Bernardo Reyes Retana K.

Partner

Expert in capital markets, banking, and finance, demonstrating strategic excellence

Bernardo Reyes Retana K.

Partner

Expert in capital markets, banking, and finance, demonstrating strategic excellence
About

Bernardo is a partner of the Firm and a member of our Business Development Committee. Bernardo is financial lawyer with over 19 years of experience in both private and public offerings of securities in Mexico and abroad, advising issuers, investors, underwriters, holders (including Retirement Fund Managers – AFORES), intermediaries, rating agencies and consulting firms, including in the offering of corporate bonds, government securities offerings, development capital certificates (CKDs), Real Estate Investment Trusts (FIBRAs), Energy and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (FIBRAs E), securitizations of various types of assets (such as automotive, mortgage and payroll loans, equipment and machinery leases, and infrastructure projects and others), and ESG bonds. He also has experience on complex domestic and cross-border transactions mostly related to financing and structured finance, as well as in joint ventures, strategic alliances, corporate restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions of highly regulated sectors and industries.

“Young partner who is on track to be one of the leaders in the capital markets sector in the coming years, proactive, dedicated and with excellent technical knowledge”

His experience also includes representing and advising financial entities, such as private and public banking institutions, and other companies on financial regulatory matters in Mexico. Prior to joining GC, he was a member of the legal teams at Value Grupo Financiero and Banco INVEX.

Experience

  • International associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York, United States (2014-2016)

Areas of Practice

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in Capital Markets, Chambers and Partners
  • Banking & Finance recommended, The Legal 500
  • Capital Markets next generation partner, The Legal 500
  • Capital Markets recommended, The Legal 500
  • Corporate and M&A recommended, The Legal 500
  • Recognized lawyer in Corporate and M&A, Latin Lawyer 250
  • Recognized lawyer in Banking & Finance, Latin Lawyer 250
  • Recognized lawyer in Private Equity, Latin Lawyer 250
  • Highly Regarded lawyer in Capital Markets, IFLR 1000
  • Excellent in Banking & Finance, Leaders League
  • Leading in Corporate and M&A, Leaders League
  • Capital Markets law recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers
  • Corporate and M&A law recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers

Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, United States
  • Certificate in Business, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States
  • Law degree (J.D. equivalent), Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico

Publications & Collaborations

  • Fintech 2024: Trends and Developments, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Guide: Private Equity Laws and Regulations Mexico 2023, Ninth Edition, published by ICLG Read more
  • Article: "Reform of the Securities Market Law in Mexico opens doors for new investors" published by LexLatin Read more
  • Article: "For the first time, ESG and gender initiatives are proposed in the LMV reform project", published by El Economista Read more
  • Fintech 2023 Guide, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Fintech 2022 Global Practice Guide, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Banking Regulation Guide 2021, Mexico Chapter, published by Global Legal Insights Read more
  • Banking Regulation Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by Global Legal Insights Read more
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