Michell Nader S

Michell Nader S
Office:
Torre Arcos, Paseo de los Tamarindos No. 400-B
7th Floor, Colonia Bosques de las Lomas
05120
City:
Mexico City
Country:
Mexico
Tel:
+52 55 41 70 30 07
Fax:
+52 55 21 67 30 99

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Mexico - Banking

Mr Nader’s main areas of practice include banking, acquisition and project finance, corporate and debt restructurings, insolvency, and mergers and acquisitions. Michell is a name partner of NHG and he specialises in complex and innovative banking finance transactions. He is also an expert in workouts and has been extensively involved in the development of the Mexican, Fibras, Fibras E and PPPs. Michell has spearheaded groundbreaking financial structures in the real estate sector, including the largest real estate financing ever in Mexico and the creation of the first Mexican land bank.

He also advised the US Department of the Treasury in the US$20 billion emergency financial package provided to the Mexican government in 1995. He has represented export, development and commercial banks in multiple structured and project finance matters including the US Export Import bank, Credit Agricole, General Electric, Capital Corporation, IDB, Bank of America, BNP Paribas and Citibank in areas such as fixed-line and mobile telephony, energy, real estate, and infrastructure. He has also represented a number of bank creditor groups in contested and negotiated workouts including AHMSA, Grupo Minero Mexico, Sicartsa, Comercial Mexicana, Gruma, GICSA, Grupo Collado, Vitro and many others.

He has also represented investors in M&A transactions in a variety of industries such as the acquisition of Aseguradora Hidalgo by MetLife for US$1 billion, the acquisition of Unefon (a mobile telecoms service provider) by Iusacell, the acquisitions of some of the largest Mexican real estate portfolios by GE Real Estate and the sale of 50 per cent of Iusacell by Grupo Salinas to ATT for US$2.4 billion. He has led a number of novel securities offerings in Mexico including a number of investment funds (CKDs), real estate investment trusts (FIBRAs), and a recent registration of a Fibra E (Mexican MLP). 

WWL says: Michell Nader S impresses clients with his “ability to pull the pieces of a deal together, while always looking into the future for the next big opportunity”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Mexico which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Banking: Finance

Mr Nader’s main areas of practice include banking, acquisition and project finance, corporate and debt restructurings, insolvency, and mergers and acquisitions. Michell is a name partner of NHG and he specialises in complex and innovative banking finance transactions. He is also an expert in workouts and has been extensively involved in the development of the Mexican, Fibras, Fibras E and PPPs. Michell has spearheaded groundbreaking financial structures in the real estate sector, including the largest real estate financing ever in Mexico and the creation of the first Mexican land bank.

He also advised the US Department of the Treasury in the US$20 billion emergency financial package provided to the Mexican government in 1995. He has represented export, development and commercial banks in multiple structured and project finance matters including the US Export Import bank, Credit Agricole, General Electric, Capital Corporation, IDB, Bank of America, BNP Paribas and Citibank in areas such as fixed-line and mobile telephony, energy, real estate, and infrastructure. He has also represented a number of bank creditor groups in contested and negotiated workouts including AHMSA, Grupo Minero Mexico, Sicartsa, Comercial Mexicana, Gruma, GICSA, Grupo Collado, Vitro and many others.

He has also represented investors in M&A transactions in a variety of industries such as the acquisition of Aseguradora Hidalgo by MetLife for US$1 billion, the acquisition of Unefon (a mobile telecoms service provider) by Iusacell, the acquisitions of some of the largest Mexican real estate portfolios by GE Real Estate and the sale of 50 per cent of Iusacell by Grupo Salinas to ATT for US$2.4 billion.  He has led a number of novel securities offerings in Mexico including a number of investment funds (CKDs), real estate investment trusts (FIBRAs), and a recent registration of a Fibra E (Mexican MLP). 

