Rodrigo de los Ríos is a partner at Ibarra, del Paso y Gallego, SC, where he specialises in financing, banking and real estate law, as well as in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets.
His practice covers domestic and cross-border investments and finance transactions, together with leveraged lending for real estate companies, including FIBRAs (REITS) and CKDs. An experienced real estate developer and constructor himself, he provides legal advice on all aspects and stages of the real estate business, from the raising of capital and evaluation of projects (including legal due diligence and negotiation of investor agreements) up to the construction, development, promotion and disposition of real properties for the warehouse, manufacturing, commercial, retail, hotel and hospitality, office and housing industries. In addition to M&A and capital markets matters, Rodrigo handles financings involving all sorts of assets and infrastructure project finance, including asset-backed loans and securitisations, first and second priority (i.e., mezzanine) financings, construction financings, mortgage loans and guaranty trusts.
Rodrigo has been an organiser, panelist and speaker in several real estate, financial and investment forums in Mexico. He has published several specialised articles on legal real estate and investment, and is part of the Mexico Chapter of the Urban Land Institute (2019–2020).