Iván Pérez > SMPS Legal > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

SMPS Legal
TORRE CHAPULTEPEC UNO
AV. PASEO DE LA REFORMA 509-18
COL. CUAUHTÉMOC, 06500
Mexico

Work Department

Banking and Finance

Position

Partner

Career

His practice focuses on capital markets, banking and finance, and mergers and acquisitions.

He has advised issuers and underwriters in connection with debt, equity, asset-backed and structured securities offerings and tender offers, domestic and cross border. Iván also advises clients in connection with credit transactions and restructurings, in addition to having and active mergers and acquisition practice, with emphasis in private equity transactions.

Prior to joining SMPS Legal, Iván was a Partner with Acedo Santamarina, S.C. and Of counsel with Jones Day.

Languages

English and Spanish.

Education

He holds a LL.M. by Northwestern University (focused on Corporate and Finance Law 2003); and a J.D. by Universidad de Monterrey (2001; graduated with honors; Phi Delta Phi).

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Corporate and M&A

SMPS Legal‘s 11-strong practice group displays solid knowledge across a broad swathe of corporate activity, from company incorporation and structuring, through operational and strategic matters such as compliance, governance and a full range of transactional and investment activity, through to closure and liquidation. With a roster ranging from start-ups to large corporates, clients appreciate the ‘extremely personal and friendly treatment’ offered by the team composed of Eduardo Pizarro (corporate advisory and finance, joint ventures and M&A); Alejandro Ortiz who specializes in assisting companies establish and operate in Mexico; Andres Pizarro Suarez (corporate / M&A, joint ventures, real estate, restructuring, investments and regulatory); and Iván Pérez (banking and finance, capital markets and M&A). Moreover, the team has been substantially reinforced, firstly with the April 2020 hires of former Romo Paillés, S.C.-managing partner, real estate expert María Teresa Paillés, and her corporate, transactional and real estate-focused colleague María Esther Rey; and subsequently, with the August 2020 hire of Juan Pablo Visoso, formerly in the private equity sector, who joins as a partner of the corporate/M&A and banking and finance practices.