Luis Burgeuño is a partner of Von Wobeser y Sierra SC. He is chair of the corporate department, a member of the firm’s management committee and head partner of the mergers and acquisitions group. He has more than 19 years of experience advising global leading corporations that are in the Dow Jones, S&P, DAX, Nikkei and Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, and many of them are also part of the Fortune 500 list and the most profitable Forbes 100 Top Brands. His practical legal and financial strategies have prevented billions of dollars in liabilities for his clients. He has been a key player in the most groundbreaking and complex matters related to transnational companies in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean, including the Anheuser Busch InBev acquisition of Grupo Modelo worth US$20.1 billion. He has counselled companies in the establishment, day-to-day operation and closing of their business in Mexico.
Much of his work has been to provide advice in the strategic planning of pioneering companies whose business objective is to expand in Mexico as well as Latin America and the Caribbean. He has led hundreds of strategic and substantive transactions related to M&A, joint ventures, spin-offs, securities and capital markets, due diligence, financing and restructuring as well as compliance with corporate governance programmes. Furthermore, he has represented purchasers and sellers in restructuring and negotiating complex matters as well as in the handling of high-profile transactions. He also regularly advises clients on the following: corporate finance, commercial law, information technology and e-commerce.