Partner Profile

Jaime Cortés Álvarez

González Calvillo, SC

Mexico

LL 250

Biography

Jaime is a transactional lawyer with extensive experience in capital markets, structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, restructurings and general corporate and commercial matters. In 2020, he was elected to the firm's talent committee.

For more than 20 years, Jaime has been selected as counsel in numerous domestic and international offerings of equity and debt securities, including pioneering IPOs of Mexican issuers, and has also been involved in the securitisation of a variety of financial assets. He has participated in complex cross-border and international transactions, advising buyers, sellers, agents and private equity investors in mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies and joint ventures.

His experience also includes working as an international associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell and Brown & Wood (now Sidley Austin) in New York.

Jaime obtained his LLM from Columbia University and his law degree (JD equivalent) from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in Mexico City.

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