Born in Mexico City, Mexico. Educated at Universidad Iberoamericana (JD,1991) and Georgetown University (LLM, 1993). Worked as a foreign associate at Coudert Brothers, New York (1993–1994). Carlos is the senior partner of the firm and a member of its board of directors and he heads the financial services practice group. Mr Aiza practises in the areas of banking and securities law with an emphasis in corporate and structured finance, capital markets, real estate finance, project finance, asset securitisation, derivatives and workouts. He has worked on the most innovative capital markets, finance and asset securitisation transactions in Mexican history, including the first-ever telecom tower FIBRA, the first and second-ever Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) IPOs, the first, second and third-ever Master Limited Partnership (FIBRA E) IPOs, the first, second and third-ever international CERPI listings, the three largest Real Estate Investments Trust (FIBRA) IPOs, the first-ever public listing of equity development certificates known as CKDs, the first-ever Mexican cross-border whole loan, domestic mortgage-backed and domestic auto loan securitisations, the first asset-backed commercial paper conduit, the largest-ever debtor-in-possession financing, and three of the largest Mexican workouts in recent history.
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