Luis Dávalos

Luis Dávalos

Associate, Monterrey

Email luis.davalos@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +52 81 8220 1500

Fax +52 81 8220 1529

LanguagesSpanish, English

Practice groupFinance

Luis Dávalos assists clients with debt-related issues, working mainly in structured finance deals with different types of assets. He often participates in deals involving a public entity.

Luis currently works out of Monterrey advising clients in sub-sovereign finance deals, asset securitization transactions, and project finance deals involving development projects. Additionally, Luis advises banking and financial institutions in regulatory matters. He has also advised different government entities on the drafting of laws and regulations.

Luis began his career at Hogan Lovells in New York as an international visiting attorney after obtaining his LL.M. in Banking and Financial Law at Boston University.

Education and admissions

Education

LL.M in Banking and Financial Law, Boston University School of Law, 2015

Law Degree, Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, 2011

International Trade and Public Policy, El Colegio de México, 2009

Bar admissions and qualifications

Mexico

Representative experience

Counsel to a chemical manufacturer for the first syndicated loan with an off-balance asset securitization of receivables component in Mexico.

Advised the state of Nuevo Leon in the creation of a payment structure for the financing of a new subway line involving the securitization of the state's assets for a Metro line.

Counsel to the state of Quintana Roo for the creation of the first strategic projects agency in Mexico (PPP agency).

Advised the state of Zacatecas for the full refinancing of the state's debt via securitization of state's assets.

Counsel to a chemical manufacturer for a bridge loan involving New York and Mexican jurisdictions for a gas storage cavern.

Counsel to different financial technology companies for the implementation of blockchain technologies in Mexico.

Counsel to different cities in financing transactions.

Counsel to a Spanish constructor in certain EPC contracts involving development projects.

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