Market: Mexico

Cuatrecasas boosts Mexico and Peru offices with double hire

Iberian firm Cuatrecasas has added firepower to its legal offering in Mexico and Peru by hiring two partners, strengthening its tax and M&A practices.

08 July 2022

Galicia recruits tax partner from Deloitte

Mexican Elite firm Galicia Abogados has bolstered its tax practice by recruiting a partner from the local office of professional services group Deloitte.

08 July 2022

Hogan Lovells adds counsel in Monterrey

Hogan Lovells (Mexico) has strengthened its corporate offering in Monterrey by recruiting a partner from local firm Canales, Dávila, De la Paz, Enríquez, Sáenz, Leal, SC as counsel.

06 July 2022

Mexican bank offering calls on Chávez Vargas

Chávez Vargas Minutti SC has acted as deal counsel in a bond offering by Banco Actinver worth 2.3 billion Mexican pesos (US$115 million).

06 July 2022

Ex-Basham M&A head joins SMPS

Mexico’s SMPS Legal has recruited former Basham, Ringe y Correa partner Daniel Del Rio to bolster its M&A, finance and compliance practices.

05 July 2022

Sánchez Devanny recruits Ritch Mueller partner

A banking partner of Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC has joined fellow Highly Recommended Mexican firm Sánchez Devanny to co-head its financial services practice.

04 July 2022

Galicia shines in Mexican beverage offering

Galicia Abogados has acted as deal counsel in the issuance of notes by Mexican beverage producer Arca Continental for 4.35 billion pesos (US$211 million).

01 July 2022

Setting up shop in a time of crisis

Opening a law firm during uncertain times might seem like a risky strategy, yet many lawyers took the bold decision to open a new office in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic. Latin Lawyer spoke to partners from some of the firms that launched over the last two years, learning about the importance of technology to overcome challenges, how to create a law firm culture whilst working from home as well as unexpected surprises from their opportunistic arrival into the market.

29 June 2022

Peruvian airport gets cross-border loan

Three Latin American firms have helped Peruvian airport services provider Talma obtain a US$135 million financing to repay existing debt.

27 June 2022

Familiar firms return for CFE offering

Mexican state-owned electricity company Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and local firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to launch its inaugural tender offer worth some US$1.1 billion.

27 June 2022

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