Mr Gunter Schwandt > Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC
MEXICO, D.F. 05120

Work Department

He specializes in corporate M&A, capital markets, structured finance, secured transactions and fintech.




Gunter is an expert in highly complex M&A transactions, public issuances and securitisations and has developed in-depth expertise in structured instruments such as CKDs, FIBRAs, CERPIs and FIBRA E advising sponsors and underwriters alike.

To date he has advised the sponsor in the structuring and launch of a total of seven CKD funds placed in the Mexican stock market, focused on the real estate industry and the energy and infrastructure sectors as well as on three FIBRA transactions, focused on the retail and hotel industries.

On the corporate M&A side, Gunter advised CIBanco in its acquisition of Deutsche Bank’s trust division in Mexico and also advised Grupo Salinas in its joint venture with Televisa in Iusacell, the later unwinding of such joint venture and the ultimate sale of Iusacell to AT&T for USD$2.5 billion.

Gunter also advises foreign and domestic clients regarding fintech matters in general, including electronic payments, crowdfunding and other innovative financial solutions.


English and Spanish.


Gunter spent a year working at international law firm Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago, having received his LL.M. (with honors) from the Northwestern University School of Law and a Certificate in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management (2002). He graduated as an attorney (with honors) from the Universidad Iberoamericana (1999).


The International Capital Markets Review, 8th Edition, 2018, Technology M&A, Lexology Getting The Deal Through 2nd Edition, Fintech Lexology Getting The Deal Through, 2021

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Gunter SchwandtNader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC

A safe bet when it comes to capital markets, the accomplished 14-strong practice at Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC, is sought out and lauded for its ability to operate as ‘an extension of the in-house legal team’, as well as for its ‘great knowledge and experience’ in this field. Headed by the experienced Michell Nader, the department covers the full spectrum of capital markets mandates, from securitisations and structured finance to equity placements, IPOs and equity fund leveraged buyouts, while also boasting proven experience in CKDs and FIBRAs. Comprised of renowned practitioners, the practice includes Julian Garza (who handles securitisations, equity issuances, CKDs and FIBRAs); ‘stand out’ partners Hans Goebel and Hector Arangua; Gunter Schwandt (active in CKDs and securitisations); and the latest addition to the partnership, Ana Paula Telleria, who has a focus on securities and capital markets. Partner Diego Sanchez Villarreal left the firm in 2021.

Mexico > TMT

Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC houses a robust seven-strong TMT practice, known for handling high-end, sophisticated transactions across the telecommunications and broadcasting segments (including satellite), as well as complex regulatory matters. The team continues to advise Satélites Mexicanos Eutelsat on capitalisation, licensing and regulatory matters, filings before the telecom authorities, and in relation to data privacy. Senior partner Michell Nader heads the practice together with Julian Garza, who has a focus on corporate, financial and regulatory matters in the sector. Additional partner expertise comes from Gunter Schwandt who has solid expertise in telecom and government procurement matters as part of his broader corporate / finance practice.

Comparative Guides

Mexico: Fintech October 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Fintech laws and regulations that may occur in Mexico.