Provided by Ignacio Pesqueira Taunton
Ignacio is a leading corporate lawyer who doesn’t like to stay on the sidelines. As co-leader of Galicia’s market-leading M&A practice, he is primarily focused on supporting clients in M&A, private equity, real estate and general corporate matters.
For over 20 years, Ignacio has worked closely with private equity funds and companies on their institutionalization processes, capital raising and in general corporate finance issues.
Ignacio’s entrepreneurial approach and his interest in his clients’ business has led him to be an active member of various boards of directors of public and private companies, as well as non-profit organizations.
Consistent with his constant curiosity and entrepreneurial mindset, Ignacio attended the senior management program at IPADE and obtained a Master of Laws at New York University. In addition, he was approved to practice law in the State of New York, an authorization which he later relinquished.
Ignacio is the only Mexican on the M&A Law Committee of the International Bar Association and in his capacity as Special Projects Officer, he participates recurrently in international forums focused on the practice of mergers and acquisitions and private equity.
He has been recognized by leading independent publications such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Latin Lawyer as one of the most accomplished lawyers in his area of practice in Mexico.
Ignacio also has affinity for academia and regularly participates as a guest professor in the Executive MBA at the Tec de Monterrey in Mexico City and the Catedra Galicia of the Universidad Panamericana Law School. He is committed to the professional development of the new generations in the Firm and an active speaker on Galicia’s professional development programs.
Ignacio is member of the Business Development Committee at Galicia.
His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English.
Department co-head Ignacio Pesqueira Taunton can claim solid experience in M&A deals in Mexico, routinely representing private equity clients. A client says: "Ignacio Pesqueira Taunton is always very available and hands-on. He also gets involved in the operational side of the work, and you know you can count on him any time."