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Work +52 55 5202 7622
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Fax +52 55 5520 7671
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https://www.gcsc.com.mx/our-firm

Jorge Cervantes Trejo

Tel:
Work +52 (55) 5520 7671
Email:
Web:
www.gcsc.com.mx
González Calvillo, SC

Position

Partner at Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C. since 2001.

Career

Mr. Cervantes specializes in M&A, Project Finance, Private Equity, Energy and Infrastructure transactions. He has extensive experience and knowledge advising parties in a wide range of complex national and cross-border projects in Mexico, representing sponsors, developers, investors, financial institutions, banks, lenders and governments on all kinds of acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, projects and financings.

His experience encompasses a broad range of transactional and regulatory work, and has included some very relevant transactions involving oil and gas, power generation, renewable energy, petrochemicals, LNG, pipelines, telecommunications, real estate, hotels and infrastructure projects in general.

Mr Cervantes has been recognised by prominent international publications such as Latin Lawyer, Euromoney’s Expert Guides, Chambers and Partners, Who’s Who Legal, IFLR1000, Best Lawyers and LACCA Approved. He often participates as speaker in national and international project finance and energy forums.

Languages

Spanish and English


Mexico

Energy and natural resources

Within: Leading individuals

Jorge Cervantes - González Calvillo, SC

Within: Energy and natural resources

González Calvillo, SC's clients benefit from a strong four-partner team that advises on major infrastructure projects, corporate transactions, and joint ventures, in the oil, gas and power sectors. Notable highlights include representing Jaguar Exploración y Producción de Hidrocarburos on agreeing contracts with Pemex Exploración y Producción for six onshore exploration-and-production blocks. The firm also advised Dhamma Energy  on the sale of a 37.4MW solar power project in San Luis Potosi. Founding partner Enrique González Calvillo and Jorge Cervantes are both highly recommended, as are Oscar Moreno Silva and Rodrigo Rojas Robleda on the project finance side. The practice was further boosted by the arrival of former Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle S.C. partner Antonio De Lisi  as of counsel.

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Projects and infrastructure

Within: Projects and infrastructure

González Calvillo, SC is 'excellent' for advising sponsors and lenders on major projects and has been especially active on infrastructure deals in the energy sector. Notable highlights include advising the banks, including Citigroup and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, on the financing of Actis's $1.1bn acquisition of InterGen's Mexican business interests, including six power generation projects, a 155MW wind farm, and a 65km natural gas pipeline. Clients benefit from a strong bench of partners, including Enrique González Calvillo, Jorge Cervantes and Oscar Moreno Silva.

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