OCTAVIO L. HERNÁNDEZ NEGRETTI

OCTAVIO L. HERNÁNDEZ NEGRETTI



PRACTICE AREAS

• Private Equity
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Financing

OCTAVIO L. HERNÁNDEZ N., is Partner in the Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Financing practice areas of Sainz Abogados, S.C., mainly representing private equity funds and financial institutions (foreign and domestic) in investments, divestments and financings in Mexico and abroad. Octavio’s clients participate in several industries, including manufacturing, asset management, restaurants, franchises and professional services. In addition, Octavio advises various groups of entrepreneurs in Mexico.
In the area of ​​mergers and acquisitions, Octavio provides his clients with experience regarding sophisticated M&A processes, resulting from strategic acquisitions (equity, assets or business units), as well as experience regarding M&A processes resulting from shareholders conflicts or corporate reorganizations.
With respect to financing, Octavio commonly represents financial institutions and debt funds, as creditors, as well as corporate borrowers, in their credit operations and guarantee structures, including subordinated debt structures (mezzanine), among other complex structures.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
• Represented Grupo Financiero Interacciones in its US$1.4 billion – merger with Grupo Financiero Banorte, resulting in the creation of the second largest financial institution in Mexico.
• Represented PwC México in its merger process with PwC US.
• Represented the buyers and sellers of Italianni’s, a restaurant chain with more than 40 sale points, in the mediation process which ended in the sale the business valued at US$170 million.
• Represented several private equity and venture capital funds in their investments and divestments.
• Has participated, as a party attorney, in various arbitration proceedings, both national and international, in relation to commercial disputes, shareholder conflicts, minority rights and corporate governance issues. In addition, Octavio has mediated and negotiated various corporate (shareholder disputes) and commercial conflicts representing Mexican and foreign clients.

EDUCATION

• Master of Laws (LLM), Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, 2014
• Certificate in Business Administration, Kellogg School of Management, Chicago, 2014
• Post graduate studies in Civil (Contractual) Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, 2010
• Post graduate studies in Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Spin Offs, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) Mexico City, 2009
• Law Degree (JD), Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City, 2007

OTHER ACTIVITIES

• Sidley Austin, LLP, Foreign Associate (2014-2015)
• Professor of Civil Contracts, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Santa Fe (2011-2013)

LANGUAGES

• Spanish
• English

 

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