Law firm participation on behalf of corporates in the discussions that led to the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement is evidence of the unique perspective lawyers bring to the table in interactions between companies and governments.
Mexico’s Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has helped local construction company ICA Empresas and its transport operation unit Consorcio del Mayab win the rights to build a section of the country’s Tren Maya railway project on the Yucatán peninsula.
Latin America’s venture capital scene has gained momentum during the past decade, with corporate venture capital now piquing the interest of multinationals, local companies and even some law firms. But the high-risk, high-returns nature of venture capital investment brings its own unique set of challenges and opportunities for lawyers advising on these deals. Are the stakes worth it, especially in these trying times?
Latin Lawyer's data shows that 44 M&A deals closed in Mexico between March and December 2019. Considering only deals with a public value, those transactions had a combined value of some US$22 billion.
Several Shearman & Sterling LLP offices and Mexican law firms Galicia Abogados and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC have helped a consortium of Spanish toll road company Abertis and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC buy a majority stake in Mexican motorway operator Red de Carreteras de Occidente (RCO) for over US$1.5 billion.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Bufete Robles Miaja, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexican telecoms giant América Móvil issue debt worth US$1 billion.
Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present our findings for Mexico.
Latin Lawyer recorded 5 multijurisdictional debt capital markets deals in Latin America from July to December, with a total combined value of approximately US$2 billion.
Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has helped Mexican motorway operator Autopista Urbana Norte get a US$291 million loan.
Global firm McDermott Will & Emery has hired a tax partner from Greenberg Traurig LLP for its Dallas office.