Juan Manuel Delgado

Partner | New York • Miami

jdelgado@mofo.com | (212) 336-4331(786) 472-6473 jdelgado@mofo.com
(212) 336-4331
(786) 472-6473

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Juan Delgado, partner in the Corporate Department, advises on domestic and international corporate representations, including mergers and acquisitions, private securities offerings, and bank financings.

Representative Experience

  • SoftBank in connection with its investment of $150 million into a subsidiary of Grupo Bursatil Mexicano (GBM), a leading investment platform in the Mexican stock market.
  • SoftBank in a joint venture with WeWork that provides SoftBank Latin America Fund with the exclusive right to operate the WeWork brand in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.
  • SoftBank in connection with the establishment of a Latin America-focused joint venture with OYO, a SoftBank portfolio company.
  • SoftBank, as well as its portfolio company, Riverwood Capital, in connection with a Series C financing round led by SoftBank’s Latin America Fund in Brazilian data science company Cortex.
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series B financing round led by SoftBank’s Latin America Fund totaling US$125 million in AlphaCredit, one of the fastest growing technology-enabled financial platforms in Latin America.
  • SoftBank in its joint US$150 million Series C round investment with Tencent in Argentine fintech company Ualá.
  • SoftBank in its US$100 million investment in Konfio, an online lending platform in Mexico.
  • SoftBank Latin America Fund in connection with a Series B funding round for Incode, a next-generation identity and authentication platform for global enterprises.
  • SoftBank Latin America Fund in connection with a Series C funding round in Addi, a fintech startup based in Bogota, Colombia that offers buy-now-pay-later technology.
  • SoftBank Latin America Fund in connection with a Series D funding round in Open Co, a Brazilian consumer credit company.
  • SoftBank Latin America Fund on leading a Series B funding round for Laika, a Colombia-based pet supplies e-commerce platform.
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series C financing round totaling $50 million in GAIA, an e-commerce platform for the sale of furniture and design accessories in Mexico.
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series E financing round led by the SoftBank Latin America Fund totaling $190 million in MadeiraMadeira, a Brazilian online home goods platform.
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series C financing round in JusBrasil, a platform that connects people to justice through lawyers and legal information.
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series C financing round led by the SoftBank Latin America Fund in Contabilizei, a Brazilian online platform that offers affordable tax-filing and accounting SaaS for SMEs in Brazil.
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series D financing round led by the SoftBank Latin America Fund in Olist, a Brazilian e-commerce platform.
  • SoftBank in connection with the recently completed US$150 million (R$822 million) preferred equity investment in Afya Limited, the largest medical education group in Brazil.
  • SoftBank Latin America Fund in connection with the recently announced $108 million financing round in Pismo, a technology company providing an all-in-one processing platform for banking, payments, and financial markets infrastructure.
  • SoftBank Group Corp. in connection with the US$84.5 million financing round in Descomplica, the first Brazilian EdTech company to enter the higher education market. Co-led by investment fund Invus Opportunities, the funding round represents the biggest investment to date in an EdTech company in Latin America.
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series C financing round totaling $225 million in Kavak, a Mexican online platform for buying and selling used cars.
  • SoftBank in connection with a Series B financing round totaling $108 million in Acesso Digital, a Brazilian IDTech pioneer in ID protection solutions.
  • SoftBank in connection with its Series D US$225 million investment round in VTEX.
  • SoftBank in its sale of a majority stake in Brightstar Corp., a subsidiary of SoftBank and the global leader of end-to-end device lifecycle solutions for carriers, retailers, and enterprise, managing mobile devices, to Brightstar Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management team.

Rankings

  • Team Member, Corporate & Finance - International Counsel in Latin America (Florida-Based)
    Chambers Latin America Awards 2017
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Experience

  • SoftBank Group Corp. in connection with the US$84.5 million financing round in Descomplica, the first Brazilian EdTech company to enter the higher education market. Co-led by investment fund Invus Opportunities, the funding round represents the biggest investment to date in an EdTech company in Latin America.

  • (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Grupo Aeroméxico, S.A.B. de C.V. and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases. Aeroméxico is the leading airline in Mexico and a founding member of the SkyTeam alliance. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, Aeroméxico offered approximately 4,000 weekly passenger flights to 42 destinations in Mexico and 41 destinations in the United States, Canada and abroad. Aeroméxico generated $3.1 billion in annual revenues during 2019 and had approximately 14,750 employees and $1.9 billion in funded debt as of its petition date.

  • (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Avianca Holdings S.A. and its 38 affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases. Avianca is the largest airline in Colombia and El Salvador and the second largest in Latin America. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, Avianca offered passenger services on more than 5,350 weekly flights to more than 76 destinations in 27 countries, and generated approximately $3.9 billion in annual revenues. As of the petition date, Avianca had approximately 18,900 employees and reported outstanding indebtedness of approximately $5.4 billion.

  • SoftBank in connection with a Series C financing round totaling $225 million in Kavak, a Mexican online platform for buying and selling used cars.

  • SoftBank in connection with a Series B financing round totaling $108 million in Acesso Digital, a Brazilian IDTech pioneer in ID protection solutions.

  • SoftBank in connection with its Series D US$225 million investment round in VTEX.

  • SoftBank in its sale of a majority stake in Brightstar Corp., a subsidiary of SoftBank and the global leader of end-to-end device lifecycle solutions for carriers, retailers, and enterprise, managing mobile devices, to Brightstar Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management team.

  • SoftBank in connection with a Series B financing round led by SoftBank’s Latin America Fund totaling US$125 million in AlphaCredit, one of the fastest growing technology-enabled financial platforms in Latin America.

  • SoftBank in its joint US$150 million Series C round investment with Tencent in Argentine fintech company Ualá, a personal financial management mobile app linked to a Mastercard prepaid card that allows users to conduct financial transactions, such as, transferring money and making payments and purchases.

  • SoftBank in its US$100M investment in Konfio, an online lending platform for small and medium-sized enterprises in Mexico.

  • Inchcape, the leading global independent multi-brand automotive distributor and retailer, in its cash-free and debt-free £47 million acquisition of Autolider, a distributor of Daimler brands in Uruguay and Ecuador.

  • SoftBank in its investment in Buser, Ltd., an intercity bus charter online booking service in Brazil.

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