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MONTES URALES 632, 3RD FLOOR, LOMAS DE CHAPULTEPEC, MEXICO CITY 11000, MEXICO
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Work +52 55 5202 7622
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González Calvillo, SC, Antonio De Lisi, Mexico City, MEXICO

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Antonio De Lisi

Tel:
Work +(52 55) 5202 - 7622
Email:
González Calvillo, SC

Position

Of Counsel at Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.

Career

Antonio De Lisi has over 12 years of experience in cross-border and domestic financings, energy and infrastructure development transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

His practice is focused on cross-border and domestic financing transactions, including project, corporate, trade and structured financings, and the representation of private and public sector entities in cross-border and domestic joint venture and project development transactions, including in connection with the structuring of and participation in public tenders for major energy and infrastructure projects and the negotiation of joint venture and other investor agreements, commercial supply and off-take agreements, operating agreements, and engineering, procurement and construction contracts. He also represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and other strategic investments.

He worked as foreign associate at Curtis Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, S.C. in New York.

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

He obtained his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Columbia Law School and a law degree with honors (J.D. equivalent) from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. 


Mexico

Banking and finance

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Antonio De Lisi - González Calvillo, SC

Within: Banking and finance

González Calvillo, SC continues to sharpen its position on the Mexican banking scene. The large team (40 professionals) provides the full range of services in this area, from securities, secured and asset financing, to restructuring, syndicated and commercial lending and regulatory matters. Well regarded by peers, the team was present on some of the year’s most important transactions, including the Red Compartida project development, in which the firm assisted Huawei and Nokia (as vendors of services and infrastructure for the development of the project) to borrower Altán Redes, a transaction which involved an $850m financing; and Mexican development banks Banobras, Bancomext and Nafin on the MXN$17.7bn project financing, which included the drafting of an inter-creditors agreement with Huawei and Nokia. In another highlight case, the team acted as Mexican counsel to Macquarie Capital and Techint, as sponsors, in the acquisition (from Abengoa) and subsequent project financing (from 10 financial institutions) of the 907MW combined-cycle power generation facility referred to as "Norte III". Key partners José Ignacio Rivero and Enrique González Calvilllo led the first and second deals, respectively; another key partner Jorge Cervantes Trejo, who specialises in projects, energy and infrastructure finance, led the Norte III matter. Further support comes from partners Jaime Cortés Alvarez and José Víctor Torres, both ‘good, experienced lawyers’, according to peers. Cortés Alvarez assisted a group of investors in obtaining acquisition finance amounting to $82.5m from BBVA Bancomer and Bancomext, as lenders, for the acquisition of a hotel; Torres specialises in cross-border financings involving projects, syndicated loans and leasing. Other team members include Hernando Becerra, of counsel Antonio De Lisi (who joined the firm from Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle S.C.), and associate Diego Hernández Schmidt-Tophoff (who joined from Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C.). Seasoned practitioner Rodrigo Rojas is also noted by peers for his work in this sector. Clients include Unicredit Bank, Barclays Bank, Santander, and Olympus Capital Asia Credit.

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