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Mergers and Acquisitions

Grupo Financiero HSBC. Representation of Grupo Financiero HSBC, in connection with the US$672 million merger between HSBC Seguros, S.A. de C.V. and HSBC Vida, S.A., as well as the launching of new products by the surviving entity.

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Representation of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in connection with the successful establishment of Subaru new operations in Mexico, including corporate, regulatory and integration aspects of the same.

HSBC Latin America Holdings (UK) Limited. Representation of HSBC Latin America Holdings (UK) Limited, in connection with the successful sale of the HSBC Group’s businesses in Colombia, Peru, Uruguay and Paraguay to Banco GNB Sudameris S.A., a Colombian banking entity controlled by the Gilinski Group, for a total consideration of US$400 million in cash. A significant transaction involving multiple parties and multiple jurisdictions in Latin America.

HSBC Latin America Holdings (UK) Limited. Representation of HSBC Latin America Holdings (UK) Limited, in connection with the successful sale of the whole of its banking operations in Costa Rica, El Salvador and Honduras to Banco Davivienda S.A., a Colombian-listed banking group, for a total consideration of US$801 million in cash. A significant transaction involving multiple parties and multiple jurisdictions in Latin America.

HSBC Latin America Holdings (UK) Limited. Representation of HSBC Latin America Holdings (UK) Limited in connection with the successful transfer of Grupo Financiero HSBC from HSBC Holdings plc to HSBC Latin America Holdings (UK) Limited, in the amount of US$4 Billion.

International Finance Corporation. Representation of International Finance Corporation in a successful divestment of approximately 7% of the capital stock of Industrias Innopack, a leading Mexican producer of plastic bottles and caps with operations in various Latinamerican countries, as part of a sale for a total price of US$211 million.

HSBC Overseas Holdings (UK) Limited. Representation of HSBC Overseas Holdings (UK) Limited in connection with its successful divestment of 18.68% of the capital stock of Financiera Independencia, a Mexican multiple purpose financial corporation listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange, in the amount of US$149 million. The transaction was concluded through a combination of sales and a capital reduction, carried out successfully in the midst of considerable turmoil in financial markets.

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 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.  

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

 
 
 
 
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