Established in 2004, after more than 12 successful years of sustained growth, we are currently one of the leading firms in the Peruvian market. The professional training of our members give the discipline, knowledge and experience required to advise our clients in extremely complex transactions, with a very high level of effectiveness, as well as an intense commitment to their objectives.
Main practice areas
M&A: In 2016, we represented Albis S.A. shareholders’ in the sale of 100% of Boticas Arcángel to Quicorp; Metsanco Limited in the sale of 100% of Olo del Peru in favor of America Movil; Axxion Asset Management in the tender offer to acquire 100% of the shares of Textil Piura; AmBev Group in the transfer of 100% of Compañía Cervecera Ambev Perú S.A.C. to a subsidiary of AB InBev; Glencore in the acquisition of Contonga Mine from Nyrstar.
Banking and finance: In 2016, we represented HudBay refinancing $200 million; Banco of Nova Scotia, manager agent, granted by ING Capital, between others; La Virgen and Alupar Investment in $130 million bridge loans granted by Banco Santander Brasil and $80 million project finance; Arrium Finace local guarantee package supporting $1000 million credit; Creation Investments LLC in the authorisation to acquire up to 90% of Caja Rural Los Andes, before SBS; JP Morgan obtaining SBS Authorisation of Operation as First Investment Bank in Peru.
Capital markets: In 2016, we represented Camposol offer of their private bonds issued under Rule S/144-A of $147 million; Scotiabank Perú, arranger, $60 million third issuance of short-term securities of Banco GNB; Blanco SAFI launching its first public investment fund $50 million capital commitment; Fondo MiVivienda $40 million first issuance of its First Programme of Corporate Bonds; HudBay Minerals Inc. as issuer in the international offer of $1 billion Senior Notes.
Corporate reorganisation and bankruptcy: In 2016, we represented Glencore International AG in the liquidation proceeding of Doe Run Perú and its subsidiary; Abengoa Perú S.A. in the negotiation for private restructuring with its main financial creditors; Automotores Gildemeister in the development of a structure of local guarantees to restructure the debt of the parent company (US$700MM).
Infrastructure and PPPs: In 2016, we represented Cintra/JJC in the first co-financed private initiative called “Anillo Vial Periférico” (US$ 2 billion); the Peruvian Private Investment Promotion Agency during the re-launching of the tender process for the concession of the Amazon Waterway. Project Management Office services for the Talara Oil Refinery Modernization, a US$5 billion project.
Project finance: In 2016, we represented international banks on the financing of the new international airport at Chinchero–Cusco (US$658 MM); the IFC in a US$50 MM financing to APM Terminals Callao; CEMSA, Los Portales and Obrainsa financing of an underground parking PPP project; La Virgen on the project finance agreements for the construction of an 84Mw hydropower plant (US$ 80 MM).
White collar Crime: We participate in investigations and proceedings involving white collar crimes, and also are specialised in prevention and detection of criminal contingencies of corporate clients.
Taxation: We provide efficient tax planning, oriented at maximising the benefits of clients while avoiding tax contingencies, and also participate in M&A, capital markets and project finance transactions.
Labour: Our area provides preventive advisory and offer solid legal solutions in hiring of personnel, development of compensation policies, employee layoffs, trade union negotiations, safety and health at work and migratory matters. Our team also participates actively in M&A transactions.
Private Clients: We provide personalised assistance to high net worth individuals and families, designing and setting up their investment structures, in order to protect the family wealth, while being compliant and tax efficient.