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Ritch Mueller

Luis A Nicolau

Mexico City, Mexico Latin America Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance , Capital Markets , Corporate/M&A
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Banking & Finance - Mexico

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Pre-eminent figure Luis Nicolau Gutiérrez has extensive experience assisting key clients with complex corporate financial deals, including sophisticated secured and unsecured credit facilities. He is highlighted by a market commentator, who states: "Luis Nicolau Gutiérrez is a great lawyer who is undoubtedly one of the top experts in banking and finance issues in Mexico." He also earns praise from a peer, who notes: "He is a solid and renowned lawyer who is very active here."
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Capital Markets - Mexico

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Seasoned department co-head Luis Nicolau Gutiérrez exhibits particular specialisation in debt and equity securities matters. He is hailed by a source as "an excellent lawyer," with one client saying: "He is among the best lawyers in Mexico for sophisticated financial transactions." Other sources also foreground his experience, with interviewees noting: "Having Luis Nicolau Gutiérrez by our side during relevant projects for our company gives us tremendous peace of mind."
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Corporate/M&A - Mexico

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Mexico City-based practitioner Luis Nicolau Gutiérrez possesses expertise in M&A transactions. He is acclaimed for his experience, as market commentators point out: "He is in charge of the firm's most relevant M&A transactions and is a good lawyer," and one adds: "He loves practising law and is involved in very high-level mandates." Another interviewee emphasises: "Luis Nicolau Gutiérrez is a magnificent lawyer and is very strong in corporate matters."
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Practice Areas

Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, M&A, Restructurings and Insolvency

Career

Luis A. Nicolau joined the firm as a partner in 1990. With over 30 years of experience, he is a leading expert assisting underwriters and issuers in debt and equity offerings in Mexico and abroad. He has participated in many of the largest public Mexican M&A transactions, and advises foreign and domestic private equity funds on a regular basis. He has assisted numerous international financial entities in setting up their Mexican operations, including Scotiabank, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, Santander and Morgan Stanley. He also has experience in the Fintech sector advising stategic investments in regulation matters of financial technology institutions, as well as financial and investment regulation in such institutions.

He currently maintains several board memberships, including at Grupo Posadas, Coca-Cola FEMSA, IGNIA, Morgan Stanley Mexico, UBS Asesores, KIO Networks, Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, Gentera, and of the investment committee of Promotora Social México.

He graduated from the Escuela Libre de Derecho (1986) and obtained a Master in Laws from Columbia University (1988), where he was a Fulbright scholar. He worked as a foreign associate at Johnson & Gibbs, Dallas, and at Shearman & Sterling, New York.

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Luis A Nicolau

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 34 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Bancomext USD$500 million Subordinated Preferred Capital Notes offering

Authors: Luis A Nicolau, Andrea Vidal Apreza, Daniela Curiel Cervantes, Luis Miguel Posadas Yáñez

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Aerodromes Infrastructure’s MXN$8,241 tender offer

Authors: Luis A Nicolau Gutiérrez, Javier Barrera Gazcón, Luis Miguel Posadas Yáñez

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