E duardo González I.

Eduardo González I. is a partner in the Mexico City office.  His practice concentrates on Mergers and Acquisitions, representing buyers, sellers, boards of directors and financial advisors in connection with complex transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, private equity deals, spin-offs, joint ventures, strategic alliances, minority investments and asset sales.

Among others, Mr. González regularly advises large multinationals and global private equity investors and sponsors on acquisitions and investments in Mexico across multiple industries.

Notable transactions include representing: RSA Insurance Group in connection with the sale of its operations in Mexico to Grupo Sura; GE Capital in connection with the sale of its equipment lending and leasing business to Linzor Capital Partners; Ontex Group NV in connection with the acquisition of Grupo P.I. Mabe (Grupo Mabe); Parmalat S.p.A. in connection with its acquisition of Quesos la Esmeralda; Diageo Plc in connection with the acquisition of Tequila Don Julio; Gelatinas D’Gari in its sale to Dr. Oetker; Cascade Investments in connection with the acquisition of the Four Seasons Punta Mita resort; Gorditas Doña Tota in its sale to FEMSA Comercio; ACE Group in the acquisition of ABA Seguros; GE Capital in the sale of TIP de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. to Linzor Capital Partners; GE Capital in the sale of its mortgage business to Banco Santander; AXA Assurance in its acquisition of ING Seguros.

Mr. Gonzalez has been repeatedly recognized as one of the country’s leading practitioners in mergers and acquisitions by specialized publications such as Chambers and Partners Latin America, Who’s Who Legal and The Legal 500.

 Mr. González has authored and co-authored multiple articles on M&A and Private Equity related topics for prestigious publications, including The Chambers Legal Practice Guide and The Private Equity Review.

In 2004 Mr. González worked as a Foreign Associate in the London office of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP.

Mr. González received his law degree (JD) from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in 1998, received an LL.M degree from the University of London in 2001 and a Masters in Finance degree from the Graduate School of Business Administration and Leadership (EGADE) in 2002. He is fluent in Spanish and English.