Alejandro Sainz Orantes
Partner, Sainz Abogados, SC
Alejandro Sainz was the founding partner of Cervantes Sainz, which was spun off into Sainz Abogados. He chairs the restructurings and insolvency practice area and is a member of the finance, compliance and investigations, and mergers and acquisitions practice groups at Sainz Abogados.
He has more than 30 years of experience in advising and representing clients in the practices of cross-border insolvency and restructurings (out-of-court and in-court – concursos mercantiles), finance, refinancing and corporate reorganisations, as well as in the purchase and sale of assets in special situations and distress. He has represented clients from various industries, both nationally and internationally, domestic and foreign companies, public and private, as well as several ad hoc committees of international bondholders and noteholders issued abroad by Mexican issuers.
He is also recognised for his service to the community, giving pro bono advice to new entrepreneurs and companies, and non-profit organisations that need help in specific matters of law.
Alejandro is a certified mediator with the Mexican Institute of Mediation, and was a professor at the Universidad Iberoamericana; he has taught and spoken on various courses, seminars, postgraduate courses and conferences, in Mexico and abroad, on matters of corporate restructurings and cross-border restructurings and insolvency proceedings. He is a member of various boards of directors and committees.