SMPS Legal is a law firm with regional expertise integrated by a team of experienced and specialized lawyers committed to offering integrated multidisciplinary legal counsel in Latin America from strategically located offices.
For over 20 years, the partners and lawyers of SMPS Legal have successfully counseled domestic and foreign investors in their activities in Latin America.
Responding to the growth of emerging markets in Latin America, SMPS Legal specializes in cross-border transactions, acquisitions, joint ventures, private capital, financing operations and foreign investment in the region.
The members of SMPS Legal share the vision of applying a business approach to the legal advice they provide to their clients. In this way, the Firm seeks to understand the business and the needs of its clients in order to provide legal services.
SMPS Legal has offices located in Mexico City, Calgary, Dallas and Bogotá and has alliances with prominent firms in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru and other Latin American countries to better serve its clients.
GALICIA was founded in 1994 and has since become Mexico’s leading transactional firm with a strong regulatory offering supported by its strategic litigation capabilities.
The firm has more than 25 years of experience advising a wide array of national and international clients. Renowned law firm for its impeccable reputation and superb knowledge in strategic sectors, such as: Financial, Energy & Infrastructure, Private Equity, Regulated Industries, Real Estate & Hospitality and Health.
Our main differentiator in the legal market in Mexico is that we are the only Top Tier / Band 1 firm able to provide our clients with strong transactional and regulatory offerings coupled with strategic litigation capabilities.
The strategy and forward thinking vision of our partners, have allowed us to consolidate our leadership through a multidisciplinary approach through our 25 practice areas.
We stand out for our distinctive collaborative, innovative and diverse oriented culture. We are an independent firm with broad international reach through our network in Europe, Latam, US and Asia.
At GALICIA we seek and train highly qualified professionals with international presence, most of whom have studied at prestigious universities and have worked at leading law firms in the United States and Europe.
Our collaborative, innovative and diversity oriented culture as well as our commitment to generate an impact within our society are the foundation of our day-to-day work.
Our diversity & inclusion driven culture has positioned 16 women as leaders in different fields, such as: 6 practice areas, 3 counsel, 2 executive positions and +6 management positions in our Business and Administrative teams.
Nader, Hayaux & Goebel (NHG) is a market leader in mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, securities and capital markets, structured finance, telecom, tax, insurance and reinsurance, project finance, real estate, energy and infrastructure, restructurings and workouts, government procurement and antitrust. NHG is formed by eighteen partners and more than thirty associates, and represents one of the largest groups of corporate finance experts in the Mexican market.
NHG is the only Mexican law firm with an office in London, with a strong focus on developing and pursuing business opportunities among Mexico, the UK and other European countries. The firm also enjoys excellent working relationships with law firms in all major cities around the world.
The firm’s banking and finance practice group is one of the largest dedicated to banking and finance. It involves a range of services, including corporate, commercial and syndicated lending, project finance, structured finance, capital markets, securitization, equity offerings, equity funds, insurance, leasing, real estate finance, workouts, insolvencies and restructurings, regulatory and transactional matters.
The mergers and acquisitions practice group represents Mexican and foreign clients in all aspects of M&A, including joint ventures, strategic alliances, stock and asset purchases, takeovers, shareholders’ disputes, corporate governance, regulatory matters, antitrust and foreign investment. The group has taken private a number of public companies, having unique expertise in mergers and spin-offs of financial institutions.
The firm’s real estate work includes advice to parties in all types of transactions, including financing and securitization; development of commercial, industrial and residential facilities; structuring of domestic and international funds both private and publicly traded, including CKDs; acquisitions, sales and sale-lease backs; and private and public offerings of securities representing a real estate interest, including Fibras.
The insurance and reinsurance practice group has been advising and representing leading insurance and reinsurance companies around the world in Mexican and Latin American matters. The firm is a leader on the functional aspects of insurance operations, as well as on regulatory and transactional matters, and is experienced in dealing with administrative authorities.
The firm’s securitization and structured finance work has covered securitizations of existing assets and future flows, relating to a diversified base of underlying assets, including credit card, toll roads, governmental fees, mortgage loans, car loans, retail, consumer, export, maritime freight and airfare receivables, infrastructure and rental streams.
The capital markets group is formed by specialists who regularly advise issuers, investors, broker dealers, credit enhancers and underwriters in international and domestic public and private offerings, including IPOs, as well as on disclosure, and insider trading issues and enforcement matters.
The workouts and insolvency practice group has advised secured and unsecured lenders in over $20bn of restructurings and workouts. The firm has been involved in every aspect including strategic alliances, structuring, asset divestitures, leveraged buyouts, debt repurchases and refinancing.
The firm’s infrastructure and energy work has included the implementation of public-private partnerships (PPPs), Pemex-related transactions, project finance, toll road financings and construction, airport transactions, hospitals and other infrastructure industries.
NHG frequently handles complex corporate, finance and regulatory telecom transactional matters in the broadcasting, mobile carrier and satellite industries, among others.
NHG’s tax group advises public and private companies in connection with taxation matters involving mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, equity funds and multiple cross-border transactions.
Our antitrust practice group consists of a highly experienced team offering a wide range of services, from general antitrust consulting to merger control proceedings, investigations into monopolistic practices and proceedings, antitrust compliance consulting, advice on bidding and market conditions, and government entity advising.
Natera Consultores, S.C. is a boutique firm specialised in tax, transfer pricing and international trade & customs matters. With a wide perspective of the legal, economical, financial, tax and customs aspects, the firm helps its clients achieve success in domestic and cross-border transactions through innovative solutions, with a commitment to always exceed its clients' expectations. The firm serves clients in different industries such as automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical, retail, oil, energy, infrastructure and mining, among others.
Our Firm provides tax advisory services in connection with the full range of activities of our clientele, including the design and implementation of tax efficient structures for the full-array of domestic and cross-border transactions, including, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets and lending.
Our tax team has ample experience in advising large multinational groups, as well as providing consultancy and estate-planning services to individuals. Our tax group has profound expertise across multiple industries and sectors.
In addition to tax advisory services, we handle tax controversy and tax litigation, and have been successfully involved in several high profile “bet the house” cases.
For the past 40 years Chevez has rightfully earned its place as one of the most important tax firms in Mexico, providing the most ample range of tax services: from tax consulting, to tax litigation, to foreign trade, transfer pricing, including tax matter in complex M&A transactions, thus aiding its clients solve their toughest tax issues with the utmost care, attention and compliance with Mexican Law.
The Firm also has extensive experience in dealing with local and federal matters related to government tax collection bureaus, labour and social security contributions.
CRZ renders services to leading industrial, commercial and financial groups. It has a prominent presence among companies operating in Mexico, including those ranked by the magazine Fortune 500, in order to comply and fulfilled all the tax obligations.
It has specialized collaboration with the Mexican stock exchange to reach solutions involving the placement of stock and investment instruments.
CRZ has offices in Mexico City, Monterrey, Queretaro, New York, Houston and Madrid. Our Team includes more than 450 professionals focused on fully meeting our clients’ needs.