Market: Mexico

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

IDB Invest lends US$50 million to LatAm CRM group

Atento, the largest provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and business-process outsourcing (BPO) services in Latin America, has hired several firms in the region to obtain a US$50 million working capital facility from IDB Invest.

10 February 2022

Mexico's Chevez Ruiz adds Madrid partner with Uría Menéndez hire

Highly Recommended Mexican firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has strengthened its presence in Madrid by hiring a tax lawyer from Spanish outfit Uría Menéndez as partner.

04 February 2022

Betterware buys Mexican cosmetics brand for US$255 million

Four Greenberg Traurig LLP offices have helped household appliance retailer Betterware acquire Mexican cosmetics company JAFRA, including its US and local operations, for US$255 million.

04 February 2022

Mexico’s GCC in US$500 million sustainability-linked offering

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexico’s Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC) issue US$500 million worth of sustainability-linked notes.

03 February 2022

Aeroméxico gets US$4.3 billion capital increase in Chapter 11 plan

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, São Paulo and London and Sainz Abogados in Mexico City have helped Mexican flag carrier airline Aeroméxico obtain a capital increase of US$4.3 billion as part of its Chapter 11 restructuring process.

02 February 2022

Multiple LatAm firms steer cross-border proptech acquisition

Brazilian real estate platform Quinto Andar has hired several firms to acquire Buenos Aires-based property advertisement company Navent Group.

02 February 2022

Familiar firms in Mexico's US$7.4 billion debt transactions

The Republic of Mexico has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York to issue global bonds and launch a concurrent tender offer, with both transactions worth US$7.4 billion in total.

01 February 2022

Citi calls on Skadden to exit Mexico

Multinational investor Citigroup has hired US firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP to exit its Mexican retail banking business, after two decades of operating in the country’s consumer finance sector.

28 January 2022

Pro bono: Protecting the vulnerable

Featured in Pro bono 2021

Latin Lawyer spoke to Galicia Abogados partner Mariana Herrero, counsel Lisandro Herrera and associate Erika Alarcón about the firm’s collaboration with Mexican NGO Conservación Humana and its work helping to deliver medical supplies to the indigenous Huichol community during the covid-19 pandemic.

26 January 2022

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