvanera who focuses on transactional tax matters and tax litigation; and, after the departure of the associate-in-charge, the firm hired accountant Adrián Vallejo from PricewaterhouseCoopers, SC to reinforce its transfer pricing practice. Associate Ricardo David García Robles is also noted. Clients include American Industries, Southern Cross and CKD Planigrupo.

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