Paloma Alcántara has broad international experience on Antitrust & Competition matters and focuses her practice on transactional matters, merger control, investigations, compliance and general antitrust counselling.

Deals & Cases

FEMSA and Valora join forces – Agreement on the acquisition of Valora Holding AG by FEMSA, a leading Latin American retailer by way of public tender cash offer
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Paloma Alcántara’s selected representations include:

  • Merger control proceedings, such as Mylan N.V.’s combination with Upjohn, a division of Pfizer (2019), ChemChina’s Syngenta takeover (2016), Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller merger (2015), and Grupo Modelo’s acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev (2012)*
  • Cartel investigations in several industries and markets as, aviation, international shipping, agribusiness, pharmaceutical, hygienic and health, gas and oil, sugar*
  • Abuse of dominance investigations in several markets as digital advertising, automotive, brewing, air products*
  • Market Investigations in industries as aviation, agriculture, and measurements and certifications*
  • *Before joining Niederer Kraft Frey
2019 LL.M. in International Economic Law, Business & Policy, Stanford Law School, Stanford, California
2015 Admitted to practice in Mexico
2015 Post-graduated Degree, Corporate and Commercial Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City
2014 Law Degree, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City
The Legal500 EMEA 2024 – Recommended
The Legal500 EMEA 2023 – Recommended
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • Barra Mexicana de Abogados, A.C. (BMA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
2022 Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey
2019 International Associate at an international law firm in New York
2014 Associate at an international law firm in Mexico City
2010 Legal Trainee at an international law firm in Mexico City



Deals & Cases


Evolva Holding SA sells its operations to Lallemand Inc.

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Swiss Steel successfully completes divestiture of Eastern European entities

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Swiss Steel Group signs a definitive agreement for the divestment of several non-core distribution com…

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