Market: Mexico

Pan American Silver boosts LatAm presence with Yamana Gold buy

Canada’s Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Brazilian firm Mattos Filho and Carey in Santiago have helped Pan American Silver acquire fellow Canadian mining group Yamana Gold – including its assets in Argentina, Brazil and Chile – for US$4.8 billion.

18 April 2023

Mijares stars in US$332 million logistics loan

Mijares Angoitia Cortés y Fuentes SC has helped HSBC México lend 6 billion pesos (US$332 million) to local logistics services investor Traxión.

14 April 2023

Accel-KKR expands LatAm footprint with three acquisitions

Cuatrecasas in Madrid, Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá, Morales & Besa in Santiago and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped US private equity group Accel-KKR buy Colombian software company Facture and Mexican counterparts Indicium Solutions and Pegaso Tecnología.

14 April 2023

Mexico pays US$6 billion for Iberdrola power plants

State-owned fund Mexico Infrastructure Partners (MIP) has enlisted local firms Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC, Greenberg Traurig SC and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC to buy 13 power plants from Spanish energy group Iberdrola in a deal worth US$6 billion.

13 April 2023

Mexican fintech eyes LatAm expansion with US$90 million loan

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Cuatrecasas (Colombia) have helped Mexican fintech Clara secure a credit line worth US$90 million.

13 April 2023

US energy equipment company consolidates in LatAm

Three Winston & Strawn LLP offices and Mexican firm Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC have helped US energy equipment manufacturer Chart Industries acquire UK counterpart Howden from KPS Capital Partners for US$4.4 billion.

12 April 2023

Mexico's De La Vega helps in Saint-Gobain labour dispute

De La Vega & Martínez Rojas, S.C has helped the Mexican branch of French glass manufacturer Saint-Gobain reach a collective bargaining agreement with an independent union representing its workers, a deal that hands the employees a 9% salary increase.

12 April 2023

Mexican firms steer Fibra E IPO and asset reorganisation

Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC has helped Mexico Infrastructure Partners (Grupo MIP) set up an energy and infrastructure investment trust and make an initial public offering of 6 billion pesos (US$318 million), including a transfer of assets to the new trust.

11 April 2023

Grupo Bimbo expands green loan to US$1.9 billion

US firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped Mexican food giant Grupo Bimbo obtain a US$1.9 billion sustainability-linked loan.

05 April 2023

Which law firms were the most popular in 2022?

As war in Europe and high interest rates destabilised the global and regional markets, leading Latin American companies kept their external legal advisers close by to navigate the choppy waters. The latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, a study published by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA, reveals the most popular law firms among the region’s largest corporations.

04 April 2023

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