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Antonio De Lisi
Antonio De Lisi

Antonio De Lisi

Counsel

About

Antonio De Lisi is Counsel at Gonzalez Calvillo and has over 12 years of experience in cross-border and domestic financings, energy and infrastructure development transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

His practice is focused on cross-border and domestic financing transactions, including project, corporate, trade and structured financings, and the representation of private and public sector entities in cross-border and domestic joint venture and project development transactions, including in connection with the structuring of and participation in public tenders for major energy and infrastructure projects and the negotiation of joint venture and other investor agreements, commercial supply and off-take agreements, operating agreements, and engineering, procurement and construction contracts.

He worked as foreign associate in Curtis Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, New York, United States (2006-2012)

Experience

  • Represented Mexican development bank in connection with the development of a master loan guarantee program to guarantee loans underwritten by US financial institutions.
  • Represented Mexican oil company in a series of senior secured structured financings to fund the acquisition of two offshore jack-up drilling units with a combined value in excess of US$400 million, a portfolio of onshore drilling rigs with a combined value of US$145 million, and two modular drilling units for the development of offshore activities with a combined value of US$229 million, as well as in the negotiation of the related EPC contracts.
  • Represented a US refining company in the refinancing of its senior secured credit facilities with an aggregate of US$1.85 billion senior secured revolving and term credit facilities.
  • Represented the administrative agent and collateral agent in connection with the restructuring of the approximately US$200 million project financing of a 425 MW natural gas-fired plant located in the United States.

Awards & Recognitions

Banking and Finance next generation lawyer, The Legal 500

Education

LL.M., Master of Laws from Columbia Law School, New York, United States (2006) Law degree (J.D. equivalent) with honors, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico City, Mexico (2005)

Languages

Spanish – English – French – Italian