Jorge U. Juantorena’s practice focuses on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, bank finance and corporate governance. He concentrates on cross-border transactions, principally in Latin America.

Jorge joined the firm in 1992 and became a partner in 2000.

Notable Experience

  • 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 recent 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.

  • Operadora de Sites Mexicano in its inaugural debt offering of Ps. 3.5 billion, among the first offerings to issue Mexican law corporate debt securities that clear through Euroclear and Clearstream, the international clearing systems.

  • Nemak’s Rule 144A/Reg S $690.6 million global IPO. 

  • Comisión Federal de Electricidad in offering of Mexican Peso-denominated Cebures through Euroclear and Clearstream.  This transaction was among the first offerings to issue Mexican law corporate debt securities that clear through these clearing systems. Also counsel to CFE in a $700 million Rule 144A/Reg S debt offering.

  • Grupo GICSA in its Rule 144A/Reg S $420 million global IPO.

  • Unifin Financiera’s Rule 144A/Reg S $240 million global IPO.

  • Southern Copper’s SEC-registered $2 billion notes offering.

  • Grupo Rotoplas in its Rule 144A/Reg S $260 million global IPO.

  • Kio Network’s Rule 144A/Reg S $500 million inaugural bond offering.

  • BBVA Bancomer Rule 144A/Reg S $200 million subordinated preferred capital notes offering. 

  • Hoteles City Express in its Rule 144A/Reg S $195 million follow-on equity offering.

  • Liverpool’s Rule 144A/Reg S $300 million inaugural bond offering.

  • Terrafina in its Rule 144A/Reg S $340 million follow-on equity offering.

  • Macquarie Mexican REIT’s Rule 144A/Reg S Ps. 4.23 billion follow-on equity offering.

  • Mexichem in its Rule 144A/Reg S $750 million global bond offering.

  • Arendal in its Rule 144A/Reg S high-yield bond offering under in its $150 million MTN program.

  • Unifin Financiera’s $400 million inaugural Rule 144A/Reg S high-yield bond offering.

  • Grupo Bimbo’s Rule 144A/Reg S $1.3 billion senior notes offering. 

  • Banco Inbursa in its Rule 144A/Reg S $1 billion senior notes offering.

  • Empresas ICA in its tender offer for its outstanding 8.375% Senior Notes due 2017 and its concurrent Rule 144A/Reg S $700 million offering of 8.875% Senior Notes due 2024. 

  • BBVA Bancomer in its Rule 144A/Reg S $750 million senior notes offering.

  • Alfa’s Rule 144A/Reg S $1 billion inaugural global bond offering.

  • Corpbanca and Itau Unibanco’s merger agreement. Upon completion, the new entity is expected to be the fourth-largest private bank in Chile with $43 billion in assets, $33 billion in loans and $27 billion in deposits.

  • Alkermes Public Limited Company in its $250 million direct registered sale. 

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