Jorge Correa in our news

Increase flexibility or risk losing female partners, warn panellists

The latest generation of female lawyers are less willing to sacrifice significant portions of their personal lives to climb the ranks, indicating that firms should normalise flexibility and promote a healthier work-life balance if they want to keep women on track for partnership.

19 October 2021

Alsea and Bain Capital co-invest in European restaurant operator

Mexican restaurant operator Alsea has hired Garrigues in Madrid and DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano in Mexico City to increase its stake in its subsidiary Alsea Europe through a joint investment with US private investment fund Bain Capital, worth nearly 111 million euros (US$128 million).

18 October 2021

Advent and SoftBank inject funds into Brazilian start-up

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped Brazilian investment fund Advent inject US$225 million into local e-commerce start-up Merama.

08 October 2021

Rappi transfers payments platform to its JV with Banorte

Rappi México has turned to González Calvillo, SC to transfer its digital banking platform Rappipay to Tarjetas del Futuro, a joint venture between Rappi and local bank Banorte.

04 October 2021

Live Nation revives acquisition of OCESA in Mexico

US company Live Nation Entertainment has hired Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to resume its purchase of a controlling stake in OCESA Entretenimiento, a leading concert promoter in Latin America, from media groups Televisa and CIE, for 8.8 billion Mexican pesos (US$444 million).

20 September 2021

Vista and Jaguar swap oil blocks in Mexico

Mexico’s Vista Oil & Gas has turned to Creel, García- Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC to transfer its shares in two local oil blocks to Jaguar Exploración y Producción, which handed its stake in a third block to Vista.

20 September 2021

Rappi obtains financing for Mexican fintech venture

Mexico’s González Calvillo, SC has helped the local branch of Colombian on-demand delivery start-up Rappi get a loan of 1 billion Mexican pesos (US$49 million).

14 September 2021

Nordex refinancing calls on several LatAm firms

German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has enlisted Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Frankfurt as lead international counsel to obtain a refinancing, which saw it increase an existing loan by 171 million euros (US$200 million).

06 September 2021

GIP buys largest private power generator in Mexico

US investment fund Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has hired six offices of Latham & Watkins LLP and Mexican firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC to acquire Saavi Energía from British counterpart Actis for US$275 million.

01 September 2021

Creel García-Cuéllar promotes five to partner

Mexican Latin Lawyer Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has announced the promotion of five lawyers to partner, strengthening its competition, finance, M&A, labour and tax groups for 2022.

31 August 2021

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