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:

Market sources consistently highlight department head Carlos Aiza as a standout figure…, saying: “When he represents you, you know you have one of the best negotiators on your team.” Sources go on to describe him as “phenomenal in terms of knowledge, experience and accessibility.”

“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.”

“…Lawyers at the firm are very dedicated, knowledgeable, and business-savvy…”

Legal 500 (www.legal500.com) writes the following:

‘An undoubted powerhouse’ in capital markets matters… providing ‘advice that is always accurate and spot on’; ‘I’d trust them with my eyes closed’.

“One client noted that ‘I love to work with this firm since they always know what the client is looking for and they have the business sense required for these type of transactions’. The team is ‘one of the most specialised’ in capital markets work.”