Cases & Deals

Crédito Real issues MXN$500 million of Notes on Mexican Stock Exchange

Clients Crédito Real, S.A. de C.V., SOFOM, E.N.R.

Jones Day represented Crédito Real, S.A. de C.V., SOFOM, E.N.R., one of the principal payroll lending, durable goods financing, and microcredit finance companies in Mexico, in connection with its issuance of MXN$500 million (US$38.9 million) of Notes on the Mexican Stock Exchange on June 9, 2009. The Notes were partially guaranteed by Nacional Financiera, S.N.C. for up to 50% of their principal amount and by Crédito Real for an amount up to 7% of the principal amount by means of a pledge agreement on securities with a "AAA" rating from Standard & Poor's. The Notes were underwritten by Ixe Casa de Bolsa, S.A. de C.V.