Our Associate


Patricia
Quezada Álvarez

Associate

pquezada@ritch.com.mx

+52 (55) 9178 7047

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Patricia Quezada Álvarez joined the firm in 2013. She specializes in Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Restructurings and Insolvency.
  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
    Patricia Quezada has more than 16 years of experience advising domestic and international financial institutions in structuring and restructuring credit facilities for Mexican public and private sector entities. She has participated in restructuring projects, as well as structured financing for several financial institutions. 

    As to her mergers and acquisitions experience, she has advised private equity funds in acquisitions of businesses and assets within the energy, financial and real estate sectors, among others. She also has experience advising financial institutions, private equity funds and developers in the financing of real estate projects, and has participated in multiple financial restructurings and insolvency proceedings, advising both companies and creditors. 

    In 2011, Patricia worked as a Foreign Associate at Cleary Gottlieb in New York.
  • RELEVANT TRANSACTIONS
    • Represented the holders of certain senior secured notes issued by Industrias Unidas (IUSA), in connection with an exchange offer of approximately USD$250.4 million.
    • Represents Export Development Canada in connection with secured and unsecured financings to Mexican companies.
    • Represented private equity funds, debt funds and multilaterals such as, Northgate, Abraaj, and IFC in their private equity and mezzanine financing activities in Mexico.
    • Represented FCA Mexico (formerly Chrysler de México), in a USD$900 million loan granted by Banco Inbursa.
    • Represented the lenders, in connection with a loan of up to USD$278.218 million granted to Eólica Coahuila for the design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of a wind power plant.
    • Represented Abeinsa Juárez N-III (Abengoa) and negotiated the terms of a bridge loan and related security documentation for the development, construction, commission and operation of a 788MW combined cycle power plant in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua.
    • Served as counsel 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
    • New York University Certificate in International Business and Finance, 2009 New York, United States
    • Universidad Iberoamericana Law Degree, 2007 Mexico City, Mexico
  • LANGUAGES
    • English
    • Spanish

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