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Ulises Patiño joined White & Case in 2016. His practice is mainly focused in corporate law, merger and acquisitions, regulatory, antitrust matters. Ulises also has experience in radio spectrum regulatory matters, frequency bands as well as compliance with the inherent concessionaries obligations, broadcasting companies, contents and government relations; and in the preparation of and participation in national public tenders and in the execution of any type of governmental agreements related to the practice of broadcasting and telecommunications.
Prior to joining White & Case, Ulises worked in an important national radio broadcasting company attending regulatory matters regarding the granting of concession, the establishment of their operations as well as long-lasting compliance with the integral obligations of such concessions, after practicing law in a prestigious boutique law firm in Mexico City specializing in Technology, Media and Telecommunications.
Representation of Banco Santander (México), HSBC Mexico, S.A., and Bank of Nova Scotia as lead banks on US$326.5 million senior secured acquisition financing for Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS), as borrower. GIS is a Mexican publicly traded company that designs, manufactures and markets various products for industrial and consumer sectors, including auto parts, flooring, water heaters and kitchenware.
Representation of MCRF P, a special purpose vehicle incorporated by Credit Suisse, on a MXN 600 million subordinated secured acquisition financing facility to finance part of the purchase by AlphaCredit Capital, of 95 percent of the shares of Prestaciones Finmart, and subsidiaries. AlphaCredit is a leading non-regulated financial institution with a special focus on payroll deduction lending to government employees in Mexico. There was significant scarcity value on this trade, as it was one of the largest potential consolidation plays in the payroll deduction lending industry, positioning AlphaCredit as the second largest payroll deduction lender in the country.