Ricardo Maldonado Yañez


Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C.
Javier Barros Sierra 540, 4to piso
Colonia Santa Fe, Delegación Álvaro Obregón
Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico, C.P. 01210

Tel: +52 55 5201 7447
Fax: +52 55 5520 1065

Email: rmaldonado@macf.com.mx
Web: www.macf.com.mx

Ricardo Maldonado Yañez has over 20 years of experience providing advice and counseling to Mexican and foreign companies and clients on domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances. He also represents issuers and financial institutions in a number of domestic and international, public and private, debt and equity offerings, and advises clients in the negotiation, structuring and drafting of commercial loans, in complex financings and in infrastructure projects.

Mr Maldonado is also actively participating in the Mexican hydrocarbons sector. In recent dates, Mr. Maldonado has represented a number of players in this market in the negotiation of agreements for the construction, sale and charter of several drilling units, in the acquisition of vessels engaged in oil related activities, in the formation of a joint-venture to acquire, operate and manage drilling units, in the formation of a joint-venture to perform oil exploration and production activities in Mexico, and in other investments in companies engaged in the design, engineering, construction, rehabilitation and maintenance for oil infrastructure.

Alfa, Gruma, Grupo Televisa, Industrias CH, Grupo Simec, Fintech Advisory, Perrigo Company, Pemex, Grupo Evya, Credit Suisse and Volaris are some of the clients advised by Mr Maldonado in his different fields of practice.

Mr Maldonado serves as member and/or secretary of the Board of Directors of several companies including Grupo Televisa, Consorcio Ara, Volaris, Banco Ahorro Famsa, Grupo Axo, SeaMex Ltd. (and other companies owning oil assets), Intellego Consulting, Grupo Evya, Biossmann Group, Empresas Cablevisión, Banco Forjadores, Grupo Pueblo Bonito, Resuelve Tu Deuda and e-Zuza México.

The Firm is a leader in all areas related to corporate work, among them structured financings, securities, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate and asset acquisitions, as well as real estate matters, to list some, with broad experience in representing domestic and international clients, regularly advising buyers, sellers, and investors in complex cross-border transactions, including antitrust aspects, as well as the purchase and sale of private companies, buyouts and divestitures in Mexican target companies.
Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. was founded in 1994, integrating a team of highly qualified lawyers. Our professionals hold postgraduate degrees from some of the best known universities and institutions in the United States, Europe, and Mexico, and have wide experience in international law firms, public administration development, corporations in all industrial sectors, and the financial corporate sector. This quality is precisely what helps us stand out as a highly experienced team of professionals.

We maintain direct contact and have established a professional relationship with authorities and public institutions governing, supervising, and influencing your client’s businesses. We also participate in committees and workgroups created to develop legislation, regulations, and other legal provisions, and we have counseled given advice to government branches on professional areas where we have expertise. We continuously participate in academic activities, by giving courses or seminaries in the most prestigious institutions of the country. Additionally, we contribute with specialized national and international articles, research for legal magazines and publications. We actively collaborate in professional bars and colleges.

“The deeply respected Ricardo Maldonado Yáñez is active in the Mexican corporate ambit and sources describe working with him as “a particularly good experience, ending in very positive results.” They add that “he is one of the top lawyers in the field.””
Chambers & Partners, 2015