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Andrés Barón's practice is focused on assisting international private sector companies involved in the Mexican energy sector in corporate law, M&A, and contractual matters.

Andrés has participated in several transactions involving the acquisition of energy generation and commercialization projects as well as special purpose vehicle companies, from their conception and due diligence through to the closing of the transactions, drafting the relevant agreements, and accompanying clients during their negotiation processes with their counterparties. These projects are currently key actors in the Mexican electricity market, setting a mark for further development and expansion of the local renewable electricity industry. He also has experience assisting national and foreign company clients in corporate law matters.

Andrés is active in the Firm's pro bono practice, assisting migrants in the Mexican northern border regarding their asylum applications before migration authorities in the United States.


  • WEG acquires industrial electric motors and generators business from Regal Rexnord CorporationJones Day is advising WEG S.A. in the $400 million acquisition of the industrial electric motors and generators business of Regal Rexnord Corporation.
  • Orange and Masmovil to combine in €18.6 billion mergerJones Day is advising Orange, S.A. ("Orange"), one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, on the combination of their telecom business in Spain with Masmovil, one of the leading telecommunications operators in Spain, for an enterprise value of €18.6 billion (€7.8 billion for Orange Spain and €10.9 billion for Masmovil).
  • 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.
  • Desarrollos Eólicos Mexicanos de Oaxaca 2, Renovalia's subsidiary, refinances MXN$3.5 billion banking debtJones Day represented Desarrollos Eólicos Mexicanos de Oaxaca 2, S.A.P.I. de C.V., a Renovalia subsidiary, in connection with the refinancing of its MXN$3.5 billion (US$177.5 million) banking debt with Banco Mercantil del Norte, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple; CaixaBank, S.A.; and Nacional Financiera, S.N.C., Institución de Banca de Desarrollo.