Holland & Knight Guides Fibra UNO in Record $850 Million Loan
MEXICO CITY (August 4, 2015) – Holland & Knight advised Fibra UNO (FUNO11.MX), the recipient of an $850 million revolving credit facility from a consortium of banks including Banco Santander SA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse Group AG, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, Banco Itau BBA SA, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and HSBC Holdings PLC.
The loan features an “accordion” feature that could make up to $1.2 billion available in the future to the highly successful Mexican REIT. This latest financing represents the largest-ever bank loan to a Latin American real estate company. The transaction is also the first of its kind in Fibra UNO’s history.
Holland & Knight Mexico-based Partner Guillermo Uribe Lara and Associate Adrian Gay Lasa provided counsel to Fibra UNO. Holland & Knight has advised Fibra UNO on all of its major finance transactions since 2014.