Victor Gallegos is Counsel in the Mexico City office, where he specializes in Banking and Finance.
Mr. Gallegos specializes in the areas of banking and finance. He regularly represents domestic and foreign financial institutions, including investment banks, as well as insurances companies and other financial institutions and institutional investors, and corporate borrowers, in all kind of banking and finance transactions. Mr. Gallegos expertise includes a wide variety of financial transactions, including syndicated facilities, secured and unsecured local and cross-border loans, senior and mezzanine loans, acquisition finance, structured finance, asset-backed financing, real estate financing and project finance transactions.
Over the past years, Mr. Gallegos has participated on various innovative financial transactions. Mr. Gallegos advises international and Mexican financial institutions including Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, Santander, BBVA Bancomer, Banorte, Actinver, Sabadell and Scotiabank, among others, in syndicated facilities, as well as, private equity funds, Mexican REITS (FIBRAs) and corporate borrowers including Southern Cross, Macquarie, Terrrafina, Mira Companies, Mexico Retail Properties (MRP), Walton Street Capital, Finsa, Planigrupo, CMR and Grupo Sordo Madaleno.
Mr. Gallegos represented one of the leading investment firms, Blackstone Group, in the debt financing for the acquisition of the lending platform and related commercial real estate mortgage loan portfolio of the largest non-bank commercial lender in Mexico, which was awarded the Loan Deal of the Year by IFLR´s American Awards 2016 and the Corporate Finance Deal of the Year by Latin Lawyer 2016.
Mr. Gallegos received his Law degree (JD) from the Universidad Panamericana, and obtained his LLM Degree in Corporate Law as well from the Universidad Panamericana.
He also obtained two Postgraduate degrees in Commercial Agreements and in International Financial Law from the Universidad Panamericana.
Mr. Gallegos native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English.