Mr Ignacio Armida > Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes S.C. > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes S.C.
JAVIER BARROS SIERRA 540, 4TH FLOOR
PARK PLAZA 1, SANTA FE
01210 MEXICO DF
Mexico
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Work Department

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C.

Position

Partner

Career

Ignacio has experience in general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and financings. He has advised buyers, sellers and investors in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships.

He has wide experience in cross-border and international transactions, which constitute most of his practice until now, representing Mexican and foreign entities. Furthermore, he has advised both sponsors and lenders on infrastructure financing projects.

Ignacio has represented creditors and debtors in liability restructuring transactions, including syndicated loans. He has experience representing various issuers, financial intermediaries and securities placement agents in securities issuances, including securitizations, equity and debt issuances and issuance of structured instruments carried out through private or public offerings in Mexico and abroad.

Practice Areas:
Mergers and Acquisitions
Banking and Finance
Corporate
Real Estate

Languages

Spanish
English

Education

Master of Laws LL.M., Northwestern School of Law, 2007
Business Certificate, Kellogg School of Management, 2007
Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2004

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Banking and finance

The lawyers at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes S.C. ‘are swift in their response and are always pushing to get the deal done in the best possible way for the clients and the other parties involved’. The 15-strong team ‘has the infrastructure to close big transactions’ and its expertise includes regulatory matters; personal loans, syndicated loans and project finance transactions; complex financial  and liabilities restructurings; structured finance; corporate lending and real estate finance; and FinTech. In highlight work, Manuel Echave acted as special Mexican legal counsel to JPMorgan Chase, Natixis, BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole, BBVA Bancomer, ABN Amro, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mediobanca International, Mizuho Bank and Unicredit, as lenders on the $1bn syndicated loan agreement granted to steel producer Ternium México; Ricardo Maldonado and Pilar Mata represented Fintech Advisory in the $3.5bn restructuring of Empresas ICA and its subsidiaries; and together with energy expert Horacio De Uriarte, Mata also assisted Atlas Renewable Energy Mexico in obtaining an $88.5m loan from Bancomext for the development of a photovoltaic project. Patricio Trad advised Peñón on the refinancing of its MetLife loan agreement for the construction and operation of the Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Mexico City International Airport. Other key practitioners include Martín Sánchez Bretón, Francisco Ibañez and newly appointed partner Ignacio Armida; while support comes from senior associate Patrick Meshoulam. Other clients include Deutsche Bank, Grupo Axo, Banco Sabadell, and Goldman Sachs. Since publication, Meshoulam has been elevated to the partnership, effective April 2020.

Mexico > Corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Ignacio ArmidaMijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes S.C.