Market: Mexico

Mexican firm Chávez Vargas enters alliance with Spain’s Lupicinio

Highly Recommended Mexican firm Chávez Vargas Minutti SC has joined forces with Lupicinio International Law Firm and will lead the work to expand the Spanish firm's network in Latin America.

08 December 2021

White & Case boosts Mexico office with promotions

Highly Recommended White & Case SC has appointed a local partner and a counsel in Mexico City by promoting two associates, adding firepower to its global arbitration and litigation practices.

03 December 2021

US-Mexico JV to administer Oravax covid-19 vaccine in LatAm

Mexican pharmaceutical company Genomma Lab has hired Paul Hastings LLP in New York and local firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to enter into a joint venture with US counterpart Oravax Medical to produce and distribute Oravax's oral covid-19 vaccine in Mexico.

03 December 2021

González Calvillo and Haynes and Boone steer car plant financing

A branch of Japanese conglomerate Mitsui Group has hired González Calvillo, SC to provide a US$98 million financing for the construction and operation of a Mexican manufacturing plant that will produce automobile components for car maker Toyota.

02 December 2021

LatAm firms in US$15 billion global data centre buy

US investors KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) have hired six offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Washington, DC and 14 offices of international firm Dentons to acquire 50 data centres around the world for some US$15 billion, including assets in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.

29 November 2021

Several firms in cross-border solar deal

US solar power developer Array Technologies, owned by investment fund Blackstone, has hired four offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, three Cuatrecasas offices and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire Spanish solar panel manufacturer Soluciones Técnicas Integrales Norland (STI Norland) and its Brazilian, Chilean and Mexican operations for 570 million euros (US$498 million).

26 November 2021

Competition partners foresee greater scrutiny of e-commerce and fintech deals

Latin American competition authorities refuse to be shaken by the covid-19 pandemic and are stepping up their scrutiny of the region’s fast-growing e-commerce and digital banking sectors, said speakers at a Latin Lawyer webinar earlier this week.

25 November 2021

Mexican hotel gets off the ground with US$60 million financing

Mexican real estate developer RLH Properties has hired Galicia Abogados to obtain a US$60 million loan to finance the development of a hotel on Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit.

19 November 2021

Skadden, Cleary and Galicia in Cemex’s sustainable loan

Mexican cement maker Cemex has enlisted Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York to raise US$3.25 billion in what is thought to be Latin America’s largest sustainability-linked loan.

18 November 2021

Three firms steer Mexico’s first GP-led fund restructuring

Mexican private equity fund EMX Capital has enlisted Covington & Burling LLP in New York and local firm Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, S.C. to carry out Mexico’s first general partner (GP)-led secondary fund restructuring.

18 November 2021

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