Luisa Muskus

Associate, Houston

Biography

Overview

Luisa is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group in the Firm's Houston office. Her practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, energy transactions, project finance and project development, with a particular focus in Latin America.

Her international experience includes work in Mexico, Chile, Venezuela, Peru, Argentina, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Dominican Republic and Belize.

Bars and Courts
Texas State Bar
Education
JD
University of Houston Law Center
BA
Economics and Political Science
Baylor University
Languages
English
Spanish

Experience

 

Representation of a global developer and operator of power assets in a strategic alliance with a Colombian public utility company for the development of clean energy projects totalling approximately 500 MW of generation capacity.

Representation of a multi-national clothing company in the acquisition of its exclusive distributor in Bolivia, Chile and Peru.  The acquisition involved the assumption of 85 retail locations and warehouses and over 400 employees through these jurisdictions.

Representation of a Mexican integrated oilfield services company in the negotiation of a strategic alliance with a Norwegian drilling company for the provision of drilling services in the Mexican side of the Gulf of Mexico with a value of over $600 million. 

Representation of Avon Rubber p.l.c., an innovative technology group, specializing in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear and respiratory protection systems, on its strategic acquisition of 3M's ballistic-protection business in the U.S. and the rights to the Ceradyne brand.

Representation of a potential bidder in a 363 sale of oilfield services assets.*

Representation of a supermajor in the sale of its interest in the Elk Hills Field, one of the most productive fields in the United States.*

Representation of the sponsor on a $200 million project financing of an offshore drilling and production platform nearTrinidad and Tobago.*

Representation of the sponsor on a $80 million project financing of a water treatment facility in Ecuador with a large multilateral bank.*

Representation of a large international developer with the sale of all of its power assets in South America.*

Representation of Daikin Applied in the acquisition of a Panama-based contractor with subsidiaries in Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama and Peru.*

* Experience prior to joining White & Case

Publications

"From Exit Threats to Tiny Tweaks: What's Next for NAFTA?," Law360, March 30, 2017