Ricardo Maldonado

Partner|México

Ricardo, partner at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, has over 20 years of experience providing advice and counseling to Mexican and foreign companies and clients on domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances. He also represents issuers and financial institutions in several domestic and international, public and private, debt and equity offerings, and advises clients in the negotiation, structuring and drafting of complex financings and in infrastructure projects.

Ricardo also focuses part of his practice to Corporate Governance matters, advising family-owned and publicly listed companies in related matters.

In addition, Ricardo has been consistently ranked by Chambers & Partners and by Legal 500 as a Band 1 / Top Tier lawyer in Corporate / M&A.

Ricardo serves as member and/or secretary of the Board of Directors of several private and stock exchange listed companies.

On ProBono work, Ricardo actively participates as a mentor and lawyer assisting in matters of Endeavor México and of the Mexican Bar Association Foundation. He also serves at the Board of both Foundations.

Professional experience

  • Partner, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, since 1999.
  • Foreign Associate, White & Case, Nueva York, 1993 - 1995.

Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Chicago, 1993.
  • Law School, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1991.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships

  • Member and/or secretary of the Board of Directors of several private and stock exchange listed companies, including Consorcio Ara, Volaris, ICA, Grupo Axo, Grupo Televisa, Biossmann Group, Empresas Cablevisión, Grupo Famsa, Grupo Pueblo Bonito, Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA), SeaMex and Grupo Financiero Banorte.

Latest Recognitions

  • Band 3, Chambers Latin America 2020, Banking & Finance - México.
  • Band 3, Chambers Latin America 2020, Capital Markets - México.
  • Band 1, Chambers Latin America 2020, Corporate M&A - México.
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 2019, Banking and Finance.
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 2019, Capital Markets.
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 2019, Corporate and M&A.
  • LACCA Approved 2020: Banking & Finance.
  • Best Lawyers 2019 -Best Lawyer of the Year, Corporate M&A.

Industries

  • Consumer Productos & Retail
  • Health Care & Pharmacy
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications