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HudBay agrees cross-border collateralisation for loans

15 August 2017

Fasken Martineu's Toronto office and Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima have helped Canadian mining company HudBay Minerals amend the terms of two credit facilities totalling US$550 million, so that both loans are secured by its Constancia copper mine in Peru.

Odebrecht threatens treaty claim against Peru

Odebrecht threatens treaty claim against Peru

10 August 2017

Odebrecht, the Brazilian construction group that admitted to paying hundreds of millions in bribes to win projects in 12 countries, has threatened to bring an investment treaty claim against Peru over measures taken in the wake of the scandal.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

09 August 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

More Peruvian firms bolster compliance as Brazil's corruption scandal spreads

More Peruvian firms bolster compliance as Brazil's corruption scandal spreads

09 August 2017

Gallo Barrios Pickmann Abogados and García Sayán Abogados have expanded their compliance departments amid growing national corruption concerns, which have already resulted in the pre-trial detention of a former Peruvian president.

PPU and Barros & Errázuriz close cross-border consultancy sale

09 August 2017

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría's offices in Santiago and Lima have helped Canadian management consultant WSP acquire Chilean engineering and environment consultancy Poch in a US$30 million deal.

CMS Grau prepares for post-El Niño rebuilding with promotion

CMS Grau prepares for post-El Niño rebuilding with promotion

08 August 2017

Peruvian firm CMS Grau has promoted a project finance and infrastructure associate to partner, in anticipation of increased construction work to repair the damage caused by the El Niño natural disaster.

Hernando de Soto to give keynote at Latin Lawyer private equity conference

Hernando de Soto to give keynote at Latin Lawyer private equity conference

08 August 2017

Peruvian economist and president of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy think tank, Hernando de Soto, will deliver the keynote address at Latin Lawyer's upcoming 8th annual private equity conference, to be held next month in New York.

Peru's GyM continues financial restructuring

08 August 2017

Peruvian industrial conglomerate Graña y Montero has hired Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima to obtain a US$161 million syndicated loan and a US$150 million standby letter of credit, as the company continues to shore up its finances after the cancellation of a major pipeline project.

Spanish investors acquire hydro plant in Peru

31 July 2017

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has helped Spanish investment companies Bow Power and Stowe Invest acquire the 20 megawatt Manta hydroelectric plant from its Peruvian concession holders and obtained US$51 million to finance the deal.

Peru offers more sovereign bonds in soles

27 July 2017

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP's office in New York and Estudio Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados in Lima have helped the Republic of Peru issue bonds worth 10 billion soles (US$3 billion).