Last Updated: 10 June 2019
has an M&A practice group composed of six partners, two counsel, 31 associates and six law clerks, with country-leading experience providing legal and business advice to foreign and domestic clients in all corporate, transactional and regulatory aspects of buying, selling or combining companies and ... businesses across regulated and unregulated industries. The team has participated in all types and sizes of domestic and cross-border transactions involving corporate matters, joint ventures, strategic alliances, planning and implementation of partnerships, negotiated acquisitions, public tender offers for acquisitions, spin-offs, split-offs, LBOs, privatisations, corporate restructurings, private equity, sales and purchases of all kinds of assets, stock, equity interests, and equity-type securities, minority stakes and assets, and capitalisations. The firm’s experience includes privatisations of public entities, international public bids and working with entities of the Mexican government in strategic projects. The M&A lawyers are knowledgeable in connected practice areas such as competition and antitrust, project finance, capital markets and general commercial legal issues, allowing them to offer broad support appropriate to complex and cross-border transactions.
houses an overall team of 34 M&A lawyers, including ten partners, who participate in national and international transactions in various sectors. Representing prospective buyers, merging companies and target companies, Santamarina y Steta’s lawyers provide clients with overall analyses, structuring ... suggestions, strategies and due diligence examinations, protecting clients’ interests during asset or stock sales or transfers, public offers or hostile takeovers. Their services are tailored to the type of transaction and the applicable industry, assessing associated risks and contingency factors. The co-ordination of work internally among specialists throughout the firm’s offices and teams allows it to handle any issues that arise during the course of negotiations or the implementation of a transaction. The M&A team also participates in drafting, reviewing and negotiating transactional documents, as well as advising on strategies regarding governmental permits and clearances, including filing pre-merger notices with the Competition Commission, and following up with government agencies on applications for authorisations, opinions, or criteria, as each transaction may require.