Jacinto Ávalos Capin

Associate

Jacinto Ávalos Capin

Associate

About

Jacinto is a senior associate at the firm and has over 12 years of experience. He is actively involved in domestic and cross-border transactions related to mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, private equity, and capital markets. Jacinto also serves on the board of directors of several Mexican leading companies as secretary or alternate secretary. His experience includes working as an international associate at Latham & Watkins LLP in New York, NY.

He has acquired a unique expertise representing domestic and international funds, as well as domestic borrowers, in the structuring of “warehouse” facilities in Mexico, particularly in the Fintech sector.

Jacinto has also been ranked as a rising star and recommended lawyer by The Legal 500 in Corporate and M&A and Banking and Finance, as a rising star by IFLR1000 in M&A, and as a recognized lawyer by Best Lawyers.

He has also co-authored the Mexico Chapter of numerous publications including the Fintech Global Practice Guide, Banking & Finance and Corporate/M&A Global Guides by Chambers and Partners; the Banking & Finance Regulation Guide by Thomson Reuters; the Private Equity Global Guide by The Legal 500, and the Lending & Secured Finance Guide by International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG).

Jacinto has also been a member of the Mexican Bar Association (BMA) and of ANADE – Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, Colegio de Abogados (National Association of Business Lawyers).

He obtained his master’s degree (LL.M.) from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a Business and Law Certificate from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, both in Philadelphia, United States and law degree (J.D. equivalent) from the Universidad Anáhuac México Norte in Mexico City.

Jacinto has also been the “Corporate and Finance Law” Professor at the Universidad Iberoamericana Law School in Mexico City.

Experience

  • International associate, Latham & Watkins LLP, New York, United States (2017-2018)

Areas of Practice

Awards & Recognitions

  • Banking & Finance rising star, The Legal 500
  • Banking & Finance recommended, The Legal 500
  • Corporate and M&A rising star, The Legal 500
  • Corporate and M&A recommended, The Legal 500
  • M&A rising star, IFLR
  • Banking and Finance law recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers Ones to Watch Edition

Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (2017)
  • Business and Law Certificate, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (2017)
  • Law degree (J.D. equivalent), Universidad Anáhuac México Norte, Mexico City, Mexico (2014)

Academia

  • Corporate and Finance Law Professor at the Universidad Iberoamericana Law School in Mexico City, Mexico

Memberships

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

Publications & Collaborations

  • Fintech 2024: Trends and Developments, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Year in review: Mergers & Acquistions in Mexico published by Lexology Read more
  • Fund Manager Regulation, published by Thomson Reuters Read more
  • Fintech 2023 Guide, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Review 2022, Mexico Chapter, published by The Law Reviews Read more
  • Fintech 2022 Global Practice Guide, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Lending & Secured Finance Guide 2021, Mexico Chapter, published by International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) Read more
  • Private Equity Guide 2021, Mexico Chapter, published by The Legal 500 Read more
  • Banking & Finance Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Banking Regulation in Mexico Global Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by Thomson Reuters Read more
  • Corporate/M&A Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Private Equity Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by The Legal 500 Read more
  • Banking and Finance Guide 2019, Mexico Chapter, First Edition published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Banking Regulation Guide 2019, Mexico Chapter, published by Thomson Reuters Read more
  • Lending & Secured Finance Guide 2019, Mexico Chapter, published by International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) Read more
  • Article: "Creating collateral in Mexico", Mexico Chapter, published by Financier Worldwide Read more
Languages
Spanish – English
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