Market: Mexico

Galicia helps Soriana set up US$1.1 billion debt programme

Galicia Abogados has helped Mexican supermarket chain Soriana establish a US$1.1 billion bond programme and make the first two issuances.

06 November 2020

Bancomext gets US$600 million loan for covid-19 response

Squire Patton Boggs in New York has helped Mexican state-owned bank Bancomext obtain a US$600 million credit facility from a syndicate of international banks to fund its covid-19 response programmes.

04 November 2020

Mexican real estate start-up Casai gets first funding round

Two Gunderson Dettmer offices have helped Mexican hospitality start-up Casai raise US$53 million in its first two funding rounds.

02 November 2020

The room where it happens

Law firm participation on behalf of corporates in the discussions that led to the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement is evidence of the unique perspective lawyers bring to the table in interactions between companies and governments.

30 October 2020

Deutsche Bank sells Mexican trust business after pressure from regulator

Three Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City are advising Deutsche Bank on the sale of its trust business in Mexico, which comes after a year of “continual pressure” from the country’s financial regulator to complete the deal.

30 October 2020

Giving up the ghost: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

Featured in Fees 2020

In shining a spotlight on issues that have been bubbling under the surface for years, the covid-19 pandemic and the pressure it puts on client appetite for costly legal services is a chance for progressive law firms to rethink entirely how they value what they do. In doing so, they can remodel themselves into organisations of the future.

29 October 2020

Skadden and Galicia in Intel’s US$9 billion global memory sale

Four Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices have helped South Korean chip-making company SK Hynix buy US software group Intel’s memory storage unit for US$9 billion, including assets in Mexico.

29 October 2020

Global digital marketing group Jellyfish snaps up LatAm assets

Osborne Clarke in London, Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados and Basham, Ringe y Correa in Mexico City have helped London-headquartered digital marketing group Jellyfish enter Latin America by acquiring Brazilian marketing company Reamp and Mexican counterpart San Pancho.

29 October 2020

At crisis point: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

Featured in Fees 2020

The average hourly rate charged by Latin American law firms is falling. Data suggests this was the case even before the onset of the economic crisis induced by covid-19, particularly for associate rates. As firms consider creative means to serve challenged clients, prices are likely to reduce even further.

28 October 2020

Mexican mezcal maker launches investment fund

The Mexico City office of Mayer Brown LLP has helped local spirits producer Casa Lumbre set up an investment fund and raise US$30 million.

27 October 2020

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