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Mexico’s IEnova’s issues first international debt

16 January 2018

Latham & Watkins LLP in Chicago and San Diego and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City have helped Mexican energy infrastructure developer IEnova in its first international debt offering worth US$840 million.

Mexico signs ICSID Convention

Mexico signs ICSID Convention

15 January 2018

With the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its investor-state dispute settlement provisions looking uncertain, Mexico has opted for what one practitioner describes as "plan B": signing the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention.

Actis acquires InterGen’s Mexican assets for US$1.25 billion

15 January 2018

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York and Galicia Abogados in Mexico have helped private equity fund Actis acquire US power generator InterGen’s entire Mexican asset portfolio for US$1.25 billion.

Grupo Modelo purchases property to invest in new plant

15 January 2018

Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has helped Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo purchase a property from the central state of Hidalgo for US$754 million.

Canadian-Mexican consortium signs contract with CNH

11 January 2018

Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC and Dentons’ Calgary office have helped a consortium sign a contract with Mexico’s hydrocarbon authority (CNH).

Fibra Uno snaps up real estate after closing loan deal

Fibra Uno snaps up real estate after closing loan deal

11 January 2018

Mexican real estate investment trust Fibra Uno has hired local firm Sarur Servicios Integrales, SC to acquire a real estate portfolio from commercial real estate operator Mexico Retail Properties (MRP) worth 9.4 billion pesos (US$494 million).

Rubio to head Holland & Knight’s Mexico office

Rubio to head Holland & Knight’s Mexico office

10 January 2018

Luis Rubio has left Jones Day (Mexico) to head Holland & Knight’s Mexico City office, with another partner and three counsel.

Cervantes Sainz, Galicia and Ritch Mueller promote

Cervantes Sainz, Galicia and Ritch Mueller promote

10 January 2018

Mexico’s Cervantes Sainz SC, Galicia Abogados and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC have promoted corporate, banking and finance and litigation lawyers as the country heads into election year.

Chávez Vargas helps non-profit tap capital markets

10 January 2018

Chávez Vargas Abogados has acted as deal counsel in non-profit organisation Fundación Dondé’s first-ever debt issuance, worth 1 billion pesos (US$54 million).

Chile’s Arauco expands in Mexico with Masisa purchase

Chile’s Arauco expands in Mexico with Masisa purchase

08 January 2018

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, SC in Mexico City and Portaluppi Guzmán y Bezanilla Asesorías Limitada in Santiago have helped Chilean wood products company Arauco acquire rival Masisa’s Mexican assets worth US$245 million.