CarlosSámano

Of Counsel

Ciudad de México + 52.55.3000.4073

Carlos Sámano asesora a emisores e intermediarios colocadores en operaciones relacionadas con la emisión de valores de deuda, capital, bursatilizaciones de activos, ofertas públicas de adquisición, gobierno corporativo, fusiones y adquisiciones, y propiedad intelectual.

Carlos ha trabajado en varios asuntos involucrando a los principales bancos e instituciones financieras, incluyendo la adquisición de Afore Bancomer, S.A. de C.V. por parte de Banco Mercantil del Norte, S.A. Institución de Banca Múltiple y asesoró a Grupo Elektra, S.A.B. de C.V., de dos ofertas públicas multimillonarias de certificados bursátiles (CEBURES).

Antes de incorporarse a Jones Day en 2012, representó una cadena líder de tiendas especializadas y servicios financieros en México y sus subsidiaras en diversas emisiones de certificados bursátiles; la ampliación de su programa dual de certificados bursátiles; así como en el establecimiento de un programa de certificados bursátiles basado en la bursatilización de derechos de cobro por la prestación de servicios de transferencia de dinero y su primera emisión. Carlos asesoró a Freudenberg Group en la reubicación de una planta industrial en México y asesoró a Banco Azteca, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple en la negociación y otorgamiento de un crédito para la rehabilitación de un complejo industrial por US$155 millones.

