Gunter specializes in capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, structured finance, secured transactions, cross-border lending and real estate finance. Gunter is an expert in highly complex public issuances and securitizations and has developed in-depth expertise in CKDs (development capital certificates) and FIBRAs (the Mexican equivalent of a U.S. REIT), advising sponsors and underwriters alike.
To date he has advised the sponsors in the structuring and launch of a total of seven CKD funds placed in the Mexican Stock Market, focused on the real estate industry and the energy and infrastructure sectors, as well as on four FIBRA transactions, focused on the retail and hotel industries.
Gunter has strong international experience and speaks fluent English. He is regularly involved in cross-border transactions, particularly on the side of foreign lenders in real estate and acquisition financings. Gunter represents international banks and financial institutions, global real estate investors and insurance companies.
Gunter spent a year working at international law firm Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago, having received his LL.M. (with honors) from the Northwestern University School of Law and a Certificate in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management. He graduated as an attorney (with honors) from the Universidad Iberoamericana.
A selection of recent transactions and projects on which Gunter advised, include: