First Mexican IPO for 2015 Represented by Paul Hastings

May 22, 2015

NEW YORK – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, represented Unifin Financiera, S.A.B. de C.V., SOFOM, E.N.R., a leading Mexican leasing company, in a US$204.6 million global offering of shares which consisted of a public tranche in Mexico and a Rule 144A/Reg S tranche outside of Mexico.  The offering was the first IPO out of Mexico this year.  Unifin specializes in operating leasing, factoring and auto and other lending in Mexico.  The offering was heard to be seven times oversubscribed, pricing at the high end of the estimated price range.  The international underwriters involved were Credit Suisse, Citigroup, UBS Investment Bank and Scotiabank.

Latin America practice partners Mike Fitzgerald and Arturo Carrillo led the Paul Hastings team, which also included counsel Steven Sandretto, associates Elena Jacque and Todd Schmid and foreign associate Gabriel Garcia-Pena.

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