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David R. Garcia


David R. Garcia, Chair of the Corporate Department at Zumpano Patricios & Winker, P.A.,concentrates his practice on general corporate and contractual matters, mergers and acquisitions, complex financings, private equity, infrastructure projects, joint ventures and debt restructurings.Mr. Garcia has over 15 years experience working on numerous high profile US and cross-border transactions, and representing leading US and reign multinational companies in their business activities in the United States and Latin America. Mr. Garcia’s practice has had special emphasis on the following industries: telecommunications, energy, distribution, and real estate. A native speaker of Spanish, Mr. Garcia holds a juris doctorate from the New York University School of Law and a bachelor of business administration in Finance and Marketing, with honors, from Florida International University.

Education:
G Florida International University, Bachelor of Business Administration with honors, Majors in Finance and Marketing (Academic Achievement Award in Finance – Top 1%), 1991
New York University School of Law, J.D. (Journal/International Law and Politics Member), 1995

Bar Admissions:
Florida, 1995

Representative Transactions:

  • Represented a global European telecommunications company regarding its successful $652MM privatization bid and acquisition of the Panamanian state owned telecommunications company
  • Represented a global energy company regarding its $433MM acquisition and financing of a Chilean electric distribution company
  • Represented a global energy company regarding its $227MM acquisition and financing of a state-owned hydroelectric company in Peru
  • Represented a global energy company regarding its $200MM acquisition and financing of an Argentine electric distribution company
  • Represented a leading Mexican plastic closure business, regarding its sale to a global plastic closure company
  • Represented a global energy company regarding the Greenfield development and project financing of a 1,000MW gas fired power generation project in Odessa, Texas
  • Represented a global energy company regarding the Greenfield development and project financing of a 1,000MW gas fired power generation project in Guadalupe, Texas
  • Represented a global energy company regarding the sale of its minority interests in certain Argentine generation and distribution assets
  • Represented a leading metal and plastic closure business in Venezuela regarding the sale of a minority interest
  • Represented a leading provider of outsourced customer care and contact center services in Panama regarding its sale to a leading global business process outsourcer
  • Represented Latin America’s leading internet paid search provider regarding its merger with Yahoo
  • Represented a highly circulated Mexican classified newspaper regarding its sale to a Dutch publicly-traded media company
  • Represented a global energy company regarding a cross-border joint venture with a Brazilian state-owned oil and gas company, to build a heavy oil power generation project
  • Represented a leading global commercial airline regarding a strategic alliance with a publicly traded MRO company
  • Represented a leading global fast food company regarding a cross-border joint venture with Argentine restaurant owners

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