Market: Mexico

Von Wobeser adds new labour co-head in hiring spree

Mexican outfit Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has consolidated its labour offering by hiring a partner and several lawyers from fellow Highly Recommended firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC, who arrive alongside a new counsel from a local employment boutique.

09 August 2022

DFC bankrolls Mexican lender Tangelo

Kuri Breña Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar has helped Mexican lender Tangelo receive the first disbursement of a US$45 million credit facility from the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC).

09 August 2022

Mijares lands investment in Mexican aviation group

Mexican private equity fund Discovery Americas has turned to Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC to invest in aircraft maintenance company A&P International Services.

04 August 2022

Galicia poaches Ritch Mueller M&A partner

The M&A co-head of Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC – Carlos Obregón – has joined Galicia Abogados, adding significant transactional expertise to its senior rank.

03 August 2022

Pérez Correa steers transport acquisition in Mexico

Nasdaq-listed transportation start-up Swvl has hired Mexican firm Peréz Correa González to acquire local counterpart Urbvan Mobility for US$82 million.

03 August 2022

América Móvil US$750 million offering calls on familiar firms

Mexico’s América Móvil has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Robles Miaja Abogados in Mexico City to make a debt offering worth US$750 million.

01 August 2022

Galicia lawyer launches solo arbitration practice

Galicia Abogados senior associate Paola Aldrete has left the firm to launch an arbitration boutique in Mexico City.

26 July 2022

Mexican investor scores stake in Spanish football club

Uría Menéndez in Madrid and Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexico’s Grupo Orlegi – the owner of several local football clubs – buy a majority stake in Spanish team Real Sporting de Gijón.

26 July 2022

GAP sells Old Navy in Mexico

Mexican retailer Grupo Axo has hired Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC and SMPS Legal to acquire the local operations of clothing brand Old Navy from US counterpart GAP.

22 July 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

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