Market: Mexico

LEGO Group named WTR’s Latin America Team of the Year

We are pleased to announce that the LEGO Group is the winner of LACCA's sister publication World Trademark Reviews’s 2021 Latin America Team of the Year Award. Speaking to WTR, Arturo Ishbak Gonzalez Martínez, senior corporate counsel, Latin Americas, reflects on how the team met a challenging 12 months head on.

04 October 2021

Rappi transfers payments platform to its JV with Banorte

Rappi México has turned to González Calvillo, SC to transfer its digital banking platform Rappipay to Tarjetas del Futuro, a joint venture between Rappi and local bank Banorte.

04 October 2021

Grupo LaLa goes private in US$520 million voluntary takeover

Bufete Robles Miaja SC has helped shareholders of Grupo Lala – Mexico’s largest dairy company – launch a US$520 million tender offer that will delist the company from the country’s stock exchange, BMV.

01 October 2021

Mexico’s Chávez Vargas in another gender bond issuance

Chávez Vargas Minutti SC has helped Mexican state-owned financial credit institution Fonacot raise 2.2 billion Mexican pesos (US$109 million) in its second gender bond issuance.

01 October 2021

Graham steers Betterware’s sustainable issuance in Mexico

Graham Abogados, SC has helped household appliance company Betterware on a two-tranche sustainable bond issuance worth 1.5 billion Mexican pesos (US$74 million).

24 September 2021

Grupo Bimbo gets first sustainable financing

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped food company Grupo Bimbo obtain a sustainability-linked loan worth US$1.75 billion.

22 September 2021

Santander’s PagoNxt acquires stake in Mexican fintech

Mexican fintech PagoNxt Merchant Solutions, an affiliate of Banco Santander, has hired Jáuregui y Del Valle, SC to acquire a majority stake in local payment services company Mercadotecnia, Ideas y Tecnología (MIT).

22 September 2021

Mexico declares win in dispute with satellite operator

Mexico says it has defeated an investment treaty claim for more than US$120 million brought by France's Eutelsat over the reservation of satellite capacity for use by the state.

22 September 2021

Live Nation revives acquisition of OCESA in Mexico

US company Live Nation Entertainment has hired Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to resume its purchase of a controlling stake in OCESA Entretenimiento, a leading concert promoter in Latin America, from media groups Televisa and CIE, for 8.8 billion Mexican pesos (US$444 million).

20 September 2021

Vista and Jaguar swap oil blocks in Mexico

Mexico’s Vista Oil & Gas has turned to Creel, García- Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC to transfer its shares in two local oil blocks to Jaguar Exploración y Producción, which handed its stake in a third block to Vista.

20 September 2021

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