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MONTES URALES 632, 3RD FLOOR, LOMAS DE CHAPULTEPEC, MEXICO CITY 11000, MEXICO
Tel:
Work +52 55 5202 7622
Fax:
Fax +52 55 5520 7671
Email:
Web:
www.gcsc.com.mx/our-firm

Enrique González Calvillo

Tel:
Work +(52 55) 5202-7622
Email:
Web:
www.gcsc.com.mx
González Calvillo, SC

Position

Founding Partner at Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.

Career

Cross-border transactional lawyer with emphasis in energy, power generation, M&A´s, joint ventures and international commercial arbitration.

Languages

Spanish and English

Member

Instituto Mexicano de la Mediacion, A.C. – Founding President

Alternate Representative for Mexico in the Commercial Dispute Consulting Committee created under the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Consejo Empresarial Mexicano de Comercio Exterior, Inversion y Tecnologia, A.C. – President of the Mexico-Brazil Bilateral Committee

Camara Nacional de Comercio de la Ciudad de Mexico, A.C. – Member of the Mediation and Arbitration Commission

Education

Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City. Masters Degree, Comparative Law, The University of Texas at Austin, United States


Mexico

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

González Calvillo, SC’s 27-strong team represents a varied client roster that includes national and foreign banking and finance institutions, Mexican development banks, investment banks, underwriters, private investment funds, foreign asset management companies, and the agencies and rep-offices of foreign banks, in securities work, secured and asset financing, restructuring, syndicated and commercial lending and regulatory matters. In highlight work the team advised: Citigroup, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, BNP Paribas, JPMorgan Chase, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Citibank and Banamex, as joint lead arrangers of a $1.256bn credit agreement to finance the acquisition of InterGen’s projects in Mexico (totalling 2,200 MWs) by private equity fund Actis;  major mining player Grupo Mexico on an HSBC-led $147m refinancing of existing loan facilities for several of the client’s subsidiaries; and regular client Bancomext on a $53m financing granted to Inmobiliaria Insurgentes 421 for the development of a new 415-room hotel in Mexico City. The large team is co-led by José Victor Torres, Juan Manuel Sancho Rodrigo, Jaime Cortés, and José Ignacio Rivero Andere; other names to note include Hernando Becerra, Enrique Gonzalez Calvillo, Rodrigo Rojas Robleda and of counsel Antonio De Lisi; key support comes from senior associates Jacinto Avalos and Alberto Bustamante. Other clients include Unicredit Bank, Microsoft, Banco General, and BanCoppel.

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Energy and natural resources

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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