C apital Markets

The Firm provides comprehensive advice in the capital markets area. We have ample experience representing issuers, underwriters and other participants in capital markets, in connection with domestic and cross-border transactions:

  • initial public offerings
  • debt offerings, including offerings of high-yield securities
  • offerings of structured securities
  • offerings of derivatives
  • securitizations and offerings of secured and asset backed securities

As part of our Capital Markets Practice, we also advise clients on the corporate governance aspects applicable to Mexican issuers.

Chambers and Partners (www.chambersandpartners.com) and IFLR 1000 (www.iflr.com)  have rated the Firm as a Leading and Tier 1 Firm in Capital Markets, respectively, and have singled-out several of our partners as leaders in the field of Capital Markets.

In regards to our experience in Capital Markets, Chambers and Partners (www.chambersandpartners.com) notes:

“Top-tier firm fielding an experienced capital markets team. Regularly sought out by high-profile issuers and underwriters to assist with sophisticated equity and debt issuance operations. Clientele spans key players such as international investment funds, banks and notable financial institutions operating in an array of sectors, including mining, real estate and energy.”

“They provide a seamless coverage of your matter, and are able to offer true depth across the spectrum: in my opinion, this is one of the best firms in Mexico.”

“This long-established Mexican firm comfortably maintains its leading position due to its formidable reputation.”

IFLR 1000 writes:

“Creel is widely recognized for its expertise in banking, capital markets and project finance. The firm has participated in some of Mexico´s most innovative transactions over the years. It was involved in developing the new certificados de capital de desarrollo”, or CKDs, which were introduced to the market in 2009.”

The Legal 500 (www.legal500.com) highlights the following:

“A ‘pioneer in Mexico’ where it has stood at the forefront of capital markets practice for over 20 years, Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C. receives particular praise for its 35-lawyer team.”

“Creel’s capital markets team has an exceptional level and the incorporation … partners who were also in the public sector, which broadens their vision.”

Latin Lawyer 250 notes:

“The firm is a dominant force in Mexico’s capital markets space and a popular choice, particularly among lenders, for the country’s new financial structures. It commonly works on a big chunk of the debt capital markets deals that take place in Mexico and has a healthy share of equity placements.”