María Alejandra Ancira Torres | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

María Alejandra Ancira Torres

Associate, Mexico City

T +52 55 5540 9636

E mancira@whitecase.com

Overview

María Ancira joined White & Case in 2011. Her experience includes mergers and acquisitions, antitrust matters, capital markets, arbitration, real estate, industrial property and general corporate matters.

She has participated in several legal due diligence reviews regarding corporate matters, industrial property and real estate.

Education

  • Attorney at Law (Abogada), Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey

Languages

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Experience

With respect to representative and recent transactions, María participated in the following deals:

Represented Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. (Comex) and its shareholders in the arbitration proceeding against Sherwin-Williams.

Represented Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. and its shareholders in the acquisition of Comex Mexico by PPG Industries, Inc., PPG paid around US$2.3 billion, including assumed debt, in an all-cash transaction.

Represented Tyson Foods Inc. as special Mexican counsel in connection with its sale to JBS S.A. of Tyson’s poultry business in Mexico and Brazil. The transaction is subject to antitrust and regulatory approvals.

Represented Controladora Mexicana de Aeropuertos, S.A. de C.V. (CMA), a Mexican corporation in the US$222 million acquisition from Desarrollo de Concesiones Aeroportuarias, S.L., a Spanish subsidiary of infrastructure conglomerate Abertis of its 33 percent stake in Aeropuertos Mexicanos del Pacífico, S.A. de C.V. (AMP), the controlling entity of Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP), a public company listed on both the Mexican and the New York stock exchanges. The transaction included the exercise of a right of first refusal by CMA and antitrust approval.

Participated in the trust division audit for a recognized international bank.