Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright announced that corporate lawyer Andrés Nieto has joined the firm as an international partner in the Mexico City office.
Joining from the Mexican reputed firm Creel Abogados, Nieto represents business groups, financial institutions and private equity funds in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate financing, secured financing and syndicated lending, reorganizations, restructurings and work-outs, fintech matters and regulatory compliance.
Nieto also advises issuers and investment banks in public and private transactions, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings and cross-border securities offerings. Additionally, Nieto has vast experience in international arbitration and dispute resolution.
Jeff Cody, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Managing Partner, said:
“Andrés is an accomplished lawyer and a great addition to our M&A team in Mexico City, as he has provided outstanding service to corporate clients for more than two decades. Our clients will appreciate his extensive experience as we advise on their most significant transactions.”
Hernán González, Norton Rose Fulbright’s Partner-in-Charge in Mexico City, said:
“I am thrilled to welcome Andrés to Norton Rose Fulbright. His addition expands our Mexico City offering in capital markets, arbitration and fintech and strengthens its strong M&A practice.”
Nieto, who serves as a professor of capital markets law and letters of credit at the Universidad Panamericana, said:
“I am excited to join Norton Rose Fulbright, which has a tremendous global platform and extensive resources for clients. I look forward to working with my new colleagues as we further grow the firm’s corporate practice in Mexico City.”
Nieto was recognized this year as a leading lawyer in Mexico in Chambers FinTech 2022 and referenced by The Legal 500 in its commentary on his former firm.
Licensed to practice in Mexico, Nieto received his law degree from Escuela Libre de Derecho and LLM from Columbia Law School. He earned a postgraduate degree in private equity and venture capital from Universidad Anahuac and has postgraduate studies in corporate finance and financial law from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.