Mr Eduardo Villanueva Ortiz > Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

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

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Eduardo has a strong background in banking and finance and specializes in restructuring and workouts, real estate finance, mergers and acquisitions and project finance.




He has more than 18 years’ experience advising foreign and local clients including financial institutions, global real estate investors and leading local corporations on their operations and transactions in the Mexican market. 

Eduardo has a strong international practice. He speaks fluent English worked in the Chicago office of international law firm Mayer Brown, where he was involved in major financing transactions.

Eduardo has a particularly strong experience in financing in the hospitality sector.


English and Spanish.


Eduardo received a postgraduate degree in Economic and Corporate Law and another in Civil Law from the Universidad Panamericana. He graduated as an attorney from the same university.

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Insurance

The ‘solid’ 17-strong team at Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC is the preferred choice of clients because it is ‘always a reference in the industry and a reliable legal partner for complex issues’. With 25 years’ experience in the sector and offices in Mexico City and London, it has a primary focus on non-contentious matters, including the corporate, regulatory, transactional and compliance aspects of the sector, along with product design and product development, although it does also cover contentious matters such as claims, coverage issues, arbitration, litigation, and insurance and reinsurance recoveries. In a stand out mandate, the practice acted for AXA as Mexican co-counsel on the insurance regulatory aspects related to its $15.3bn cash acquisition of XL. Current work includes acting as Mexican counsel to Singapore-based CMIG International (a subsidiary of China Minsheng Investment) on its $300m acquisition of the Latin American business operations of Old Mutual, the first acquisition by a Chinese company in Mexico. In other work, the firm is acting as Mexican co-counsel to Fidelity National Financial on regulatory issues arising from its $1.2bn acquisition of Stewart Information Services and on securing the regulatory approvals required from the Mexican insurance and antitrust regulators. Working between Mexico City and London, ‘market leaderYves Hayaux-Du-Tilly heads the practice, handling transactional work, dispute resolution, product development, regulatory and corporate matters, corporate governance and compliance. Covering contentious and non-contentious matters, Luciano Pérez Gómez is an ‘outstanding counsel. He builds strong relationships with his customers based on trust and great customer service’. London-based senior associate Juan Pablo Sáinz focuses on advising the London market on Mexican law in relation to coverage and regulatory issues and international transactions. Other names to note include Michell Nader, Julián Garza , Eduardo Villanueva Ortiz. The team also counts on an increasingly specialised team of intermediate associates. Clients include Assurant, Principal Financial Group, Laureate International Universities, Cardif México Seguros Generales, Cardif México Seguros Vida, and Dentegra Seguros Dentales.