ManuelRomano

Socio director de la oficina de la Ciudad de México

Ciudad de México + 52.55.3000.4005

Durante más de 25 años, Manuel Romano ha asesorado a clientes en materia de fusiones y adquisiciones transfronterizas, joint ventures y alianzas estratégicas. Manuel asesora en una amplia gama de industrias, abarcando los sectores automotriz, indumentario y financiero. Además ha asesorado a promotores, compradores y responsables de financiación en proyectos de desarrollo inmobiliario. Manuel es el Socio Director de la Oficina de la Ciudad de México.

Manuel ha asesorado a clientes involucrados en múltiples proyectos de energía eólica, solar térmica y convencional, así como, en autopistas de peaje, aeropuertos, líneas de transmisión, instalaciones para tratamiento de desechos y, proyectos de agua en todo México. Manuel igual está involucrado en el desarrollo y el financiamiento de una gama amplia de proyectos de infraestructura y propiedades inmobiliarias, abarcando autopistas de peaje, hospitales, hoteles y universidades. La experiencia más reciente de Manuel se ha enfocado en el sector de energía renovable, representando a los patrocinadores y promotores en lo relacionado con múltiples plantas solares fotovoltaicas en México, así como, asesorando a inversores internacionales como Zhejiang Holley & Futong Investment, Toyota y The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, en el desarrollo de grandes plantas de fabricación industrial.

Otros clientes clave asesorados por Manuel, incluyen Iberdrola; NII Holdings; Cardinal Health; P&G; Lowe's Companies; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA); Haitong Bank; Bank of America.

Experiencia

  • 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.
  • Merchant banking firm and Fortress Credit Corp. provide restructuring of secured credit facility to Win SystemsJones Day represented a merchant banking firm and Fortress Credit Corp. in connection with the restructuring of a secured credit facility provided to Win Systems, an international developer of gaming machines software and manufacturer of gaming machines.
  • Albaugh acquires RotamJones Day advised Albaugh, LLC in the $197.5 acquisition of Rotam Global AgroSciences Limited, a company headquartered in Hong Kong and publicly listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
  • Investment banking and securities firm provides US$121 million multiple currency financing to SIIGO, S.A.S.Jones Day advised an investment banking and securities firm on Mexican law matters in connection with US$121 million multiple currency financing provided to SIIGO, S.A.S. for the acquisition of the Aspel Company.
  • Bancomext provides financing to Optimum Turbine Manufacture, S.A.P.I. de C.V.Jones Day represented Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior, S.N.C., I.B.D. (Bancomext) in the structuring, documentation, and implementation of a loan that will be granted to Optimum Turbine Manufacture, S.A.P.I. de C.V.: (i) for an amount of up to US$6.247 million or its equivalent in national currency, to finance the acquisition of machinery and equipment, in which Bancomext will participate with 53.3% of loan and Unifin Financiera, S.A.B. de C.V. will participate with 22% of the loan; and (ii) for an amount of up to US$1 million, or its equivalent in national currency, to support the borrower's working capital needs for production, import of supplies, inventories, and forward sales; as well as for the payment of liabilities with bank creditors, the payment of financial and pure leases, among other liabilities with various creditors.
  • The Duchossois Group sells The Chamberlain Group LLC to BlackstoneJones Day advised 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.
  • Tekni-Plex acquires Johnson Plastic GroupJones Day advised Tekni-Plex, Inc., a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, in its acquisition of Johnson Plastic Group, a precision extrusion manufacturer who specializes in medical device applications, as part of a strategy to expand the company's medical device footprint.
  • 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.
  • Alianza Malinalco provides US$18.5 million financing to investment trust for Querétaro - San Luis toll roadJones Day advised Alianza Malinalco, a subsidiary of Beel Infra, in granting a subordinated loan for US$18.5 million in pesos to an investment trust created by Vise, La Peninsular and the concessionarie R&M Querétaro - San Luis.
  • Solvay sells barium, strontium and sodium percarbonate businesses to Latour CapitalJones Day advised Solvay S.A., a publicly listed chemical company based in Brussels, Belgium, on the combined sale of its technical-grade barium and strontium business in Germany, Spain and Mexico, and its sodium percarbonate business in Germany to Latour Capital.
  • Nuctech enters joint venture with Ciclotrónica Mexicana for development of six irradiation equipmentsJones Day advised Nuctech through its Mexican subsidiary in a joint venture with Ciclotrónica Mexicana for the development, construction, licensing, operation, management, and supply of six irradiation equipments using Nuctech's E-Beam technology for sanitation and sterilization services for medical equipment, food, and miscellaneous merchandise.
  • Power management company manufactures and distributes PPE during COVID-19 pandemicJones Day advised a power management company on regulatory and other issues related to manufacturing face masks for distribution to facilities and personnel in multiple jurisdictions including U.S., China, Taiwan, Japan, Australia/New Zealand, European Union, and Latin America.
  • 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.
  • Seal for Life acquires Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US CoatingsJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners ("ACP") on the four acquisitions by portfolio company Seal for Life of Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US Coatings, manufacturers of protective coating technologies.
  • Iberdrola Generación Mexico obtains $500 million term loanJones Day represented Iberdrola Generación Mexico, S.A. de C.V., a subsidiary of Iberdrola México, as borrower, in connection with a $500 million senior term loan financing provided by a wide syndicate of international banks and domestic Mexican private and development banks led by BBVA Bancomer, as administrative agent and global coordinator.
  • Merchant banking firm and Fortress Credit provide secured credit facility to Win SystemsJones Day represented a merchant banking firm and Fortress Credit Corp. in connection with a secured credit facility provided to Win Systems, an international developer of gaming machines software and manufacturer of gaming machines.
  • Ad hoc group of senior secured lenders advised in landmark restructuring of the syncreon groupJones Day acted for the ad hoc group of senior secured lenders in the landmark restructuring of the global logistics syncreon group which was implemented via English Schemes of arrangement, with chapter 15 recognition in the U.S. and CCAA recognition in Canada.
  • Banco Sabadell provides $175 million financing to Banco ActinverJones Day acted as counsel to Banco Sabadell, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple, as administrative agent, and other lenders party thereto in connection with a credit agreement for up to the aggregate principal amount of US$175 million provided to Banco Actinver, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple, Grupo Financiero Actinver, acting solely and exclusively as trustee under Trust number 2957 for the development of two hotels to be operated as “all inclusive resort” under the Live Aqua (349 keys) and Fiesta Americana (735 keys) brands near Tulum-Quintana-Roo, Mexico.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners acquires Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc. for $328 millionJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners on the $328 million acquisition of Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs provides credit facility to CredijustoJones Day represented Goldman Sachs in connection with a credit facility provided to Credijusto, a Mexican financial technology firm.
  • Ponencias

    • May 2012
      Doing Business in Emerging Markets
    • April 2012
      Mexico's Public-Private Associations Law: Private-sector participation in infrastructure and transportation, Annual Conference of the United States Mexico Chamber of Commerce
    • September 8, 2010
      Recent Developments in Mexican Law
    • February 2010
      メキシコセミナー: Introduction of Mexico City Office and Mexican Market