Héctor Sequelis Taboada
   
 
 

hector.sequelis@sa-sc.com.mx

HÉCTOR SEQUELIS TABOADA, counsel of financial institutions and corporations, both national and foreign, in financial, banking, loans, securitizations, structured financings, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, foreign investment, real estate, telecommunications and energy areas. Founding partner of the firm Sequelis y Asociados, S.C.

Before forming the firm Sequelis y Asociados, S.C., Mr. Sequelis was partner of the law firms Gallástegui y Lozano, S.C., Forastieri Abogados, S.C. and Sequelis y Lopez Mestre, S.C., where he developed his practice for more than 10 years. He was also attorney-at-law member of the law firms González, Calvillo y Forastieri, S.C. and Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C.

On 1996 Mr. Sequelis obtained his degree from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City, and on 1997 he attended the postgraduate studies on “Legal System of International Business” at the Escuela Libre de Derecho and published the work “Analysis of the Conference of Cairo about Population and Development”.

On 1998 he completed postgraduate studies in “Telecommunications Law” at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain, and finally on 2005 he attended the postgraduate on “Energy Law” at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.

On 2014, Mr. Sequelis obtained a LLM degree with the Centro de Estudios de Posgrado en Derecho with the thesis “Sobre la neceisdad de regular los Contratos Mercantiles Inmobiliarios”.

Mr. Sequelis has been counsel to Rabobank Nederland for more than 18 years, during which he has implemented credit structures focused in the agribusiness sector through structured finance mechanisms, long term facilities, short term facilities with borrowing base and through reporto structrures (repurchase agreements).

Mr. Sequelis has been associate professor in several universities.

Recent Significant Transactions:

• Participated in the design, structuring and implementation of the joint participation of Inmesp Desarrolladora (a Spanish investment fund) in several residential real estate projects for social and popular sectors.

• Was counsel of Concesionaria de Carreteras, Autopistas y Libramientos de la República Mexicana (IDEAL) in the securitization of its operation for the completion of several road segments.

• Participated in the design, implementation and purchase of the subordinated tranche of securities issued by an account receivables fund of a multinational company engaged in the glass industry.

• Structured the syndicated financing for the construction of an elevated road in Mexico City, led and structured by the Mexican subsidiary of a Spanish bank and a Mexican development bank.

• Advised a syndicate of banks co-led by Rabobank Nederland and GE Financial in the financing of U.S.$140,000,000 to a company engaged in the manufacture of commodities packages.

• Participated in the structuring and implementation of an account receivables fund of a company primarily engaged in the business of importing and exporting beef, chicken and hog products.

• Structured the financing of DELL in connection with the multiannual services agreement regarding Enciclomedia Educational Project.

• Structured the syndicated financing of U.S.$160,000,000 to a company engaged in producing, processing and commercializing of sugar and sugar cane derivatives.

• Structured a two-branches loan of U.S.$100,000,000 to a multinational company engaged in the business of producing, processing, bottling and selling beverage products.

• Advised a syndicate of banks co-led by Rabobank Nederland in the financing granted to a company engaged in the sugar and carbonated beverages industries.

• Acted as legal counsel of CIE in the acquisition of the 51% the capital stock of an amusement parks consortium named Grupo Magico.

• Represented Administradora Mexicana de Hipodromo (operating company of Mexico City’s hippodrome) in the minority stock acquisition made by Sinca Inbursa.

• Advised Afore Atlantico Promex in the partial acquisiton and further merger with Afore Principal.

• Participated in the design and implementation of the vendor financing for the installation and operation of a wireless telecommunications network of Pegaso (currently, Movistar) and Nextel Mexico.

• Advised Nextel Mexico during the bidding process (Licitación 21) and the public award granted by the Mexican Government for several telecommunication licenses for radioelectric spectrum.

• Advised MVS during the implementation of the provision of data services through its 2.5 Ghz’ public award, originally granted for the provision of MMDS’ television services.

• Advised MVS in the implementation of DirecTV project in Mexico and Latin America.

• Advised MetroRed in the acquisition of telecommunications capacity from other wired telecommunication players.

• Advised to the lender in the implementation of a credit facility with a long term tranche and a short term tranche with borrowing base, secured with living stock and raw materials, granted to a company engaged in the pork industry.

• Structured the financing for the construction and equipping of a shopping center located in Puebla, through a long-term syndicated loan led by BBVA Bancomer.

• Advised a syndicate of banks co-led by Rabobank Nederland in the financing granted to a company engaged in the sugar and carbonated beverages industries.

Languages: Spanish and English.

 
     
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