Francisco Fuentes


Francisco, partner at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, has broad experience in antitrust, mergers & acquisitions, and telecommunications. His practice focuses on merger analysis and review, antitrust litigation, and counseling work.

Francisco has been involved in several antitrust filings made before the Mexican antitrust authorities (IFETEL and COFECE), in national and international review proceedings derived from mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other transactions, as well as in administrative proceedings regarding the investigation of anticompetitive conducts (both absolute and relative monopolistic practices).

His expertise also includes developing and implementing antitrust compliance programs and in acting in telecommunications regulatory matters.
Likewise, he has significant experience with domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. He regularly advises buyers, sellers, and investors in complex merger and acquisition transactions.

Professional experience

  • Partner, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, since 1994.
  • Foreign Associate, Clifford Chance, New York, 1992 – 1993.


  • Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Cambridge, 1992.
  • Law Degree, Escuela Libre de Derecho, 1990.


  • Spanish
  • English

Latest Recognitions

  • Band 2, Chambers Latin America 2020, Competition /Antitrust – México.
  • Band 4, Chambers Latin America 2020, Corporate/M&A – México.
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 2019, Corporate and M&A.
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 2019, Competition and Antitrust.
  • LACCA Approved 2020: Antitrust & Competition.


  • Consumer Productos & Retail
  • Energy, Mining & Natural Resources
  • Health Care & Pharmacy
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Infrastructure & Transport
  • Manufacturing & Industrial Services
  • Private Equity & Funds
  • Real State & Construction
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications