Grant M. Binder’s practice focuses on domestic and international business and financing transactions.

He has advised private and public sector clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, and capital markets transactions. Grant has substantial experience in the energy and mining industries.

Grant joined the firm in 2003 and became counsel in 2012.

Notable Experience


  • Coca-Cola FEMSA in its acquisition of a 51 percent stake in Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines, Inc. from The Coca-Cola Company.

  • Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic in their agreement with Banco Santander to acquire a jointly held 50 percent stake in Santander’s global asset management business.

  • Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco), the state-owned copper company of Chile, in connection with its investment in Anglo American Sur S.A.

  • Vale S.A. in the sale of minority stakes in its Bayóvar phosphate mine project in Peru for $660 million.

  • Enfoca in its acquisition of a majority stake in Maestro Home Center S.A.C in Peru.

  • TPG Capital and Gávea Investimentos in their agreement to acquire a minority interest in Rumo Logística, a logistics company and subsidiary of Cosan S.A. Indústria e Comérci.

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Capital Markets

  • PEMEX in its international financing transactions, including its:

    • establishment of various export financing program with the Export-Import Bank of the United States and related offerings;
    • Ps. 17 billion offering of Cebures, the first offering corporate debt securities governed by Mexican law to clear through Euroclear;
    • $6 billion debt offering, the largest ever by a Mexican company; and
    • its successful solicitation of consents from the holders of over 40 series of debt securities with an aggregate principal amount outstanding of approximately $40.3 billion.

  • Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (the Mexican Stock Exchange) in its landmark $385 million initial public offering.

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Selected Activities

Former Executive Editor, New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, New York University School of Law