Jean Michel Enríquez D. Is a partner in the Mexico City office and member of the Firm´s Executive Committee. His parctice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets.
Among others, Mr. Enríquez regularly advises large multinationals and global private equity investors and sponsors on acquisitions and investments in Mexico across multiple industries. Most notably, Mr. Enriquez advised Grupo Modelo and its selling shareholders in the acquisition of Grupo Modelo by ABI-InBev, which to date remains the largest ever M&A transaction in Mexico (US$21 billion). He advised AT&T in the sale of its 8% interest in America Móvil for approximately US$5.8 billion and AT&T’s subsequent acquisition of Nextel Mexico for approximately US$2 billion, and most recently Santander, in its US$1.5 billion tender offer to acquire shares in its Mexican affiliate, Banco Santander Mexico. In the realm of private equity, Mr. Enríquez recently advised General Atlantic in the acquisition of a 30% interest in Sanfer, which is one of the largest independent pharmaceutical companies in Mexico, General Atlantic and Warburg Pincus in the acquisition of 50% of Banco Santander’s global asset management division, and Southern Cross Group, in the acquisition of a 100% of the of Grupo Editorial Expansión from Time Warner. In capital markets, Mr. Enríquez has advised both underwriters and issuers in multiple domestic and global equity offerings, including working on IPOs by Hoteles City Express, Corporación Vesta and Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, and airport operators Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP) and OMA.