Alberto Saavedra

Santamarina & Steta - Mexico

Partner

Mexico City

+52 55 5279 5433

Highly regarded

Spanish
English


Bar admissions:

Mexico

Jurisdictions:

Mexico

Practice areas:

Banking


Partner of the firm since 1992, Alberto is currently the managing partner of the firm. He has considerable experience in financial markets, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, as well as in project finance. In addition, he is counselor to prominent families and advisor on estate planning. His ability to perform in different practice areas has allowed him to serve as a corporate governance consultant for public and private companies. He is member of several boards of directors of these companies.

  • Advised Alfa, S.A.B. de CV. In the implementation and execution of the Definitive Agreements under the Proposed Merger of Axtel and Alestra (subsidiary of Alfa);
  • Advised Comercial Mexicana in the sale of its department stores for approximately 2,200 million dollars to  Organización Soriana S.A.B. de C.V.;
  • Kimberly Clark Mexico . Advised KCM in derivative transactions;
  • Advised the Mexican Stock Exchange in a wide rage of finance matters

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate governance
  • Mergers, acquistions and joing ventures
  • Family offices and state
  • Restructuring
  • Workouts and insolvency

  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy
  • Investment management

Mexican Bar Association

He chairs the ethical and normative committees of The Mexican Stock exchange (www.bmv.com.mx) MexDer Mercado Mexicano de Derivados (www.mexder.com.mx), Asigna Cámara de Compensación y Liquidación (www.asigna.com.mx);

He is a member of the Board of Directors, among others, of Invex Controladora S.A.B. de C.V (www.invex.com), Rassini, S.A.B. de C.V (www.rassini.com), La Comer S.A.B. de C.V (www.lacomer.com.mx) and MexDer, Mercado Mexicano de Derivados S.A de C.V (Mexican Derivatives Market) (www.mexder.com.mx);

He acts as secretary among others of the Board of Kimberly Clark de Mexico S.A.B. de C.V (www.kimberly-clark.com.mx), and Nadro, S.A.P.I. de C.V. (www.nadro.com.mx);

He chairs the Board of Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, A.C. (www.fmcn.org) and participates in the governing bodies of other non for profit organizations in Mexico;

Official entrusted lawyer of the Swiss Embassy in Mexico.

He has a law degree from Universidad Iberoamericana with a specialization on Commercial Law from the Universidad Panamericana.