AntonioGonzález

Partner

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Antonio González's practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation and domestic and international arbitration, including cases involving contractual disputes, corporate and shareholders litigation, bankruptcy, and financial matters.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2013, Antonio represented a client in a complex arbitration related to the distribution in the United States of some of the largest Mexican company beer brands. He also acted as lead counsel in several contractual litigations involving private international parties and government agencies.

Experience

Roku wins major legal battle against biggest Mexican TV and media company
Jones Day assisted Roku, Inc. in a constitutional case (amparo) against an injunction granted by a local court in Mexico City to Cablevision, S.A. de C.V. that would prohibit the importation and sale of all Roku products in Mexico.

Entravision Communications acquires Headway
Jones Day advised Entravision Communications Corporation in its acquisition of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data, and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in Argentina, Mexico, and the rest of Latin America, the United States, Spain, and Israel.

Syndicate of lenders provide $607 million financing to subsidiary of First Reserve to acquire Pemex assets
Jones Day advised Banco Santander (Mexico) S.A.; Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Publicos, S.N.C. (Banobras); Banco Nacional de Mexico S.A., integrante del Grupo Financiero Banamex (Banamex); Natixis, New York Branch; The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.; and Intesa Sanpaolo S.P.A., New York Branch, as co-lead arrangers, in connection with the $607 million debt financing provided to a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Reserve to acquire from Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) an ultra-low sulfur gasoline facility located at the refinery Francisco I. Madero in Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas Mexico (GUBA).

Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de Mexico sponsors $1 billion mini-perm loan for construction of Mexico City New International Airport
Jones Day advised Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., as sponsor, in a $1 billion mini-perm loan for the project financing of the Mexico City New International Airport.

Grupo Gigante acquires remaining 50% stake of Office Depot de Mexico for MXN$8.777 billion (US$690 million)
Jones Day advised Grupo Gigante, S.A.B. de C.V. in its acquisition of the remaining 50% stake of Office Depot De Mexico S.A. de C.V. from joint venture partner Office Depot, Inc. for MXN$8.777 (US$690 million).

The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.

Represented Grupo Tribasa during its bankruptcy proceedings (concurso mercantil), which resulted in the successful restructuring of its US$2 billion debt.

Represented Grupo Satmex during its bankruptcy proceedings (concurso mercantil), which resulted in the successful restructuring of its US$600 million debt.

Represented the Bank of New York Mellon as bondholder trustee during the bankruptcy proceedings (concurso mercantil) of San Luis Corporación, S.A.

Successfully represented Banamex (Citigroup) before the Mexican courts in several lawsuits involving derivative transactions and other financial instruments.

Additional Publications

  • October 2015The Hague Choice of Court Convention Takes Effect, and With It Greater Certainty for International Transactions
  • June 2015Promulgation of the Reforms Creating Mexico's National Anticorruption System
  • Mayo 2015La Responsabilidad Penal de Personas Morales en México en el Marco del Gobierno Corporativo de las Empresas
  • December 2013Financial Reform in Mexico
  • June 2013Enactment of the Federal Law on Environmental Liability in Mexico
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