Market: Mexico

Mijares Angoitia appoints tax and labour partners

Mexican Elite firm Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, SC has announced the promotion of two lawyers to partner, strengthening its tax and labour groups.

24 February 2022

Cross-border agribusiness investment calls on LatAm firms

US agribusiness Continental Grain has hired Carey in Santiago, Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to complete a cross-border investment in Chilean counterpart Agroberries, snapping up a stake in several of that company’s Latin American farming assets.

24 February 2022

Creel García-Cuéllar guides General Motors bond reopening

General Motors de México has turned to Creel, García- Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC to make a 1 billion pesos (US$49 million) debt tap by reopening existing notes.

24 February 2022

Mexico’s Sainz Abogados swipes Greenberg partner

Sainz Abogados has strengthened its compliance and investigations practice by hiring a shareholder from Highly Recommended Greenberg Traurig SC as partner.

23 February 2022

Basila and Ritch Mueller steer Mexican CKD offering

Basila Abogados has helped Mexican private equity group Fortem Capital structure a CKD trust, which raised 1.83 billion pesos (US$89 million) in its first offering.

23 February 2022

Familiar firms return for CFE’s inaugural sustainable bond offering

Mexican state-owned electricity group Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has turned to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Washington, DC and local firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to issue its inaugural sustainable notes, worth US$1.75 billion.

21 February 2022

IDB Invest backs US$200 million loan to Mexican hotel group

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York, Washington, DC and Mexico City has helped IDB Invest grant the majority of a US$200 million financing to Grupo Piñero, a hotel operator in Mexico and the Caribbean.

21 February 2022

Latin Lawyer announces Diversity Initiative of the Year Award

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Latin Lawyer Diversity Initiative of the Year Award: Mexico’s González Calvillo, SC for several impactful initiatives implemented under the firm’s newly-launched Diversity and Inclusion Forum in 2021.

17 February 2022

Uber strikes electric vehicles deal in Mexico City

Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has helped US car-hailing platform Uber enter into a long-term master fleet agreement with Mexican electric car provider VEMO to boost its number of zero-emission vehicles in Mexico City throughout 2022.

17 February 2022

Several LatAm firms steer regional software acquisition

Latin America-focused private equity group Linzor Capital Partners has hired multiple law firms in the region to acquire a majority stake in Uruguayan software business inConcert and its partner Convertia.

17 February 2022

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