WWL says: Michell Nader focuses his top-tier practice on corporate finance matters, and is considered one of the foremost banking practitioners in Mexico.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Banking which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Mexico - Capital Markets

Mr Nader’s main areas of practice include banking, acquisition and project finance, corporate and debt restructurings, insolvency, and mergers and acquisitions. Michell is a name partner of NHG and he specialises in complex and innovative banking finance transactions. He is also an expert in workouts and has been extensively involved in the development of the Mexican, Fibras, Fibras E and PPPs. Michell has spearheaded groundbreaking financial structures in the real estate sector, including the largest real estate financing ever in Mexico and the creation of the first Mexican land bank.

He also advised the US Department of the Treasury in the US$20 billion emergency financial package provided to the Mexican government in 1995. He has represented export, development and commercial banks in multiple structured and project finance matters including the US Export Import bank, Credit Agricole, General Electric, Capital Corporation, IDB, Bank of America, BNP Paribas and Citibank in areas such as fixed-line and mobile telephony, energy, real estate, and infrastructure. He has also represented a number of bank creditor groups in contested and negotiated workouts including AHMSA, Grupo Minero Mexico, Sicartsa, Comercial Mexicana, Gruma, GICSA, Grupo Collado, Vitro and many others.

He has also represented investors in M&A transactions in a variety of industries such as the acquisition of Aseguradora Hidalgo by MetLife for US$1 billion, the acquisition of Unefon (a mobile telecoms service provider) by Iusacell, the acquisitions of some of the largest Mexican real estate portfolios by GE Real Estate and the sale of 50 per cent of Iusacell by Grupo Salinas to ATT for US$2.4 billion. He has led a number of novel securities offerings in Mexico including a number of investment funds (CKDs), real estate investment trusts (FIBRAs), and a recent registration of a Fibra E (Mexican MLP). 

WWL says: Michell Nader S is a highly regarded capital markets specialist who draws praise for his ability to deal effectively with large and complex transactions. 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Mexico which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Mexico - Construction & Real Estate

Michell Nader's main areas of work are structure and acquisition finance, debt and corporate restructurings, M&A and real estate. Michell is a name partner of NHG and he specialises in complex and innovative banking finance transactions, in real estate finance, acquisitions and capital markets transactions in the real estate sector.

Since 1993 Mr Nader has been head counsel for General Electric Capital Corporation, the largest commercial real estate lender in Mexico, in its real estate financings and M&A transactions. Among others, he has also worked on the largest commercial real estate financing ever made in Mexico for approximately $1 billion. He has advised Prudential Real Estate Investors since its entry into Mexico and, among other matters, represented them in the creation of the first land bank in Mexico.

He has represented several foreign and domestic financial institutions in the financing of real estate projects as well as in the financing of real estate acquisitions. He has participated in many workouts involving real estate divestitures, and pioneered a number of the most novel real estate strategies in Mexico, which in many instances have become market standards.

He has worked on the creation of the largest real estate funds, including funds in the Mexican Stock Exchange, such as FIBRAs, (the Mexican equivalent of REITs) and CKDs, which are private equity funds placed in the Mexican Stock Exchange. In that regard he has done several exchanges of real estate for equity securities. He advised the first FIBRA in switching its manager compensations from cash to equity securities.

WWL says: Michell Nader focuses his world-class practice on a wide array of corporate finance matters and is widely respected for his work handling transactions, acquisitions and financings across the real estate sector.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Mexico which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Mexico - M&A & Governance

Michell has been involved in a wide variety of matters in the finance and M&A sectors. His background includes many of the largest and most complex transactions ever done in Mexico and the development of products and structures for clients that have had significant impacts in the banking, real estate, capital markets and M&A industries.

He has represented investors in a wide array of industries, including telecommunications, insurance, pension funds, steel, mining and real estate. One of his recent highlights includes advising Grupo Salinas on the US$717 million buyout of Grupo Televisa’s 50 per cent stake in the Iusacell joint venture, and the subsequent US$2.4 billion sale of Iusacell by Grupo Salinas to AT&T.

Among other clients, he has represented Metropolitan Life in the $1 billion acquisition of Aseguradora Hidalgo, the largest life insurance company in Mexico; Afore XXI in the merger with Afore Banorte, worth almost $2 billion, which resulted in the largest mandatory pension fund in Mexico, measured by the number of affiliates; GE Real Estate in the acquisition of two real estate portfolios for an aggregate amount of almost $900 million; and Tate & Lyle in all its acquisitions of sugar mills in Mexico. He has also worked extensively with private equity funds.

