Profession

Partner, Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aíza y Enríquez

Biography

Pedro Velasco is a partner with Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aíza y Enríquez in Mexico City, where he specialises in banking & finance, capital markets and restructurings. He represents Mexican and foreign and domestic financial institutions, as well as corporate borrowers (including private equity funds), in secured and unsecured financings. Mr Velasco’s specialised expertise includes acquisition financings, real estate financings, project finance, ship financing, restructurings and workouts, and his capital markets credentials include varied transactional securities experience relating to cross-border debt and equity offerings, including project bonds.

Mr Velasco is included in Chambers Global 2014 listing of “Leaders in their Field”, and is ranked in both Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America in banking & finance. He was nominated by members of the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association as being among the region’s leading business lawyers for 2014. His is noted in Legal 500 and in Latin Lawyer 250 as being prominent for his work in both banking & finance and capital markets.

Mr Velasco worked as foreign associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins.

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Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance
  • Year Qualified

    1999

    Education

    Universidad Iberoamericana: JD equivalent (with honours)
    Boston University School of Law: LLM (banking and financial law)