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Banking and Finance

VGF represents borrowers and financing sources in a wide variety of financing transactions.

Our clients include Mexican public and private companies, highly leveraged issuers and distressed issuers. We also regularly represent Mexican and international financing sources, including some of Mexico’s largest commercial banks, private investment funds and other international institutional lenders.

VGF attorneys advise on all types of financing transactions, including:

* syndicated and bilateral facilities;

* secured and unsecured financings;

* acquisition financings;

* bridge financings;

* workouts and restructurings;

* project financings;

* aircraft financings;

* structured financings, and

* real estate financings.

Capital Markets

VGF represents issuers, underwriters and other market participants in a wide variety of Mexican and international securities transactions.

Our attorneys advise on all types of securities transactions, including:

* Mexican and international convertible securities (obligaciones convertibles en acciones);

* Initial public offerings (IPO’s);

* Tender offers and exchange offers;

* Mexican debt offerings (certificados bursátiles);

* Asset-backed securitizations; and

* High-Yield debt offerings.

Corporate and Compliance

VGF represents Mexican and foreign companies in a broad range of matters regarding their organization and governance, including designing and implementing their governance structures and compliance systems. The firm also advises clients on compliance with anticorruption, competition, data privacy, and anti-money laundering laws and regulations, and assists in the design and implementation of risk assessments, investigations, and remediation.

Our clients include Mexican and foreign public and private companies, including companies subject to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, and the OECD anti-bribery convention, as well as business associations and non-governmental organizations.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Members of VGF have substantial experience representing clients on M&A transactions, both as buyer’s and as seller’s counsel. We have participated in multiple transactions, including asset and share purchases, as well as mergers of legal entities. We have advised public and private companies on high-profile and complex transactions, in several industries including telecommunications, food and beverage, and construction materials. Our firm also assists clients in structuring and implementing private equity funds, as well as in documenting and negotiating their investments.