Sylvia Dávila Arsuaga | Monterrey | Hogan Lovells

Sylvia Dávila Arsuaga

Associate Corporate & Finance


Spanish, English


Sylvia Dávila Arsuaga
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Sylvia’s experience covers advising clients in strategic acquisitions, financial structures, commercial negotiations, and real estate transactions. 

She focuses in understanding the full picture of every transaction, and making sure all aspects work and interact seamlessly for her clients, while keeping sight of every relevant detail. 

Sylvia has also been strongly involved in assessing legal risks in pre-conflictual matters, and strives to find common ground that will translate into a positive outcome for her clients.

Sylvia´s clients involve multinational corporations, international and local financial institutions, key national players in various industries and government agencies.

Due to her extraordinary academic performance, right after graduating law school, Sylvia was invited and currently holds a teaching assistant position for the Obligations I and Obligations II courses in her alma mater, Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey. 

Additionally, Sylvia is committed to Hogan Lovells’s ESG agenda, actively seeking alternatives for business and human rights disputes prevention and remedy through her published academic work.

Finally, Sylvia is devoted to advancing people with disabilities’ rights, and has pursued a couple of legislative initiatives in the Mexican Congress and Senate.

Representative experience

Advised International Flavors & Fragrances in the USD$900 million sale of its Savory Solutions Group, to private equity firm PAI Partners, regarding the three Mexican divisions. 

Advised International Flavors & Fragrances in the USD$220 million sale of its Flavor Specialty Ingredients division to private equity firm Exponent, regarding their Mexican subsidiary.

Advised SunMed Group Holdings LLC in the acquisition of the USD$110 million respiratory health business of Avanos Medical Inc.


Part of the international team that advised Dürr AG on its acquisition of BBS Automation Group. BBS Automation’s value is between €440 million and €480 million.

Part of the Global team that advised ASSA ABLOY, a Stockholm-based leader in access solutions, on its US$4.3 billion acquisition of Spectrum Brands’ Hardware and Home Improvement division (HHI).


  • Law Degree, Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, Special Mention/Honorable Mention, 2022
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Mexico