José ManuelCarrillo


Mexico City + 52.55.6283.4006

José Manuel Carrillo has more than 13 years of experience representing Mexican and international corporations in a wide range of banking and finance transactions. His experience includes business restructuring and reorganization, corporate finance, real estate finance, and project finance. Additionally, his practice includes corporate and transactional law with substantial experience in M&A and cross-border transactions.

José Manuel has advised domestic and international clients in a variety of industries, including real estate, construction, banking, insurance and financial services, textiles, and food, as well as manufacturers in the automotive, railroad, and technology sectors. His recent representations include advising a merger process valued over US$5 billion in the telecom industry.


  • Leading automotive components and systems supplier obtains $100 million senior secured term loan facilityJones Day represented a leading automotive components and systems supplier in connection with a $100 million senior secured term loan facility.
  • The Duchossois Group agrees to sell The Chamberlain Group LLC to BlackstoneJones Day is advising The Duchossois Group, Inc. in the sale of The Chamberlain Group LLC, a global leader in smart access solutions, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone.
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber sold to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for approximately $2.5 billion enterprise valueJones Day advised Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in its $2.5 billion sale to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
  • Lanxess sold Cuautitlán industrial site to Mexican real estate developers for MXN$48 millionJones Day advised Lanxess Corporation in the MXN$48 million sale of Cuautitlán industrial site owned by subsidiary Chemtura Corporation Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. to a group of Mexican real estate developers.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Huadong Medicine announces £169 million (US$222 million) takeover offer for and acquisition of Sinclair Pharma PlcJones Day advised Huadong Medicine Co. Ltd. ("HMC") and its subsidiary, Huadong Medicine Aesthetics Investment (HongKong) Limited ("Huadong"), on Huadong's takeover offer for and acquisition of Sinclair Pharma Plc with a total value of approximately £169 million (US$222 million).
  • Proinfra obtains $165 million loan facility from BanorteJones Day represented Promotora y Desarrolladora Mexicana, S.A. de C.V., a Mexican engineering and construction company, in connection with a MXN$3.3 billion (US$165 million) loan facility for general corporate purposes and the acquisition of Trust Certificates (Certificados Bursátiles Fiduciarios).