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Vanessa is partner at Nader, Hayaux & Goebel with more than 20 years of experience in real estate finance and investment, projects and project finance, energy, structured finance, financing of public entities and M&A. She has particularly strong experience in financing and investments in the hospitality sector as part of a wide real estate practice that also covers the retail, residential and industrial markets. Her hospitality work includes advising on investments in hotels, mega-developments, fractional and timeshare regimes, as well as their related financing. Vanessa is also an expert in project finance and public-private partnerships, including energy and infrastructure projects.
As leader in the industry, she was instrumental in implementing the PPP schemes in Mexico, advising both the national government and the government of the state of Mexico on the structuring, bidding and implementation of the first PPS projects, and has been involved in major hospital, road, water, and prison PPP projects. In addition, she has also advised clients on the preparation of unsolicited proposals and bids under the Mexican PPP law.
She has a strong international experience advising multinational and national clients, particularly major hotel, tourism and leisure groups, on real estate investments and development in Mexico, as well as in forming bidding consortiums and other aspects of infrastructure and energy projects in Mexico. She also advises financial institutions participating in tourism, energy, and infrastructure.
Vanessa has advised LCA Capital in many real estate transactions. She provides ongoing advice to Marriott on several matters. She has also recently advised various consortiums in different large federal road upgrading, refurbishment and operation projects.
She’s ranked in band one in Projects and Real Estate by Chambers & Partners Latin America and has been recognized on the category of “Hall of Fame” in projects and infrastructure and as “Leading Individual” in real estate by Legal 500, 2023. Additionally, she is a founding member of Abogadas Mx, having served on its board of directors for 6 years, as well as co-director of the Women’s Leadership Initiative of the Mexico chapter of the Urban Land Institute.
Vanessa obtained her LLM from the University of Chicago Law School, having graduated as an attorney from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México with honors.
Recent work highlights include: