Firm Profile > Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC > Mexico City, Mexico
Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC Offices
TORRE ARCOS, PASSEO DE LOS TAMARINDOS 400 B
7th FLOOR COL. BOSQUES DE LAS LOMAS
MEXICO, D.F. 05120
Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC > The Legal 500 Rankings
Banking and finance Tier 1Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC is a ‘major competitor in the banking and finance sector’, and the firm of choice for an excellent roster of global banks, financial institutions and corporate clients. The large team of 31 ‘great negotiators’, which is valued for its ‘high technical capacity’, regularly advises on securitizations and structured finance deals; leveraged buyouts, leasing and corporate lending; and real estate and project financing, as well as on regulatory matters, workouts, insolvency and restructurings. The practice, which comprises 12 partners, is led by the impressive Michell Nader Schekaiban, a market reference and an expert in project financing. Support comes from very active practitioners Hans Goebel and Julián Garza, who have strong expertise in CKDs; counsel Mónica Ramos; Javier Arreola, who specializes in project finance and asset-backed financing; Eduardo Villanueva, who is very solid in real estate finance; and José Humberto Rocha, who is highly experienced in handling financial transactions for domestic credit institutions and foreign and international financial organizations. Santiago Medina was promoted to partner in January 2020.
‘The team stands out for its high technical capacity, its empathy with the customer, its immediate reaction to solve problems, for the quality/price relation and the service’
‘Major competitor in the banking and financing sector. Eduardo Villanueva and his team have a high level of technical and business knowledge. They differentiate themselves from their competitors by their personal service, their accompaniment during the transaction, that they anticipate the circumstances and that they always propose diverse solutions to possible obstacles’
‘They’re great negotiators. They always seek to close the deal without neglecting any legal aspect or their professionalism’
Bank of America
Bank of Montreal (BMO)
Bankruptcy and restructuring Tier 1Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC has a reputed, stand-alone practice, valued for its high level of experience in all aspects of restructuring and workout proceedings, as well as for its expertise in cross-border insolvency issues. Regularly working on both the side of creditors and debtors, the ten-strong team is co-headed by Michell Nader, a frequent advisor to banking clients on cross-border restructurings; and Javier Arreola, an expert in restructuring and workouts. Other recommended practitioners include partners Hans Goebel; Adrián López, who focuses on high-end insolvency matters; and senior associate Lucía Laganá.
Argentem Creek Partners
Bank of America
PGIM Real Estate
D E Shaw
LandAmerica Financial Group
Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Corporation
Seguros Azteca Daños
Capital markets Tier 1
'A very professional team that provides very good customer service with great attention to detail', Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC's capital markets practice 'stands out for its depth, experience and sophistication'. The 13-strong group, the core of which has been working together for over 25 years, advises on the full spectrum of capital markets issues, from securitizations and structured finance to equity placements, IPOs and equity-fund leveraged buyouts; it is also experienced in CKD and FIBRA matters and works on capital raisings to fund infrastructure and energy projects. Practice head Michell Nader Schekaiban remains a reference in the market and leads on the lion's share of capital markets mandates; Hector Arangua focuses on complex securitizations, private funds, securities issued by Mexican companies and outside of Mexico, and CKDs (including designing and implementing first-of-a-kind CKD transactions); a case in point being his advice on the first CERPI issuance in Mexico. With market-leading knowledge in CKDs, FIBRAs and securitization, Gunter Schwandt is noted for his 'dedication, depth, and professionalism'. Hans Goebel's practice is centered on securitization and CKD-related mandates; he recently advised a financial entity on a significant securitization, as well as assisting Prudential Capital with a $75m private notes issuance in favor of Grupo Gondi. Goebel, Julian Garza, Mónica Ramos and associate Paulina Bracamonte are 'outstanding Mexican lawyers, with a deep knowledge of structured financing, and broad knowledge of the Mexican market, both in terms of legislation and its practices'. Diego Sanchez Villarreal and Ana Paula Telleria, who made partner in January 2018 and 2019 respectively, are also noted.
