Our history

Mega consolidated its portfolio structure through a more rigorous selection of clients. Likewise, the company continues to promote its commitment to sustainability.


Mega issued its first sustainable bond, the first one carried out by a Non-Banking Financial Institution in Latin America. 


Mega completed the reopening of its international Senior Notes for an additional amount of USD$150 million due 2025, achieving a reduction in the yield to maturity of 7.75%, vs. 8.25% of the original issuance.


Mega completed the issuance of USD$350 million, at 8.250%, Unsecured Senior Notes due 2025. The proceeds were primarily deployed to refinancing and general corporate purposes.


Grupo Mega won the public bidding of the program “A Toda Máquina” (Full Throttle), launched by the government of Jalisco which consists in granting leases of equipment and heavy machinery for public works in that state. Grupo Mega strengthened its corporate governance practices.


Grupo Mega becomes the first company to implement the World Bank’s Social and Environmental Management in Mexico.


Grupo Mega entered into a strategic alliance with DEG (German acronym for German Investment Company), a subsidiary of the German Development Bank (KFW by its acronym in German), involving an investment of MXN 243 million.

The company successfully arranged its first international credit line.

Grupo Mega signs a MXN 650 million credit facility with Trust Funds for Rural Development (FIRA by its acronym in Spanish).


Grupo Mega becomes a CNBV-regulated entity, resulting in more restrictive regulatory requirements that the company fully complies with.


Acquisition of Mega L.P., a subsidiary of Grupo Mega based in San Diego, California, which focuses on acquiring personal loans for the purchase of used cars from local dealers.

The company initiated the process to operate as a regulated financial entity under the standards of the National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV by its acronym in Spanish).


First debt issuance in the Mexican Stock Exchange for MXN 300 million.


Grupo Mega receives the “Global Growth Economic Company” award from the World Economic Forum.


Grupo Mega becomes a multiple purpose financial company (SOFOMs by its acronym in Spanish).


Grupo Mega is founded in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, by the Romo family, well known businessmen of the region, who for more than 7 generations belonged to one of the oldest and most recognized Tequila houses in Mexico: Casa Herradura.