About the Author
Mr Rodríguez is a partner and a member of the firm’s corporate group. His practice focuses on public-private partnerships, corporate and public finance and regulatory compliance for clients engaged in the financial services and insurance industry. Mr Rodriguez has participated in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of a wide array of complex transactions, including public offerings and private placements of government and corporate debt securities, asset sales and purchases, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, commercial loans and privatisations.
Mr Rodriguez has been an adviser to government and private entities in connection with ground-breaking transactions, such as the concession of the PR-22 and PR-5 toll roads, the lease of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport to a private operator under the FAA’s Airport Privatisation Pilot Programme, the initial public offering of Triple-S Management Corporation, an insurance holding company that includes Puerto Rico’s largest provider of managed care, the acquisition of La Cruz Azul de Puerto Rico by Triple-S Salud, Inc, and the deregistration and delisting of the common stock of Santander BanCorp. He has been a frequent adviser to government and private entities in connection with the drafting and enactment of legislation designed to create new financial products, the creation of a new public corporation designed to issue revenue bonds backed by sales tax proceeds, and the creation of the legal framework for the establishment of public-private partnerships in Puerto Rico.
Mr Rodríguez holds a juris doctor from New York University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University. He is admitted to the practice of law in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.