Pinfra’s Acquisition of BlackRock Interest in Concesionaria de Autopistas de Michoacán


Cervantes Sainz, Mayer Brown, Ochoa y Carrillo and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez advised on the deal

Pinfra executed the acquisition of BlackRock minority interest in Concesionaria de Autopistas de Michoacán.

Concesionaria de Autopistas de Michoacán, S.A. is a highway project comprised of 4 sections of a demand-based toll road (total length of c. 330km) located in the state of Michoacán, Mexico. The Project connects Michoacán’s four major commercial hubs – Morelia, Patzcuaro, Nueva Italia and Uruapan (with a cumulative population of c. 1.5 million) – and also acts as the main connection route from Mexico City to the Pacific coast, arriving at the Lázaro Cárdenas port, the second largest seaport in Mexico.

Cervantes Sainz advised Promotora y Operadora de Infraestructura (Pinfra) with Luis A. Cervantes Muñiz (Picture). Asociado Pablo Martínez Arizpe Gudiño.

Mayer Brown Mexico advised Cointer Concesiones México and Sociedad Michoacana de Constructores with Raúl Fernández-Briseño, Javier Garibay Güemez and Sebastián Fernández Alonso Márquez.

Ochoa y Carrillo advised Sociedad Michoacana de Constructores with Antonio Carrillo García.

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez advised BlackRock with Jean Michel Enriquez D., Andrés Corcuera and Javier Gómez Morín.

Involved fees earner: Luis Cervantes Muñiz – Cervantes y Sainz; Pablo Martínez Arizpe Gudiño – Cervantes y Sainz; Andres Corcuera Habsburg – Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC; Jean Michel Enriquez – Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC; Javier Gómez Morin Cuevas – Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC; Raúl Fernández-Briseño – Mayer & Brown; Javier Garibay – Mayer & Brown; Antonio Carrillo García – Ochoa y Carrillo;

Law Firms: Cervantes y Sainz; Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC; Mayer & Brown; Ochoa y Carrillo;

Clients: BlackRock; Cointer Concesiones SL; Promotora y Operadora de Infraestructura, S.A.B. de C.V.; Sociedad Michoacana de Constructores;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.