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Galicia Abogados, S.C.

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Galicia Abogados is a top-tier multidisciplinary firm boasting an outstanding banking and finance department. Its seasoned team benefits from solid knowledge of financing mergers and acquisitions and infrastructure projects, with further expertise in sub-sovereign  and real estate finance. Also sought out by clients for regulatory advice, most notably in respect of fintech issues. Routinely receives mandates from key Mexican and foreign lenders to assist with syndicated and bilateral lending transactions.

Notable practitioners

Experienced department co-head Arturo Perdomo Jiménez can claim solid experience in the banking and finance arena in Mexico. A client declares: "Arturo Perdomo Jiménez is a well-rounded lawyer who is reasonable and handles sophisticated work. He is pragmatic, charismatic and takes care of the relationship he has with clients. His approach is targeted as he tells you what the law says, but also its practical implications."

Associate-to-watch Cecilia Rojas is active on transactional banking and finance mandates. A client notes: "Cecilia Rojas is a brilliant associate who is committed and knows the banking and finance practice in Mexico in great detail. She is able to deal with complex local and international mandates."

Highly regarded practitioner Guillermo Pérez Santiago is based in Mexico City and is recommended for his business acumen in banking and finance operations. He earns praise from a client, who states: "Guillermo Pérez Santiago and his team show high-quality work and professionalism, and they also know the industry and are commercially aware." Praising his service during a complex transaction, another client declares: "He provides excellent advice."

Eminent practitioner Manuel Galicia Romero continues to draw praise from market insiders for his activity in the banking and finance area in Mexico, and for his leadership role within the firm. He is lauded as "a valuable asset" by a client. Interviewees also note that "Manuel Galicia Romero has a lot of experience, provides great client service and has both common sense and profound knowledge of the market and its players."

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Overview

Our banking & finance practice advises international and local lenders and borrowers in the structuring, negotiation, documentation and execution of financing transactions of all kinds. We also focuse on regulatory, compliance and risk management matters for financial institutions.

We provide advice to financial intermediaries on representation before Mexican financial regulatory authorities. Our practice group is frequently involved in M&A transactions in the financial services industry, and can offer unique capabilities in contentious matters and regulatory risk management. We work closely with our Competition practice in regulatory matters related to antitrust investigations in the financial industry.

Our practice focuses on:

      Cross-Border syndicated transactions: in the cross-border syndicated loan market, representing lenders and borrowers. We focus on highly complex transactions.

      Acquisition finance: in cross-border and local acquisition financings, teaming up with our M&A practice group in a seamless fashion.

      Sub-Sovereign financing and refinancing: representing both states and municipalities, financial institutions in financing, refinancing structures, and regulatory matters.

      Real estate financing: financing for all asset clases (commercial, residential, industrial, hospitality properties in recourse, non-recourse and cross-collateralized structures).

      Regulatory work: in local and international regulatory matters and investigations.

Members

Galicia Romero, Manuel (Head of Department)

Perdomo Jiménez, Arturo (Head of Department)

Pérez Santiago, Guillermo (Head of Department)

Abascal, Lili

Berkman, Maurice

McLaren Magnus, Rosemarie

Perez-Rocha, Humberto

Rivera, Rodrigo

Rojas, Cecilia

Rojas, Cecilia

Industries

Banking

Financial Services

Fintech

Insurance

Banking & Finance

Galicia Abogados, S.C.

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Location

Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho No. 24 - 7° Floor

Col. Lomas de Chapultepec

Mexico City

Ciudad de México

Mexico

11000

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Mexico

Banking & Finance


Arturo Perdomo Jiménez
Band 2
Cecilia Rojas
Associates to watch
Guillermo Pérez Santiago
Band 2
Manuel Galicia Romero
Eminent Practitioners