MEXICO CITY – Jan. 11, 2023 – Attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig’sMexico City office represented Concesionaria de Autopistas del Sureste (CAS), a special purpose vehicle (SPV) incorporated by Ainda, a Mexican-private equity fund focused on the energy and infrastructure sectors in Mexico, and Aldesa, a Mexico- and Spain-based construction group, in connection with a refinancing of approximately MXP $4.6 billion (USD $238.7 million) through a bond bridge structure and in the subsequent debt tap for MXP $5.2 billion (USD $269.8 million) represented by long term trust-bonds denominated in inflation-linked units, where Banco Santander acted as underwriter.
CAS operates and maintains two highways in the State of Chiapas, Mexico: Arriaga-Ocozocoautla, which is 93 kilometers long and Tuxtla Gutierrez-San Cristobal de las Casas, measuring 46.5 kilometers.
The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Shareholder José Antonio Butrón Quintero, Of Counsel Gabriela Palomino, and Associate Luis Torres.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Project & Infrastructure Finance Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Project & Infrastructure Finance Practice brings together integrated, multidisciplinary teams of attorneys from across the firm to work in project finance and infrastructure development both nationally and internationally. We have broad experience in project structuring, development and finance, public-private partnership transactions, construction, insurance and bonding issues, environmental law and regulation, energy contracting and regulation, labor law, real estate, and tax law.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Mexico City Office: Greenberg Traurig’s Mexico City office offers clients innovative, strategic advice and legal services that span both traditional fields and contemporary regulatory sectors. The office has more than 60 bilingual attorneys who have been contributors to major national projects in Mexico and leverages the resources and reach of the firm’s global platform to provide clients with tailored legal services reflective of the specific industry and market conditions in which they operate. The Mexico City office is an integral part of the firm’s award-winning Latin America Practice, and has been recognized with leading banking, corporate, M&A, infrastructure, real estate, labor & employment, privacy, energy, administrative litigation, and competition practices in Mexico.
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