For more than 20 years, Mauricio Castilla has focused his practice on mergers and acquisitions with emphasis on corporate governance, joint ventures and strategic alliances, capital raising, and securities transactions.
He represents public and private companies in a diverse range of industries, including pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and financial. He also advises private equity funds in their investments and divestitures in M&A transactions. Mauricio counsels clients in credit financing, structuring, contract negotiation, financing, and post-financing negotiations. He also advises clients on corporate governance and fiduciary matters. Mauricio recently represented Mizuho Bank in the incorporation of its Mexican bank subsidiary and represented a group of investors in the creation of a new private equity fund and their initial investments.
Mauricio participates on the boards of directors of several companies, including Mizuho Bank and Grupo Calidata. He also participates on the Corporate Governance Committee of Nacional Monte de Piedad, one of the oldest financial institutions in Mexico. He maintains a pro bono practice and is a member of the Mexican Bar Association.
- Escuela Libre de Derecho (Postgraduate tax studies 1995); Universidad Panamericana (Postgraduate finance and mercantile studies 1992; J.D. 1989)
Recognized multiple times in Legal 500 Latin America for Corporate M&A
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Mexico (2022) for Corporate M&A and for Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
- Spanish and English