Santiago Puente

Associate, Mexico City



Santiago Puente is a corporate lawyer who specializes in securities transactions and providing advice on financial-regulatory matters to national and international clients, including issuers, banks, broker-dealers, investment funds, asset managers, pension funds, Fintech companies, startups and other commercial corporations.

His recent professional experience has been strongly focused on issuances and public offerings of securities through Mexican trusts (such as CERPIs, CKDs, FIBRAs, FIBRAs-E and ETFs)—sponsored both by local and global players seeking to raise capital from Mexican institutional and sophisticated investors—and on structuring innovative vehicles for private financings and investments in a wide array of economic sectors.

Santiago has also worked extensively on regulatory processes for the incorporation, acquisition and merger of different financial entities. He continuously advises several participants in the stock market and foreign financial service providers looking for a presence in Mexico. Most recently, he was an active legal advisor for clients on virtual assets' regulations.

Bars and Courts
Authorized to practice law in Mexico
Attorney at Law (Abogado)
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México