Javier Martínez del Campo's practice is focused on cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, with particular emphasis on corporate governance, joint ventures, strategic alliances, competition, and recapitalizations. In addition, he has an active securities and finance practice with a focus on advising Mexican borrowers and issuers in a variety of transactions, including credit agreements and workouts.
Javier's recent engagements include advising on debt offerings by Mexican issuers and loans to Mexican borrowers, the sale of the Patron Spirits Company, the divestiture by Lennox of its Kysor Warren business, Grupo Gigante's acquisition of a majority stake in Grupo Prisa in Chile, and Grupo Gigante's acquisition of 50% of the shares of Office Depot de México that Grupo Gigante did not already own. He previously assisted Grupo Gigante in the divestiture of its supermarket business, one of the largest M&A transactions in Mexico in 2007. Javier also has advised large multinational companies, such as PepsiCo, Bombardier, The Sherwin-Williams Company, and Toyota in M&A transactions and other projects in Mexico.
Javier is dedicated to pro bono service and is coauthor of articles on Mexican competition topics.
Antitrust Alert: Mexican Competition Commission Accepts Commitments and Revokes Monopolization Fine Imposed on Telcel
Antitrust Alert: Mexico's Competition Commission determines that Telcel has market power in mobile telephony
- University of San Diego (M.C.L. 1983); Universidad Anáhuac (J.D. 1982)
Ranked as a leading M&A and banking & finance lawyer in Mexico by Chambers and Partners and by PLC Which lawyer?
Legal 500 Latin America (2016)
Acritas "Star Lawyer" (2020)
Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) — approved for corporate/M&A in Mexico (2019-2020) and Thought Leaders 2020
Recognized by Best Lawyers since 2008 in banking and finance, corporate, and M&A law
- Spanish and English