Managing Partner of Mexico City Office

Raúl Fernández-Briseño

Corporate & Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance

Visión general

Raúl Fernández-Briseño is a partner in the Corporate & Securities practice based in the firm's Mexico City office. He is a leading transactional and experienced M&A and finance lawyer with particular knowledge in infrastructure, telecommunications, private equity, FinTech and restructuring sectors. He focuses on acquisitions, shareholders' arrangements, cross-border transactions and corporate disputes. In addition, he regularly handles complex structured financings and regulatory issues in several industries mainly in telecoms and transportation industries. His experience also covers equipment financing (such as shipping and aircraft) and real estate; regulatory issues in the telecommunications, satellite, maritime and railway industries; and project finance-related matters. Raúl has recently advised clients operating in or investing in the FinTech space, mainly related to ecommerce, apparel retail and real estate market place.


Recent Experience:



  • Representation of Ocupa Holdings, S.A.P.I. de C.V., a port operator in Manzanillo, one of the most active ports in Mexico, whose shareholders were a conglomerate of recognized customs agents, maritime agents, port operators, and other port users, in the sale of 100% of its capital stock to SSA México, a subsidiary of Carrix, one of the largest privately-owned port operators in the World.
  • Representation of Exitus Capital, Kandeo and the other existing shareholders of the Company in the acquisition of the 70% of the Company's capital stock by Blue Compass Management, through Exitus Holdings LLC.
  • Representation of Casa Lumbre, through Mezcal Contraluz, S.A.P.I. de C.V., in its participation in a joint venture company (Backlit Investments Corp.) with Juan Luis Londoño Arias (aka Maluma), for the distribution and commercialization of a Mezcal spirit, through a Mexican subsidiary incorporated for such purposes (Contraluz Cristalino, S.A.P.I. de C.V.).


  • McGill University, LLM
  • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, attorney at law


  • México


  • English
  • Spanish

Participación Profesional y Comunitaria

  • Commercial Law (Derecho Mercantil) Professor at ITAM for over a decade