Omar Aguilar

Partner

Biography

Omar Aguilar has more than 20 years of experience in financial and commercial transactions, specializing in Business Law, in the negotiation and structuring of contracts, associations, M&As representing both domestic and foreign companies. He has participated in the incorporation of financial and investment products in the debt and capital markets in Mexico and the United States, designed various schemes for the control and management of transactional and corporate risks. He is a pioneer in Mexico in the implementation of corporate governance structures in high-profile family owned businesses.
He has served as Director and Secretary of the Board of Directors of several companies, both traded in the stock exchange and private, and as arbitrator in organizations such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) as well as a Foreign Legal Consultant authorized by the Law Society of British Columbia and a member of the Mexican Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Omar has a law degree from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and an M.Phil. from the University of Oxford in England. He read for a Ph.D. in law specializing in Economic Regulation at the University of Warwick in England. Finally, he has participated as a speaker and professor at various higher education institutions including El Colegio de México.

Experience
  • Refinancing operation for $50 million dollars for the subsidiary of a Canadian public mining company.
  • Restructuring operation for $900 million pesos for a public pharmaceutical company.
  • Selling operation of the controlling position in a Mexican industrial auction company to one of the largest industrial auction companies in the United States.
  • Sale operation of a purified water bottling company to a US subsidiary of a European multinational.
  • Debt issuance transaction for $15 million dollars for a public housing development company.
Educación

 

Ph.D. Candidate School of Law, Economic Regulation Warwick, The University of Warwick, England, 1997

 

M.Phil. LAS - Judicial Behavior Oxford, St. Antony's College, The University of Oxford, England, 1994

 

Diploma “Historia de Occidente”, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), México, 1991

 

Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, 1991

 

Publications
  • The Supreme Court in the Mexican Political System. Oxford, England.
  • Obtaining Mexican mining concessions. Mexican Mining Review.