David Jiménez advises international and local clients in the areas of project development, project finance, cross-border transactions and mergers & acquisitions. He represents project developers, sponsors, lenders and private equity funds in energy and infrastructure project development and financing, as well as in acquisitions and dispositions of projects.
David Jiménez advises both private and public entities in major infrastructure projects in Mexico, including power, oil & gas, transportation, water, social infrastructure and public private partnerships (P3/PPP). Mr. Jiménez has also been involved in major infrastructure privatization processes carried out by the Mexican government, such as sale of equity and assets of state-owned companies, including railroads, satellites, airports, natural gas and in the awarding of public services concessions.
Mr. Jimenez has been assisting and representing multinational companies and consortia to participate in a large number of international public tenders called by the government in Mexico, including the granting of concessions, public works and P3/PPP, as well as in the design, drafting and negotiation of project contracts such as FSA, PPA, EPC, O&M, E&P and other contracts related with infrastructure.
He has been actively participating in the Mexican Energy Reform, advising a number of clients to structure and develop new projects in the electricity industry to participate in the new wholesale power market as well as in the downstream and midstream industries.
Member of the Mexican Bar and the International Bar Association; former Head of the Infrastructure Business Group and former Head of the Legal Services Business Group of the British Chamber of Commerce in Mexico; former Vice President of the Mexican Association of Public-Private Partnerships (AMPPP), and former Secretary of the Mexican Association of Energy (AME).
Mr. Jiménez obtained his Law Degree dfrom the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and his LL.M. from the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas.