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Global 2022
Mexico Banking & Finance
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5 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

The Firm is recognized as one of the leading banking and finance law firms in Mexico.

We represent international and domestic lenders, borrowers and financing entities in general, in connection with a wide array of transactions, including:

  • single bank and syndicated loan facilities
  • acquisition financings
  • secured and unsecured financings
  • structured financings
  • project financings
  • asset based financings
  • derivatives

As part of our Banking and Finance Practice, we advise clients on all aspects of their formation and operation, including various regulatory matters.

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Mexico
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What the team is known for

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez houses a revered practice group at the forefront of the banking and finance market in Mexico. The team is regularly sought out by high-profile clients, encompassing leading national and international investment banks, asset managers and corporate borrowers. Possesses extensive expertise in assisting clients with high-profile financing mandates related to corporate mergers and acquisitions and complex debt refinancing. Acts for clients hailing from a number of sectors, including insurance, infrastructure and real estate.

Notable practitioners

Eminent practitioner Carlos Aiza is widely recognised as a leading figure in the banking and finance practice area in Mexico. Described as "a superb lawyer" by a respondent, Carlos Aiza is endorsed by peers and clients alike for his activity in this area. A client values his "strategic advice."

Pedro Velasco de la Peña provides solid expertise in structuring sophisticated banking and finance operations in Mexico. A client appreciates that "he is very experienced and, apart from his technical knowledge, he also knows the other parties and he has great relationships with other law firms and banks; this speeds things up." Another source enthuses that "his work is efficient and of excellent quality."

Giovanni Ramírez Garrido garners solid praise from clients for his activity in the banking and finance arena in Mexico. Interviewees describe him as "a very good lawyer," with one client declaring: "The service provided by Giovanni Ramírez Garrido and his team is of a high quality."

Mexico City-based Rodrigo Castelazo can claim banking and finance experience in assisting clients with financing corporate and real estate projects. A client states: "He is a magnificent partner who was instrumental in the proper structuring of my deal." Rodrigo Castelazo remains involved in high-value lending operations.

Of counsel Thomas Heather is praised for his well-rounded expertise across the banking and finance sector in Mexico. Peers also point to his high-level practice in bankruptcy and restructuring mandates.

Ranked Lawyers at
Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

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Carlos Aiza
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Carlos Aiza
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Eminent Practitioners
Pedro Velasco de la Peña
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Pedro Velasco de la Peña
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Band 2
Giovanni Ramírez Garrido
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Giovanni Ramírez Garrido
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Band 3
Rodrigo Castelazo
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Rodrigo Castelazo
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Band 4
Thomas S Heather
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Thomas S Heather
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Band 4

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