Rodrigo Gómez

Partner at Jones Day

Rodrigo Gómez

Rodrigo Gómez

Partner at Jones Day

Biography

Rodrigo Gómez
Associate at Jones Day México SC
Rodrigo Gómez's practice is focused on tax planning, tax advisory, tax litigation, foreign trade, and the implications of international tax and commercial treaties. He advises clients on domestic and international tax matters, representing major companies in the automotive, pharmaceutical, and health care industries. His practice includes advice on the tax consequences of domestic and cross-border transactions, with particular emphasis on foreign investments in Mexico, including investments made by foreign funds and corporations that incorporate subsidiaries in Mexico.

Rodrigo was involved in several tax litigation cases for foreign and Mexican companies. Some of the cases handled by Rodrigo constituted case law issued by the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice.

Rodrigo has published several articles in tax journals in Mexico and abroad. He is author of two chapters on international tax issues in two different books, both published in Austria. He is a member of the Mexican National Association of Lawyers and has been actively involved with their fiscal commission.




Experience


Grupo Kuo issues $350 million of 6.25% Senior Notes in Rule 144A and Regulation offering and completes tender offer for 9.75% Senior Notes
Jones Day represented Grupo Kuo, S.A.B. de C.V., one of the largest conglomerates in Mexico, in connection with its issuance of $325 million of 6.25% Senior Notes due 2022 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering and the concurrent tender offer and consent solicitation relating to its 9.75% Senior Notes due 2017, initial purchasers Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC; Citigroup Global Markets Inc.; and Merrill Lynch, Pierce Fenner & Smith Incorporated.

Banorte to acquire Afore Bancomer from BBVA for US$1.6 billion
Jones Day is advising Banco Mercantil del Norte, S.A. Institucion de Banca Multiple in the acquisition of Afore Bancomer, S.A. de C.V. for US$1.6 billion.

Bayer CropScience acquires biological pest management company AgraQuest for $425 million (€340 million)
Jones Day advised Bayer CropScience in its acquisition of AgraQuest, Inc. and its Mexican subsidiary, AgraQuest de Mexico S.A. de C.V. for $425 million (€340 million) plus milestone payments.

Banco del Bajío sells 20% stake to Temasek Holdings for €156 million (US$208.3 million)
Jones Day is representing Banco del Bajío, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple in the €156 million ($208.3 million) sale of 20% of its capital stock by Banco de Sabadell, S.A. to Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited and certain minority shareholders of the Company.

Novag Infancia and Fernosig sold by Grupo Ferrer Internacional
Jones Day advised Novag Infancia, S.A. de C.V. and Fernosig, S.A. de C.V. in the sale by majority shareholder, Grupo Ferrer Internacional, S.A., of the remaining 10% stake in each company.

Evenflo sells its feeding business to Kimberly-Clark de México
Jones Day advised Evenflo Company, Inc., a manufacturer of baby and child care products, in connection with Evenflo's sale of its worldwide feeding business to Kimberly-Clark de México, S.A.B. de C.V., a subsidiary of Kimberly-Clark Corporation and a leading global health and hygiene company, and related amendment to its credit agreement to facilitate the sale.

Forbes Energy Services México Services de Personal sold to Dirivera Investments and RGV Holding
Jones Day represented Forbes Energy Services Ltd. in the sale of substantially all its Mexican assets as well the company's equity interests in Forbes Energy Services México Servicios de Personal, S. de R.L. de C.V. to Dirivera Investments LLC and RGV Holding, S.A. de C.V.

Brenntag buys Mexican specialty chemicals supplier Amco
Jones Day advised Brenntag Mexico, S.A. de C.V. in the acquisition of Amco Internacional S.A. de C.V., a specialty chemical distributor headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico.

Banorte acquires stake in Banorte Generali, S.A. de C.V. Afore
Jones Day advised Banco Mercantil del Norte SA (Banorte) in its $200 million acquisition of 50% of the capital stock of Banorte Generali, S.A. de C.V. Afore from Generali.

Banorte acquires Mexican pension fund stake
Jones Day advised Banco Mercantil del Norte SA (Banorte) in its $200 million acquisition of 50% of the capital stock of Afore XXI from Prudential Financial Inc.

Major Mexican health product and services company acquires Casa Plarre
Jones Day advised a major Mexican health product and services company in its acquisition of Casa Plarre, S.A. de C.V.

Jones Day Mexico helps an organization dedicated to feeding low-income people
Jones Day Mexico has been working very closely with Un Kilo de Ayuda A.C. in a relationship started in 2003 by current Jones Day attorneys prior to joining the Firm.

Ixe Grupo Financiero merges with Grupo Financiero Banorte for MXN$16.2 billion ($1.3 billion)
Jones Day advised Ixe Grupo Financiero, S.A.B. de C.V. in the MXN$16.2 billion ($1.3 billion) merger with Grupo Financiero Banorte S.A.B de C.V.


Publications

March 2013
New Tax Treaty Between Mexico and Latvia


Janaury 2013
Mexican Tax Reform for 2013


December 2012
Mexico Enters Into New Tax Treaties


March 2012
Mexican Administrative Litigation: New Specialized Chambers to Attend All Cases


March 2012
New Class Action Rules in Mexico Create Significant Risks for Companies Doing Business in Mexico

Contact
rgomez@jonesday.com
Mexico City
(T) +52.55.3000.4034
(F) +52.55.3000.4040
Education

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna University of Economics and Business) (LL.M. in International Tax Law 2008); Universidad Panamericana (LL.M. in Mexican Tax Law 2004; J.D. cum laude 2001; Recipient, outstanding graduation thesis honors)

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Riverstone Holdings LLC purchases Opdenergy SA /2 MX Solar Plants from Opdenergy Holding SA

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Wolong Electric Group Co. Ltd. purchases General Electric Co. /Small Industrial Motor Business from General Electric Company

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Tenedora CL del Noroeste S.A. de C.V. purchases Casa Ley SAPI de CV from Safeway, Inc.

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