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Global law firm Baker McKenzie announced the addition of Diego Sánchez Villarreal as Partner in the Transactional Practice Group, focusing on banking and finance. Diego will contribute his extensive knowledge in corporate finance, as well as mergers & acquisitions, enhancing the Firm’s offering to clients in this important area.

Gaspar Gutiérrez, Head of Baker McKenzie's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group in Mexico said, “We are very happy to welcome Diego to the Firm. His experience with financing and private equity transactions will be a great addition to our transactional team in Mexico and across the Firm.”

Diego has more than 15 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, private equity, capital markets and financing, including structured finance. He has participated in multiple high profile and innovative transactions, including numerous capital markets offerings. Diego has also advised companies in complex transactions at the national and international level.

Raymundo E. Enríquez, Baker McKenzie’s Managing Partner in Mexico commented, "With the arrival of Diego, we continue to strengthen our presence in the market and our ability to provide our clients with innovative and comprehensive advice."

Diego said, “I am very proud and excited for the opportunity to join the great team at Baker McKenzie. I look forward to helping to strengthen our practice and continuing to provide the highest levels of client service."

Diego has been recognized by “The Legal 500 Latin America 2021” as a “Next Generation Partner” and by “Best Lawyers” as an expert in the practice of Banking and Finance and Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions. He has a Law Degree from Universidad Iberoamericana, as well as a Master of Law from Columbia University Law School in New York.

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