Capital Markets

Our firm’s securities practice is unparalleled amongst other Mexican law firms. We constantly represent international and local broker dealers and investment banks as well as issuers in private and public offerings of debt and equity securities by Mexican issuers in the international markets.

Our firm has a strong domestic securities practice, having participated in the development of the local market. Our domestic expertise covers equity, debt and structured securities offerings, including asset-backed securities (involving all asset classes, such as toll road receivables, auto loans, credit card receivables, commercial real estate and residential mortgages), CKDs, CERPIs, FIBRAS-E (MLPs), real estate FIBRAS (REITs) and bank capitalization notes.

Our firm also specializes in the establishment and operation of investment funds, as well as in the registration of non-Mexican issuers in the Mexican market and has advised non-Mexican issuers in respect of the offering of non-Mexican securities in Mexico (including through employee stock offerings).

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We represented BofA Securities, Citigroup Global Markets and J.P. Morgan Securities as representatives of the initial purchasers, in connection with the offering by Alpek of USD$600 million of its 3.250% Senior Notes due 2031, and its concurrent cash tender offer of its outstanding 4.500% notes due 2022.

CLIENT:

BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

PRACTICE AREA:

Capital Markets

CLOSING DATE:

February 2021

VALUE:

US$600 million

OTHER FIRMS:

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - U.S. counsel to Initial Purchasers and Dealer Managers Paul Hastings LLP, U.S. counsel to the Company


We represented Santander, Barclays, BNP Paribas and Citigroup in connection with the issuance by the United Mexican States of its 1.450% Senior Notes due 2033 and 2.125% Senior Notes due 2051, for an aggregate amount of €2,698 million.

CLIENT:

Santander
Barclays
BNP Paribas
Citigroup

PRACTICE AREA:

Capital Markets

CLOSING DATE:

January 2021

VALUE:

€2,698 million

OTHER FIRMS:

Sullivan & Cromwell Cleary Gottlieb


We represented BNP Paribas Securities, Goldman Sachs, Santander Investment Securities and SMBC Nikko Securities America, in connection with the issuance by Crédito Real of USD$500 million of its 8% Senior Notes due 2028, under its USD$1,500 million Medium Term Note Program.

CLIENT:

BNP Paribas Securities
Goldman Sachs
Santander Investment Securities
SMBC Nikko Securities America

PRACTICE AREA:

Capital Markets

CLOSING DATE:

January 2021

VALUE:

USD$500 million

OTHER FIRMS:

Skadden- Counsel to the underwriters DLA Piper - US Counsel to Crédito Real


We represented Deutsche Bank, Taipei Branch, Goldman Sachs (Asia), Taipei Branch, HSBC Bank (Taiwan) and Morgan Stanley Taiwan, in connection with the issuance by the United Mexican States of its 3.750% Senior Notes due 2071, for an aggregate amount of USD$3,000 million.

CLIENT:

Deutsche Bank, Taipei Branch
Goldman Sachs (Asia)Taipei Branch
HSBC Bank (Taiwan)
Morgan Stanley Taiwan

PRACTICE AREA:

Capital Markets

CLOSING DATE:

January 2021

VALUE:

USD$3,000 million

OTHER FIRMS:

Cleary Gottlieb - Counsel to UMS Sullivan and Cromwell - NY Counsel to the banks


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Latin Lawwer and The Vance Center

Law Firm of the Year in Mexico

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Quasi-Sovereign Bond of the Year: Pemex

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March 05, 2021

Ritch Mueller

Ritch Mueller is recognized as "Pro Bono Leading Lights 2020"

Latin Lawyer and The Cyrus R. Vance Center recently recognized law firms "making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture".  Ritch Mueller was once again recognized as "Pro Bono Leading Lights" in Mexico.  Click HERE to learn more about the...

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March 04, 2021

Capital Markets

Mexican petrochemical company Alpek repurchases bonds due 2022

Ritch Mueller represented BofA Securities, Citigroup Global Markets and J. P. Morgan Securities as representatives of the initial purchasers, in connectio...

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February 05, 2021

Capital Markets

Mexico sets a milestone by offering bonds in Taiwan's Formosa market

Ritch Mueller represented Deutsche Bank, Taipei Branch, Goldman Sachs (Asia), Taipei Branch, HSBC Bank (Taiwan) and Morgan Stanley Taiwan, in connection with the issuance by the United Mexican States of its 3. 750% Senior Notes due 2071, for an aggregate amount of USD$3,000 million. Read...

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February 05, 2021

Energy and Infrastructure Projects
Capital Markets

Fisterra Energy obtains financing for more than $1.100 million dollars in Mexico

Ritch Mueller represented Ciclo Combinado Tierra Mojada (CCTM) and its affiliates in the refinancing of its debt, which included (i) an issuance of Senior Secured Notes in the amount of USD$953 million 5. 750% due in 2040 by FEL Energy VI; and (ii) the execution of a credit agreement between...

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