Antonio Franck focuses his practice on corporate, banking, restructuring, and securities law as it relates to foreign commercial bank lending in Mexico, foreign and Mexican underwriters, and private sector companies. He structures and negotiates national and international financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate and financial restructurings, and strategic associations.
Antonio has more than 40 years of experience working with clients in the US and around the world. Prior to joining Jones Day, he handled a wide variety of legal matters, including the structuring and financing of electric energy projects such as Samalayuca and Mérida III and gas pipeline transactions such as the Tarahumara Pipeline; participated in the incorporation of Banco Azteca, Banco Multiva, and Bancoppel among other credit institutions and sofoles; served as a member of an ICC arbitral tribunal in an ICC proceeding between a Mexican company and an American company regarding a joint venture dispute; and acted as Mexican counsel for Mexico’s Bank Advisory Group during the Mexican debt restructuring from 1982 to 1992.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Education: Harvard University (Practising Law Institute course, 1980); Universidad Iberoamericana (JD 1977); University of Houston (US legal studies, 1976–1977).
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