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Galicia Abogados, S.C.

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Pre-eminent Mexican firm garnering ample praise for its revered department of transactional specialists. Knowledgeable team has in-depth experience advising on complex M&A, divestitures and corporate restructures. Routinely represents multinational companies and private equity groups in transactions arising across several industries, notably energy, technology and finance. Remains a first port of call for international law firms seeking local counsel.

Notable practitioners

Christian Lippert is well known in the M&A space, drawing praise for his corporate and antitrust expertise. "His greatest strength is that his legal advice is highly accurate and consists of recommendations that are commercially and legally sound. He has solid technical skills and knows how to do business," one client notes. Another source commends his diligence.

Department co-head Ignacio Pesqueira Taunton can claim solid experience in M&A deals, routinely representing private equity clients. A client says: "I really liked his work; he is very practical," while peers add that "he is a magnificent lawyer who focuses on business issues."

Department co-head José Visoso boasts remarkable prowess handling corporate and M&A matters. Highlighted as "a superb lawyer," he garners praise from clients, who describe him as "a reliable, professional and highly experienced lawyer who has supported us on acquisitions and joint venture transactions with excellent results." Another source adds: "He is very proactive. It is a pleasure to work with him."

"Point of reference" Manuel Galicia Romero is described by market commentators as an "incredible" practitioner, being widely recognised as a lawyer with "indisputable value" and "a great reputation." He remains roundly praised for his track record and leading role in the Mexican corporate arena.

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Overview

Our M&A practice enjoys a global reputation as one of Mexico´s leading transactional teams. Our deep experience derives from handling many of the largest, most complex, and high-value and demanding M&A transactions in the country.  We advise on a wide range of corporate matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and strategic investments, joint ventures, buyouts, divestments, spin-offs and split-ups, and public takeovers.

Our leadership is also based on the expertise and natural interactions with our litigation and regulatory practices that inevitably become involved and are central to large-scale M&A transactions. What sets us apart is the depth of such regulatory expertise and our ability to attend every type of litigation arising out of M&A transactions. In cross border deals, we are used to work seamlessly alongside global elite firms in an efficient and coordinated manner.

Our focus, experience and differentiator is when dealing with complex M&A transactions, which involve regulatory and specific industry experience. In such light, we have developed a robust private equity experience across different industries.

We advise both public and private acquirers and targets, and work with individual entrepreneurs, small family businesses, as well as large national and multinational corporations, including important investment funds, on their most strategic and transformative transactions.

Members

Galicia Romero, Manuel (Head of Department)

Pesqueira Taunton, Ignacio (Head of Department)

Visoso, José (Head of Department)

Díaz de Rivera, Cecilia

Garcia, Ricardo

Islas, Mariana

Luna, Ma. Fernanda

Perdomo Jiménez, Arturo

Perez-Rocha, Humberto

Sandoval, Ramiro

Schäffer, Roxana

Sepúlveda, Eugenio

Industries

Biotech

Consumer

Energy

Financial Sector

Pharma

Real Estate

Retail

Technology

Corporate/M&A

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

Corporate/M&A


Christian Lippert H
Band 2
Ignacio Pesqueira Taunton
Band 3
José Visoso
Band 1
Manuel Galicia Romero
Eminent Practitioners