Miguel T. Ishii Yokoyama

Partner

Mr Ishii specializes in Corporate, Mergers & Acquisition, Banking & Finance and Real Estate. He leads the Corporate M&A team and is actively involved in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of loans and financings. Mr. Ishii has over 20 years of experience advising national and international companies from different industries such as investment funds, equity firms, financial, manufacturing, retail, TMT, real estate, among others.

Who’s Who Legal says “Miguel Ishii Yokoyama is well known among peers for his impressive handling of M&A transactions across a range of sectors, from automotive to real estate”.

Who’s Who Legal says “Miguel Ishii Yokoyama ranks highly among peers thanks to his profound knowledge of M&A transactions, loans and bank financing”.

1999 Kyushu University. LL.M. in International Economic and Business Law.

1997 Universidad Panamericana, Postgraduate degrees in Corporate Law and Tax Law.

1993 Escuela Libre de Derecho, Attorney at Law.

  • Corporate, Mergers & Acquisition, Banking & Finance and Real Estate

Mr. Ishii has advised our clients for more than 20 years on relevant M&A transactions. Clients emphasize the quality of his legal counsel, his availability and the capacity to propose creative solutions in complex negotiations. He is actively involved in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of loans and financings.

Advising a Private Equity in the structuring and implementation of the sale of their beneficiary rights in a Trust created for the development and sale of a housing development in Mexico.

Advising AAlta Growth Capital in the negotiation and execution of a minority investment in Lottus Education a leading consolidation platform of higher education in Mexico.

Advising Grupo Holzer in the acquisition of a 16.5% participation in Soho Mall, a large retail mall under construction in Panamá. Caabsa and Citelis acquired the remaining participation.

Advising Cobalt Broadband a wholly owned subsidiary of Cobalt Holdings, Ind., in the negotiation for a credit facility with Mexico Credit Opportunities Fund II, arranged by Credit Suisse Asset Management to accelerate the development of a fiber-optic broadband network in Cancun and Tulum.

Advising a transactional consumer good company in the preparation of an EPC Contract for the construction of additional production facilities.

Advising Productos la Loma in the preparation of an EPC Contract for the construction of additional production facilities in Celaya, Guanajuato.

Mr. Ishii was hired by Nacional Financiera to evaluate 13 national and foreign investment funds as targets for investments by National Financiera, and to draft agreements in order to formalize such investments, as part of National Financiera´s national program to foster start-ups called “Capital Emprendedor”.

Mr. Ishii was a professor of Commercial Law at the law school of the Center for Economic and Research and Education (CIDE) from 2009 to 2012.