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Emilio Gutiérrez has more than 25 years of experience handling labor and employment matters involving individual and collective labor issues. He advises employers on preventive measures to take in order to avoid litigation and decrease the risks and contingencies it generates as well as on the many facets related to corporate restructurings, mergers, public and private acquisitions, transfer of shares or assets, dissolutions, and liquidations.

Emilio has successfully helped clients reach their goals and objectives in many corporate transactions involving benefit homogenization, changes in working conditions, solving incidents that may arise regarding employee's right to stock option plans from a previous employer, and implementing new stock option plans. He regularly advises on employee benefits and executive compensation; design of stock option plans; modification of employment agreements and related procedures; implementing strategies regarding employees profit sharing; drafting and negotiating employment, noncompete, and nondisclosure agreements; and negotiating, implementing, and terminating collective employment agreements.


  • Analistas de Recursos Globales sold to DocuformasJones Day represented Analistas de Recursos Globales, S.A.P.I. de C.V., a transportation equipment leasing company, in connection with its sale by founder and chief executive Juan Garibay, Mexican firm Alta Growth Capital, and investor Abraaj Group, to Docuformas SAPI de CV, a Mexican franchisee of Canadian financial leasing company Liquid Capital.
  • Ventura Capital Privado acquires controlling interest in Maxcom TelecomunicacionesJones Day advised Ventura Capital Privado, S.A. de C.V. in connection with the acquisition of a controlling interest in Maxcom Telecomunicaciones, S.A.B. de C.V ("Maxcom") through: public tender offers in Mexico and the U.S.; Maxcom's recapitalization in excess of US$45 million; and the exchange of Maxcom's US$200 million Senior Notes in the context of a prepack Chapter 11 process.
  • Sherwin-Williams acquires the U.S./Canada business of Comex for $165 millionJones Day advised The Sherwin-Williams Company in its acquisition of the U.S./Canada business of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V., a leader in the paint and coatings market in Mexico, for $165 million.
  • LIXIL acquires ASD Americas Holding, owner of leading North American kitchen and bath products manufacturer American Standard Brands, for $542 million from Sun Capital PartnersJones Day advised LIXIL Corporation, a leading Japanese manufacturer of building materials and housing equipment, in its acquisition of ASD Americas Holding Corp. from Sun Capital Partners for $542 million.
  • Banorte completes $1.73 billion acquisition of Afore Bancomer creating largest retirement pension fund in MexicoJones Day advised Banco Mercantil del Norte, S.A. Institucion de Banca Multiple in the acquisition of Afore Bancomer, S.A. de C.V. for US$1.73 billion.