Mexico City, August, 2020.- SMPS Legal is proud to announce the incorporation of Juan Pablo Visoso as partner joining the Corporate, M&A and Banking and Finance practice areas of SMPS Legal on August 1st, 2020.

Juan Pablo has focused his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, financing transactions, including corporate restructurings and mezzanine financing and capital markets.

For more than 10 years Juan Pablo was Managing Partner and General Counsel of Nexxus, one of Mexico`s largest and most active private equity funds, where he developed an unparallel combination of legal experience, robust business acumen and creative problem-solving capabilities. He joined the fund manager in 2008, as general counsel. In 2012, he was appointed as managing director in addition to general counsel.

He has significant M&A, financing and IPO experience across industries, from a business and a legal perspective. Mr. Visoso applies strategic lens to define favorable structures that maximize value creation, focusing on quality of execution, getting deep into the details and having significant experience in negotiating value.

He has been recognized in several publications of “The Legal 500” GC Powerlist. He served as board member and member of the audit committee of several public and private companies and continues to serve as member of the board of directors of several private companies. Juan Pablo is a frequent speaker in private equity and M&A conferences.

 “Joining SMPS LEGAL is a great opportunity to be disruptive and innovate in the legal services industry and consolidate the firm’s offering, using in SMPS’s clients benefit my combination of legal experience, robust business acumen and creative problem-solving capabilities”. – commented Juan Pablo Visoso about his move.


SMPS Legal provides cutting-edge legal services to address the needs of today’s leading corporations in the Latin American Region. SMPS Legal is a specialized law firm with regional expertise formed by a team of experienced and specialized lawyers committed to offering integrated multidisciplinary legal counsel in Latin America from strategically located offices.

For over 20 years, the partners and lawyers of SMPS Legal have successfully counseled domestic and foreign investors in their activities in Latin America. SMPS Legal provides legal services and support in transactions and projects in Latin America in important sectors of the economy, such as energy and natural resources, including oil & gas (upstream and downstream), mining, electricity (power generation and transmission) and water, infrastructure, private equity, banking and finance, hospitality, insurance, capital markets, aeronautic, automotive, cultural, food, pharmaceutical, real estate, manufacturing and information technology.

Responding to the growth of emerging markets in Latin America, SMPS Legal specializes in cross-border transactions, acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures, strategic alliances and foreign investments in the Region.