Berdeja Abogados SC

 

Grupo Alfa.  Representation of Operadora de Bolsa and Inverlat as financial advisers in connection with the worldwide repurchase from institutional investors of a controlling portion of common stock of Grupo Alfa, the largest such transaction in Mexican history.

Comermex.  Representation of a leading bidder in connection with the proposed privatization by the Mexican Government of Multibanco Comermex.

Aeromexico.  Representation of various lenders in connection with the acquisition and recapitalization of Aeromexico.

Textiles Key.  Representation of Operadora de Bolsa as financial adviser to the Saba family in its acquisition and recapitalization of a large textiles manufacturer.

International Housing Limited.  Representation of International Housing Limited in its acquisition and operation of a concrete fabrication and construction business in Mexico.

Grupo Interlingua.  Representation of Bear & Stearns as financial adviser in connection with the acquisition of the main supplier of language training courses in Mexico.

Joint Venture.  Representation of Handy & Harman in connection with a joint venture with a Mexican company to produce precious metals intermediate products for the Mexican industry.

Quaker State.  Representation of Quaker State Corporation in connection with its merger with Pennzoil Products Company.

HSBC Holdings plc.  Representation of HSBC Holdings plc in connection with the proposed acquisition of Grupo Financiero Serfin, the third largest financial group in Mexico.

HSBC Holdings plc. Representation of HSBC Holdings plc in connection with its successful acquisition through a tender offer and subsequent recapitalization of Mexico’s  fourth largest banking group, Grupo Financiero Bital.

Grupo Financiero Bital. Advice in respect to US$1 billion merger of HSBC Bank Mexico into Banco Internacional, to consolidate the latter as the fourth largest bank in Mexico.   

Grupo Financiero Bital. Representation of Grupo Financiero Bital in connection with its successful acquisition of 49% of the capital stock of Seguros Bital from ING Versekeringen in the amount of US$148 million.

Grupo Financiero Bital. Representation of Grupo Financiero Bital in connection with its successful acquisition of the pension and retirement fund manager Afore Allianz-Dresdner and its operating subsidiaries,  from Dresdner Pension Fund Holdings and Allianz Mexico in the amount of US$175 million.

Grupo Financiero HSBC. Representation of Grupo Financiero HSBC in connection with its successful acquisition of 15 bank branches and four financial subsidiaries formerly owned by JP Morgan Chase in Panama, in the amount of US$124 million.

HSBC Seguros. Representation of HSBC Seguros in connection with its successful acquisition of the insurance company Allianz Rentas Vitalicias from Allianz of America in the amount of US$30 million.

HSBC Seguros. Representation of HSBC Seguros in connection with the US$670 million merger of its subsidiary HSBC Pensiones with the insurance company Allianz Rentas Vitalicias.