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Haynes and Boone Client Receives Latin Finance’s Deal of the Year Award

NEW YORKLatin Finance has recognized the acquisition by Afore XXI Banorte of Afore Bancomer as its 2013 Domestic M&A Deal of the Year. A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers advised Afore XXI Banorte in the transaction. >>

Haynes and Boone Represents Afore XXI in $1.6 Billion Pension Fund Purchase

MEXICO CITY – A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys represented Afore XXI in its bid and agreement to acquire Afore Bancomer from Spain’s Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) for about $1.6 billion.

The Haynes and Boone attorneys, led by Mexico City Partner Jorge Labastida, conducted due diligence, gave regulatory and corporate advice and worked on the Mexican and New York legal aspects of the bid documents and transaction agreements. >>

Latin Lawyer: Banorte Creates Mexico’s Largest Pension Fund with AFORE Buy

Covington & Burling LLP’s New York and Washington, DC offices; the Mexico City and New York offices of Haynes and Boone, LLP; and Jones Day (Mexico) are advising Grupo Financiero Banorte and its private pension fund affiliate AFORE XXI Banorte, in the acquisition of AFORE Bancomer from Spain’s BBVA for US$1.6 billion – creating the largest pension fund in Mexico. >>



Recent Publications

Mexican Movable Guarantees Sole Registry

On August 27, 2009, several amendments to the Mexican Commercial Code were published in the Federal Official Gazette (“DOF”), with the purpose of creating the Movable Guarantees Sole Registry (“Registro Único de Garantías Mobiliarias,” hereinafter referred to as the “RUG”), as a section of the Public Registry of Commerce dependent of the Ministry of Economy. >>



Mauricio Sanders Huerta

Counsel

Mexico City


Torre Esmeralda I, Blvd.
Manuel Ávila Camacho No. 40
Despacho 1601
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec, DF 11000
T +52.55.5249.1834
F +52.55.5249.1801

Areas of Practice

Education

  • LL.M., Duke University School of Law, 2005
  • Postgraduate Studies, Corporate Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), 2004
  • J.D., Faculty of Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), 2000, with honors

Bar Admissions

  • Mexico

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
Mauricio Sanders Huerta

Mauricio Sanders is a counsel in the Capital Markets and Securities Practice Group at Haynes and Boone, SC in Mexico City. During his professional career, Mauricio has collaborated in different legal firms representing several Mexican banks and institutions in important infrastructure projects in Mexico.

During 2010 and 2011, Mauricio was part of the group of attorneys participating in a project for the Federal State of San Luis Potosí in Mexico named the "Aqueduct el Realito" (a US$214.8 million project under a 25-year contract for rendering services between a special purpose vehicle incorporated by ICA and FCC and the Local Water Commission of such state).

Mauricio's practice focuses on corporate law, banking law, contracts, civil law, project finance, mergers and acquisitions and e-commerce.

Mauricio is currently a professor of Negotiable Instruments and Credit Transactions at the Faculty of Law of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and he teaches different law courses at the Superior Institute of Interpreters and Translators.

Honors and Awards

Mauricio was awarded first of class during his law studies at UNAM with "Gabino Barreda" award and his thesis named "The Legal Regulation of the Commerce Agreements on Internet" obtained first place in the contest organized by the Public Notary College of Mexico City in 2000.

Selected Representative Experience


Multi-Billion Pension Fund Purchase
Represented Afore XXI in its bid and agreement to acquire Afore Bancomer from Spain’s Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) for about $1.6 billion. Conducted due diligence, gave regulatory and corporate advice and worked on the Mexican and New York legal aspects of the bid documents and transaction agreements.

Online Publications

10/02/2012 - Mexican Movable Guarantees Sole Registry
On August 27, 2009, several amendments to the Mexican Commercial Code were published in the Federal Official Gazette (“DOF”), with the purpose of creating the Movable Guarantees Sole Registry (“Registro Único de Garantías Mobiliarias,” hereinafter referred to as the “RUG”), as a section of the Public Registry of Commerce dependent of the Ministry of Economy.