Ritch Mueller y Nicolau


IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Ritch Mueller was founded in 1975 and since then has become one of Mexico’s leading firms across financial, corporate and project development practices. The firm is located in Mexico City.


Focusses / specialisms

The firm has top tier practices across the banking and finance, capital markets, M&A and project development practice areas.  

In banking, the team acts on the lender and borrower side in project financing, refinancing, acquisition financing and working capital financing matters.

The capital markets advises both issuers and underwriters in debt and equity related matters. The team has experience with sovereign bond, investment grade and high yield bond issuances. It also works on certificates including CKD’s and CERPI’s.

In M&A, the firm works on both public and private M&A transactions, representing buyers and sellers. It is active in both strategic and private equity acquisitions.

The projects practice represents developers and sponsors in oil and gas, infrastructure and energy industries. The practice works on all stages of development, from financing to construction. 


Key clients

Key clients for the firm include UBS, Banco Nacional de México, Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Barclays, JP Morgan Chase, HSBC, Goldman Sachs, Linzor Capital Partners, Nexxus Capital, Brookfield, Laboratorios Sanfer, BBVA, EVM Energía. La Bufa Wind and Helios Generación. 


Research period review: 31st edition (2020/2021)

During the research period the firm was active in banking, capital markets, M&A and projects.

Banking work included representing lenders, administrative agents and borrowers in cross-border lending transactions.

In capital markets the firm represented issuers, underwriters and initial purchasers on debt issuances.

The firm was active in a variety of acquisitions and private equity investments advising several international banks.

In projects the firm advised on financing and development in power, energy and infrastructure.


Deal highlights: 31st edition (2020/2021)

Mexico Infrastructure Partners acquisition of 5 highway projects

Pemcorp refinancing of 142MW project