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Juan Manuel Sancho Rodrigo
Juan Manuel Sancho Rodrigo

Juan Manuel Sancho Rodrigo


Experienced financial lawyer with a capital markets, securities and mergers and acquisitions core


Juan Manuel has over 20 years of experience in capital markets, securities, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. His ample experience and his business oriented approach allow him to provide comprehensive legal advice to domestic and foreign clients in M&A international transactions including global securities offerings, bank loans, project and structured finance transactions, privatizations, strategic alliances, private equity investments, reorganization, creditor rights, restructuring and workouts.

“singled out for having carved out a great space in the Mexican capital markets business”, Legal 500

He is member of the board of directors of several companies, serving in some cases as secretary thereof.

Moreover, his experience includes working as international associate at Brown & Wood, LLP (2000) and at Sidley Austin in (2001) in New York, United States.


  • Represented Gentera in the convertible loan of MXP$500 million, as part of the transaction for the acquisition of 36.8% of ConCrédito
  • Represented Bain Capital and Atento in Atento’s BC Luxco 144A / Reg. S issuance of US$300 million 7.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2020
  • Represented Crédito Real, a consumer finance company, in its US$200 million IPO on the Mexican Stock Exchange, and distributed internationally under Rule 144A and Regulation S
  • Represented Banamex in a MXP$1,000 million revolving facility to Prudential Real Estate Investors CKD’s issuer trust and in structuring a liquidity facility to a capital calls based CKD’s issuer trust
  • Represented BBVA Bancomer and Facileasing in a MXP$10 billion long and short term bond program; a MXP$1 billion short term bond program and in a MXP$500 million issuance of long term notes
  • Represented Maxcom Telecomunicaciones and Bank of America in Maxcom’s US$310 million SEC registered IPO
  • Represented Bradesco in the acquisition of Mexican assets under the US$1 billion acquisition of IBI
  • Represented the shareholders of Ecuador Bottling Company Corp. in the US$320 million acquisition of EBC by Embotelladoras Arca

Awards & Recognitions

Capital Markets, Expert in the field, Who’s Who Legal

Banking and Finance recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers

Corporate and M&A recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers


He has been law degree professor at the Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, Mexico

He is currently professor of a summer seminar at the Universidad Panamericana related with legal implications from COVID-19


Law degree (J.D. equivalent), Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico (1996)


National Corporate Counsel Assocation (Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, Colegio de Abogados – ANADE)

Publications & Collaborations

  • Banking Regulation in Mexico Global Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by Thomson Reuters Read more
  • Corporate/M&A Guide 2019, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers & Partners
  • He has contributed with content in several legal publications, including Financier Worldwide Read more
  • He often participates as speaker in investment and finance topics at conferences organized by local and international organizations


Spanish – English