Alejandro Sainz in our news

Crédito Real strikes creditor deal in Mexico

After sparring for months in a saga that has seen rival Chapter 11 and 15 proceedings filed in New York and Delaware, troubled Mexican shadow bank Crédito Real has reached a global restructuring agreement with an ad hoc group of unsecured creditors.

24 May 2023

Two weeks left until ACI summit in Mexico City

The chief compliance office from Mexican beverage giant Grupo Modelo, Santiago Iñaki González Martínez, will speak at Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations event in Mexico City next month.

18 May 2023

LatAm partner promotions plunge after previous year’s high

Latin Lawyer has registered a 34% decrease in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of female lawyers reaching the most senior rank at their respective firms has remained in line with last year’s figures.

15 February 2023

Sainz appoints two counsel in Mexico

Mexico’s Sainz Abogados has made two new counsel by hiring from local outfit Kavanagh Gorozpe and promoting an associate, strengthening its litigation and arbitration practices.

11 January 2023

Sainz Abogados adds first female partner in double promotion

Mexican firm Sainz Abogados has bolstered its restructuring and dispute resolution practices by promoting two associates to its senior rank, marking the firm’s first-ever female partner appointment.

14 December 2022

Financing for Italian stationery company calls on Mexican firms

Sainz Abogados in Mexico City has helped local stationery manufacturer Grupo Fila-Dixon and its Italian parent company Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini (FILA) secure a financing worth €437 million (US$440 million).

16 November 2022

Sainz Abogados grows tax partnership with Chevez Ruiz hire

Mexico’s Sainz Abogados has bolstered its tax offering by hiring a director from Highly Recommended firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC as partner.

15 November 2022

Alpha seals Colombian restructuring amid Chapter 11 process

Alpha Latam Management – a lender that operates in Colombia and Mexico – has hired a slew of firms to finalise the Colombian section of its Chapter 11 restructuring, increasing its available capital by US$87 million.

03 October 2022

Crédito Real seeks Chapter 15 recognition of Mexican liquidation

Shadow bank Crédito Real is seeking Chapter 15 recognition of its recently-ordered Mexican liquidation in Delaware to protect its US assets, as it looks to dismiss an involuntary Chapter 11 proceeding launched by creditors in New York last month.

21 July 2022

Aeroméxico takes full ownership of loyalty scheme

Mexican airline Aeroméxico has hired the New York and London offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Sainz Abogados in Mexico City to acquire the remaining stake in its loyalty programme from UK investment group Aimia for US$412 million.

12 July 2022

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