Marcelo A. Mottesi is a partner in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee. He is also head of the firm’s Global Securities Group and a member of Milbank’s Latin America Practice Group.
Primary Focus & Experience
A partner since 1999, Mr. Mottesi’s practice centers on capital markets, finance and corporate matters. His clients include US and foreign banks and underwriting firms, as well as domestic and foreign companies. He has extensive experience across a broad range of industries, including energy, telecommunications, financial services, forestry/agriculture, technology, manufacturing, real estate, entertainment and retail.
Featured News:Milbank Represents Underwriters in a Pair of Major Costa Rica Government Debt Offerings Raising $1.5B
Securities partner Marcelo Mottesi leads Milbank team in $1 billion sovereign bond issuance by Costa Rican government and $500 million offering by country’s largest electricity provider ICE
News:Milbank Represents Two Guatemalan Corporate Issuers in First-Time Senior Notes Offerings
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Firm advises construction materials firm Cementos Progreso in $350 million offering, and top bank Banco de los Trabajadores in $150 million offering – first time offering for each companyMilbank Represents Underwriters in $1B Offering by Banco Nacional de Costa Rica
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This is the first international debt offering by Costa Rica's largest bank. Milbank has worked on $4 billion in Costa Rican issuances from 2012 to 2013 to date.
Among his recent representations:
- Initial public offerings and other offerings of equity securities, including most recently acting in the IPOs of Cencosud, ILC, Arcos Dorados and Adecoagro;
- Offerings of high yield and investment grade debt securities in the US and international capital markets, including most recently acting in debt offerings by Alicorp, Ferreycorp, Minera Milpo, Banco de Reservas de la República Dominicana, AES El Salvador, Coazucar, Scotiabank Peru, Banco Sudameris, Ajecorp, Cimentos Tupi, Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, Banca Mifel, Inkia, Banco Votorantim, Coelba, Fibria, Cencosud, Banco Galicia, Tarjeta Naranja, Banco de Credito del Peru, Telefonica Moviles and Energisa;
- Structured financings, mergers, acquisitions and investments;
- Project finance and infrastructure transactions in the context of both bank and capital-market financings.
Recognition & Accomplishments
He is consistently named one of America’s leading capital markets lawyers by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, and Chambers Latin America. He is also listed as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500 and in IFLR Energy and Infrastructure: Latin America. Mr. Mottesi speaks fluent Spanish.