Diego Cánepa Fernández | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Diego Cánepa Fernández

Associate, Mexico City

T +52 55 5540 9606

E diego.canepa@whitecase.com

Overview

Diego practice areas include, among others, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and banking and securities law.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2014, Diego worked in a prestogious international bank, specializing in corporate matters, banking, securities and equity transactions.

Bars and Courts

  • Authorized to practice law in Mexico

Education

  • Postgraduate Degree in Commercial Law, Universidad Panamericana
  • Attorney at Law (Licenciatura en Derecho), Universidad Panamericana

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Experience

Represented Nestlé Mexico in the sale of its ice cream business in Mexico to Grupo Herdez, a publicly traded company in the Mexican Stock Exchange and one of Mexico's food manufacturing and distribution leaders.

Represented Export Development Canada, Canada´s export credit agency, a Crown corporation of the Government of Canada, in the authorization of the second program of short-term debt certificates by the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission, for an amount up to MXN 6 billion (approximately US$400 million) and in the regular issuances under the program.

Represented Azimut, Italy's leading independent asset manager, in a stock purchase agreement to acquire 82.14 percent of Profie S.A. de C.V., a Mexican holding company controlling the entire equity capital of Más Fondos S.A., Mexico's largest pure independent asset management distribution company. Más Fondos distributed third-party funds and had assets under custody equal to Ps$7.1 billion (€404 million) as of May 31, 2014.