Recognised as a leading Latin American lawyer in infrastructure, Alberto de la Parra focuses his practice on the energy, oil and gas, toll roads, mining, aviation and airport sectors. His areas of practice include project structuring, corporate and project finance, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate counseling.
Alberto has significant experience representing clients in structuring infrastructure and energy generation projects in Mexico including projects related to the transportation sector.
In the infrastructure sector, Alberto has been assisting the entity entrusted with the construction of the new Mexico City Airport on numerous financings including a US$1 billion financing, US$3 billion revolving credit agreement, and two green 144A bonds issuances, the first for US$2 billion in 2016 and most recently for US$4 billion in 2017.
In the energy sector, he has represented, among many others, a consortium led by Fisterra Energy on the structuring of the largest wind farm (360MW) in Mexico from the project point of view and its structured financing and represented the group of banks participating in the sale and leaseback financing of a ultra-low sulfuric refinery of Pemex. Alberto also assists clients in the oil and gas industry on their participation in the opening of the sector to private investment.
For the past 10 years, Alberto has represented several financial institutions in complex financial transactions, including the acquisition financing for Grupo Mexico to acquire Florida East Coast and the restructuring financings for Abent 3T (a cogeneration plant).
Honours and distinctions
The Legal 500 Latin America, Mexico (2022)
Chambers Latin America, Mexico (2022)
Best Lawyers in Mexico (2021)
IJGlobal "Infrastructure Deal of the Year" (2015)
Latin Lawyer "Projects Deal of the Year" (2015)
Escuela Libre de Derecho (J.D. 1990)
Spanish and English
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