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Mexican fintech Kapital gets US$40 million warehouse loan

González Calvillo, SC has helped Mexican fintech Kapital secure US$40 million in financing from tech-focused investor Accial Capital Management LLC.

25 September 2023

Latin Lawyer Elite 2024: the firms

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each created their own paths towards excellence and show unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

29 August 2023

Nearshoring: “The sky is the limit”

The wide-ranging legal work related to nearshoring provides a wealth of opportunities for the region’s law firms. But to take advantage of the booming trend, law firms in the region need to be well positioned – and well-staffed – to help clients navigate the challenges posed by a lack of infrastructure, in addition to an array of labour and compliance hurdles.

31 July 2023

Firms steer US automotive buy with Mexican assets

Several Shearman & Sterling LLP offices and González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City have helped holding company Atlas acquire US Farathane – a US automotive parts manufacturer with Mexican assets.

19 July 2023

Mexican real estate loan provider raises funds in debt tap

González Calvillo, SC has helped HIR Casa, a Mexican real estate lender, raise 1.5 billion pesos (US$87 million) through a securities offering.

13 July 2023

Macquarie buys Mexican pipeline assets from Spanish sellers

Australian investor Macquarie Infrastructure Partners has turned to Cuatrecasas (Mexico) and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City to purchase the local gas pipeline operations of Spanish energy company Elecnor and its subsidiary Enagás for US$173 million.

25 May 2023

Chile’s Softys buys Mexican assets from Belgian hygiene group

Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Basham, Ringe y Correa in Mexico City have helped Chilean personal hygiene group Softys acquire the Mexican operations of Belgian counterpart Ontex Group for €265 million (US$291 million).

11 May 2023

Multiple firms steer Mexican tech financing

Proskauer Rose LLP in New York and González Calvillo SC in Mexico City have helped Altum Capital issue a credit facility to mobile technology group Tekmovil.

21 March 2023

Record gun-jumping fine levied against HP in Mexico

Mexico’s competition enforcer has issued its highest-ever gun-jumping penalty, fining HP and Poly US$3.3 million for closing their US$3.3 billion merger despite the agency’s ongoing merger review.

06 March 2023

Diversity Survey: Finding the balance

Latin American law firms are taking steps to promote greater gender equity, but progress at partner level continues to be frustratingly slow and firms must dig deeper to tackle unconscious bias in the talent pipeline in order to rebalance the scales.

08 December 2022

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