Jesús GabrielAltamirano (Gabriel)

Of Counsel

Città del Messico + 52.55.3000.4069

Gabriel Altamirano is recognized as a leading antitrust practitioner in Mexico. He has more than 20 years of experience representing foreign and domestic clients in a wide range of industries in all aspects related to antitrust, including merger control filings, investigations, and compliance.

In transactions, he represents clients before the Mexican competition authorities to obtain regulatory clearance for mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. On the investigation side, Gabriel advises clients regarding investigations for anticompetitive agreements and practices, including cartels and abuses of a dominant position. He also advise clients in the implementation of compliance programs related to antitrust matters. In addition, Gabriel has extensive experience advising clients on banking, commercial, and energy matters, as well as in M&A transactions.

In recent years, Gabriel has represented clients in a broad range of industries, such as Arendal, Banco del Bajío, Cardinal Health, Grupo Gigante, Iberdrola, Koch Industries, Newell Rubbermaid, Office Depot de Mexico, Procter & Gamble, and Scotiabank.

Gabriel regularly speaks at conferences and publishes articles on competition law and government regulation. He is consistently ranked in Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal Mexico.

Esperienze

  • Austin Powder sells controlling stake to AIPJones Day is representing Austin Powder, a global leader in blasting services and commercial explosives, in connection with the sale of a controlling stake to American Industrial Partners.
  • WEG acquires industrial electric motors and generators business from Regal Rexnord CorporationJones Day advised WEG S.A. in the $400 million acquisition of the industrial electric motors and generators business of Regal Rexnord Corporation.
  • The Mexican Ministry of Defense completes its companies merge to GAFSACOMMJones Day advised the Mexican Ministry of Defense (Sedena), through Grupo Aeroportuario, Ferroviario, de Servicios Auxiliares y Conexos, Olmeca-Maya-Mexica (GAFSACOMM), in the merger of the govermental companies Aeropuerto Internacional de Palenque, Señor Pakal, Aeropuerto Internacional de Chetumal, Cuna del Mestizaje, Aeropuerto Internacional de Tulum, Zamá, and Aerolínea del Estado Mexicano, with GAFSACOMM.
  • Sanofi sells Dermacyd and Lactacyd brands to EMS S.A.Jones Day is advising Sanofi in the sale of 11 Dermacyd line products in Brazil and 13 Lactacyd line products in Mexico, Peru, and Argentina to EMS S.A.
  • Grupo México acquires real estate company, PlanigrupoJones Day advised Grupo Inmobiliario UPAS, S.A. de C.V., a subsidiary of México Proyectos y Desarrollos, S.A. de C.V., (sub-holding) and Grupo México, S.A.B. de C.V.'s Infrastructure Division ("Grupo México") (holding) in the due-diligence, negotiation, and formalization of an agreement with certain Southern Cross Group's subsidiaries (controlling shareholders of Planigrupo LATAM, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Planigrupo")) and the Bross family, for the acquisition of their respective stake in Planigrupo, for which Grupo México launched, and Jones Day also assisted and advised on a mandatory public tender offer for up to 100% of the shares representing Planigrupo's capital stock, resulting in the acquisition by Grupo México of 95.47% of Planigrupo's outstanding capital stock for a total amount of 4.49 billion pesos (approximately US$245 million).
  • Avient divests distribution business to H.I.G. CapitalJones Day advised Avient Corporation in the $950 million sale of its Distribution business to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital.
  • Marubeni sells global grain business of Gavilon Agriculture InvestmentJones Day advised Marubeni Corporation in the sale of the global grain business of Gavilon Agriculture Investment, Inc. to Viterra Limited, following a reorganization of Gavilon’s structure.
  • Sonepar sells Vallen Distribution to Nautic PartnersJones Day represented the Sonepar Group – a Paris-headquartered global leader in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services – in the sale of Sonepar's subsidiary business, Vallen Distribution, to Nautic Partners, a middle-market private equity firm based in Rhode Island.
  • Albaugh acquires RotamJones Day advised Albaugh, LLC in the $197.5 acquisition of Rotam Global AgroSciences Limited, a company headquartered in Hong Kong and publicly listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
  • Ainda Energía & Infraestructura acquires minority stake in Jaguar Solar HoldingsJones Day advised Ainda Energía & Infraestructura, S.A.P.I. de C.V. in (a) the acquisition through Trust 2695 (Fideicomiso Irrevocable de Emisión de Certificados Bursátiles Fiduciarios de Desarrollo) and Trust 3436 (Fideicomiso Irrevocable de Administración) of up to 19.47% of the capital stock of Jaguar Solar Holdings, S.A. de C.V., holding company and owner of 99.99% of 6 SPVs owners of 6 photovoltaic projects with a combined generation capacity of up to 180MW; and (b) 2 purchase options to increase its participation in the capital stock of Jaguar Solar Holdings, S.A. de C.V.
  • Sanofi sells 12 brands to Hypera PharmaJones Day advised Sanofi in the sale to Hypera Pharma of 12 over-the-counter and prescription brands in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, including mouthwash Cepacol and antipyretic AAS.
  • The Duchossois Group sells The Chamberlain Group LLC to BlackstoneJones Day advised The Duchossois Group, Inc. in the sale of The Chamberlain Group LLC, a global leader in smart access solutions, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone.
  • Eaton sells hydraulics business to DanfossJones Day advised Eaton Corporation as antitrust counsel in the sale of its hydraulics business to Danfoss Power Solutions for US$3.3 billion.
  • Cardinal Health sells its Cordis business to Hellman & Friedman for approximately $1 billionJones Day advised Cardinal Health in connection with the divestiture of its Cordis business to Hellman & Friedman for approximately $1 billion.
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber sold to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for approximately $2.5 billion enterprise valueJones Day advised Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in its $2.5 billion sale to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
  • International chemicals producer reviews antitrust aspects of transactionJones Day provided antitrust counsel to an international chemicals producer in a multi-national merger control matter.
  • Entravision Communications acquires majority stake in RedmasJones Day represented Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC) in the acquisition of a 51% interest in Redmas owned by the Cisneros Interactive Group.
  • NVIDIA acquires Mellanox Technologies for approximately $7 billionJones Day advised NVIDIA Corporation in its acquisition of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., an Israel-based leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage.
  • Grupo Gigante acquires El FarolitoJones Day advised Grupo Gigante, S.A.B. de C.V. in its acquisition of El Farolito, a taqueria chain.
  • Eaton sells lighting business to SignifyJones Day represented Eaton Corporation as antitrust counsel in the sale of its Cooper Lighting business to Signify N.V. (formerly known as Philips Lighting) for $1.4 billion.