Market: Mexico

Bain Capital acquires engineering assets from Rolls-Royce

US private investment fund Bain Capital has hired Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Mexico City and BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão in São Paulo to acquire Industria de Turbo Propulsores Aero (ITP Aero), an aerospace and engine component supplier, from Rolls-Royce for 1.7 billion Euros (US$2 billion).

11 October 2021

Mexico’s Total Play makes second issuance

Mexican telecoms company Total Play has hired Winston & Strawn LLP in New York and Nader, Hayaux & Goebel in Mexico City to make its second offering on international capital markets, raising US$600 million.

08 October 2021

Advent and SoftBank inject funds into Brazilian start-up

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped Brazilian investment fund Advent inject US$225 million into local e-commerce start-up Merama.

08 October 2021

Coca-Cola FEMSA in first sustainability-linked tap in Mexico

Galicia Abogados has acted as deal counsel to help bottling company Coca-Cola FEMSA make the first ever sustainability-linked bond issuance on the Mexican capital market, worth some 9.4 billion Mexican pesos (US$470 million).

06 October 2021

Mexican concessionaire gets first green toll road financing

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York have helped Mexican motorway operator Red de Carreteras de Occidente obtain its first green loan, worth 2 billion pesos (US$100 million).

05 October 2021

Guiding the return to office

The post-pandemic return to the office presents novel hurdles for in-house counsel, so GCs should avoid getting tangled up in the quickly changing consensus by staying abreast of the latest regulations and implementing measures that go beyond the standard, both in the workplace as well as at home.

04 October 2021

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

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