Rosalia Martinez Rial

Associate, New York (on client secondment)

Biography

Overview

Rosalia Martinez Rial is an associate in our New York office and is focused primarily on merger and acquisition transactions.

Ms. Martinez Rial has extensive experience advising both public and private clients in connection with domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

Fluent in English and Spanish, Ms. Martinez Rial has significant experience in Latin America. Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Martinez Rial was an associate at a leading Argentinian firm, where she practiced in a range of areas including mergers and acquisitions and antitrust matters covering a broad range of industries.

Ms. Martinez Rial is listed in "The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch" for Mergers and Acquisitions by Best Lawyers (2021).

Bars and Courts
Buenos Aires Bar
New York State Bar
Education
Abogada
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Master of Laws
Fordham University School of Law
Languages
English
Spanish
Portuguese

Experience

Recent experience includes representation of:

Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation in its sale of Bayonne Energy Center, a power generation facility in Bayonne, New Jersey.

The Houston Rockets and its owner Mr. Leslie Alexander in connection with the US$2.2 billion sale of the team and rights to the Toyata Center in Houston to Tilman Fertitta.

Harvest Partners in an investment in MRI Software, a leading provider of real estate management software solutions globally;

Antin Infrastructure Partners in the US$1.25 billion acquisition of Veolia Group's district energy assets in the United States, which comprises steam, hot and chilled water and electricity production plants, including cogeneration plants, and 13 networks in ten US cities;

CVC Capital Partners in the acquisition of Vitech Systems Group, a leading provider of cloud-based financial administration solutions;

CVC Capital Partners in its investment in a limited liability company formed to create, acquire and invest in enterprises in the sports, media, entertainment, technology and lifestyle industries;

CVC Capital Partners in its US$1.425 billion acquisition of beauty and personal care products company PDC Brands from Yellow Wood Partners;

Calpine Corporation in its US$1.05 billion acquisition of Noble Americas Energy Solutions, LLC (NAES), the nation's largest independent supplier of power to commercial and industrial retail customers;

Calpine Corporation in its US$395.5 million sale of Mankato Power Plant, a 375 MW natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant located in Minnesota, to Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power;

Dynegy Inc. in its US$119 million sale of two intermediate gas-fueled plants located in Dighton and Milford, Massachusetts to a subsidiary of Starwood Energy Group Global;

Dynegy Inc. in the purchase by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dynegy Zimmer of AEP Generation Resources Inc.'s interest in the Wm. H. Zimmer Generating Station; and Dynegy's wholly-owned subsidiary, Dynegy Conesville, LLC of its interest in the Unit 4 Conesville Generating Station to AEP;SDIC Fund Management Co., Ltd. in its agreement to acquire an ownership stake in Maxwell Technologies, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of capacitive energy storage and power delivery solutions; and

Sale by Invenergy LLC in its acquisition of the La Jacinta Solar Farm in Uruguay.

Awards and Recognition

Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch" for Mergers and Acquisitions, Best Lawyers 2021