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Ritch Mueller

Real Estate

2 ranked lawyersBand 1MexicoLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Outstanding firm occupying a front-running position in the Mexican real estate ambit. Held in high esteem for its prowess in high-value real estate operations, particularly those involving FIBRAs. Well versed in real estate finance, leveraging solid capital markets and bank finance prowess, as well as the acquisition and the sale and leaseback of real estate assets. Boasts enviable experience across the commercial, industrial and hospitality asset classes. Acclaimed expertise often sought by FIBRAs, investors, banks and real estate developers.

Strengths

"It is a top team, with lawyers with a very high level of experience in the sector, and great responsiveness. They are among the best in Mexico," according to a client.

Another source attests to the quality of the firm's service, noting: "They are excellent in the technical sense and have my full trust. I know I can delegate projects to them entirely."

Work highlights

Acted as counsel to FINSA and Walton Street Capital on the sale of a portfolio of 74 industrial buildings located across Mexico. The matter was valued at USD841 million.

Notable practitioners

Solid partner Javier Domínguez Torrado comes recommended for his expertise in key transactions in the real estate sphere, including the sale of high-value real estate assets. Market commentators describe him as "a very professional lawyer" and "very proactive."

Star individual Rodrigo Conesa Labastida garners enviable praise for his work in the real estate sphere. Clients are keen to praise his expertise, with one stating: "He is a star and I believe that he is the best real estate lawyer in Mexico. He is a brilliant lawyer who plays a role in training the younger generation of real estate lawyers to handle important matters." Another client interviewee adds: "I would really highlight Rodrigo as someone who understands the business angle of matters; he makes closing a deal easier." He remains involved in handling matters affecting FIBRAs, including complex and high-value acquisitions and financings.

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Overview

Our Firm represents Mexican and foreign developers, lenders and private equity investors in connection with real estate projects involving all asset classes. We are actively involved in the formation of private and public real estate funds in Mexico, and our team of experts has vast experience representing real estate investment trusts in their equity and debt investments in the country, as well as in the various tax and regulatory issues that arise in connection with such investments.

Members

Conesa Labastida, Rodrigo (Head of Department)

Calderón Mendoza, Ricardo

Domínguez Torrado, Javier

Clients

Abilia

Banamex

CCLA

Cinuk

Fibra MTY

FINSA

GBI Inmuebles

GLL Real Estate Partners

Goldman Sachs

Grupo Acciona

Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe

Ikano Retail Mexico

Ivanhoé Cambridge

PGIM Real Estate México

Reichmann International

Santander

Terrafina

Thor Urbana

Walton Street Capital

Industries

Construction & Materials

Financial Services

Government

Hospitality

Housing

Industrial

Investment Trusts

Private Equity Funds

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Utilities

Real Estate Department

Ritch Mueller

firm
Department location

Av. Pedregal No. 24 10th floor

Molino del Rey

Mexico City

Ciudad de México

Mexico

11040

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 5 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Highlight

Prologis’ sale to Finsa of two industrial parks

Authors: Javier Domínguez Torrado, Alfonso Alberto Vargas Mayoral, Ana Jáuregui De Villa

Highlight

Walton Street Capital's acquisition of The Resort at Pedregal in Los Cabos

Authors: Rodrigo Conesa Labastida, Bernardo Solórzano González, Rodrigo Carreras Valle, Santiago Carrillo Cattori

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Mexico

Real Estate


Javier Domínguez Torrado
Band 3
Rodrigo Conesa Labastida
Star Individuals