News

Ritch Mueller and Galicia help skyscraper refinance

28 June 2017

Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC has helped under-construction skyscraper Torre Diana agree a commercial real estate loan with HSBC’s Mexico branch.

Better bidding procedures lure investors to Mexico’s round 2 auction

Better bidding procedures lure investors to Mexico’s round 2 auction

26 June 2017

Mayer Brown LLP’s Houston and Mexico City offices and Mexico’s MCM Abogados were among the firms advising the winning bidders in Mexico’s first round 2 oil and gas auction, which has been widely praised for its diverse list of bidders and high-value proposals.

Aziz & Kaye and Wöss close PE cold storage investment

23 June 2017

Mexican firm Aziz & Kaye has helped private equity fund Wamex invest US$40 million in cold storage company Ecofrío.

Alston & Bird, Skadden Arps and Von Wobeser structure mega building materials tie-up

23 June 2017

Alston & Bird in Washington, DC, Atlanta and Dallas; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York, and Von Wobeser y Sierra SC in Mexico City have helped Australian building material supplier Boral buy US counterpart Headwaters for US$2.6 billion.

Australian PE fund launches tender for OHL México

Australian PE fund launches tender for OHL México

21 June 2017

Spanish toll road operator OHL Concesiones and Australian private equity investor IFM Global Infrastructure Fund have hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and London; Garrigues’ Spanish and Mexican offices; Latham & Watkins LLP in New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, London and Madrid; and Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC to launch a takeover bid for 100% of OHL México's free float.

Hogan Lovells in Zacatecas US$377 million refinancing

21 June 2017

Hogan Lovells BSTL has helped the state of Zacatecas in central Mexico obtain a loan of US$377 million.

Mijares Angoitia and Creel García-Cuéllar guide Mexican Fibra MTY offering

21 June 2017

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has helped Mexican real estate investment vehicle Fibra MTY launch an offering of equity and debt worth a combined 10 billion pesos (US$553 million).

Trump hand in antitrust and NAFTA exit are risky to Mexico and US

Trump hand in antitrust and NAFTA exit are risky to Mexico and US

20 June 2017

A competition enforcer said he “cannot imagine” the disruption that would be caused by the US leaving NAFTA, and that he is concerned about political interference in US antitrust policy.

Mexican antitrust regulator penalises Pemex for non-compliance

19 June 2017

Petróleos Mexicanos is facing a 369 million pesos (US$20.5 million) penalty for failing to comply with three commitments it had agreed as conditions of closing an abuse of dominance probe by Mexico’s competition authority.

Cabo resort hotel gets financing

19 June 2017

González Calvillo, SC has helped Mexican company Canamex International obtain a US$52 million loan from two banks to fund the remodelling and expansion of a luxury hotel in Cabo San Lucas.