Mauricio Ibáñez is a Founding Partner of Ibáñez, Quintana, Saavedra and Hoffmann, a law firm based in Mexico City and offering its clients top quality legal services adaptable to the rapidly evolving global market. With more than 22 years of experience as a lawyer and legal executive, Mauricio founded the firm in 2004 and has overseen numerous cross-border M&A and financing transactions representing top Mexican companies and/or multinational companies with operations in Mexico. While being a Partner at the firm, Mauricio also serves as General Counsel of Grupo México, a multinational conglomerate engaged in mining, railroads and infrastructure trading in the Mexican Stock Exchange and through one of its subsidiaries in the NYSE, with a market cap of USD26 billion. . A highly esteemed leader in his field, Mauricio specializes in corporate law, corporate governance, international law, M&A, real estate, project finance, fund formation and all sorts of financing transactions. As General Counsel of Grupo México, Mauricio led the Company to success representing it in several class actions lawsuits originated from a large-scale spill occurred during the expansion works of Grupo’s mining operations in the State of Sonora, Mexico leading also to successful negotiations with of the Ministry of the Environment in Mexico.
In addition to earning a master’s degree in law oriented to Banking, Corporate Finance and Securities Law from the Columbia University School of Law, Mauricio holds a JD (Juris Doctorate) equivalent degree from Iberoamericana University, Mexico City. He launched his legal career as an Associate for Baker & McKenzie Mexico, following a successful career path White & Case, S.C. and White & Case LLP (New York). Prior to co-founding Ibáñez, Quintana, Saavedra and Hoffmann, Mauricio served as an Associate for 3 years for Jáuregui Navarrete Nader y Rojas (international correspondent of Mayer Brown LLP).
In addition to his practice, Mauricio has done pro bono work for the Fundación Alfredo Harp Helú A.C. He speaks fluent English and Spanish, and credits his success to being a hard worker who can provide creative and intelligent solutions to the challenges that arise. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Mexican Bar Association, the Interamerican Lawyers Federation and the Mexican Lawyers College.
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