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Corporate / M&A


At CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow we have knowledge of the challenges that you might face in the normal development of your business as well as in complex operations in Mexico and the Latin American region.

We have vast experience advising national and multinational clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, assistance in day-to-day activities, implementation of business relationships, drafting and negotiation of business contracts, such as distribution, licensing, franchising, agency and joint venture agreements.

Our Firm provides advice to potential buyers or sellers in merger and acquisition operations. The Firm has supported negotiations for the drafting of non-disclosure agreements, memorandums of understanding, due diligence processes, share purchase agreements and shareholder agreements, among others. We also provide support in all of our areas of practice and sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, real estate and construction, hotels and leisure, technology and media enabling us to recognise the unique features of each operation and provide time and cost saving contextualised advice whilst also identifying and preventing any related risks.

We offer personalised solutions to all clients whether they are large listed companies or small private entities, advising on areas such as M&A, venture capital, outsourcing, capital markets, group restructuring and privatization.

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07 October 2020
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Leg­al guide for com­pany dir­ect­ors and CEOs in Mex­ico
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Sta­bil­isa­tion and re­struc­tur­ing law in Mex­ico
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