Federico De Noriega Olea | Mexico City | Hogan Lovells

Federico De Noriega Olea

Partner Corporate & Finance

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English, Spanish

De Noriega Olea Federico

Federico De Noriega Olea
De Noriega Olea Federico
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Federico de Noriega ... garners praise for his 'business acumen and strong negotiation skills.'

Legal 500 Latin America 2022: Corporate and M&A (Mexico)

With more than 10,000 hours of experience in corporate transactions, Federico De Noriega Olea is widely recognized for his deep experience in the financial sector. As a partner in the Mexico City office, he advises clients on financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and data privacy issues, including data processing, data transfers, and security breaches. His approach combines a robust knowledge of the legal issues with practical solutions and risk-mitigation strategies.

Federico is also widely recognized for his work with entrepreneurs and in financing innovative new ventures and start-ups, an area he has focused on extensively since 2008. Federico was a foreign associate at another global law firm's New York office in 2007 and 2008, after which he re-joined Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa (BSTL) (now Hogan Lovells).

He was awarded Academic Excellence by the Universidad Iberoamericana for scoring the highest GPA of his graduating class. He received a Master of Law degree from Harvard Law School.

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Federico De Noriega has been highly praised by clients, who state that 'he has been very helpful to us – he is always responsive and open to advise us whenever we need.' They go on to add 'he is truly supportive of us and of the goals of our company.'

Chambers Latin America

Representative experience

Advised Lafarge on its joint venture with Elementia for the formation of Cementos Fortaleza and its subsequent divestiture.

Advised Owens-Illinois on its US$2.15bn acquisition of the food and beverage division of Vitro.

Advised Cheque Dejeneur on its US$100m acquisition of Sí Vale.

Advised Liberty Mutual on its US$100m acquisition of Primero Fianzas.

Advised Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior in a US$50m secured loan to Beta San Miguel (sugar mill).

Advised Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior on a structured finance transaction secured with cash flows from natural gas supply agreements.

Advised MasterCard on structuring and designing payment products.

Advised Ford Credit on structuring and designing credit products.

Advised PVH on its joint venture and merger with Grupo Axo for the commercialization of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein in Mexico.

Advised Banco Santander on a US$110m master receivables factoring agreement with Vitro SAB de CV and certain subsidiaries.

Advised IDB Invest on a US$40m financing package to Elcatex and San Juan Textiles, both members of the Elcatex Group, one of the main textile groups in Honduras.

Credentials

Education
  • Masters, Harvard Law School, 2007
  • Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2005
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • New York

Recognition

Banking & Finance (Mexico)

Chambers Latin America

2016-2024
Corporate/M&A (Mexico)

Chambers Latin America

2016-2024
Banking and Finance (Mexico)

Legal 500 Latin America

2018-2024
Bankruptcy and Restructuring (Mexico)

Legal 500 Latin America

2018-2024
Compliance (Mexico)

Legal 500 Latin America

2022-2024
Corporate and M&A (Mexico)

Legal 500 Latin America

2019-2024
International Firms: Banking and Finance

Legal 500 Latin America

2024
Banking & Finance (Mexico)

Chambers Global

2016-2023
Corporate/M&A (Mexico)

Chambers Global

2017-2023
Corporate and M&A

Latin Lawyer 250

2018-2023
LACCA Approved: Banking and Finance

Latin American Corporate Counsel Association

2019-2021
Banking and Finance

Latin Lawyer National

2020
Corporate and M&A

Latin Lawyer National

2020
Capital Markets (Mexico)

Legal 500 Latin America

2018
Corporate/M&A (Mexico), Up and Coming

Chambers Global

2016