Alpha Capital’s MXN$500 Million Bridge Loan Agreement


Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría, White and Case LLP, Creel, García-Cuellar, Cleary Goettlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Galicia Abogados, S.C., and Brigard & Urrutia Abogados S.A.S. advised on the deal.

Alpha Capital S.A.S. acted as Borrower and Alpha Credit S.A. de C.V. and its subsidiaries, as Guarantors under a bridge loan agreement of MXN$500,000,000 granted by Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. to repay the Borrower’s existing debt and to finance the origination of the paycheck loans granted by the Borrower in Colombia.

Alpha Capital S.A.S. is a company based in Colombia, with its head office in Bogota D.C.. The company operates in the All Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation industry.

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría acted as local counsel to the Borrower and Alpha Credit S.A. de C.V. and its subsidiaries as Guarantors with a team led by partner Hernando Padilla (Picture).

White and Case LLP acted as New York counsel to the Borrower and Guarantors with partner Bibiana Jaimes and associates Stephanie Rohlfs and Diego Cánepa.

Creel, García-Cuellar acted as Mexican counsel to the Borrower and Guarantors with partner Emilio Aarún and associates José Pablo Buenfil and Maria Luisa Gutierrez.

Cleary Goettlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP acted as New York counsel to the Lender with partner Adam Brenneman and associated Sarah Haddad and Jessica Battle.

Galicia Abogados, S.C. acted as Mexican counsel to the Lender with a team led by partner Guillermo Pérez.

Brigard & Urrutia Abogados S.A.S. acted local counsel to the Lender with partner César Rodríguez and associates Natalia Serrano and Nicolás Alonso.

Involved fees earner: Nicolás Alonso Escobar – Brigard & Urrutia; César Rodríguez – Brigard & Urrutia; Natalia Serrano López – Brigard & Urrutia; Jessica Batlle – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Adam Brenneman – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Sarah Haddad – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Emilio Aarún Cordero – Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC; José Pablo Buenfil – Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC; María Luisa Gutiérrez – Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC; Guillermo Pérez Santiago – Galicia Abogados, S.C; Hernando Padilla – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Diego Cánepa Fernández – White & Case; Bibiana Jaimes – White & Case; Stephanie Monroe Rohlfs – White & Case;

Law Firms: Brigard & Urrutia; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC; Galicia Abogados, S.C; Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; White & Case;

Clients: Alpha Capital; Alpha Credit; Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.