Diego Hernández has extensive experience providing tax advisory to Mexican and foreign investors, financial institutions and multinational companies, with a special focus on the design and implementation of capital and financing structures for energy and infrastructure projects, merger and acquisition processes, as well as the review pf financial models used to evaluate projects form a tax perspective.
Represented EVM Energía del Valle de México Generador structuring its joint venture with GE to develop an 850 MW combined cycle power plant.
Represented EVM group in different hybrid debt transactions consisting of: (i) EVM II, a private placement for USD$469 million and a loan for USD$271 million; (ii) EVM I, a private placement for USD$80 million and a bank loan for USD$11 million; and (iii) EVM Tenedora, a private placement for USD$70 million.
Represented CCLA structuring a USD$300 million joint venture with and GIC (Singapore's sovereign wealth fund) to develop and operate multi-family buildings across major Mexican markets.
Represented Fomento a la Energía e Infraestructura de México (Fondos EXI) an investment vehicle operated by Mexico Infrastructure Partners, to develop and finance Mexican energy projects in a joint venture with BAS.
Represented Avant Energy on the structuring of its distribution and commercialization system of refined products in Mexico (SUPERA), including the joint venture and routine tax advisory regarding IEPS.
Represented Grupo Diavaz on the migration of certain services contracts (CIEPs) executed with PEMEX. Assisted in its joint venture with PEMEX to incorporate a consortium to conduct exploration and extraction activities in Mexico.