For more than 25 years, Manuel Romano has advised clients in connection with cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. He serves a broad range of industries, including the automotive, apparel, and financial sectors. He also advises developers, buyers, and financing parties in real estate development projects. Manuel serves as Partner-in-Charge for the Mexico City Office.
Manuel has advised clients involved in a number of wind, thermal solar, and conventional power projects as well as toll roads, airports, transmission lines, waste treatment facilities, and water projects throughout Mexico. He is also involved in the development and financing of a wide range of infrastructure and real estate projects including toll roads, hospitals, hotels, and universities. Manuel's recent experience has focused on the renewable energy sector, representing the sponsors and developers in connection with multiple photovoltaic (PV) solar plants in Mexico as well as advising international investors including Zhejiang Holley & Futong Investment, Toyota, and The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in the development of large industrial manufacturing plants.
Other key clients that Manuel has advised include Iberdorla; NII Holdings; Cardinal Health; P&G; Lowe's Companies; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA); Haitong Bank; and Bank of America.
2021 Mexican Constitutional Reform Bill: Proposed Changes for Foreign Investors in the Electricity Sector
- 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
- Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (J.D. 1989)
Ranked as a leading lawyer in Mexico by Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global (M&A and Real Estate) and by Who's Who Legal (Real Estate)
Legal 500 — leading lawyer in Mexico (Real Estate)
- Spanish and English