Practice areas: general corporate practice, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, insurance and gaming.
Career: Foreign lawyer at White & Case, New York, from 1991 to 1992. Admitted to practice in Mexico, 1991. Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Law School, from 1985 to 1990. Founding partner of Mijares, Angoitia, Cortes y Fuentes in 1994.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Mr Mijares advises buyers, sellers and investors on an on-going basis, in complex merger, acquisition, divestiture and joint venture transactions, as well as in the strategic planning of specific projects. Mr Mijares has extensive experience in cross-border and international transactions, which account for most of his work to date, representing both Mexican and foreign entities. He has actively participated in several sales and purchases of equity or equity-related securities in Mexican insurers, as well as in the sale of highly valuable assets owned or controlled by governmental agencies.