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Greenberg Traurig Represents Investor Infraestructura Institucional in the Establishment of Sierra Oil & Gas

MIAMI (September  26, 2014) – International law firm Greenberg Traurig represented minority investor Infraestructura Internacional in the establishment of Sierra Oil & Gas, the first private oil and gas company in Mexico.

Sierra Oil & Gas obtained a commitment of up to $525 million from international investors Riverstone Holdings and EnCap Investments and Mexican investor Infraestructura Internacional.

With the recent ending of the Pemex oil monopoly, the establishment of Sierra Oil & Gas signals the entrance of both domestic and foreign companies in the exploration and development of the Mexican energy sector.

The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Emilio J. Alvarez-Farré and Mark A. Lopez, each Shareholders in the Latin American and Iberian Practice Group.

Alvarez-Farré and Lopez were assisted by Associate Jorge L. Gómez-Möller of the Latin American and Iberian Practice Group and Shareholder Richard M. Petkun of the Global Tax Practice.

Alvarez-Farré concentrates his practice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. Over the course of more than two decades, he has represented top companies and global brands in multibillion dollar landmark transactions throughout Latin America.

Lopez has advised multinational clients in connection with cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate financings throughout Latin America.