Widely recognized as one of the top 10 capital markets and banking and finance lawyers in Mexico, Juan Antonio Martín supports clients with securities, local and cross-border financings, securitizations, debt restructurings, derivatives, state and municipal finance, private equity and project finance. His reputation is based on an extensive track record that includes a number of landmark deals, noted for their pioneering and innovative aspects. Major domestic and international issuers and underwriters rely on Juan Antonio's skill to tackle the complexities of securities transactions.
He delivers insight and rigor to lenders and borrowers in local and multijurisdictional debt and equity financings, and offers the benefit of his significant experience in mergers and acquisitions and public tender offers. Juan Antonio has also recently participated in a number of complex restructurings, representing the creditors in high-profile bankruptcies of companies operating in the construction sector.Juan Antonio's knowledge and experience has attracted a client portfolio that includes a number of leading domestic and international banks. He has represented Citigroup, Banamex-Accival, Morgan Stanley, Scotiabank, Actinver and Santander in securities offerings and/ or financings. He also regularly advises major local and foreign issuers such as CFE, Aeroméxico, Financiera Independencia, Export Development Canada, Molymet and BCI.
Prior to joining White & Case, Juan Antonio gained valuable international experience working in the New York office of another global law Firm. He also worked for a number of years at the Mexican Central Bank (Banco de México), where he was closely involved in the legal implementation of programs related to the bailout of the Mexican financial system.