Market: Mexico

Holland & Knight helps Banco Multiva lend to Mexican states

Holland & Knight (Mexico) has helped Banco Multiva provide three loans to two Mexican states worth 440 million pesos (US$20 million).

03 December 2020

First corporate bonds linked to UN development goals issued in Mexico

Kuri Breña Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar has helped Mexican real estate developer Vinte become the first issuer of Latin American corporate bonds that adhere to the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, in a deal worth 400 million pesos (US$20 million).

02 December 2020

Chevez Ruiz launches IP practice in Mexico

Mexican firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has hired a former senior associate from Basham, Ringe y Correa as director and head of its new intellectual property practice.

26 November 2020

LatAm firms in Advent’s US$2.7 billion global buy of Nielsen business

Several Ropes & Gray LLP offices, Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City have helped private equity investor Advent International buy Nielsen’s retailer data business, Global Connect, for US$2.7 billion.

23 November 2020

Five firms in Spanish-language media deal

Five Jones Day offices, Argentina’s Allende & Brea, Bergstein Abogados in Montevideo and Paz Horowitz Abogados in Quito have helped US media company Entravision acquire a controlling stake in advertising company RedMas from counterpart Grupo Cisneros.

19 November 2020

US restructuring specialist B Riley opens in Mexico

B Riley Advisory Services, which formally completed a merger with turnaround firm GlassRatner this year, has opened a new office in Mexico in partnership with Brazil’s TCP Partners.

13 November 2020

Pemex makes US$1.5 billion debt tap amid refinancing plan

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex make a US$1.5 billion debt tap as part of its ongoing refinancing programme.

13 November 2020

Despegar acquires Best Day after price-slash

12 November 2020

Baker McKenzie partner and Japan desk head join Monterrey firm

Monterrey-based firm Fegamo & Vasaf has hired a group of lawyers from Baker McKenzie (Mexico), including a labour partner and the head of the firm’s Japan desk, just a few months after merging with another local outfit.

11 November 2020

Galicia helps Mexican fund manager in US$245 million shelf registration

Galicia Abogados has helped Mexican fund manager Profuturo make a shelf registration of 5 billion Mexican pesos (US$245 million) and launch the first issuance under the programme.

11 November 2020

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