Experiencia

  • Grupo Gigante refinances more than MXN$10 billion peso banking debt in multi-phase transactionJones Day represented Grupo Gigante in connection with a multi-phase refinancing of its more than MXN$10 billion peso banking debt, which included the banking debt of Grupo Gigante (parent company), and its principal subsidiaries, Grupo Restaurantero Gigante (formerly known as Grupo Toks), Office Depot de México, and Gigante Grupo Inmobiliario.
  • Grupo Gigante obtains MXN$1.8 billion syndicated credit facilityJones Day assisted Grupo Gigante, S.A.B. de C.V., a large Mexican conglomerate with operations in specialized retail, casual dining restaurants, and real estate, in connection with a new MXN$1.8 billion syndicated credit facility which is secured by a security trust arrangement.
  • Crédito Real establishes $1.5 billion medium-term notes programJones Day's México City Office acted as special local counsel to Crédito Real, S.A.B. de C.V. Sofom, E.N.R., as issuer, in the establishment of a $1.5 billion medium-term notes program.
  • Alta Growth Capital Mexico Fund sells stakes in three hospitalsJones Day represented Alta Growth Capital Mexico Fund, L.P. in the MXN$150 million sale of 50% of its participation in three hospitals, Hospital Amerimed Cancún, S.A. de C.V., Hospital Amerimed Playa del Carmen, S.A. de C.V., and Hospital Amerimed Cozumel Isla, located in the south of Mexico, to RAG Capital Partners, S.A.P.I. de C.V.
  • Grupo Gigante acquires El FarolitoJones Day advised Grupo Gigante, S.A.B. de C.V. in its acquisition of El Farolito, a taqueria chain.
  • Crédito Real completes €350 million offering of Senior Notes and concurrent tender offerJones Day represented Crédito Real, S.A.B. de C.V. Sofom, E.N.R., as issuer, and Creal Nomina, S.A. de C.V., as Mexican guarantor, in connection with the issuance of €350 million (US$382 million) of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2027, and concurrent tender offer for up to US$300 million aggregate principal amount of the 7.250% Senior Notes due 2023.
  • Grupo Kuo obtains US$300 million multi-draw revolving loanJones Day represented Grupo Kuo, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexico-based industrial and commercial global holding company, and its subsidiaries in connection with a US$300 million multi-draw revolving loan financing comprised of a U.S. dollar tranche and a Mexican Peso tranche provided by a syndicate of major financial institutions.
  • Grupo Kuo obtains US$175 million senior unsecured term loanJones Day represented Grupo Kuo, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexico-based industrial and commercial global holding company, in connection with a US$175 million senior unsecured term loan provided by Bank of America, N.A.
  • Crédito Real issues US$400 million of 9.500% Senior Unsecured NotesJones Day advised Crédito Real, S.A.B. de C.V. SOFOM, E.N.R., as issuer, in connection with the issuance of US$400 million of 9.500% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2026, and concurrent tender offer.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • MEXCAT and the Ministry of Finance of Mexico successfully complete US$1.8 billion tender offer of bonds and consent solicitationJones Day represented the Mexican Private Trust known as MEXCAT and the Ministry of Finance of Mexico in connection with the issuance of four series of bonds under a Rule 144A offering in the amount of US$6.0 billion in the tender offer to re-purchase up to US$1.8 billion bonds and consent solicitation to remove from the indentures all references to the collateral consisting on revenues of the New Mexico City Airport.
  • Citibanamex Afore invests in Certificate of Investment ProjectsJones Day advised Citibanamex Afore, S.A. de C.V., a pension fund and affiliate of Citigroup Inc., in the design and implementation of an investment structure to participate in the public offering of trust certificates known as Certificate of Investment Projects (CERPI).
  • Prodemex completes US$306 million IPO of Fibra-E SharesJones Day advised Promotora y Desarrolladora Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. (Prodemex), as sponsor, in an initial public offering of an energy and infrastructure investment trust (Fibra-E) in the amount of US$306 million for the acquisition of 50 percent of equity interest in three subsidiaries of Prodemex (the "Projects"), which hold certain long-term service contracts in connection with two prisons located in Jalisco, Durango, and a toll road "Solidaridad Las Torres" located in Toluca, State of Mexico, respectively.
  • Actinver and Punto Casa de Bolsa act as placement agents in MXN$15 billion program of debt securities issued by Grupo ElektraJones Day represented Actinver and Punto Casa de Bolsa, as placement agents, in connection with the MXN$15 billion (US$811 million) dual program of debt securities (CEBURES) issued by Grupo Elektra, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexican financial services and retail holding company, and the first long term issuance for MXN$5.5 billion (US$297 million).
  • Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de México completes MXN$30 billion IPO of Fibra E Shares on Mexican Stock ExchangeJones Day advised Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de México, S.A. De C.V. in connection with its MXN$30 billion (US$1.6 billion) initial public offering of Fibra E Shares on the Mexican Stock Exchange.
  • Crédito Real issues $230 million of 9.125% Subordinated Perpetual Notes in Rule 144A and Regulation S offeringJones Day advised Crédito Real, S.A.B. de C.V. Sofom, E.R., one of the principal payroll lending, durable goods financing, and microcredit finance companies in Mexico, in connection with its issuance of $230 million of 9.125% Subordinated Perpetual Notes in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering.
  • BBVA Bancomer-led syndicate completes MXN$16.5 billion global offering of Common Shares by GMéxico TransportesJones Day advised BBVA Bancomer SA, Credit Suisse, Santander, GBM, and Inbursa, as underwriters, in connection with the MXN$16.5 billion (US$861.6 million) global offering of Common Shares by GMéxico Transportes, S.A. de C.V., the largest railroad company in Mexico.
  • Actinver Casa de Bolsa and Punto Casa de Bolsa act as underwriters in MXN$10 billion program of debt certificates issued by TV AztecaJones Day represented Actinver Casa de Bolsa, S.A. de C.V., Grupo Financiero Actinver; and Punto Casa de Bolsa, S.A. de C.V., as underwriters, in connection with a dual program of debt certificates issued by TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V., one of the two largest producers of Spanish-language television content in the world and the second largest television broadcasting company in Mexico based on broadcast advertising market share, for a revolving amount up to MXN$10 billion (US$500 million), and the first long term issuance thereunder for an amount of MXN$4 billion (US$165 million).
  • TV Azteca completes $400 million international offering of Senior NotesJones Day advised BCP Securities, LLC; Jefferies LLC; and Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc in connection with an international offering of $400 million of 8.250% Senior Notes due 2024 by TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V., one of the two largest producers of Spanish-language television content in the world and the second largest television broadcasting company in Mexico based on broadcast advertising market share.
  • Grupo Gigante obtains MXN$4.2 billion credit facilityJones Day represented Grupo Gigante, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Gigante”), as borrower, in connection with a MXN$4.2 billion (US$236.6 million) syndicated credit facility with BBVA Bancomer, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple, Grupo Financiero BBVA Bancomer, as lender and administrative agent, and Scotiabank Inverlat, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple, Grupo Financiero Scotiabank Inverlat, and Banco Santander (México), S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple, Grupo Financiero Santander, as lenders.