WWL says: Michell Nader is a well-respected name in the Mexican market who is commended by peers for his exceptional work dealing with some of the country’s largest M&A transactions.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Mexico which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Project Finance

Michell has been involved in a wide variety of matters in the finance and M&A sectors. His background includes many of the largest and most complex transactions ever done in Mexico and the development of products and structures for clients that have had significant impacts in the banking, real estate, capital markets and M&A industries, including the creation of the money transfer system for remittances from the US to Mexico in 1996. Michell’s main areas of work are structured and acquisition finance, M&A, banking, capital markets, real estate and workouts. Michell has participated in multiple finance transactions including intangibles, real estate, telecommunication networks, infrastructure and power plants. He has worked on some of the largest debt restructurings in Mexico including AHMSA, GEO, URBI, Comerci, Iusacell and Grupo Mexico. He has worked on a number of leveraged acquisitions representing lenders or purchasers of listed companies in Mexico in the textile, steel and telecommunications industries, and has advised clients in multiple acquisitions and divestitures of banks, pension funds, insurance, telephony and real estate companies. He has been very active in capital markets deals representing sponsors of Fibras, CKDs and issuers of bonds in Mexican and global offerings. He advised the Mexican government in creating the structure for the PPP model for Mexican infrastructure projects and has worked extensively with local governments in the development of their legal and regulatory frameworks for PPPs.

Michell regularly writes articles on his areas of expertise and contributes to specialised publications. He received his LLM in comparative law from Georgetown University; and graduated as an attorney (summa cum laude) from the Ibero-American University, where he has since lectured in corporate law, commercial law and comparative law.

WWL says: Michell Nader is a highly regarded Mexican project finance lawyer who receives international endorsements for his work and possesses deep expertise in banking and transactional matters.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Project Finance which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Mexico - Project Finance

Mr Nader's main areas of practice include banking, acquisition and project finance, corporate and debt restructurings, insolvency, and mergers and acquisitions. Michell is a name partner of NHG and has unrivalled experience in complex financing, including structure and acquisition financing. 

He advised the US Department of the Treasury in the US$20 billion emergency financial package provided by the Mexican government in 1995. He has represented export, development and commercial banks in multiple structured and project finance matters including a US Eximbank, Credit Agricole, General Electric, Capital Corporation, IDB, Bank of America, BNP Paribas and Citibank, in areas such as fixed-line and mobile telephony, energy, real estate and infrastructure.

He has also represented a number of bank creditor groups in contested and negotiated workouts including AHMSA, Grupo Minero Mexico, Sicartsa, Comercial Mexicana, Gruma, GICSA, Grupo Collado, Vitro and many others. He has also worked closely with the federal government of Mexico, including the Federal Ministry of Communications and Transport. Michell has also worked with the state of Mexico in the development of their PPS programmes, a Mexican version of the UK's PPP programme.

Michell has lectured in corporate law, commercial law and comparative law at the Universidad Iberoamericana. He received his LLM in comparative law from Georgetown University, having graduated as an attorney (summa cum laude) from Universidad Iberoamericana.

WWL says: Michell Nader S is “a great lawyer” whose highly regarded corporate finance practice includes advising commercial and development banks in the financing of projects.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Mexico which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Real Estate

Michell Nader Schekaiban's main areas of work are structure and acquisition finance and real estate restructurings. He has extensive experience on real estate financing, acquisitions, and divestitures and has also participated in the creation of numerous real estate funds, including publicly traded funds as CKDs and FIBRAs.

He represented GE Capital in multiple transactions including the largest commercial real estate financing ever made in Mexico for approximately US$1 billion, the sale of the real estate business of GE Capital to Blackstone for US$4 billion; the IPOs of FibraHotel, FibraDanhos and many others. He advised Prudential Real Estate Investors in the creation of the first land bank in Mexico.

WWL says: Michell Nader draws high praise from international sources who regard him a a true expert in real estate financing and structuring transactions.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Real Estate which can be purchased from our Shop.

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