Alejandro F. Sánchez Mújica

Alejandro F. Sánchez Mújica

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Senior Counsel

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    Ricardo Margáin No. 335, Torre II, Piso 2
    Col. Valle del Campestre
    Monterrey, 66265 México
    +52.81.8215.7755
    +52.81.8215.7701
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Alejandro F. Sánchez Mújica's practice encompasses banking, restructurings, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, franchises, stock exchange, antitrust, and private investment funds.

Prior to joining Thompson & Knight, Alejandro was in-house counsel for one of the world’s largest glass producers for eight years; in-house counsel for a large Mexican conglomerate involved in the insurance, agrobiotechnology, telemarketing, financing, and construction areas for more than 11 years; and in-house counsel for another large Mexican corporation involved in the petrochemical, pharmaceutical, agribusiness, and pharmochemical industries for more than seven years.

Experience

  • Lead Counsel representing a biotech and agribusiness company in the design and implementation of joint venture alternatives to attract potential investors to help in the acquisition of real estate assets
  • Lead Counsel representing a Mexican cattle and meat packaging company gearing up a concurso proceeding
  • Lead Counsel representing a major wind developer in the sale of a 120MW wind farm as well as the structuring of its power sales agreements, lease agreements, right-of-way agreements, and shareholders agreements
  • Represented private Mexican and foreign investors in a sale of an office building for $205 million pesos
  • Lead Mexican Counsel representing a foreign agent of a bank syndicate in the out of court restructuring involving $3.1 billion pesos of debt
  • Represented one of the main investors of Grupo Gicsa, S.A.B. de C.V., with an equity participation of around $1.4 billion pesos, in its restructuring and IPO in the Mexican Stock Exchange

Prior Experience

  • Partner, Rivera Gaxiola y Carrasco y Sánchez Mújica, February 2014- November 2015
  • Executive VP and Legal Counsel, Vitro, 2005-2013
  • Partner, Thompson & Knight LLP, 2003-2005
  • Corporate Legal Director, Pulsar Internacional, S.A. de C.V., Grupo Pulsar/Savia, August 1992-November 2003
  • Grupo DESC (now know as Grupo Kuo)
    • Executive Legal Director, Novum, S.A. de C.V., May 1989-May 1992
    • Corporate Legal Manager, Novum, S.A. de C.V., March 1987-April 1989
    • Corporate Legal Manager, Industrias Negromex, S.A. de C.V., March 1985-April 1987
  • Instituto para el Depósito de Valores ("INDEVAL")
    • Legal Manager, June 1983-February 1985
    • Pro-Secretary of the same institute, February 1984-February 1985
  • Secretaría de Programación y Presupuesto; Advisor to the Undersecretary of Regional Development, May 1983-February 1984
  • Petroflota, S.A.
    • Legal Manager, January 1982-May 1983
    • Legal Sub-Manager, January-December 1981
  • Mexico City Government
    • Advisor to the Secretary of State "A" and the General Legal Director, January 1976-September 1978
    • Auxiliary Prosecutor of Labor Defense, January 1974-December 1975

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Council Member, Junta de Beneficencia Privada del Estado de Nuevo León
  • International Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Barra Mexicana de Abogados