Our Associate


Alfonso Alberto
Vargas Mayoral

Associate

avargas@ritch.com.mx

+52 (55) 4165 7106

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Alfonso Alberto Vargas Mayoral joined the firm in 2013. He specializes in Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Real Estate.
  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
    Alfonso A. Vargas Mayoral has represented domestic and international lenders in structuring and restructuring credit facilities for Mexican public and private entities. He has also advised financial institutions and fund managers in fundraising, acquisitions and financings in the real estate sector. He has represented developers in the acquisition, development, financing and divestment of real estate assets in all vertical markets of the industry.
  • RELEVANT TRANSACTIONS
    • Represented the deal manager and initial purchaser in the issuance of debt instruments by independent vehicles, specially created by GICSA, for an aggregate amount of MXN$14,000 million. Such issuances were made by two trusts that consolidate the flows and ownership of nine projects (Forum Culiacán, Torre Esmeralda III, Masaryk 111, City Walk, Fórum Cuernavaca, Explanada Puebla, Paseo Querétaro, La Isla Mérida y Explanada Pachuca) which as of this date are, directly or indirectly, owned by GICSA.
    • Represented Walton Street Capital and GBI Inmuebles in the sale of an offices building located in Insurgentes Sur 1079, to a group of private investors.
    • Represented a joint venture between Walton Street and Copri in the acquisition of land and the development of a high-end housing complex, in the area known as “Parque la Mexicana”.
    • Represented PGIM Real Estate, PRUMEX Industrial III Trust in the hiring of a simple loan with Banco Nacional de México and other banks as Lenders, and National Bank of Foreign Trade as administrative agent and guarantor, for an amount of USD$175 million for the payment of certain existing credits and corporate purposes in general. 
    • Represented SabCapital SOFOM in connection to the granting of a simple loan to Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe, (through certain subsidiaries), for an amount of USD$28.8 million for the payment of the necessary amount, substitution of investments. 
    • Represented PGIM Real Estate México, Investment Trust in Industrial Real Estate (FIBRA) Terrafina, in the acquisition of an industrial portfolio of Industrial Parks Intermex, consisting of 49 properties located in different states of the Mexican Republic (Nuevo León, Chihuahua, Jalisco, Sonora, Guanajuato, Durango, and Tamaulipas), in the amount of USD$431.8 million.
    • Represented PGIM Real Estate, PRUMEX Industrial III Trust in the hiring of a simple loan with Banamex and Bancoemxt, for an amount of USD $ 175 millones, for the payment of certain existing credits and corporate purposes in general. Likewise, as part of the guarantees of said Credit, 26 industrial warehouses owned by PRUMEX Industrial III were contributed to a guarantee trust.
    • Represented Banamex in the granting of simple credit to Planigrupo Latam (through certain project trusts), for an amount of MXN$27 million for the payment of up to 80% of the VAT actually paid in the acquisition of two shopping centers in Jalisco, Mexico.
    • Represented SabCapital in connection to the granting of a simple loan to Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe, for an amount of USD$28 million, for the payment of the necessary amount, substitution of investments. As part of the guarantees of said Credit, the creditor made a mortgage in the first place on the Hotel Krystal Grand Vallarta, and a pledge without transfer of possession on all assets related to said property.
    • Represented PGIM Real Estate México, Investment Trust in Industrial Real Estate (FIBRA) Terrafina, in the acquisition of an industrial portfolio of Industrial Parks Intermex, consisting of 49 properties located in different states of the Mexican Republic (Nuevo León, Chihuahua, Jalisco, Sonora, Guanajuato, Durango, and Tamaulipas), in the amount of USD$431 million.
    • Represented Mota Engil in the development of a high-end real estate development in Riviera Nayarit called “Costa Canuva".
    • Represented AGC Glass Company North America, through its affiliate in Mexico- AGC Automotive México, in the acquisition from Desarrollo Logistik of two plots of land located within the Parque Industrial Logistik II in San Luis Potosí.
    • Represented Credit Suisse (México) in its first real estate investment in Mexico for MXN$450 million Mexplorer Ventura Real Estate Investment Fund, a Canadian fund focused on the construction and development of commercial and residential real estate projects.
    • Represented Nexxus Capital in the MXN$1,000 million mezzanine financing granted to Grupo ZKC to operate, acquire and develop real estate portfolios of commercial and mixed used in Mexico City.
    • Served as council to Casas GEO and 16 of its subsidiaries, in the largest ever insolvency procedure in Mexico. At play are 18 billion dollars of claims and counterclaims and almost 12,000 creditors.
  • EDUCATION
    • University of Texas at Austin Master of Laws (LL.M), Business Concentration, 2019 Texas, United States
    • Escuela Libre de Derecho Abogado, 2013 Mexico City, Mexico
  • LANGUAGES
    • English
    • Spanish

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