Juan Pablo Visoso
Partner / Mexico City

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Bio Narrative


Juan Pablo holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business) and J.D. from the Escuela Libre de Derecho, from which he graduated with honors in 2002.


Prior to joining SMPS Legal, Juan Pablo was a Managing Partner and General Counsel at Nexxus Capital, one of Mexico´s most active private equity managers. Prior to that, he was a senior associate at the Mexico City office of White & Case.


Recognized in several publications of “The Legal 500” GC Powerlist. Juan Pablo has served as board member and member of the audit committee of several public and private companies. He is a frequent speaker in private equity conferences.


He is fluent in English and Spanish.

Practice Focus

His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, banking and financing transactions, including corporate restructurings and mezzanine financing, private equity and capital markets.

Juan Pablo was a Managing Partner and General Counsel for more than 10 years of one of Mexico`s largest and most active private equity managers, where he developed an unparallel combination of legal experience, robust business acumen and creative problem-solving capabilities. He has significant financing (including mezzanine financing), M&A and IPO experience across industries, both from a business and a legal perspective.

Mr. Visoso applies strategic lens to define favorable structures that maximize value creation, is known as a creative problem solver that focuses on quality of execution, gets deep into the details and has significant experience negotiating value (transaction price and key clauses).

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