Hernando Becerra de Cima

González Calvillo - Mexico


Ciudad de México

+52 (55) 5202-7622

Highly regarded


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Hernando has over 15 years of professional experience and has oriented his legal practice to cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private equity, and financing transactions, focusing in the infrastructure sector.He advises both local and foreign companies in their investments in Mexico, with a focus on cross-border transactions in a variety of industries, including energy, agriculture and infrastructure. 

  • Representation of global fund manager, IFM Investors, in the negotiation and execution of a stock purchase agreement to acquire a 25% equity interest in Organización de Proyectos de Infraestructura, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OHL Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V., one of the main infrastructure operators in Mexico, for approximately US$600 million
  • Counsel to Mexico Power Group, a leading developer of wind farm projects in Mexico, in the US$215 million financing to build the 103 MW “La Bufa” wind farm in Zacatecas, Mexico, which included the acquisition of a majority stake in the project company by First Reserve
  • Represented Dhamma Energy Management, a French-Spanish developer and asset manager of photovoltaic assets, in the sale of two of its Mexican Subsidiaries to SunPower Corporation Mexico
  • Represented HSBC Bank USA, NA, as agent, in the implementation of a Mexican collateral package securing a multi-national financing incurred by Nord Anglia Education Finance LLC that includes a term loan agreement for approximately US$900 million, a revolving loan of approximately US$125 million and the 5.75% Senior Secured notes due 2022
  • Representation of Pattern Energy in the sale of two photovoltaic projects in Mexico with an installed capacity of approximately 150 MWac each 

  • M&A
  • Project development
  • Project finance

  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Transport

  • Mexico
  • New York 

  • LL.M., Master of Laws, University of Texas, Texas, United States (2009)
  • Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City Mexico (2006)