Luis R. Leos
Luis is an associate in White & Case's Corporate practice in the Firm's Houston office.
Luis primarily represents clients on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, private equity investments, joint ventures, cross-border transactions and general corporate matters. He also advises clients in the acquisition, joint venture, development, and financing of a wide array of infrastructure and energy projects. Trained in common law and civil law jurisdictions, Luis is able to seamlessly facilitate clients' complex, domestic and cross-border transactions by bridging differences and finding common ground.
Prior to joining White & Case, Luis was an associate in the Houston office of another global law firm and worked for two major law firms in Mexico City.
Advise a leading institutional investor to the global energy and infrastructure sectors on its joint acquisition with a leading energy infrastructure company of an 80 percent equity stake in GNL Quintero S.A., the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Chile.
Advised a major U.S. healthcare and insurance conglomerate in the $1.2 billion stock acquisition of a national provider of outpatient mental healthcare treatments, comprised of 32 independent brands operating across 23 states and D.C.*
Advised a global manufacturer and supplier of textiles in the automotive industry in the $13.5 million stock acquisition of the U.S. holding company of an auto-parts manufacturing subsidiary in Mexico.*
Advised a public-private partnership on the $150 million debt and note financing of its portfolio of roadside fueling and restaurant service stations in Connecticut.*
Advised an Irish consortium on the $225 million debt financing of its acquisition of 60 on-highway services plazas, located across 13 highways within eight states in the U.S. Northeast and Midwest regions.*
Advised a Dutch development bank on the $38 million debt financing of a two-phase 66 MW solar plant in the Dominican Republic.*
Advised a U.S. development bank on the $100 million debt financing of an African mobile network operator for the expansion of its mobile network operations in Angola.*
Represented an American multinational alternative investment firm in a $68 million secured financing and hedging facility of a 221 MW and a 165 MW wind-farm project in Texas.*
Advised a Houston-based, family-owned private equity firm that invests in middle-market U.S. companies on several acquisitions, add-on transactions, dispositions, and other private equity investments.*
Advised a major spirit manufacturing company on entering the Chinese market and reorganizing its distribution structure in Mexico and the Caribbean.*
Represented several biotech companies in the drafting of operational agreements and public company reporting.*
*Matters prior to joining White & Case.