EMILIO CARRILLO

PARTNER

Emilio is a partner in the Banking and Finance, Fintech, Mergers and Acquisitions and Real Estate practice areas.

He has over 30 years of experience as a specialist in economics, finance and law. He has actively participated in regulated sectors, such as energy (electricity generation and natural gas transportation), telecommunications, finance and real estate.

He was general director of special projects of the Economic Deregulation Unit of the then Secretary of Industrial Commerce, where he participated in the negotiation of new regulations in the areas of natural gas, telecommunications, commercial insolvency and civil and administrative procedural law; he also served as advisor to the Secretary of Commerce in the area of commercial law. He was also deputy director of the Office for the Negotiation of the Free Trade Agreement of the same ministry within the group in charge of the negotiation of the chapters on financial services and safeguards of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

He currently advises several non-profit entities in microfinance activities (Fincomún, Asociación Promujer, The Ford Foundation and Cemefi) and Transparencia Mexicana, A.C., of which he is secretary of the Board of Directors. He has been a member of the rule of law committee of the Consejo Coordinador Empresarial since 2022 and was a member of the alumni board of The Kellogg School.

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  • Participated in market and private transactions with aggregate amounts in excess of US$8 billion.
  • Participated in financings totaling more than US$1 billion, including Yankee bonds.
  • Participated in bank and structured financing projects and foreign issuance of debt securities for Mexican companies involved in the mining, construction and transportation sectors.
  • Involved in financings totaling more than US$1.2 billion.
  • Legal advisor to the Secretary of Commerce and Industrial Development.
  • Participated in the drafting and negotiation of, among others, the Natural Gas Regulation, the Federal Telecommunications Law and the Commercial Bankruptcy Law.
  • Legal advisor to the Government of the United Mexican States in the negotiation of the financial services and safeguards chapters of NAFTA.
  • Advised several clients in the documentation of primary public offerings of both equity and debt, in transactions totaling more than US$5 billion.
  • Participated in several real estate project financings for the construction of residential and mixed-use developments, in an amount exceeding US$2 billion.
  • Advised on loan negotiations for the telecommunications sector, including the negotiation of simple and structured loans totaling more than US$300 million.
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MBA, The Kellogg School, Northwestern University, United States, 1994
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Law degree with honors, Universidad Autónoma de México, Mexico, 1990
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Public Accounting degree, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico, 1990

Currently, he is a weekly columnist for El Heraldo de México, “La Nada y Uno”.

  • Participated in market and private transactions with aggregate amounts in excess of US$8 billion.
  • Participated in financings totaling more than US$1 billion, including Yankee bonds.
  • Participated in bank and structured financing projects and foreign issuance of debt securities for Mexican companies involved in the mining, construction and transportation sectors.
  • Involved in financings totaling more than US$1.2 billion.
  • Legal advisor to the Secretary of Commerce and Industrial Development.
  • Participated in the drafting and negotiation of, among others, the Natural Gas Regulation, the Federal Telecommunications Law and the Commercial Bankruptcy Law.
  • Legal advisor to the Government of the United Mexican States in the negotiation of the financial services and safeguards chapters of NAFTA.
  • Advised several clients in the documentation of primary public offerings of both equity and debt, in transactions totaling more than US$5 billion.
  • Participated in several real estate project financings for the construction of residential and mixed-use developments, in an amount exceeding US$2 billion.
  • Advised on loan negotiations for the telecommunications sector, including the negotiation of simple and structured loans totaling more than US$300 million.
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MBA, The Kellogg School, Northwestern University, United States, 1994
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Law degree with honors, Universidad Autónoma de México, Mexico, 1990
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Public Accounting degree, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico, 1990

Currently, he is a weekly columnist for El Heraldo de México, “La Nada y Uno”.

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