J orge Montaño V.

Jorge Montaño V. is a partner in the Mexico City office, focusing on Mergers and Acquisition, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Capital Markets, as well as Corporate and Commercial matters.

Jorge Montaño specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and capital markets transactions. Mr. Montaño has actively represented domestic and international companies in cross-border transactions, including advising on the structuring and execution of joint ventures, private equity and venture capital transactions across varied sectors, including infrastructure, pharmaceutical, financial services and retail. Representative clients include Endo Pharmaceuticals, Santander, Cornershop y AlphaCredit  in their acquisitions, sales or divestitures of Mexican companies; and multiple private equity and venture capital funds, such as Advent International, Southern Cross Group, General Atlantic, Accel Management, Monashees and Valar. Mr. Montaño also devotes time working with emerging companies, particularly in the context of their financing rounds, and represents fund managers in the creation of their investment platforms, both in Mexico and abroad, in both private equity and venture capital space.

Mr. Montaño has collaborated in the publication of varied articles, including: the International Financial Law Review’s The 2006 Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions, ‘SAPIs to Promote Private Equity in Mexico’, co-authored the overview of the Practical Legal Guide to M&A in Mexico 2013 published by Chambers and Partners, co-authored the Mexico Chapter in The Private Equity Review published by Law Business Research for 2014, 2015 and 2016 and co-authored the Mexico Chapter in the Mergers and Acquisitions Review published by Law Business Research for 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Mr. Montaño has been ranked otherwise mentioned in mergers and acquisitions by many publications since 2014, including: Chambers and Partners Global, Chambers and Partners Latin America, The Legal 500, and Latin Lawyer 250.

Mr. Montaño worked as Foreign Associate in the New York and London offices of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP from 2007 to 2009.

Mr. Montaño was born in Mexico City, Mexico. Mr. Montaño obtained his law degree from Instituto Technologico Autonomo de México, a master’s degree in law (LLM) from New York University School of Law, and an advanced professional certificate in law and business from NYU’s Stern Business School. He is fluent in Spanish and English.

Sources from (www.chambersandpartners.com) praise Jorge Montaño by saying:

“He is very accomplished. He gets things done through reason, accomodation and compromise.”


“very practical and a first-rate lawyer.”