Germán Ricardo Macías

Associate, Mexico City

Biography

Overview

Germán Macías focuses his practice on the areas of capital markets, antitrust matters and, mergers and acquisitions. He is experienced in investigative procedures in connection with antitrust matters; specifically, in regulated sectors. His practice also concentrates on planning transactions from the beginning until obtaining of regulatory approvals.

Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Germán held positions at the Investigative Authority of COFECE, and at a prestigious administrative and commercial litigation boutique law firm.

During his practice, he has participated in several investigations for the alleged violations to the Federal Economic Competition Law.

Bars and Courts
Authorized to practice law in Mexico
Education
Attorney at Law
Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE)
Languages
English
Spanish

Experience

Grupo Financiero Banorte – Grupo Financiero Interacciones, 2018
Provided advice to Grupo Financiero Banorte on the pre-transaction notice before COFECE of its merger with Grupo Financiero Interacciones, which is the most relevant transaction in the Mexican banking sector since 2001.

BlackRock – Mutual Funds, 2018
Provided advice to BlackRock on the pre-transaction notice before COFECE of its acquisition of the Mutual Funds of Grupo Financiero Citibanamex. This transaction allows the entering of a new economic agent in the Mexican mutual fund regulated sector.

CFE – Fibra E, 2018
Represented CFE in its FIBRA E issuance, whose bonds were issued though the Mexican Stock Exchange and distributed globally pursuant 144/Reg S.

Previous Work, 2015 - 2017
Participates in several investigations in regulated sectors as legal counsel of COFECE.

Represented the consortium in charge of the construction and development of the PTAR in Atotonilco de Tula, Hidalgo.

Publications

El arraigo y el galimatías de su constitucionalidad, Derecho en Acción, CIDE, 2016.

Awards and Recognition

First place at the National Contest of Constitutional Law, organized by the Mexican Secretariat of the Interior (SEGOB) in 2017.