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Mergers and Acquisitions in Mexico

Global leading companies have trusted our firm with the responsibility of conducting due diligence proceedings, negotiations and formalizing shareholders’ agreements, letters of intent and overall acquisitions in Mexico. We design and create the best alternatives for the transaction in light of each client’s specific needs. Within our M&A practice in Mexico, we have additionally teamed-up with some of the most prestigious global law firms in the implementation of the Mexican tranches of some of their client’s transactions.

Advising, Negotiating and Drafting Shareholders’ and Joint Venture Agreements, and Agreements Related with the Change of Control of a Legal Entity.

    Related Transactions:

  • Participation in a transaction implying the design, financing, construction, operation and management of an electric power production facility in Mexico by Cemex S.A.B. de C.V., including the drafting of several of the mayor agreements involved in the transaction, among them an investment, operating and management trust to which several international financial institutions were parties.
  • Structuring and formalizing an equity derivative transaction under Mexican laws, involving shares of companies listed in the Mexican Stock Exchange and debt instruments issued outside Mexico by a Mexican industrial group.
  • Structuring and formalizing all corporate actions required for a management takeover process in Mexico, including the conduction and formalization of shareholders’ meetings appointing new Boards of Director, and the revocation and granting of powers of attorney, among other related actions.
  • General legal advice in connection with management’s takeover and the legal and administrative integration of a Mexican company located in Matamoros, Mexico and acquired by a subsidiary of Johnson Electric Holdings Limited.
  • General legal advice in connection with management’s takeover and the legal and administrative integration of a Mexican company located in Apodaca, N.L., Mexico, and acquired by a Mexican subsidiary of Jones Plastic and Engineering Company LLC.
  • General legal advice to RCN Corporation in connection with the corporate spin-off and later merger of a group of Mexican companies in which it participates, jointly with a group of Mexican shareholders.
  • * For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

Advising, Negotiating and Drafting Contract Structures for the Protection of Minority Capital Interests.

    Related Transactions:

  • Structuring and formalizing an equity derivative transaction under Mexican laws, involving shares of companies listed in the Mexican Stock Exchange and debt instruments issued outside Mexico by a Mexican industrial group.
  • General legal advice a number of U.S.-based companies in connection with their potential mergers and acquisitions in Mexico.
  • General legal advice to RCN Corporation in connection with the corporate spin-off and later merger of a group of Mexican companies in which it participates, jointly with a group of Mexican shareholders.
  • General legal advice to a global manufacturing company based in Mexico in connection with its potential sale of one of its financial subsidiaries, through an international bidding process coordinated by Citibank.
  • * For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

Advising, Negotiating and Drafting Shares, Membership Interests and Assets Purchase and Sale Agreements.

    Related Transactions:

  • Structuring and formalizing an equity derivative transaction under Mexican laws, involving shares of companies listed in the Mexican Stock Exchange and debt instruments issued outside Mexico by a Mexican industrial group.
  • Structuring and formalizing all corporate actions required for a management takeover process in Mexico, including the conduction and formalization of shareholders’ meetings appointing new Boards of Director, and the revocation and granting of powers of attorney, among other related actions.
  • Formalizing share purchase agreements and liens on shares through the corporate records of Mexican companies, on behalf of J.P. Morgan Chase.
  • Negotiating and structuring the acquisition of an industrial plant located in Monterrey, Mexico by a group of Mexican and foreign investors.
  • Structuring, formalizing and general advice to formerly existing Tolmex S.A. de C.V. in connection with its acquisition of a 35% stake in Grupo Empresarial Maya S.A. de C.V., in Mexico, for approximately US$220 million.
  • Structuring, negotiating and formalizing all agreements and corporate actions related to the acquisition of a Mexican subsidiary of Vitro S.A. de C.V. by a Mexican subsidiary of Jones Plastic and Engineering Company LLC.
  • General legal advice to Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman in connection with a transaction involving the sale of the assets comprising a manufacturing facility located in Chihuahua, Mexico.
  • General legal advise to a Mexican hotel group in its proposed sale of a hotel complex located in Cancun, Mexico, to a foreign hotel chain.
  • Structuring, negotiating and formalizing a number of agreements and other corporate actions related to the sale of a Mexican subsidiary of IVEX Packaging Corporation to a foreign holding company.
  • * For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

Legal and Corporate Due Diligence Proceedings.

