Enrique J.Martin (Rick)

Socio

Miami + 1.305.521.1752

Rick Martin centra su práctica en el derecho mercantil y el mercado de valores, áreas en las que lleva ejerciendo a nivel local e internacional durante más de 20 años. Rick representa a empresas estadounidenses y extranjeras, grupos familiares y fondos de capital riesgo en una gran variedad de temas entre los que se incluyen fusiones y adquisiciones nacionales y transfronterizas, joint ventures, salidas a bolsa y operaciones de capital riesgo. Rick ha participado en numerosas operaciones en toda América Latina y ha ayudado tanto a empresas latinoamericanas como europeas en el establecimiento de sus operaciones en los Estados Unidos. Asimismo, Rick posee amplia experiencia asesorando legalmente a empresas multinacionales en América Latina.

El trabajo de Rick asesorando a clientes en algunas de las operaciones más representativas de la industria ha obtenido con frecuencia el reconocimiento de publicaciones sectoriales. Antes de incorporarse a Jones Day, fue uno de los finalistas del Top Dealmaker of the Year 2012 de Daily Business Review por su trabajo asesorando a Rowland Coffee Roasters, una empresa con sede en Miami conocida por sus marcas Café Bustelo® y Café Pilón®, en la venta de sus marcas de café y operaciones comerciales a The JM Smucker Company. Asimismo, la misma publicación le destacó como Top Dealmaker en 2008, por el asesoramiento de Arcos Dorados en la compra, valorada en unos $700 millones, de 1.700 restaurantes McDonald ubicados en 17 jurisdicciones de América Latina y el Caribe, operación que también la revista Latin Lawyer nombró operación del año "2008 Deal of the Year" para América Latina.

Rick es el Socio Administrador de la oficina de Miami. Asimismo, Rick es miembro de la junta de directores de la Penn Law Alumni Society, y co-dirige el Penn Law Alumni Club de Florida del sur.

