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Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

PASEO DE LOS TAMARINDOS NO. 400-A, PISO 9, COL. BOSQUES DE LAS LOMAS, MEXICO D.F. 05120, MEXICO
Tel:
Work +52 55 5261 0400
Fax:
Fax +52 55 5261 0496
Email:
Web:
www.basham.com.mx

Juan Carlos Serra

Tel:
Work +52 (55) 52610491
Email:
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

Work Department

Corporate, M&A, Energy and Mining Practice groups

Position

Partner.

Career

Juan Carlos Serra has been with Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. since 1996. He is the Head of the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Practice Groups and has worked in the private sector lending arm of the Interamerican Development Bank, called the Interamerican Investment Corporation. . His specific experience includes: joint-ventures, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, investments, acquisitions, and solid experience participating in national and international public bidding, as well as extensive advice in energy and mining issues.

Languages

English and Spanish

Member

He is an active membert of the Mexian Legal Bar (Barra Mexicana del Colegio de Abogados), Institute of Energy Law, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Association of International Petroleum Negotiatiors (AIPN), as well as The International Barr Association (IBA).

Education

Mr. Serra is a Graduate from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and has a Master´s Degree from Georgetown University (Fullbright Scholarship). Other formal education includes: a Postgraduate Degree in Corporate and Economic Law from the Panamerican University (Universidad Panamericana) and a Diploma Degree in Energy Law from the Iberoamerican University (Universidad Iberoamericana).


Mexico

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. has long been one of the leading full-service commercial firms in Mexico, with well-established relationships with a range of impressive domestic and international clients. As well as providing day-to-day advice, the corporate group is regularly involved in major cross-border M&A deals, with notable recent examples including advising WestRock MWV on its sale of a $30m stake in its subsidiaries to Silgan Holdings. The firm also acted for PVH on its merger with Grupo Axo, and advised VF Corporation on a $50m power purchase agreement with Invenergy to source wind power for its manufacturing facilities in Mexico. Daniel Del Río leads the corporate team, which includes managing partner Juan José López de Silanes, Juan Carlos Serra, Amilcar García and Jesús Colunga.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. is well regarded for energy and mining work, with practice head Juan Carlos Serra enjoying a solid reputation. The firm’s size is such that it can offer its sector clients the full spread of ancillary services, in areas ranging from environmental and regulatory to corporate and disputes. The team continues to advise ONGC Videsh and National Oil Company on their tenders for shallow and deepwater exploration and extraction contacts in the Gulf of Mexico. It also advised Matriales y Equipos Petroleros on several equipment lease and supply agreements with international exploration companies. Other key clients include Gransolar and First Solar Energía México.

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Projects and infrastructure

Within: Projects and infrastructure

Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.’s well-regarded projects team is jointly led by Juan Carlos Serra and Daniel Del Río. It is highly experienced in infrastructure PPPs and energy-related projects, and regularly advises manufacturers on major development projects. It recently advised Niagara Bottling Group on the development of water bottling facilities in the states of Puebla and Nuevo Leon, and also assisted Gransolar in its purchase of a solar generation plant currently being developed by a third party.

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Real estate

Within: Real estate

Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. works on both stand-alone real estate matters and on ones that form part of wider corporate mandates. The team recently assisted PPG Industries with the sale of its Plaka production plant to Knauf; and advised Crown Holdings subsidiary Vichisa on its $200m investment for the construction of a glass container production plant in the state of Chihuahua. Four partners and four associates handle real estate matters at the firm, which has offices in Mexico City, Monterrey and Querétaro and recently established a presence in León, and the group covers the full range of practice area issues, including communal property (ejidos) and constitutional restrictions on the ownership of land by non-Mexicans. Daniel del Rio combines his real estate practice with corporate and transactional activity and also covers environmental law; Juan Jose Lopez de Silanes also handles real estate, corporate and mergers and acquisitions, while Juan Carlos Serra has a specialisation in mining, energy and infrastructure.

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