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News Feb 06, 2014

Shearman & Sterling Advises on Global Depositary Notes Offering by Petróleos Mexicanos

Shearman & Sterling represented Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Santander Investment Securities Inc. and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. as placement facilitation agents in connection with an offering by Petróleos Mexicanos of Ps. 2,616,050,000 7.19% Certificados Bursátiles due 2024 (“Cebures”) in the form of Global Depositary Notes, issued by Citibank, N.A. as depositary. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC acted as sole structuring agent for the offering. 

The net proceeds from the issuance of the Cebures are being used to finance Petróleos Mexicanos’ investment program or to redeem, repurchase or refinance Petróleos Mexicanos’ indebtedness.

The following Shearman & Sterling team advised on the transaction: partner Stuart Fleischmann (New York-Capital Markets); associates Grissel Mercado (New York-Capital Markets), Richard Bass (São Paulo-Capital Markets), Jeffrey Tate (Washington, DC-Tax), Antonio Herrera Cuevas (San Francisco-Capital Markets) and Jamal Al-Haj (New York-Corporate); and visiting attorney Maria Mercado (New York-Capital Markets).

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