Our Financial Services Practice provides comprehensive analysis and advice regarding economic, political and regulatory issues to support investment firms interested in expanding to Mexico and Latin America.
We provide assistance in identifying specific investment or sectoral opportunities by delivering company and market insights that will produce a robust understanding of the business context and potential risks associated with potential investment opportunities.
Specific services provided by ManattJones’ Financial Services practice include:
- Identification of potential investment targets
- Company-specific and local market intelligence
- Stakeholder engagement strategy and execution
- On-the-ground advocacy designed to address strategic, political and market access challenges
- Business development services
Business Development Support
We can identify, screen, and monitor potential business opportunities, prospective clients, joint venture partners, and strategic allies, as well as in-country representatives and third-party service providers.
Government Relations and Stakeholder Engagement
We manage government relations at the federal, state, and municipal levels, while leveraging private sector businesses and associations, media, and other stakeholders to advance mutual policy interests.
New Market Entry and Site Location Support
Our consultants provide compliance assessments, location support, market insight, strategic advice, and business intelligence, including the identification of government incentives, to companies interested in locating or expanding manufacturing or professional services operations in Mexico and Latin America.
Risk Analysis and Strategic Planning
ManattJones can provide political and economic policy and risk analysis, drawing from our unique cultural know-how, to interpret key developments and provide early warning of initiatives that could impact our clients’ business operations and interests.
Strategic Advice on International Trade
Our team delivers professional advisory services regarding foreign trade legislation and specialized operating schemes, including the procurement of export promotion programs and any special benefits arising from free trade agreements.
U.S.-based Legal Services and Regulatory Compliance
We offer clients access to top-tier U.S. legal counsel in areas such as cross-border M&A, intellectual property rights, and FCPA compliance, as well as corporate counseling across a full range of industry practices, through our parent firm, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP.