Market: Mexico

Baker McKenzie hires from Nader Hayaux in Mexico

Baker McKenzie (Mexico) has strengthened its transactional offering by hiring a partner from local firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel.

30 April 2021

Mexico’s Metalsa makes sustainability-linked debt tap

Mexican automotive parts manufacturer Metalsa has enlisted Paul Hastings LLP in New York and González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City to make a US$300 million sustainability-linked debt tap.

30 April 2021

Mexican enforcer asks Supreme Court to thwart energy bill

Mexico’s antitrust watchdog has filed a complaint to the Supreme Court opposing a government reform bill that aims to strengthen the state-owned electricity utility, claiming the proposed law would be bad for competition.

29 April 2021

Mexican tortilla maker wraps up US$200 million loan

Galicia Abogados in Mexico City has helped Bank of Nova Scotia and the local branch of Bank of America lend US$200 million to Mexico’s Gruma, the largest corn flour and tortilla maker in the world.

22 April 2021

Greenberg Traurig nabs LatAm-focused disputes partner from Holland & Knight

Greenberg Traurig LLP has strengthened its trial and litigation offering in Miami by hiring a Latin America-focused partner from US law firm Holland & Knight LLP.

21 April 2021

Familiar firms return for Fibra UNO debt issuance

Holland & Knight in New York and Mexico City has helped Fibra UNO, Mexico’s largest real estate investment trust, issue US$300 million worth of notes.

21 April 2021

Fast-food chain pays off debt in Central America and Mexico

Arias’ offices in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama have helped Mexican fast-food chain operator Premium Restaurant Brands (PRB) obtain a US$167 million financing from a syndicate of Mexican and Central American banks and cancel its existing debt with Goldman Sachs.

20 April 2021

Univision and Televisa form largest Spanish-language media group

A slew of international and Mexican law firms has helped US broadcasting network Univision and Mexico’s Televisa in a US$4.8 billion merger to create the world’s largest Spanish-language media company, backed by Google, Japan’s SoftBank and US investor The Raine Group.

19 April 2021

Mijares Angoitia adds two transactional partners

Mexico’s Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has promoted two transactional lawyers to partner, boosting its M&A, capital markets and banking and finance practices.

19 April 2021

Mexico’s IEnova snaps up wind farm from Actis subsidiary

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City has helped local energy group IEnova increase its stake in a wind farm in northern Mexico for US$83 million.

19 April 2021

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