Álvaro is the Co-Managing Partner of the Mexico City Office of DLA Piper. He has extensive experience in issuances, repurchases and exchange offers, both domestic and international; advises domestic and international clients on a wide range of matters and has a strong track record in mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, restructuring, banking and finance, and securities transactions. 

As a leading partner in the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice in Mexico, he offers clients authoritative advice on a wide variety of complex corporate and financial transactions, both in Latin America and Europe. He has extensive experience in all types of complex local and cross-border M&A transactions, providing innovative alternatives to clients of all types of industries. Clients benefit from Álvaro’s vast and extensive knowledge in securities regulations, especially through complex M&A transactions of publicly traded companies in Mexico. 

Additionally, his significant experience in corporate matters, allow him to provide innovative solutions throughout all stages of an M&A transaction. His robust experience and knowledge make him an ideal asset for clients, which has also led him to be appointed to serve on the board of directors of multiple companies in Mexico.

Clients such as Banorte, PEMEX, CFE, Fibra Shop, GAP, HSBC, Actinver, USB, Goldman Sachs and CLS Bank International, value his ability to provide transactional and regulatory advice in areas related to their products and services, including their day-to-day dealings with regulators and other public authorities in Mexico.

Álvaro’s extensive experience in complex, high-profile bankruptcies and restructurings, include those of ICA, M&G Polymers, URBI, Comerci, Metrofinanciera, Su Casita, Vértice and Crédito Real. Álvaro provides elite expertise advising clients on the restructuring and insolvency aspects of strategic acquisitions, both in Mexico and with a significant cross-border components.

Known for his vast legal knowledge, as well as his deep understanding of the local regulatory environment, Álvaro has also been appointed as an elite advisor to government entities in the drafting of various laws and regulations for the banking and financial sectors.

Alvaro’s international experience was enhanced by his time working in the New York office of an international law firm from 2007 to 2009. During this time, he gained valuable experience advising and representing clients in connection with Mexican and Latin American corporate and finance transactions, securities law, and corporate restructurings.