‘Nader, Hayaux y Goebel’s capital markets team stands out for its depth, experience and sophistication. It is a very professional team that provides very good customer service with great attention to detail. Their response times are exceptional and they focus on providing efficient and pragmatic solutions. In addition to their capacity, experience and knowledge of the market, the attorneys in the capital markets practice area of Nader, Hayaux y Goebel focus on taking care of the client’s interests and at the same time proposing solutions that lead to close operations successfully. They are pro-business. I particularly recommend Gunter Schwandt for his dedication, depth, and professionalism.’
‘NHG (particularly Hans Goebel, Julián Garza, Mónica Ramos and Paulina Bracamonte) have supported us in the generation, review and negotiation of contracts required for the structuring of financing in a private securitization format under Mexican legislation. It is important to highlight that the structured financing that we have originated with the support of NHG represents the most complex financing transactions that we originate at the local level; presenting a high degree of sophistication, in strict adherence to the global standards for this type of structure. With respect to other law firms in Mexico (top notch), NHG stands out for the participation it has had in both public and private securitizations and, consequently, for the high technical-level it exhibits in this regard, as well as the clarity with which NHG attorneys draft the financing documents (considering a complex financing structure) which greatly facilitates both the negotiation of the documents and the operational understanding of the structure. I would also highlight (i) the accessibility of the partners to review the detail particularities of the financing structure to be formalized; (ii) the technical expertise that the members of the firm (from partners to associates) demonstrate in the generation, review, and negotiation of financing documents; and (iii) the clarity with which they manage to capture the complexity of the financing structure in the documents.‘
‘Unique knowledge of structured products in Mexico including CKDs, CERPIs and real estate FIBRAs. The level of attention paid by partners to transactions is far above that of rival firms.‘
Bank of America
CKD Infraestructura Mexico
Corporate and M&A Tier 1
Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC is a safe bet when it comes to complex corporate matters, including major M&As, joint ventures, spin-offs and private equity buyouts. Informed by the firm's banking and finance and capital markets' expertise, the 26-strong team led by the ‘exceptional’ Michell Nader and is often praised for its ‘high-level personal treatment'. It includes fellow founding partners Hans Goebel (M&A, private equity), and Yves Hayaux-Du-Tilly (M&A, complex corporate law, insurance), as well as other key partners Julián Garza (specialist corporate advisory, M&A, regulatory matters), Hector Arangua (venture capital, private equity and M&A), Luciano Pérez Gómez (M&A, corporate), and young partner Diego Sanchez Villarreal who enjoys a growing profile. Recent headline work saw Nader and Garza lead advice to Grupo Murano on its $1bn joint venture with Jones Lang LaSalle regarding the development and management of real estate properties located in Mexico; and Arangua lead advice to Blackrock on the divestment of its holdings in Sierra Oil & Gas.
‘They’re prudent, not arrogant -which is a plus.‘
‘Mr. Michell Nader is an exceptional strategist.’
‘High level personal treatment -the boutique office type is a very important value. They have patience to explain the issues and give good business advice. It is one of the best in M&A, especially with the direct treatment of Michell Nader.‘
Grupo Salinas / Azteca
Insurance Tier 1
Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC offers, hands down, one of the strongest and most experienced practices in the market, and is regarded by clients as ‘one of the few firms with a solid knowledge of insurance and reinsurance’. Boasting a sturdy local presence in both Mexico and London, the department focuses on non-contentious issues such as corporate, regulatory, transactional, compliance, product design and product development; as well as in contentious matters such as claims, coverage issues, arbitration, litigation, and insurance and reinsurance recoveries. The 12-strong team, which garners praise for its level of ‘responsiveness under difficult situations’, comprises ‘extraordinary lawyers’: first and foremost practice-head Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly, who handles transactional work, dispute resolution, product development, regulatory and corporate matters, corporate governance and compliance, but also Luciano Pérez, who is active in the entire spectrum of non-contentious insurance services. Other names to note include partners Michell Nader and Julián Garza, and senior associates Raúl Jasso and London-based Juan Pablo Sáinz, who advises the British market on Mexican law in relation to coverage and regulatory issues and international transactions.
