Market: Mexico

Mexico faces NAFTA claim over labour ruling

A Canadian energy company has brought a NAFTA legacy claim against Mexico after an employment tribunal ordered it to pay US$120 million to a former employee.

30 June 2023

Ritch Mueller and White & Case steer loan extension

Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC has helped Mexico City-based business financing company Engen Capital extend the maturity of a loan granted by Citibanamex.

27 June 2023

Pride Month Q&A series: Alberto Córdoba

Latin Lawyer is ringing out Pride Month by speaking to Von Wobeser y Sierra SC partner Alberto Córdoba about the challenges he has faced as a gay lawyer in the Mexican legal industry, the perils of pinkwashing and why enduring working relationships depend on aligning values between the firm and its clients.

26 June 2023

Mexican lab enters the US with Florida buy

Mexico’s Grupo de Diagnóstico Aries (GDA) has hired Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP in Miami and New York and local firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC to acquire a majority stake in US counterpart Access Medical Laboratories (AML) and obtain an acquisition financing to fund the purchase.

23 June 2023

Orión Fibra E expands motorway portfolio

Cuatrecasas (Mexico) has acted as deal counsel in investment trust Orión Fibra E’s acquisition of a motorway concessionaire in the state of Guanajuato, a deal worth 500 million pesos (US$100 million).

20 June 2023

ECIJA adds IP head in Mexico

ECIJA (Mexico) has nabbed a partner from local outfit Pérez Correa González to head its intellectual property group.

19 June 2023

Peruvian healthcare group Auna makes US$505 million issuance

Peruvian medical group Auna has hired US firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz, Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City and Peruvian outfit Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados to issue US$505 million worth of notes, the proceeds of which it will use to repay an existing acquisition financing.

19 June 2023

Find a middle ground on hybrid investigations, urge lawyers

In a post-pandemic world, white-collar crime lawyers must strike the right balance between conducting remote and face-to-face investigations, said panellists at Latin Lawyer & GIR Live: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico earlier this month.

14 June 2023

Jones Day nabs talent from Garrigues in Mexico

Jones Day (Mexico) has strengthened its government regulation practice by hiring a local partner from Garrigues’ Mexican office as counsel.

14 June 2023

Holiday Inn buys resorts in Mexico

Seven Greenberg Traurig LLP offices have helped a subsidiary of US hotel chain Holiday Inn acquire a portfolio of hotels from Mexican counterpart Royal Resorts.

09 June 2023

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