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Javier Garibay joined the Mexico City office of the Firm in 2015 and is active in mergers and acquisitions as well as general corporate matters. He has represented Mexican and non-Mexican purchaser and sellers in stock and assets acquisitions and joint ventures. His experience includes complex M&A deals involving Mexican and non-Mexican parties, as well as corporate governance compliance, both for public and private companies.
Javier also specializes in handling various disputes among shareholders, companies and senior executives. His experience in this field includes bankruptcy and insolvency matters, in which he has represented major creditors, debtors, strategic and financial investors, as well as some governmental entities.
Before joining White & Case LLP, Javier practiced corporate law several years with a global law firm, in which he participated in several cross-border transactions, mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and joint ventures.
Javier has worked on a Pro bono basis for several Non-Profit Organizations.
Representation of Altán Consortium on its US$7 billion winning bid to build and operate a mobile 4G network, which will be one of the largest Mexican telecom infrastructure projects during President Peña Nieto’s administration. The Red Compartida network is set to cover more than 92 percent of Mexico’s population, exceeding the 85 percent minimum coverage outlined in the auction, and will become operative for part of the population in early 2018.
Representation of the Asset Administration and Sale Agency (Servicio de Administración y Enajenación de Bienes or SAE) in the design and implementation of the procurement process for the sale of nine sugar mills that together represent 22.2% of the Mexican sugar production market. The procurement process culminated with the issuance of the award by SAE in favor of two bidders to assign two portfolios that included four sugar mills. The first portfolio was awarded to Impulsora Azucarera del Noroeste for MxN 1,974 million and the second portfolio was awarded to Beta San Miguel for MXN 1,308 million. The awarded portfolios represent 12.4% of the total sugar production market in Mexico and the The deal is considered one of the most important commercial transactions in SAE's history.
Representation of the Asset Administration and Sale Agency (Servicio de Administración y Enajenación de Bienes or SAE) in the design and implementation of the procurement process for the sale of nine sugar mills that together represent 22.2% of the Mexican sugar production market. The deal is considered one of the most important commercial transactions in SAE's history.
Representation of BlackRock Inc. in structuring and setting up an investment vehicle funded with US$70 million contributed by the Mexican trust issuer of notes denominated certificados de capital de desarrollo (CKDs) managed by I Cuadrada, an entity recently acquired by BlackRock. The funds contributed to the investment vehicle will be directed to an infrastructure project in Mexico to construct and operate a gas pipeline named Los Ramones II.
Representation of Panasonic Corporation in the US$1.545 billion acquisition of a stake in Hussmann Corporation, a Missouri-based manufacturer of refrigerated display cases and systems, from Clayton, Dubilier and Rice LLC, a representative company of Hussmann Parent Inc.’s shareholders.
Proposals to modernize the stock corporation in Mexico, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico, 194 pp., January 14, 2015, (Propuestas para la modernización de la Sociedad Anónima en México)
Corporate reforms to take advantage of the Mexican structural reforms, Forbes, Mexico, February 9, 2015, (Reformas corporativas para aprovechar las reformas estructurales)
5 anticorruption actions in light of the energy reform, Forbes, Mexico, November 10, 2014, (5 acciones anticorrupción a la luz de la reforma energética)
Anti-Money Laundering Act: Transparency in the management of resources or government control in order to prevent tax evasion?, Abogado Corporativo, Mexico, October 20, 2014, (Ley Antilavado: ¿Transparencia en el manejo de los recursos o control gubernamental para evitar la evasión fiscal?)
Resilient Companies – Calculated risks, Mejores Prácticas Corporativas (Best Corporate Practices), November 20, 2014, (Empresas Resilientes: Riesgos Calculados)
Sole proprietorships: a viable reality, IDC Asesor Jurídico y Fiscal (of Grupo Expansión), December 8, 2014, (Sociedades unipersonales: una realidad viable)
Can a rule permitting anticipatory warfare be justified?, Durham University, United Kingdom, August 30, 2017