Marcelo de Antunano

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Marcelo de Antunano

Associate

New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3623 | +1 212 698 3599

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Marcelo de Antunano advises buyout funds and their portfolio companies on a wide variety of domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, minority investments, divestitures, distressed transactions, corporate restructurings and joint ventures. 

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. de Antunano was an associate at another global law firm in New York. 

Experience
  • Fortive Corporation in the combination of its Tektronix Video business, a global leader in video test, with Telestream, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions.
  • Apax Partners in the sale of Paradigm Geophysical to Emerson.
  • Vista Equity Partners in connection with the sale of EagleView.
  • Greenbriar Equity Group in its acquisition of World Freight Company.
  • VER Technologies HoldCo LLC in its merger with Production Resource Group LLC.
  • Avista Capital Partners in its acquisition of Miraca Life Sciences.
  • Nexus Capital Management LP in its acquisition of Pearson’s U.S. K12 courseware.
  • Total Marketing Services regarding the acquisition of a majority 70 percent interest in V Energy, the Dominican Republic's leading fuel retailer.
  • Orange, S.A. (France Telecom), a leading global telecommunications company, in connection with the sale of 100 percent of Orange Dominicana S.A., its subsidiary in the Dominican Republic, to Altice, a multinational cable and telecommunications company, for US$1.42 billion (€1.05 billion).
  • Braniff Despachos Aduanales, S.A. de C.V. in the acquisition of Braniff Transport Carga, S.A. de C.V. and Braniff Air Freight and Company, S.A. de C.V. by Talma Desarrollo, S.A. de C.V.
  • Methode Electronics, Inc. in the acquisition of certain assets and liabilities of Nypro Monterrey, S. de R.L. de C.V., a subsidiary of Nypro Inc.
  • PolyOne Corporation, a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, in its sale of vinyl dispersion, blending, and suspension resin assets to Mexichem, S.A.B. de C.V. for US$250 million.
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. in its acquisition of the dental business of Heraeus Holding GmbH for US$578 million.
  • LIXIL Corporation, a leading Japanese manufacturer of building materials and housing equipment, in its acquisition of ASD Americas Holding Corp. from Sun Capital Partners for US$542 million.
  • ABB Ltd. in its all cash sale of Thomas & Betts' heating, ventilation, and air conditioning business to Nortek, Inc. for US$260 million.
  • The Procter & Gamble Company in the disposition of its Zest and Camay soap businesses to Unilever.
  • Grupo Gigante, S.A.B. de C.V. in its acquisition of the remaining 50% stake of Office Depot De Mexico S.A. de C.V. from joint venture partner Office Depot, Inc. for US$690 million.
  • Crédito Real, S.A.B de C.V., SOFOM, E.R. in its acquisition of 65 percent of the equity interests issued by AFS Acceptance LLC, a financial institution focused on granting loans for the acquisition of used cars in the U.S.
  • PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, in its acquisition of ColorMatrix Group, Inc., the leading global innovator in liquid colorants, additives and fluoropolymers, for $486 million.
  • Anvis Group Mexico, SAPI de C.V., a subsidiary of H.I.G. Capital LLC, in the formation of a joint venture in Mexico with Tokai Rubber Industries, Ltd. to manufacture anti-vibration rubber products for the automotive industry.
  • Analistas de Recursos Globales, S.A.P.I. de C.V., a transportation equipment leasing company, in connection with its sale by founder and chief executive Juan Garibay, Mexican firm Alta Growth Capital, and investor Abraaj Group, to Docuformas SAPI de CV, a Mexican franchisee of Canadian financial leasing company Liquid Capital.
  • Hotel Hoyo Uno S de R.L. de C.V., a subsidiary of Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Spanish developer Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A., in connection with a loan granted by the Banco Mexicano de Comercio Extrerior, S.N.C. for the construction, furnishing, opening, and operation of a 5-star hotel located at the Mayakoba resort in Quintana Roo, Mexico.
  • Espirito Santo Investment Bank, as lender, in connection with the financing of three marine pipelines, including one oil pipeline and two gas pipelines, on the Ku Maloob Zaap field in the Sonda de Campeche, Gulf of Mexico. The facility was secured by collection rights under a contract with Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX).
  • Espirito Santo Investment Bank, as lender, in connection with the financing of a natural gas pipeline to be built in the Municipality of Centro, State of Tabasco, Mexico. The facility was secured by collection rights under a contract with Federal Electricity Commission (CFE).
  • A Mexican subsidiary of MGM Innova Capital, LLC in connection with the lease of energy efficient equipment to several hotels in Mexico.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • Universidad Iberoamericana, Licenciado en Derecho, 2011
  • The University of Chicago Law School, LL.M., 2015
Admissions
  • New York
  • Mexico
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish