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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
González Calvillo, SC, Erika Olguín Valencia, Mexico City, MEXICO

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Erika Olguín Valencia

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

Position

Of Counsel, joined Gonzalez Calvillo,S.C. in 1999

Career

Mrs. Olguín is a transactional lawyer with expertise in the fields of real estate, corporate law, M&A, private equity, joint ventures and strategic alliances. She advises clients in domestic and cross border transactions involving the purchase and sale of real estate properties and portfolios, project financing and development including all types of operating agreements related to the real estate sector, corporate structures for investments, asset and equity purchases, guaranty mechanisms, shareholder conflicts, including private equity fund investment transactions in Mexico.

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

Law degree from Universidad Iberoamericana and LLM from Northwestern University.


Mexico

Real estate

Within: Real estate

The ten-strong practice group at González Calvillo, SC gain clients’ trust because ‘they are very honest and results-driven; know that the clients need both quick and great results; and  at the same time they are very technical and aware of all applicable laws’. The group advises on real estate project development and related corporate and financing matters, as well as on transactions in which the underlying asset is real estate, pre-construction and construction projects, Fibras, leasing, management agreements, tax-efficient structuring, planning, land use and related disputes. Recent highlight mandates saw the team assist Regus with its business expansion and development plans, consisting of the opening of new business centre locations throughout Mexico; advise Reichmann International on the management and operation of its diverse portfolio of properties in Mexico City, including Torre Mayor and Torre Diana; and represent US-based cattle-hide processing company, Twin City Hide, in the MXN$24m purchase of industrial real estate in León from Cimsa Industrial Park. Other matters included advising Baker Hughes on the leasing agreements for the installation of operating plants in Tuxpan, Veracruz; Bancomext on a $53m financing granted to Inmobiliaria Insurgentes 421 for the development of a new 415-room hotel in Mexico City; and BanCoppel on the MXN$600m financing (in conjunction with Banco Actinver) to S/K Cabo San Lucas Holdings for the ongoing development of a residential and tourism real estate development at Cabo San Lucas. The very active Alfredo Chávez Goyeneche co-heads the practice with the 'busy, visible' Gonzalo Vargas Ateca and Miguel Valle, who also handles M&A and governance work; key support comes from of counsel Erika Olguín Valencia and senior associate Paulina Sellerier. Other clients include Marriot International, McDonald’s, Avviare Inmobiliaria, InterContinental Hotels Group, Canamex International, and UST Global.

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