Shearman & Sterling represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, as the representatives of the initial purchasers, in connection with the Rule 144A/Regulation S initial public offering of FIBRA Prologis, a Mexican real estate investment trust, known for its Spanish acronym as a FIBRA. Prologis Property Mexico, S.A. de C.V., a Mexican corporation and an affiliate of Prologis, Inc., will manage the FIBRA. The Mexican IPO, the first of 2014, raised gross proceeds of US$539 million, and FIBRA Prologis’s CBFI’s are listed on the Bolsa de Mexico, the main stock exchange in Mexico.
FIBRA Prologis owns and manages a portfolio of approximately 177 strategically-located logistics and manufacturing facilities in six industrial markets in Mexico totaling 29.7 million square feet of gross leasable area.
The Shearman & Sterling team that handled the IPO included partner Antonia Stolper (New York-Capital Markets) and associates Lesley Janzen (New York-Capital Markets), Jeffrey Tate, Matt Wochok (both Washington, DC-Tax), Nathan Mee and Antonio Herrera Cuevas (both San Francisco-Capital Markets).