Partner Profile

Alberto de la Parra

Jones Day (Mexico)

Mexico

LL 250

Biography

Alberto de la Parra's practice is focused on the infrastructure industry, including the energy, oil and gas, highway projects, mining, aviation and airport sectors. His areas of practice include project structuring, corporate and project financing, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate counselling.

Alberto has significant experience representing clients in structuring energy generation projects in Mexico and projects related to the transportation sector. In the energy sector, he represented a consortium led by Fisterra Energy on the structuring of the largest wind farm (260MW) in Mexico from the project point of view and its structured financing. Alberto is very involved in the oil and gas industry assisting clients on their participation in the opening of the sector to private investment. In the transportation sector, Alberto's most recent representation has been assisting the entity entrusted with the construction of the Mexico City Airport on a US$1 billion financing.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2013, he was general counsel of Grupo Mexico, one of the most important conglomerates in Mexico engaged in mining, oil services, infrastructure and transportation. One of his major representations was the Mexican airport system privatisation where he counselled the Mexican government and the airport groups on regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings. Also prior to joining the firm, he represented Cemex on the restructuring of a 250 MW electric energy generation plant, as well as on the negotiation of EPC and O&M contracts, and financing of Eurus, a 150MW eolic (wind power) energy generation plant.

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