Ariel Ramos is a partner in the Finance Practice Group at Haynes and Boone, SC in Mexico City. He primarily focuses on transactions related to the development and financing of infrastructure projects, including, among others, power, oil and gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), government procurement, public-private partnerships (PPP or Proyectos de Prestación de Servicios), toll roads, maritime ports and terminals, water treatment plants, aqueducts and shipping. In addition, he has deep experience and actively participates in real estate, mergers and acquisitions and corporate and debt restructuring matters.
Ariel has advised lenders, developers, buyers and sellers, and governmental entities in transactional negotiations; assisted in preparation of corporate documentation and risk identification, assessment and allocation; advised on negotiation and instrumentation of project agreements, including concessions, power purchase agreements (PPA), long-term service contracts (CPS), long-term supply contracts, public private partnership agreements (PPS), public financed works (OPF), engineering, procurement and construction contracts (EPC), operation and maintenance contracts (O&M), fuel and gas supply and transportation agreements; advised on design and implementation of schemes for the development and financing of infrastructure projects, including preparation of financing and security agreements; performed analysis of permits and governmental authorizations required for the development of projects and real estate transactions; and bid processes and preparation of the bid proposals, among others.
Ariel has served as an adjunct professor of law at Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City, Mexico in Administrative Law Second Course, 2009, and at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, Mexico City (CIDE), 2007-2008. He was also Professor of Law of Licenciatura (B.A. equivalent) and Maestría (LL.M. equivalent) degrees at the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City: International Economic Relations, International Contracts, Banking and Contracts, 1996-2002.
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