New York, NY-- Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented UBS, BBVA, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Soc Gen as initial purchasers in a US$ 458.5 million global offering of shares of OHL Mexico which consisted of a public tranche in Mexico and a Rule 144A/Reg S tranche outside of Mexico. OHL Mexico is a subsidiary of Obrascon Huarte Lain, the leading Spanish construction, concession, transportation infrastructure, development and management company with global operations. OHL Mexico holds five toll road and one airport concession in Mexico. The company raised capital to fund investment in its current concessions, to repay existing obligations and to fund development of new projects in anticipation of the expected announcement by the Mexican government of its 350 billion pesos (US$26 billion) National Infrastructure Plan.
Latin America practice partner Taisa Markus led the Paul Hastings team, which included of counsel Pedro Reyes and foreign associates Guillermo Bracamonte and Pablo Garza. Partner Andrew Short and associate David Makso advised on tax issues. Paul Hastings LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.