Experiencia

  • SpeedETab sold to Wix.comJones Day advised SpeedETab, Inc., a restaurant ordering and payment technology provider, in its sale to Wix.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIX), a global leader in software development, cloud-based services, e-commerce, and other online services.
  • Opdenergy divests majority stake in two solar photovoltaic plants in Mexico totaling 144MWp and forms Vera RenovablesJones Day represented Otras Producciones de Energía Photovoltaica, S.L. ("OPDE"), a member of the OPDE Group, in connection with the sale of 80% of its equity interests in two photovoltaic power plants, and associated electrical substations and interconnection lines, located in the Mexican states of Aguascalientes (34.2 MW) and Coahuila (82.5 MW) to an affiliate of Riverstone Holdings, an energy and power-focused private investment firm.
  • JinkoSolar sold two solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in Mexico to White River RenewablesJones Day advised JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., one of the world's largest and most innovative solar panel manufacturers, in the sale of two solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in Mexico to White River Renewables.
  • Alantra and Magnum form joint venture between ROQ and Ryonet to serve as distributor of ROQ's products in U.S. marketJones Day advised Alantra Capital Privado SGEIC, S.A.U. and Magnum Capital Industrial Partners, S.L. in establishing a joint venture with Ryonet Corporation to serve as the distributor of ROQ's products in the U.S. market.
  • RPM International acquires construction material distributors in Puerto Rico, Panama, and Dominican RepublicJones Day advised RPM International, Inc. and its subsidiary The Euclid Chemical Company with the acquisition of construction material distributors in Puerto Rico, Panama, and the Dominican Republic.
  • Engie Solar sells interest in PanamaSolar2, S.A. to Latin Renewables Infrastructure FundsJones Day advised Engie Solar in the sale of its interest in PanamaSolar2, S.A., a 16MW photovoltaic power plant located in Panama, to Latin Renewables Infrastructure Funds managed by Real Infrastructure Capital Partners.
  • Millicom International Cellular sells and lease back towers to American Tower in Paraguay for approximately Gs700 billion (US$125 million)Jones Day advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. and its subsidiary Telefonica Celular del Paraguay S.A. in the sale of approximately 1,400 wireless communications towers to a subsidiary of American Tower Corporation ("ATC") in Paraguay for approximately Gs700 billion (US$125 million) in cash.
  • Hyatt Hotels completes preferred equity investment and financing in luxury hotel and resort property in Latin AmericaJones Day represented Hyatt Hotels Corporation, an American multinational owner, operator, and franchiser of hotels, resorts, and vacation properties, in connection with a series of corporate transactions effecting the purchase, sale, and recapitalization of a significant luxury hotel and resort property in Latin America, including a preferred equity investment and financing by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hyatt in the acquiror (and controlling owner) of the resort property; a refinancing of the resort property's existing senior secured bank debt with an international financial institution; the acquisition by the new controlling owner of the resort property; and certain related commercial arrangements between Hyatt and the new controlling owner of the resort property.
  • Nissan Motor Co. in global restructuring of Takata CorporationJones Day is representing Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. in connection with the global restructuring of Takata Corporation and its subsidiaries.
  • Asylum granted to unaccompanied minors from GuatemalaJones Day successfully represented sisters K.C. and K.S., two unaccompanied minors from Guatemala, in obtaining asylum utilizing a novel "Cinderella" theory.
  • Paymentez acquires SpeedETab, Inc.Jones Day advised Paymentez, LLC, a payment processor serving businesses throughout Latin America, in the acquisition of a controlling interest in SpeedETab, Inc., a payment systems provider for restaurants.
  • ACS Infrastructure takes over Angels FlightJones Day advised ACS Infrastructure Development, Inc. in its formation and organization of a joint venture that was awarded the right to develop and operate the Angels flight funicular railway in the district of Downtown Los Angeles, California.
  • Majority owners of Mentez acquire entirety of Mentez, LLCJones Day advised the majority owners of Mentez, LLC, the parent company of Paymentez, LLC, a leading payment processor for online games, websites, and mobile applications in Latin America, in connection with the purchase of the membership interests of Mentez owned by a minority equity holder.
  • Crédito Real acquires 70 percent of Instacredit for $70 millionJones Day advised Crédito Real, S.A.B. de C.V., SOFOM, E.R. (“Crédito Real”) in completing the purchase of a 70 percent equity interest in Marevalley Corporation, a Panamanian holding company with entities in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama operating under the name “Instacredit.”
  • Arendal acquires Cal Dive vessel and certain equity interestsJones Day represented Arendal S. de R.L. de C.V., a Mexican company specializing in the construction of pipelines, plants, electromechanical, and heavy civil engineering works, in its acquisition of the Vanuatu flagged vessel "Texas," as well as certain equity interests of Hoc Offshore, S. de R.L. de C.V. and Tiburón Ingeniería y Construcción, S. de R.L. de C.V. from Cal Dive Offshore Contractors.
  • Asbury Automotive completes $200 million offering of Senior Subordinated NotesJones Day represented Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., one of the largest automotive retailers in the U.S., in connection with its issuance of an additional $200 million aggregate principal amount of 6.0% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2024 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering.
  • Crédito Real acquires 65 percent of AFS Acceptance to scale up its used car business in the U.S.Jones Day advised Crédito Real, S.A.B de C.V., SOFOM, E.R. ("Crédito Real") in its acquisition of 65 percent of the equity interests issued by AFS Acceptance LLC, a financial institution focused on granting loans for the acquisition of used cars in the U.S.
  • GTS sells minority stake in two 20 MW solar plants in Peru to Sojitz Corporation of AmericaJones Day advised Grupo T-Solar with the sale of a minority equity interest in two projects consisting of two 20 MW PV plants in southern Peru.
  • TissueTech further issues Common Stock in private placement to certain accredited investorsJones Day represented TissueTech, Inc., a Miami-based bio-tech company and industry leader in amniotic membrane tissue products, in connection with its further issuance of Common Stock in a private placement to certain accredited investors.
  • Publicaciones adicionales

    • July/August 2008
      Quoted, Miami- a bridge both ways, Iberian Lawyer
    • August 2007
      Featured, Dealmakers: Attorneys Assist in Purchase of McDonald's Latin America, Miami Daily Business Review
    • August 2007
      Quoted, Clothing group buys Salvadoran supplier, Latin Lawyer
    • 2007
      Mentioned, McDonald's Sells Latin America, Latin Lawyer

    Ponencias

    • April 1, 2017
      Panelist, Hispanic National Bar Association, 2017 Corporate Counsel Conference, Real World Strategies for In-House Counsel Managing International Case Loads
    • February 28, 2014
      Dade County Bar Association Bench & Bar Conference - Developing and Growing Business in Latin America and Abroad
    • May 29, 2013
      Inaugural Hispanic Leaders Summit, White House Business Council, The White House
    • November 2009
      Cross-Border Issues in the Evolving Global Economy, moderator/speaker, Mergers and Acquisitions
    • 2009
      Latin America Business Update, speaker, Changing Regulatory Landscape
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