Market: Mexico

Chávez Vargas appoints third partner

Highly Recommended Mexican firm Chávez Vargas Minutti SC has strengthened its finance, M&A and infrastructure offering by promoting one lawyer to partner.

25 October 2021

Mexican e-retailer Jüsto expands into Peru

BlackBox Startup Law in Mexico City and Sumara Hub Legal in Lima have helped Mexican online supermarket start-up Jüsto expand into Peru by acquiring local e-commerce business Freshmart.

25 October 2021

Supreme Court ruling brings seismic victory for Mexican earthquake app

Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has helped Mexican seismology app SkyAlert successfully overturn a government ruling that previously prohibited it from using technology to send earthquake alerts to the public after the Supreme Court this month found that rule to be unconstitutional.

22 October 2021

Galicia elects new management

Mexican Elite firm Galicia Abogados has elected José Visoso and Christian Lippert as new co-managing partners, replacing founder Manuel Galicia who will become chairman of the executive committee.

21 October 2021

US investor buys Mexican industrial park

Mexican firms Trujillo Abogados, RSL Real Estate Legal Consulting and DM Tax have helped US real estate investment manager TC Latin America Partners acquire an industrial park in northern Mexico.

20 October 2021

Chávez Vargas returns for Fovissste issuance

Chávez Vargas Minutti SC has helped state-owned mortgage provider Fovissste raise 10 billion Mexican pesos (US$486 million) in its first mortgage-backed issuance of the year.

19 October 2021

Alsea and Bain Capital co-invest in European restaurant operator

Mexican restaurant operator Alsea has hired Garrigues in Madrid and DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano in Mexico City to increase its stake in its subsidiary Alsea Europe through a joint investment with US private investment fund Bain Capital, worth nearly 111 million euros (US$128 million).

18 October 2021

SMPS Legal hires tax partner from Cuatrecasas

SMPS Legal has recruited a partner from Highly Recommended firm Cuatrecasas (Mexico), boosting its tax department.

15 October 2021

Mexican power transformers maker buys US counterpart

Mexican power transformers manufacturer ProlecGE has hired five offices of Sidley Austin LLP to acquire counterpart SPX Transformer Solutions from US engineering group SPX for US$645 million.

15 October 2021

Ritch Mueller helps BBVA create warrants issuance programme

BBVA México has turned to Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, S.C. to structure a warrants issuance programme worth 250 billion Mexican pesos (US$12.5 billion).

14 October 2021

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