Diego co-heads the Real Estate, Infrastructure and Hospitality Practice, as well as the Project and Corporate Finance Practice at Sánchez Devanny. His practice focuses primarily on real estate transactions, including structuring investment vehicles, asset acquisition and disposition, leasing, development and construction of projects, due diligence and financing.
He participated in several real estate transactions with GE Capital Real Estate and The Blackstone Group including real estate financing, structuring, negotiating and closing commercial real estate transactions (syndications, restructures, portfolio acquisitions, equity investments, JV incorporation, asset disposition, among others).
He is also experienced in Capital Markets and acted as one of the lead counsels in the public offering of trust certificates in FIBRA Hotel and Fibra Danhos.
Prior to joining Sánchez Devanny, he acted as General Counsel of The Blackstone Group in Mexico and previously worked for some years in GE Capital Real Estate Mexico, as well as in an important law firm in Mexico, advising domestic and multinational companies in real estate transactions, banking and finance, debt and corporate restructuring, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.
He received his law degree (JD) from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, with Magna Cum Laude and obtained his LL.M in Corporate Governance & Practice degree from Stanford University Law School.
- Integral Finance Course. Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico City, México (2017).
- LLM in Corporate Governance & Practice, Stanford University, California, California, USA (2011).
- Bachelor’s Degree in Law (J.D. equivalent) Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Magna Cum Laude, Mexico City, Mexico (2005).