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Legal 500 Latin America 2022: Corporate and M&A (Mexico)
Federico de Noriega ... garners praise for his 'business acumen and strong negotiation skills.'
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.
Chambers Latin America
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.'
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.
- Masters, Harvard Law School, 2007
- Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2005
- New York