Our Associate


Gabriel
Robles Beistegui

Associate

grobles@ritch.com.mx

+52 (55) 9178 7089

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Gabriel Robles Beistegui joined the firm in 2007. He specializes in Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Markets.
  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
    Gabriel Robles has more than 13 years of experience advising financial institutions, public companies and private equity funds, in both national and international transactions. 

    He specializes in capital markets, where he has advised issuers as well as underwriters in the structuring of equity and quasi-equity public offerings and their issuance, in mergers and acquisitions, with special emphasis in the process of acquisition of both private and public companies, and in banking and finance, participating in major financing and restructuring transactions where he has represented foreign and domestic financial institutions. 

    From 2015 to 2016, Gabriel worked as a Foreign Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, in New York, where he contributed to the Latin American practice group.
  • RELEVANT TRANSACTIONS
    • Represented Vector Casa de Bolsa in connection with the initial public offer in Mexico of 14,411,710 shares of Cox Energy América, for an aggregate amount of MXN$452.6 million which were listed in the Mexican Institutional Stock Exchange (BIVA).
    • Represented BBVA Bancomer in connection with a senior secured loan agreement entered into by Rassini, for a total amount of USD$470 million to refinance existing debt.
    • Represented Mexico Infrastructure Partners – EXI 3 in the establishment of its fourth private equity fund of over MXN$9,600 million, focused on investing in Mexican energy and infrastructure projects, through a public offer of certificados bursátiles fiduciarios de desarrollo (CKDs) that includes a co-investment mechanism through the issuance of optional certificates.
    • Represented Laboratorios Sanfer (Invekra) and its shareholders (including General Atlantic), in the context of a primary and secondary sale of shares, subscribed and paid for by CDPQ, for an aggregate amount of USD$500 million, evidencing approximately 24% of the capital stock of Invekra.
    • Represented BBVA, as administrative agent, HSBC and BBVA, as joint bookrunners, and certain financial institutions party thereto, in connection with an unsecured amended and restated credit agreement dated September 6, 2019, entered into by Grupo Axo and certain of its subsidiaries, as guarantors, for a total amount of MXN$2,620 million to finance the acquisition of Tennix and Privalia.
    • Acted as special Mexican counsel to Export - Import Bank of Korea, as issuer, in connection with the public offering of MXN$7,000 million of its 7.930% Notes, which constituted its first issuance of mexican notes (certificados bursátiles) in México. Morgan Stanley México, Casa de Bolsa and HSBC Casa de Bolsa, Grupo Financiero HSBC, acted as underwriters.
    • Represented BNP Paribas and other financial institutions in connection with the implementation of secured credit lines to Minera Medina Luna in the amount of USD$335 million.
    • Represented The Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and other financial institutions in connection with the implementation of secured credit lines to Capstone Mining Corp. in the amount of USD$300 million.
    • Represented The Bank of Nova Scotia, as administrative agent, and certain financial institutions, as lenders, in connection with an unsecured credit agreement among Grupo Lamosa, as borrower, certain subsidiaries of Grupo Lamosa, as guarantors, for an amount of USD$180 million.
    • Represented MUFG Bank, as administrative agent, and certain financial institutions, as lenders, in connection with an unsecured revolving credit agreement among Mexichem, as borrower, and its subsidiaries, as guarantors, for an amount of USD$1,500 million.
    • Represented Citigroup, HSBC and JP Morgan in connection with the offer to purchase and consent solicitation launched by Mexico City Airport Trust (MEXCAT), as issuer, to the holders of its USD$6,000 million international notes.
    • Represented Mexico Infrastructure Partners América Latina in the establishment of a private equity fund, through a public offer of certificados bursátiles fiduciarios de proyectos de inversión (CERPIs) for up to MXN$3,000 million of Series A Certificates and up to MXN$7,500 million of optional coinvestment Series B Certificates, which is focused on investing in energy and infrastructure projects in Peru, Mexico, Chile and Colombia.
  • AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
    • Ranked as "Rising Star", Legal 500, 2019 Capital Markets
    • Ranked as "Associate to Watch", in Chambers Latin America, 2015 Capital Markets
  • EDUCATION
    • Columbia University Masters in Law, 2015 New York, United States
    • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México Law Degree, 2009 Mexico City, Mexico
  • LANGUAGES
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French

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