We represented EMX Capital, in an innovative transaction in the private equity secondary market under the scheme known as general partner (GP)-led secondary fund restructuring.

This deal is the first of its kind in Mexico, and among the first in Latin America, and highlights the growth in sophistication of private equity investments in the region. Through the transaction, EMX Capital secured commitments from renowned private investors in Mexico, the United States, and Europe, and was able to offer liquidity to investors who decided to cash out.

Cross border matterJurisdictions

  • United Mexican States
  • United States

Lead Partner
Gabriel del Valle Mendiola

Other team members

  • Axel García Ortiz
  • Daniel Kuri Breña Rosillo
  • Eduardo Triulzi
  • Garciadiego (partner)
  • Eduardo García Ruiz
  • Héctor Vázquez Mora
  • James E. Ritch (counsel)
  • Marta Loubet Mezquita
  • Oscar A. López Velarde (partner)
  • Tomás Antonio Bayo Canalizo

Other Firms advising on the matter and their roles

  • Covington & Burling, LLP - Advisors to EMX Capital in the United States
  • Kirkland & Ellis, LLP - Advisors to Lexington in the United States
  • Creel, García-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez Abogados Advisors to Lexington in Mexico

Closing date

  • October 26, 2021