Juan Francisco Torres Landa | Mexico City | Hogan Lovells

Juan Francisco Torres Landa

Partner Corporate & Finance

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Torres Landa Juan Francisco

Juan Francisco Torres Landa
Torres Landa Juan Francisco
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events
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"Juan Francisco Torres Landa advises 'foreign investors who come to do business in Mexico to facilitate all stages of birth, development, expansion and consolidation."

Legal 500

Juan Francisco Torres Landa has helped many companies establish a presence in Mexico and grow over the years. Throughout his career, Juan Francisco has excelled in civil, commercial, and corporate areas. He also helps clients with the financing of projects and acquisitions, foreign investments, foreign trade, arbitration, immigration, environmental matters, economic competition, mining, taxation of non-residents, and telecommunications.

Juan Francisco has been senior lecturer at several universities, including National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), and Universidad Iberoamericana. He has also been a keynote speaker in numerous forums, both in Mexico and abroad.

Juan Francisco joined Barrera Siqueiros y Torres Landa (currently Hogan Lovells) in September 1983 and became partner in 1995. He also spent time as an associate foreign lawyer in Washington, D.C. in 1990.

He has been instrumental as legal consultant in several foreign investments in Mexico by easing their incorporation, development, expansion, and consolidation processes.

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"Juan Francisco Torres Landa advises 'foreign investors who come to do business in Mexico to facilitate all stages of birth, development, expansion and consolidation."

Legal 500

Representative experience

Advised Mondelēz International in the acquisition of Grupo Bimbo’s confectionery business for approximately USD$1.3 billion.​

Advised NX Football USA LLC in the acquisition of 50% of Club de Fútbol Necaxa.

Advice Yazaki Group, Goodyear, Cardone Industries, among others, in the rapid response labor mechanism under the USMCA framework. 

Counsel Mitsubishi Corporation in its dealings as the 49% owner of the largest salt mine in Baja California Sur. This assistance includes corporate, procurement and regulatory issues.

Advising Valoreo in the initial round of financing for US$50m, as well as in the operations for its establishment and growth in Latin America.

Assisting Grupo BAL in the review of new investments in the financial and energy sectors; coordinating advice to proceed with project's evaluations.

Handling the reorganization of Procter & Gamble Mexico in a multi-jurisdiction strategy involving sophisticated corporate, tax, labor, and foreign trade.

Represented Cooper Tire in the acquisition of the minority stake of local investors in Coocsa, for approximately US$50m.

Assisting Carso Energy with the cross-border project of the Presidio gas pipeline from Texas to Chihuahua.

Assisting Imerys with the corporate reorganization of all local subsidiaries.

Assisting Affinia Group in the divestiture process of its brake parts-related division.

Credentials

Education
  • Postgraduate Degree, Taxation, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, 1992
  • LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1990
  • Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Law School, 1988

Recognition

Corporate/M&A (Mexico)

Chambers Latin America

2011-2012, 2016-2024
Corporate/M&A, Band 2

Chambers Latin America

2021
Compliance, Band 3

Chambers Latin America

2018-2021
Real Estate (Mexico)

Chambers Latin America

2012, 2016-2021
Corporate/M&A (Mexico)

Chambers Global

2015-2022
Compliance (Mexico)

Chambers Global

2018-2021
Latin America's Top 100 Lawyers: Corporate and M&A; Real Estate

Latinvex

2022-2024
Compliance (Mexico)

Legal 500 Latin America

2022-2024
Corporate and M&A (Mexico)

Legal 500 Latin America

2017-2024
International Trade and Customs (Mexico)

Legal 500 Latin America

2018-2024
Real Estate (Mexico)

Legal 500 Latin America

2018-2024
International Firms: Corporate and M&A

Legal 500 Latin America

2019-2022
Anti-corruption Investigations and Compliance

Latin Lawyer 250

2020-2024
Corporate and M&A

Latin Lawyer 250

2017-2024
Energy

Latin Lawyer 250

2017-2024
Anti-corruption Investigations and Compliance

Latin Lawyer National

2020-2021
Corporate and M&A

Latin Lawyer National

2020-2021
Energy

Latin Lawyer National

2020-2021
Energy and Natural Resources

Legal 500 Latin America

2016-2019
White Collar Crime and Compliance

Latin Lawyer 250

2018