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Christian Lippert

Galicia Abogados

Mexico City, , MEX


Christian Lippert H. is partner of Galicia Abogados, S.C. since 2002. He is an attorney specialized in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and antitrust.

In antitrust matters, Mr. Lippert has broad experience advising national and international clients in connection with merger control filings before the Mexican Federal Competition Commission, in procedures related to allege per se conducts, dominance, prohibited mergers and absence of competition conditions.

Mr. Lippert acts as speaker in several forums. He also supports non for profit organizations specialized in education matters.

Education

Universidad Anáhuac del Sur (Federal District, Mexico)

  • Law Degree

International Experience

Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton (New York, United States of America)

  • Foreign Associate

Languages

English, Spanish

Recognitions

Recognized by several publications, including Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000 and The Legal 500, as an expert lawyer in Corporate Law, M&A and Antitrust.

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions, Antitrust and Banking and Finance.

Some Relevant Transactions

  • Advisor to Merck in the sale of the over the counter business to Bayer.  
  • Advisor to Carlyle in the financing and acquisition of the painting and coating division of DuPont.
  • Advisor to Organización Soriana in the acquisition of Controladora Comercial Mexicana.
  • Advisor to Heineken in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Femsa Cerveza through a stock swap.
  • Advisor to Bunge in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Grupo Altex.
  • Advisor in antitrust matters to Metronet in the sale of the company to Kio Networks.
  • Advisor in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Santa Clara by Jugos del Valle.
  • Advisor to Vasconia in the acquisition of Almexa Aluminio.
  • Advisor in the acquisition of Cinemex, MM Cinemas, Cinemas Lumiere and Cinemark by a group of investors.
  • Advisor to Grupo Mexico in the merger control notification with respect to the acquisition of Ferromex, as well as in the investigation regarding monopolistic practices against Grupo Mexico, Ferromex, Ferrosur and others.
  • Advisor of third parties in the competition recommendations to the COFECE with respect to the acquisition of Vips by Alsea.
  • Advisor to Sociedad Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas a clearing house for copyright owners, in the proceeding regarding alleged cartelization in the market of licenses to copyrighted musical compositions.
  • Advisor to Philips in the administrative proceedings in connection with alleged per se conduct.
  • Advisor to Siemens in the administrative proceedings in connection with alleged per se conduct.
  • Advisor in the acquisition of Grupo Farmacéutico Somar by Endo.
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