Alvaro Mestre is a partner resident in the Washington DC office and chair of the firm’s Mexico Country Desk. He specializes in cross-border transactions and projects, with expertise in the energy and transportation industries and a regional focus on Latin America.
Alvaro represents a mix of investors, developers, owner/sponsors, manufacturers, contractors and other interested parties in the corporate structuring and overall development, construction, management, ownership, operation and maintenance, and financing of global infrastructure projects. He specializes in the energy and transportation industries and has a regional focus on the Americas. Over the course of two decades, he has represented clients in diverse forms of cross-border corporate transactions, including renewable and conventional power plants, fuel transportation and storage projects, light-rail urban transportation projects, and toll roads. He provides his clients with comprehensive transactional advice, including in connection with the formation and structuring of strategic partnerships and consortia.
Mergers and Acquisitions
An integral part of Alvaro’s practice involves the acquisition and divestiture of projects and assets in various industries and sectors.
For more than two decades, Alvaro has represented public and private entities in developing some of the most note-worthy and largest infrastructure projects in Mexico and throughout Latin America.
Alvaro often advises his clients on compliance matters and has specific experience in connection with the preparation and implementation of compliance programs focused on the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In this capacity, he provides a full array of services, including management-level briefings, in-house training and ongoing consultation services for his corporate clients.