Marianade Maria

Associate

Mexico City + 52.55.3000.4000

Mariana de Maria's practice is focused on project finance, corporate, and real estate matters. Mariana counsels clients in domestic and cross-border M&A, corporate restructurings, and other strategic transactions. She also advises companies on structuring, financing, and executing infrastructure projects.

Mariana's experience includes corporate, real estate, and project finance in a range of industries, including consumer goods, manufacturing, and renewable energy.

Experience

  • TIGHITCO Inc. and its subsidiaries obtain $28 million financingJones Day advised TIGHITCO Inc. and its subsidiaries on Mexican matters related to a $8 million term loan and up to $20 million asset-backed loan provided by Fifth Third Bank for working capital purposes, including all relevant Mexican security documents.
  • WEG acquires industrial electric motors and generators business from Regal Rexnord CorporationJones Day is advising WEG S.A. in the $400 million acquisition of the industrial electric motors and generators business of Regal Rexnord Corporation.
  • The Mexican Ministry of Defense completes its companies merge to GAFSACOMMJones Day advised the Mexican Ministry of Defense (Sedena), through Grupo Aeroportuario, Ferroviario, de Servicios Auxiliares y Conexos, Olmeca-Maya-Mexica (GAFSACOMM), in the merger of the govermental companies Aeropuerto Internacional de Palenque, Señor Pakal, Aeropuerto Internacional de Chetumal, Cuna del Mestizaje, Aeropuerto Internacional de Tulum, Zamá, and Aerolínea del Estado Mexicano, with GAFSACOMM.
  • Grupo México acquires the real estate company, PlanigrupoJones Day advised Grupo Inmobiliario UPAS, S.A. de C.V., a subsidiary of México Proyectos y Desarrollos, S.A. de C.V., (sub-holding) and Grupo México, S.A.B. de C.V.'s Infrastructure Division ("Grupo México") (holding) in the due-diligence, negotiation, and formalization of an agreement with certain Southern Cross Group's subsidiaries (controlling shareholders of Planigrupo LATAM, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Planigrupo")) and the Bross family, for the acquisition of their respective stake in Planigrupo, for which Grupo México launched, and Jones Day also assisted and advised on a mandatory public tender offer for up to 100% of the shares representing Planigrupo's capital stock, resulting in the acquisition by Grupo México of 95.47% of Planigrupo's outstanding capital stock for a total amount of 4.49 billion pesos (approximately US$245 million).
  • Marubeni sells global grain business of Gavilon Agriculture InvestmentJones Day advised Marubeni Corporation in the sale of the global grain business of Gavilon Agriculture Investment, Inc. to Viterra Limited, following a reorganization of Gavilon’s structure.
  • Orange and Masmovil to combine in €18.6 billion mergerJones Day is advising Orange, S.A. ("Orange"), one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, on the combination of their telecom business in Spain with Masmovil, one of the leading telecommunications operators in Spain, for an enterprise value of €18.6 billion (€7.8 billion for Orange Spain and €10.9 billion for Masmovil).
  • Mexican development banks grant US$2.1 billion revolving loan for acquisition of Jet Fuel collection rightsJones Day represented Banobras, NAFIN, and Bancomext (Mexican development banks) in connection with a US$2.1 billion revolving loan granted to a Special Purpose Mexican Trust for the acquisition of Jet Fuel collection rights generated by the Mexican governmental entity Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares.
  • Mexican development banks grant bridge loan for up to US$900 million to PEMEX’s subsidiary for modernization of Tula and Salina Cruz refineriesJones Day represented Bancomext, Banobras and NAFIN (Mexican development banks) and PEMEX, in connection with the amendment and increase of a bridge loan for up to US$900 million granted to PTI Infraestructura (a subsidiary of PEMEX), with PEMEX as joint obligor.
  • Ainda Energía & Infraestructura acquires minority stake in Jaguar Solar HoldingsJones Day advised Ainda Energía & Infraestructura, S.A.P.I. de C.V. in (a) the acquisition through Trust 2695 (Fideicomiso Irrevocable de Emisión de Certificados Bursátiles Fiduciarios de Desarrollo) and Trust 3436 (Fideicomiso Irrevocable de Administración) of up to 19.47% of the capital stock of Jaguar Solar Holdings, S.A. de C.V., holding company and owner of 99.99% of 6 SPVs owners of 6 photovoltaic projects with a combined generation capacity of up to 180MW; and (b) 2 purchase options to increase its participation in the capital stock of Jaguar Solar Holdings, S.A. de C.V.
  • Mexican development banks provide US$300 million bridge loan to PEMEX’s subsidiary for modernization of Tula RefineryJones Day represented Bancomext and NAFIN (Mexican development banks) in connection with a US$300 million bridge loan granted to PTI Infraestructura (a subsidiary of PEMEX) with PEMEX as joint obligor.
  • Avianca completes financial restructuring and emerges from Chapter 11Jones Day Mexico City Office advised Avianca on Mexican law matters to structure their security package comprised of Mexican assets to emerge from its Chapter 11 restructuring process and eliminate debt worth more than US$1 billion.