‘The team has an excellent balance between youth and experience. Their responsiveness under difficult situations is extraordinary. They are always willing to help the client and are very flexible when it comes to adapting to the client’s needs’
‘They are one of the few firms with a solid knowledge of insurance and reinsurance. Luciano Perez and Yves Hayaux are undoubtedly their two strongest cards. Extraordinary lawyers and excellent strategic allies’
‘Yves Hayaux has great leadership skills and a great vision of the market, he knows the industry and its players in depth. Luciano Perez also knows the market well and is a good support for Yves’
‘Luciano Pérez and Yves Hayaux are great experts in the sector, so we trust them a lot’
‘The firm’s team has the experience and knowledge to give the best advice’
Grupo Nacional Provincial
HSBC Seguros México
The Travelers Companies
United Health Group
Projects and infrastructure Tier 1
Characterised as having 'deep infrastructure and PPP-concessions market knowledge', Javier Arreola, Vanessa Franyutti and Alejandro Rojas co-lead the six-partner, 15-strong practice at the ‘client-oriented' Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC , which also includes senior partner Michell Nader, Julián Garza and Santiago Medina, who was promoted to partner in January 2020. All have outstanding project finance credentials as well as deep PPP expertise and experience. Indeed, clients suggest they are ‘among the highest-regarded project finance, energy and infrastructure lawyers in the region’. The team has been particularly active of late on a number of municipal and state water and lighting projects, areas in which Rojas has particular expertise; a case in point is ongoing advice to the water operator of Los Cabos, Baja California (OOMSAPAS) on a MXN$900m project, regarding the legal terms of an international PPP bidding process to develop a desalination plant. Nevertheless, the team has lost some associate strength with Fernando Castillo V's mid-2019 departure for Clifford Chance; Alejandro Alfonso's November move to Chévez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC; and Andrea Vázquez Torres' March 2020 return to Vega Guerrero Abogados.
‘Deep infrastructure and PPP-concessions market knowledge: Alejandro Rojas, Vanesa Franyuti and Javier Arreola.‘
‘The partners are very responsive and agile and adopt a commercial, pragmatic view. Javier Arreola is smart, proactive and commercial. He thinks outside the box and can tackle complex issues. New partner Santiago Medina follows a similar mould.‘
‘The team at Nader, Hayaux & Goebel, has a lot of experience in public private associations and in administrative law, which is what we as clients look for for our project and that we find in this office. The plus is their experience, since they have successfully participated in various PPA projects. There is a lot of dedication to our project; I’d highlight the work, attention and ability of Andrea Vázquez and Alejandro Rojas.’
‘A client-oriented firm with a highly-regarded team and impressive capabilities. Their attention to detail, deal-friendliness and responsiveness is top notch. Javier Arreola and Santiago Medina (partners) are among the highest regarded project finance, energy and infrastructure lawyers in the region. Their ability to push deals through and find client-oriented solutions is impressive. Their knowledge of the local market is also unique.‘
Fondo Nacional de Infraestructura (FONADIN) (National Infrastructure Fund)
Water Commission of the State of Sonora
Water Commission of the Municipality of Los Cabos
Constructora y Edificadora GIA
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Citibank / Citibanamex
Suez Environnement / Suez Medio Ambiente México / Suez Concesiones Mexico
Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Públicos
Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior
Government of the State of Sinaloa
Real estate Tier 1
Recognized market heavyweight, Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC, remains one of the strongest firms in the real estate arena. The large team of 22, which offers ‘promptness, knowledge and pro-business solutions without neglecting strict legal compliance’, covers a wide range real estate matters, including financing, and has vast experience in real estate fund formation, having previously developed work on REITs and CKDs. It also has particular expertise in the tourism and leisure industry. The department comprises nine partners with a solid background in finance, M&A and capital markets. Key practitioners include: experienced player and practice head Michell Nader, who has enormous expertise in real estate finance; Vanessa Franyutti, who stands out for her market-leading expertise in the hospitality segment, as well as focusing on financial aspects across the retail, residential and industrial markets; Eduardo Villanueva, notably strong in acquisitions and fund formation; and Alejandro Rojas, praised by clients for always giving ‘a solution or good advice’. Fellow partners Javier Arreola, Hans Goebel and Adrián López focus on real estate finance, investment and joint ventures while Gunter Schwandt and Julián Garza cover fund formation.
‘Promptness, knowledge and pro-business solutions without neglecting strict legal compliance. Michelle Nader, Vanessa Franyutti, Alejandro Rojas Eduardo Villanueva, Jenny Ferron and Nicolas Pacheco.’
‘I greatly appreciate the extensive legal knowledge of the lawyer I deal with. I deal with Lic. Alejandro Rojas. I can discuss a wide variety of issues with him and always receive a solution or good advice. The response is always quick.’
Prudential Real Estate Investors / Prudential Mortgage
Grupo GDI / FibraHotel
M-Reit (Credit Suisse)
Tax Tier 2
The five-year-old tax practice at Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC was significantly bolstered during 2019 with the absorption of tax boutique Escalante & Asociados. The inclusion of tax expert Ángel Escalante as partner has increased the department’s scope and capacity, and added additional expertise in the areas of international trade and anti-money laundering. Seasoned tax advisor, Adalberto Valadez, heads the four-strong team, that handles the tax aspects of high-end transactions and projects, including M&A and capital markets -particularly CKDs, ETFs and Fibra Es-, as well as day-to-day tax matters and those relating to the recent reforms in the Mexican energy sector. Support comes from senior associate Alejandro Gordillo. Since publication, Escalante has left the firm to re-estabish his boutique practice, Escalante & Asociados, effective as of March 2021. The firm has susbsequently moved to replace him, hiring established specialist Ana Paula Pardo from SMPS Legal in early July. Pardo handles transactional tax matters, tax and estate planning, non-taxable reorganisations and transfer planning consultancy, among other matters.
Compliance Tier 3
The compliance practice at Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC has a strong focus on anti-money laundering, data protection, consumer protection regulation and anti-corruption. The team is led by corporate and antitrust practitioner Alejandro Mendiola D, who has over 20 years' experience of anti-corruption matters. The June 2019 hire of tax practitioner Ángel Escalante, a CNBV-certified anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing specialist, fundamentally consolidated the practice which can also call on further senior partner involvement, including that of Michell Nader Schekaiban (banking, finance, capital markets and corporate transactional matters), Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly L. (corporate, M&A and insurance), and Luciano Pérez (financial regulatory and compliance as part of a broader corporate finance practice). Recent matters include regulatory advice regarding clients' anti-money laundering monitoring and compliance programs; compliance and regulatory due diligence; administrative defense proceedings before insurance regulator CNSF; and operation compliance platforms and matrix, among other matters. Since publication, Escalante has left the firm to re-estabish his boutique practice, Escalante & Asociados, effective as of March 2021.
Energy and natural resources Tier 3
Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC fields a ten-strong energy and natural resources team which is extremely well-versed, primarily, in major energy and natural resources investments (including complex financings for renewable energy projects), financings and transactions. The practice is co-led by Javier Arreola Espinosa (the structuring, bidding and financing of energy projects) and Vanessa Franyutti (project finance), both of whom are PPP specialists, as is Alejandro Rojas; he and Franyutti also have niche expertise in the water sector and waste-to-energy projects. Ongoing work includes advising SIMEPRODE, an agency of the Government of the State of Nuevo Leon, on the structuring and development of a $500m waste-to-energy PPP project in Mexico. Other recent matters include assisting Bancomext with a senior loan for the acquisition and development of Guajiro Solar Project by Atlas Renewable Energy. Michell Nader (oil and gas finance, project finance), and Hector Arangua Lecea (capital markets , M&A and joint venture transactions across the energy sector) are additional key partners in the practice. At associate level, Santiago Medina is active in the structuring and financing of energy (including wind and photovoltaic) and water projects, and has expertise in PPA, EPC and O&M contracts and energy regulatory matters.
Fomento a la Energía e Infraestructura de México (EXI)
CEA Guaymas-Empalme, Sonora (Water Commission of the State of Sonora)
Constructora y Edificadora GIA+A.
Sistema Integral para el Manejo Ecológico y Procesamiento de Desechos (SIMEPRODE)
Sumimoto Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
TMT Tier 3
A team of seven lawyer comprise the TMT practice at Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC, which is best known for its robust experience covering regulatory matters and corporate and finance transactions, across the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors, including satellite and fintech. During 2019, the practice led by experienced senior partner Michell Nader and Julián Garza (who handles corporate, financial and regulatory matters in the sector), continued to advise Satélites Mexicanos Eutelsat on capitalisation, licensing and regulatory matters, filings before the telecom authorities, and in relation to data privacy. Gunter Schwandt also has experience of telecom and government procurement matters as part of his broader corporate / finance practice.
Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC > Firm Profile
Nader, Hayaux & Goebel (NHG) is a market leader in mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, securities and capital markets, structured finance, telecom, tax, insurance and reinsurance, project finance, real estate, energy and infrastructure, restructurings and workouts, real estate, government procurement and antitrust. NHG is formed by 18 partners and more than thirty five associates, and represents one of the largest groups of corporate finance experts in the Mexican market, which has been working together for more than 35 years.
For the past 10 years, NHG has been the only Mexican law firm with an office in London, focused on developing and pursuing business opportunities among Mexico, the UK and other European countries. The firm also enjoys excellent working relationships with law firms in all major cities around the world.
The firm has participated in many of the largest and most challenging M&A and finance transactions in Mexico, including capital markets and private equity transactions, leverage buyouts, syndicated loans, PPPs, project financings, leasings and transactions in the insurance sector. The firm advises clients on regulatory and government procurements matters. The firm represents leading local and international corporations and financial institutions, as well as Mexican and foreign governments and their agencies.
Banking and finance: The firm’s banking and finance practice group is one of the largest groups of attorneys dedicated to banking and finance matters. Throughout its more than 30 years’ existence, the firm’s banking and finance practice group has played a prominent role in all sectors of the banking and finance industry including capital markets, securitisation, fintech structured finance, equity offerings, equity funds, leverage buyouts, insurance, leasing, corporate lending, real estate finance, project finance, workouts, insolvencies and restructurings, regulatory and transactional matters, among others.
The banking and finance practice group regularly advises some of the leading financial institutions in the world, including commercial banks, investment banks, finance companies, broker dealers, export credit agencies, hedge funds, insurance companies, leasing companies, asset-based lenders, pension fund vehicles and other institutional investors.
M&A: The firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice group represents Mexican and foreign clients in all aspects of M&A transactions, including, joint ventures, strategic alliances, spin-offs, stock and asset purchases, takeovers, shareholders’ disputes, reorganisations and restructurings, regulatory matters, antitrust and foreign investment regulations. The firm’s group has unique expertise in mergers and spin offs of financial institutions. The group has a special focus on corporate and M&A advice for publicly traded companies and regulated entities, including financial, infrastructure and real estate companies. The group has advised over the years a wide variety of international investors in their establishment in Mexico, in their acquisitions and joint ventures with Mexican entities and in a wide range of corporate and operational matters in Mexico.
Real estate: The firm’s real estate practice group work includes advice to parties in all types of transactions including: (i) financings, (ii) development, construction and marketing of office buildings, shopping centers, hotels and other commercial, tourism, industrial and residential projects, (iii) structuring and creation of domestic and international funds both private and publicly traded, including real estate CKDs, (iv) issuance of debentures and securitisation of mortgage backed securities and rental payments, (v) structuring and implementation of time-share and fractional ownership systems, and, (vi) private and public offerings of securities representing a real estate interest.
Insurance and reinsurance: The firm’s insurance and reinsurance practice group advises and represents the leading insurance and reinsurance companies in the world in Mexican and Latin American related matters. The firm is a leader in advising its clients on the functional aspects of insurance operations as well as on regulatory and transactional matters and is experienced in dealing with administrative authorities.
Securitisation and structured finance: The firm’s securitisation and structured finance practice group has ample experience in securitisations of both existing assets and future flows with respect to a diversified base of underlying assets, including credit card, tollroads, governmental fees, PPP payments, mortgage loans, car loans, retail, consumer, export, maritime freight and airfare receivables, mortgage and construction loans, and equipment and real estate rental streams.
Capital markets: The firm’s capital markets group is formed by specialists who regularly participate in a wide variety of international and domestic public and private offerings of debt or equity securities, as well as in tender offers, advising issuers, investors, broker dealers, credit enhancers and underwriters and crafting innovative solutions for some of the largest and most complex transactions in the industry.
The firm has most recently actively participated in the structuring and implementation of public and private funds, structured notes, CKDs in a variety of industries and Fibras (the equivalent of US REITs).
Restructuring and insolvency: The firm’s workouts and insolvency practice group has advised secured and unsecured lenders in over USD$20bn of restructurings and workouts.
The firm has been involved in strategic alliances, structuring, coordination and litigation, documentation, asset divestitures, leverage buyouts, debt repurchases, debt swaps, debt-to-equity swaps and refinancing through means ranging from take-out lenders, private equity and public offerings.
