Mauricio Valdespino Paredes

Mauricio Valdespino


Mauricio Valdespino focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and private equity. He represents buyers, sellers, boards of directors and financial advisors in complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, spinoffs, joint ventures, strategic alliances and minority investments.

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Advised Xinfra Fibra E, the first Fibra E of 2022, in its first M&A transaction consisting in the acquisition of a majority stake in the Celaya Highway Project

Advised a professional services company in the acquisition of a minority stake in a proptech operating in Mexico

Assisted one of the world’s largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, as Mexican counsel, in its US$400 million sale to the subsidiary of a food processing company

Assisted the shareholders of a chocolate company in the sale of 100 percent of its shares to a multinational food company

    • University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M. in Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Escuela Libre de Derecho, Diploma
    • Instituto Tecnológico de México, Law Degree
  • Diploma, Escuela Libre de Derecho
  • Attorney at Law (Abogado), Instituto Tecnológico de México


Mauricio has been named to The Legal 500’s  "Next Generation Lawyers" and "Corporate and M&A" lists in Mexico.

Prior Experience

Before joining DLA Piper, Mauricio was a partner of an international firm, where he was a member of the M&A LatAm group. Mauricio additionally worked as a foreign associate at a major firm in New York, where he assisted in complex M&A and private equity transactions involving target companies in Europe and Latin America.

Additional Information

Mauricio worked as a professor for the Transactional Approach to Mergers & Acquisitions course at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).