Diego Sánchez Villarreal

Diego Sánchez Villarreal


Mr Sánchez is a Mexican lawyer who specialises in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and banking and finance.

Mr Sánchez has a strong background capital markets and private equity and most recently advised O’Donnell in the structuring and placement of its first CKD fund focused on industrial real estate and urban infrastructure for an aggregate amount of MXN$2 billion; advised Credit Suisse and Punto Casa de Bolsa, as lead underwriters, in the MXN9.43 billion IPO known as Fibra Educa; advised Grupo Danhos, SA de CV in its US$456 million IPO (Fibra Danhos) and Axis Asset Management, SA de RL de CV in its public offering of structured notes (certificados de capital de desarrollo or CKDs), for a total committed issuance amount of US$500 million with the purpose to create a private equity fund. Such fund thereafter performed the first capital call (llamada de capital) of public structured notes ever in the Mexican securities market, transaction that was also advised by Mr Sánchez.

Mr Sánchez spent a year working in the New York office of Milbank, Twee Hadley and McCloy having received his LLM from Columbia University School of Law. He graduated as an attorney from the Universidad Iberoamericana and is a Fellow of the Southwestern Institute of International and Comparative Law.

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