José Ignacio Rivero Andere

González Calvillo - Mexico


Mexico City

+(5255) 5202-7622

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Private equity

Industry sectors:

Oil and gas

José Ignacio has over 15 years of experience providing legal and business advice to domestic and foreign clients in M&A, Banking and Finance and Capital Markets.

He actively represents companies from a wide range of sectors, in multi-million domestic and cross-border transactions. He serves in the board of directors of several companies, including Crédito Maestro and Resuelve tu Deuda.

  • Counsel to IFM, an Australian global funds manager, in the US$2.6 billion global acquisition of OHL’s infrastructure concessions division, as well as in the mandatory acquisition tender offer launched in the Mexican Stock Exchange as a result of the global acquisition, for 100.00% of the public shares of OHL’s Mexican subsidiary. This transaction was bestowed with the “Private Equity Deal of the Year” award by LatinFinance.
  • Counsel to Grupo Proeza, a leading international consortium that owns Metalsa, Citrofrut, Astrum, and Areya, in the subscription of a 22% equity interest in Ainda, the manager of the CKD Ainda, as well as in the implementation of an investment trust to be used as the sole co-investor of the CKD Ainda.
  • Counsel to Nokia and Huawei, in the structuring of a US$1,800 billion financing to Altan Redes, the multinational consortium in charge of the design, construction, operation and maintenance of one of the largest telecommunications project in the history of México “Red Compartida”. This transaction was bestowed with the “Best Loan (LATAM)” and “Best Infrastructure Financing: Mexico” awards by LatinFinance.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project finance

  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Investment management
  • Tourism

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, Colegio de Abogados (ANADE – Mexican Association of Business Lawyers)

  • LL.M., School of Law of Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Business Administration, Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, United States 
  • J.D. (law degree equivalent), Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City, Mexico