Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has hired a Ramírez, Gutiérrez-Azpe, Rodríguez-Rivero y Hurtado, SC partner to lead its antitrust practice, while also welcoming the legal director of a telecoms company as its new of counsel.
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.
Galicia Abogados presides at the top of Mexico’s M&A league tables for volume and value in 2013, with Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC coming second in terms of volume and Baker & McKenzie (Mexico) and Von Wobeser y Sierra SC sharing second place on the value front.
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Ramírez, Gutiérrez-Azpe, Rodríguez-Rivero y Hurtado, SC has helped tobacco company Philip Morris International acquire the remainder of its Mexican arm from Carlos Slim-owned conglomerate Grupo Carso.
Mexican firm Capín, Calderón, Ramírez y Gutiérrez-Azpe, SC has changed its name as part of an institutionalisation process following the departure of a name partner to found his own firm.
Jones Day (Mexico) has helped Mexican retail conglomerate Grupo Gigante buy out the US’ Office Depot from a Mexican office supplies joint venture.
In our continuing tour of the region’s legal markets after the 15th edition of Latin Lawyer 250 was published online last week we look at Mexico – the latest economy to watch in Latin America.
Mexico’s Capín, Calderón, Ramírez y Gutiérrez-Azpe SC and Sesma, Sesma & Macneese, SC have helped the Mexican arm of Chilean wood products company Masisa acquire local rival Rexcel from industrial conglomerate Grupo Kuo for US$54.2 million.