Energy and infrastructure: The infrastructure and energy groups have worked on a large variety of transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors, including in the development and implementation of public private partnerships (PPPs), Pemex and CFE related transactions, project finance, toll roads financings and constructions, airports transactions, energy funds and other infrastructure industries.
Telecom: NHG has an impressive track record handling sophisticated and complex transactions in the telecom sector, including in regulatory and compliance matters as well as in corporate, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and financing in the broadcasting, satellite and mobile carrier industries, among others.
Tax: The tax practice group has solid experience in providing advice to public and private companies in connection with federal taxation matters in Mexico, as well as in respect of a wide array of international taxation issues. NHG regularly advises clients in connection with the tax implications arising in Mexico in regard to their day-to-day operations, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, business venture, in capital markets transactions, equity funds, investments, divestitures, nontaxable reorganisations and cross-border transactions.
Antitrust: The antitrust practice group consists of a highly experienced team offering a wide range of services, from general antitrust consulting to merger control proceedings, investigations into monopolistic practices and proceedings, antitrust compliance consulting, advice on bidding and market conditions, and government entity advising.
Other offices: London
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Staff FiguresPartners : 18 Lawyers : 35
Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC > Firm Profile
Nader, Hayaux & Goebel (NHG) is a market leader in mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, securities and capital markets, structured finance, insurance and reinsurance, project finance, real estate, energy and infrastructure, restructurings and workouts, government procurement, tax, telecom and antitrust. It is formed by 15 partners and more than 35 associates, and represents one of the largest groups of corporate finance experts in the Mexican market, who have been working together for more than 30 years. It is also the only Mexican law firm with an office in London, and enjoys excellent working relationships with law firms in all major cities around the world.
The firm’s banking and finance practice group is one of the largest dedicated to banking and finance. It involves a range of services, including corporate, commercial and syndicated lending, project finance, structured finance, capital markets, securitization, equity offerings, equity funds, insurance, leasing, real estate finance, workouts, insolvencies and restructurings, regulatory and transactional matters.
The mergers and acquisitions practice group represents Mexican and foreign clients in all aspects of M&A, including joint ventures, strategic alliances, stock and asset purchases, takeovers, shareholders’ disputes, corporate governance, regulatory matters, antitrust and foreign investment. The group has taken private a number of public companies, having unique expertise in mergers and spin-offs of financial institutions.
The firm’s real estate work includes advice to parties in all types of transactions, including financing and securitization; development of commercial, industrial and residential facilities; structuring of domestic and international funds both private and publicly traded, including CKDs; acquisitions, sales and sale-lease backs; and private and public offerings of securities representing a real estate interest, including Fibras.
The insurance and reinsurance practice group has been advising and representing leading insurance and reinsurance companies around the world in Mexican and Latin American matters. The firm is a leader on the functional aspects of insurance operations, as well as on regulatory and transactional matters, and is experienced in dealing with administrative authorities.
The firm’s securitization and structured finance work has covered securitizations of existing assets and future flows, relating to a diversified base of underlying assets, including credit card, toll roads, governmental fees, mortgage loans, car loans, retail, consumer, export, maritime freight and airfare receivables, infrastructure and rental streams.
The capital markets group is formed by specialists who regularly advise issuers, investors, broker dealers, credit enhancers and underwriters in international and domestic public and private offerings, including IPOs, as well as on disclosure, and insider trading issues and enforcement matters.
The workouts and insolvency practice group has advised secured and unsecured lenders in over $20bn of restructurings and workouts. The firm has been involved in every aspect including strategic alliances, structuring, asset divestitures, leveraged buyouts, debt repurchases and refinancing.
The firm’s infrastructure and energy work has included the implementation of public-private partnerships (PPPs), Pemex-related transactions, project finance, toll road financings and construction, airport transactions, hospitals and other infrastructure industries.
NHG frequently handles complex corporate, finance and regulatory telecom transactional matters in the broadcasting, mobile carrier and satellite industries, among others.
NHG’s tax group advises public and private companies in connection with taxation matters involving mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, equity funds and multiple cross-border transactions.
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Staff FiguresOther fee-earners : 35
OtherPartners : 15
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