Practice areas: mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, energy, corporate finance and telecommunications.
Career: Foreign associate programme at Clifford Chance, New York from 1992 to 1993. University of Cambridge, master’s in law, 1992. Admitted in Mexico, 1990. Escuela Libre de Derecho, Law School, from 1985 to 1990. Founding partner of Mijares, Angoitia, Cortes y Fuentes since 1994.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Francisco Fuentes Ostos has broad experience in antitrust, mergers & acquisitions, and telecommunications. His practice focuses on merger analysis and review, antitrust litigation, and counselling work. He regularly advises buyers, sellers and investors in complex merger and acquisition transactions.
Mr Fuentes has been involved in several antitrust filings made before the Mexican antitrust authorities (Ifetel and Cofece), in national and international review proceedings derived from mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other transactions, as well as in administrative proceedings regarding the investigation of anticompetitive conducts (both absolute and relative monopolistic practices). His expertise also includes developing and implementing antitrust compliance programmes and in acting in telecommunications regulatory matters.
Mr Fuentes has significant experience with cross-border and international M&A transactions.