With more than 30 years of experience, Boyd Carano is a leading cross-border transactional lawyer known for his deep understanding of legal infrastructure in many countries around the world and his track record in working with local counterparts to devise and implement state-of-the-art contractual structures and solutions, especially in civil law jurisdictions. Though his work is focused largely in Latin America, Boyd has also acted as lead counsel to multinational companies and partnerships in a variety of energy deals in North America and Asia.
several years focused on domestic M&A, corporate, and capital markets
transactions, Boyd’s international law practice began in the early 1990s, when
he worked five years as a foreign legal adviser at a Mexico City-based law
firm. He also spent three years as the co-head of V&E’s Singapore office. He
has particular experience in mergers and acquisitions, and development projects
in upstream, midstream, power, clean energy and refined product sectors. In
2015, Boyd represented U.S. E&P company Talos Energy LLC in its successful
bid for two offshore oil and gas blocks in Mexico’s first auction of interest
in oil and gas blocks since the nationalization of the country’s upstream
sector. Boyd also advises clients on joint ventures and acquisitions in the
renewable energy, financial, manufacturing, hospitality and real estate
decades’ long track record of cross-border transactions has earned him
recognition from multiple publications, including Chambers Latin America, in which reviewers praised him as an
"outstanding," "thoughtful," and "collaborative"
lawyer who goes "above and beyond" to address client issues (2019).