Selected Cases

RIóN would like to share some of our successfully closed transactions with you. If you have any question or enquiry please feel free to contact us.


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Buy-side

Arendal & Cal Dive International<br />

Arendal & Cal Dive International

Arendal acquired the Mexican operation of Cal-Dive International.

RIóN acted as advisor for Arendal.

Grupo Carvajal & Grupo Convermex<br />

Grupo Carvajal & Grupo Convermex

Grupo Carvajal (Colombia) acquired Grupo Convermex (Mexico), the third largest global producer of Styrofoam cups for USD 180m.

RIóN acted as advisor to Grupo Carvajal.

Guaymex & Maredén<br />

Guaymex & Maredén

Grupo Guaymex acquired Maredén, a Mexican canned sardine company.

RIóN acted as advisor of Grupo Guaymex

Orlegi Deportes & Club Laguna + Territorio Santos<br />

Orlegi Deportes & Club Laguna + Territorio Santos

Orlegi Deportes acquired Club Santos Laguna and Territorio Santos, Mexican football team and its sports facilities, respectively.

RIóN acted as advisor to Orlegi Deportes.

Tecno Lite & Construlita<br />

Tecno Lite & Construlita

Tecno Lite acquired Construlita, forming the largest lighting company in Mexico.

RIóN acted as advisor to Tecno Lite.

Sell-side

Dofiscal Editores & Thomson Reuters<br />

Dofiscal Editores & Thomson Reuters

Sale of Dofiscal Editores, leading tax, legal and regulatory information publisher owned by Palmfund, to Thomson Reuters.

RIóN acted as advisor to PalmFund in the divestment of Dofiscal Editores.

Gelcaps Exportadora & Perrigo<br />

Gelcaps Exportadora & Perrigo

Sale of Gelcaps Exportadora de México (company of DPx’s portfolio), to the pharmaceutical company Perrigo.

RIóN acted as advisor of Gelcaps Exportadora de México.

Grupo Emy Promoda & Grupo Axo<br />

Grupo Emy Promoda & Grupo Axo

Sale of a stake in Grupo Emy Promoda, an outlet stores chain, to Grupo Axo. RIóN acted as advisor to Grupo Emy Promoda.

RIóN acted as advisor to Grupo Emy Promoda.

Grupo Idisa & Sanfer<br />

Grupo Idisa & Sanfer

Grupo Idisa, a company specialized in animal healthcare, was acquired by Sanfer.

RIóN acted as financial advisor of Grupo Idisa

Santa Clara & Jugos del Valle<br />

Santa Clara & Jugos del Valle

Sale of Santa Clara, leading dairy company in Mexico, to Jugos del Valle.

RIóN acted as advisor to Santa Clara.

Taco Inn & Taco Holding<br />

Taco Inn & Taco Holding

Taco Holding acquired the trademark and master franchise of Taco Inn, one of the leading Mexican fast food chains.

RIóN acted as financial advisor for Taco Inn

Mergers

Grupo Trimex<br />

Grupo Trimex

Merger of the 4 main wheat flour mills in Mexico City (Central Harinera, Harinera de México, Harinera Nacional and Molino las Flores), to create Grupo Trimex.

RIóN acted as advisor to group of flour mills.

Lavartex & SEAO<br />

Lavartex & SEAO

Strategic alliance between Lavartex and SEAO (part of Arancia Industrial), the main companies in the industrial laundry cleaning services.

RIóN acted as advisor to Lavartex.

Servisan, Higiene Textil & Lavartex<br />

Servisan, Higiene Textil & Lavartex

Merge between Servisan and Higiene Textil, the main companies in the industrial laundry cleaning services, to create Lavartex.

RIóN acted as advisor to Higiene Textil.

Divestitures

Carvajal & Formex<br />

Carvajal & Formex

Sale of Cargraphics, Mexican subsidiary of Grupo Carvajal, to Formularios de México (Formex).

RIóN acted as advisor to Grupo Carvajal.

Grupo Bimbo<br />

Grupo Bimbo

Divestiture of certain assets of Grupo Bimbo’s Park Lane subsidiary in the Czech Republic.

Global M&A firms, RIóN and Invescom Corporate Finance acted as advisors to Grupo Bimbo.

Novo Nordisk & Corporativo DL<br />

Novo Nordisk & Corporativo DL

Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company in the diabetes care sector, divested a pharmaceutical plant in Mexico City to Corporativo DL.

RIóN acted as advisor for Novo Nordisk.

Yavaros & Grupo Pando<br />

Yavaros & Grupo Pando

Sale of Yavaros, a canned sardine company owned by Grupo Herdez, to Grupo Pando.

RIóN acted as advisor to Grupo Herdez.

IPO Advisory

Cerillera La Central<br />

Cerillera La Central

Corporate restructuring, including several business valuations, splits and mergers, and pre-listing in the Mexican Stock Exchange.

RIóN acted as advisor to Cia. Cerillera La Central.

Grupo Mac’Ma<br />

Grupo Mac’Ma

Initial public offering of stocks (IPO) in the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV).

RIóN acted as advisor to Grupo Mac’Ma.

Médica Sur & NAFINSA<br />

Médica Sur & NAFINSA

Secondary Offering of the shares owned by NAFINSA, in the Mexican Stock Exchange of a leading Hospital in Mexico.

RIóN acted as advisor to Nacional Financiera.

Valuation / Fairness Opinion

Aeromexico<br />

Aeromexico

Valuation of Aeromexico, the largest airline in Mexico.

RIóN acted as advisor to Aeromexico.

BBVA<br />

BBVA

Fairness opinion on the feasibility of PYPSA’s business plan, a Mexican listed company, partially acquired by Proyectos Empresariales en México, BBVA’s Private Equity division in Mexico.

RIóN acted as advisor to BBVA.

Grupo Cimsa<br />

Grupo Cimsa

Valuation of Grupo Cimsa, one of the largest Coca-Cola bottling companies in central Mexico.

RIóN acted as advisor to Grupo Cimsa.

Grupo Dermet<br />

Grupo Dermet

Fairness opinion for the tender offer related to the acquisition of Dermet, a publicly traded Mexican distributor of chemical products.

RIóN acted as advisor to Grupo Dermet.

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