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Rodrigo Elías and Payet Rey pen Peru newspaper financing

22 June 2017

Peruvian newspaper publisher Empresa Editora El Comercio has hired Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados to obtain financing from a syndicate of banks.

Peru’s GyM divests in bulk after Odebrecht pipeline deal collapse

Peru’s GyM divests in bulk after Odebrecht pipeline deal collapse

20 June 2017

At least 10 firms have landed a role in asset sales and debt restructurings made by Peruvian commercial conglomerate Graña y Montero, after the Peruvian government cancelled a lucrative pipeline contract following its developers’ failure to obtain sufficient funding.

Rodrigo Elias steers Peru leg of plastics deal

20 June 2017

Rodrigo, Elias & Medrano Abogados has helped US plastics manufacturer PolyOne Corporation in the Peruvian leg of its acquisition of US ink manufacturer Rutland Group.

Payet Rey and Rodrigo Elías behind Conelsur issue

20 June 2017

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has helped Peruvian electricity transmission company Conelsur structure its first corporate bond programme for up to US$100 million, from which the first issuance amounted to 114 million soles (US$35 million).

Lazo De Romaña hires disputes partner

Lazo De Romaña hires disputes partner

16 June 2017

Lazo, De Romaña & CMB has recruited a partner to its disputes team, bringing its partner count to 12.

Unilever buys up Quala brands

14 June 2017

Baker McKenzie’s London, Bogotá, Mexico City and Lima offices have helped Unilever purchase Latin American consumer goods company Quala’s personal care brands.

Car Wash investigation targets ex-Rebaza Alcázar partner

Car Wash investigation targets ex-Rebaza Alcázar partner

13 June 2017

Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has dismissed one of its partners, José Francisco Zaragozá Amiel, after he became the subject of an investigation into corruption involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity

09 June 2017

Leading law firms in Latin America and the US have had some success in increasing diversity among their rank and file, but a lack of leadership from an overwhelmingly white, male partnership in most firms is still preventing many women and lawyers from different ethic and socio-economic backgrounds from reaching the top positions, according to delegates at a diversity and inclusion conference at the New York City Bar Association earlier this week.

Milbank, Simpson Thacher, Rebaza and Miranda agree Intercorp expansion

09 June 2017

Peru’s Intercorp Financial Services has hired Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP’s New York and Washington, DC offices and Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima to buy two Peruvian insurance and mortgage companies.

Votorantim taps capital markets

09 June 2017

White & Case LLP in São Paulo and New York and Clifford Chance LLP in Luxembourg have helped a subsidiary of Latin American industrial conglomerate Votorantim issue US$700 million in debt instruments.