Market: Mexico

Elementia turns to Nader Hayaux for first Mexican debt programme

Cement maker Elementia has hired Nader, Hayaux & Goebel to structure its first debt programme in Mexico, worth 3 billion Mexican pesos (US$149 million).

25 January 2021

Mercado Libre joins the list of LatAm sustainable bond issuers

Four Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and a group of Latin American law firms have helped Argentine e-commerce company Mercado Libre raise US$1.1 billion in an inaugural international debt tap, which included a tranche of sustainability-linked bonds worth US$400 million.

22 January 2021

Three firms in Mexican credit repair acquisition

Garrigues (Mexico) has helped US finance companies Vulcan Capital and Freedom Financial Network purchase a minority stake in Mexican credit repair company Grupo Resuelve tu Deuda from Crédito Real.

22 January 2021

Argentine bitcoin trader expands in Brazil

Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo has helped Argentine bitcoin trader Ripio expand its Latin American footprint by acquiring Brazil’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange, BitcoinTrade.

21 January 2021

White & Case in Sempra bid to buy Mexico's IEnova for US$5.8 billion

White & Case LLP in New York, Houston and Mexico City has helped US company Sempra Energy launch an offer to acquire the remaining stake in Mexican natural gas company IEnova for US$5.8 billion.

20 January 2021

Veteran Ritch Mueller partner joins Creel García-Cuéllar

Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has added firepower to its restructuring practice by hiring esteemed practitioner Thomas Heather from Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC, where he was a name partner.

14 January 2021

González Calvillo in unprecedented green bond issuance

Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC has helped real estate investment trust Fibra Prologis place green bonds worth US$375 million on the Mexican Stock Exchange – the first dollar-dominated green bonds ever in Mexico.

08 January 2021

Cuatrecasas hires nine partners across Chile, Colombia and Mexico

Iberian law firm Cuatrecasas has added substantial firepower to its Latin American offices by hiring five partners in Chile – four of them from Guerrero Olivos, including Roberto Guerrero Valenzuela – three partners in Colombia (including Brigard Urrutia’s former banking head) and a tax partner in Mexico.

23 December 2020

Mexico investigates commodity trader Vitol following US settlement

Mexico is investigating Swiss commodities trading company Vitol over alleged bribery, according to the country’s top anti-corruption prosecutor.

17 December 2020

Mexican firms in US printing company buy

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City have helped US private equity company Atlas acquire US printing company LSC Communications, allowing the target to exit chapter 11 proceedings.

17 December 2020

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