    Related Transactions:

  • Structuring and formalizing all corporate actions required for a management takeover process in Mexico, including the conduction and formalization of shareholders’ meetings appointing new Boards of Director, and the revocation and granting of powers of attorney, among other related actions.
  • Full responsibility and conduction of a due diligence process for the acquisition of certain Mexican assets and a Mexican company by a subsidiary of Johnson Electric Holdings Limited.
  • Conducting a real estate due diligence process in connection with the acquisition of a Mexican company by Grupo Proeza S.A. de C.V.
  • Full responsibility and conduction of a due diligence process on behalf of BHP Billiton and in connection with the potential acquisition by such entity of an important Mexican public company operating in the metallurgic sector in Mexico.
  • Full responsibility and conduction of the due diligence process for the acquisition of a Mexican subsidiary of Vitro S.A. de C.V. by Jones Plastic.
  • Full responsibility and conduction of a due diligence process on behalf of RCN Corporation in respect of its equity shareholdings in a group of Mexican companies.
  • General legal advice to a global manufacturing company based in Mexico in connection with its potential sale of one of its financial subsidiaries, through an international bidding process coordinated by Citibank.
  • Participating in a due diligence process related with the acquisition of a group of Mexican companies in the truck transportation business by an important role placer in the same market in the United States of America.
  • * For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

Notices and Negotiations before the Federal Economic Competition Commission.

    Related Transactions:

  • General advice to a U.S.-based investment fund in connection with the antitrust clearance by the Mexican Competition Authorities regarding its acquisition of a controlling interest in a group of Mexican Companies involved in the auto-parts industry in Mexico.
  • Planning and structuring preference, non-compete and other competition-related rights and obligations for a number of clients, in transactions of different natures.
  • * For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

Establishment of Investment Vehicles, Including Trusts.

    Related Transactions:

  • Participating in a transaction implying the design, financing, construction, operation and management of an electric power production facility in Mexico by Cemex S.A.B. de C.V., including the drafting of several of the mayor agreements involved in the transaction, among them an investment, operating and management trust to which several international financial institutions were parties.
  • General advice in the incorporation of trusts of diverse nature, including financing trusts, trusts as investment vehicles, and trusts involved in overall real estate developments.
  • * For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

Strategic Planning for Mergers and Acquisitions.

    Related Transactions:

  • Structuring and formalizing all corporate actions required for a management takeover process in Mexico, including the conduction and formalization of shareholders’ meetings appointing new Boards of Director, and the revocation and granting of powers of attorney, among other related actions.
  • Negotiating and structuring of the acquisition of an industrial plant located in Monterrey, Mexico by a group of Mexican and foreign investors.
  • General advice to Cemex S.A. de C.V. in connection with certain mergers between its Mexican and foreign subsidiaries.
  • Structuring, formalizing and general advice to formerly existing Tolmex S.A. de C.V. in connection with its acquisition of a 35% stake in Grupo Empresarial Maya S.A. de C.V., in Mexico, for approximately US$220 million.
  • Structuring, negotiating and formalizing all agreements and corporate actions related to the acquisition of a Mexican subsidiary of Vitro S.A. de C.V. by a Mexican subsidiary of Jones Plastic and Engineering Company LLC.
  • General legal advice a number of U.S.-based companies in connection with their potential mergers and acquisitions in Mexico.
  • General legal advice to Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman in connection with a transaction involving the sale of the assets comprising a manufacturing facility located in Chihuahua, Mexico.
  • General legal advice to an important telecommunications’ company based in the United Status of America in connection with its spin-off and later merger of a number of Mexican companies in which it participates together with a number of Mexican investors.
  • General legal advice to a Mexican hotel group in its proposed sale of a hotel complex located in Cancun, Mexico, to a foreign hotel chain.
  • General legal advice to a global manufacturing company based in Mexico in connection with its potential sale of one of its financial subsidiaries, through an international bidding process coordinated by Citibank.
  • * For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

Drafting and Negotiating Contracts, including Shareholders’ Agreements, Control Agreements and Trusts.

    Related Transactions:

  • Structuring and formalizing an equity derivative transaction under Mexican laws, involving shares of companies listed in the Mexican Stock Exchange and debt instruments issued outside Mexico by a Mexican industrial group.
  • Negotiating and structuring the acquisition of an industrial plant located in Monterrey, Mexico by a group of Mexican and foreign investors.
  • General legal advice to Reactivos y Equipo S.A. de C.V. in connection with the negotiation and formalization of a letter of intent for the acquisition of an operating company in central Mexico.
  • General legal advice to Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman in connection with a transaction involving the sale of the assets comprising a manufacturing facility located in Chihuahua, Mexico.
  • General legal advise to a Mexican hotel group in its proposed sale of a hotel complex located in Cancun, Mexico, to a foreign hotel chain.
  • General legal advice to a global manufacturing company based in Mexico in connection with its potential sale of one of its financial subsidiaries, through an international bidding process coordinated by Citibank.
  • Drafting and negotiating several business letters of intent between Mexican companies and U.S. and Canadian companies.
  • * For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

Corporate Restructuring.

    Related Transactions:

  • General advice to Cemex S.A. de C.V. in connection with certain mergers between its Mexican and foreign subsidiaries.
  • General legal advice to an important telecommunications’ company based in the United Status of America in connection with its spin-off and later merger of a number of Mexican companies in which it participates together with a number of Mexican investors.
  • * For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

«I am very pleased with the services provided to us by J.A. Treviño Abogados and would highly recommend their services to any company needing sound legal advice for doing business in Mexico.» —Andrew Corsini,
President & CEO,
Supfina Machine Company Inc.

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