Alfonso De Angoitia Noriega: Financial Wizard And Media Mogul

Major media companies of Mexico reflect Mexican values, its wealth and the aspirations of its citizens.

El Universal, a witness to the Mexican Revolution, is a major Mexican daily newspaper, with an original investment of 50,000 gold pieces. Its initial printing,60,000 copies, has increased by five times. El Universal printed the Mexican Constitution on February. 5, 1917 and was founded by Félix Palavicini and Emilio Rabasa in October 1916.

The importance of El Universal is evidenced by having more than three million visitors each month. Since October 23, 1969, the current CEO and President of El Universal is Juan Francisco Ealy Ortiz.

Grupo Imagen was founded in 1936 and is headquartered Mexico City. Groupo Imagen is a major Mexican media company whose products are radio, television, print and digital media. Groupo Imagen’s owner is Grupo Empresarial Ángeles, and its brands are Excélsior and Imagen.

Initially, Groupo Imagen consisted of four radio stations. XEDA-FM is Imagen’s flagship station trademark was a talk format, XELA-AM programmed classical music, and the other stations programming often changed their programming concepts.


Imagen became one of Mexicos largest media organizations buying radio stations and then moved into the television market. Imagen purchased the Excélsior newspaper which is Mexico City’s second-oldest newspaper.

Telmex is a Mexican telecommunications company which was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Mexico City. Carlos Slim is the Chairman of Telmex. Carlos Slim has also served as the CEO América Móvil, Samsung Mexico, and Grupo Carso and is one of the richest persons in the world with a net worth of$51 billion dollars.

Telmex’s products include the telephone, internet, data, hosted services, and television. Telmex services cover Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is best described as a financial mastermind. He is the managing director and Executive Vice President of Grupo Televisa, S.A., Mexico’s giant media company. Alfonso de Angoitia is the founding partner in Mexico’s leading law firm, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C.

Alfonso de Angoitia arranged a $1.2 billion dollar agreement between Televisa and Univision which thrust Televisa into the US Hispanic market.

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