Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Telefonica is negotiating a possible merger with Iusacell. Here Telefonica's main office in Mexico.(Photo: Telefonica)
Daniel del Rio of Basham; Antonio del Pino of Latham & Watkins and Michael McGuinness and Alexandro Padres of Shearman & Sterling.
Energy and telecom will be driving Mexico’s M&As this year.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
Thanks to the recently passed energy and telecommunications reforms, Mexico set to see a boost in mergers and acquisitions in those sectors, experts say.
“It’s very promising with what’s happened with all the reforms,” says Antonio del Pino, Co-chair of the Latin America Practice at Latham & Watkins. “There’s a tremendous amount of interest in Mexico right now. My sense is that we’ll see more M&A activity over time as the reforms take shape. “
Michael McGuinness and Alexandro Padres of Shearman & Sterling’s Latin American team agree. “With the new presidential administration, the structural reform to the energy and telecommunications sectors and the ...
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