Julia de la Parra is a member of our Capital Markets practice group. She focuses her practice on advising financial institutions and corporate clients on various aspects of debt and equity capital markets in domestic and cross-border transactions.

Julia's experience also extends to advising financial institutions and borrowers across Latin America and the Caribbean on matters related to project finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and corporate governance. Her specific focus is on the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Prior to joining Womble Bond Dickinson, Julia advised businesses and financial institutions in significant transactions throughout the U.S., Asia and Latin America for an international law firm.

Representative Experience

Any result the lawyer or law firm may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

  • Represented Mexico’s largest REIT on its international offering of US$650 million in senior notes; the issuance included the reopening of up to US$375 million at 4.950 percent yield to maturity, due in 2030, and US$275 million at 6.250 percent yield to maturity, due in 2050; both were issued in accordance with Rule 144A and Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933.
  • Represented Chilean administrator of electricity company in its $489 million offering of its Series 2021-1 Zero Coupon Senior Secured Notes due 2028. This transaction also included the representation of the verification agent and services provider to the issuer.  The transaction was named the Structured Finance and Securitization Deal of the Year by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) magazine.
  • Represented Mexican REIT in connection with a $1 billion dual tranche (U.S. dollars and Mexican pesos), five-year sustainable revolving credit agreement; the unsecured revolving credit facility incorporates a sustainability-linked pricing grid that reduces the borrowing spread if certain benchmarks are achieved each year. The transaction was named Financing Innovation of the Year at LatinFinance’s 2019 Deal of the Year Awards.
  • Represented deal managers in the successful exchange offer of $98 million 9.75% senior notes due 2022 of the largest electricity distribution company in Argentina.
  • Represented multinational Bank in the offering and sale of $400 million under the Bank’s Medium Term Note Program.
  • Represented Argentine state-owned water and sewage services company its offer to exchange any and all of its US$500 million 6.625% Senior Notes for newly issued 7.900% Senior Notes and cash, as well as the consent solicitation to eliminate certain events of default under the indenture governing the Existing Notes.
  • Represented several Argentine Provinces, as issuers, in separate issuances of secured and unsecured bonds pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S. 
  • Represented U.S. Auto Part Company in its acquisition of plants and facilities in Argentina.
  • Represented Mexican Network Company in acquisition and sell of licensing rights.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized as Rising Star by New York Super Lawyers magazine (2023)

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish