Mauricio Olaya Nohra

Mauricio Olaya Nohra

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Mr Olaya is a one of the most renowned attorneys in Peru, ranked Band 1 in corporate/M&A by Chambers and Partners, Leading Individual in corporate/M&A by The Legal 500 and Leading Lawyer by Leaders League 2019. He has handled the most important deals closed in Peru, such as the acquisition by Arca Continental of Corporación Lindley's remaining shares for US$506 million; the CPPIB and Goldman Sachs deal to recapitalise Enfoca funds for US$1 billion; Arca Continental’s merger between its beverage business in Mexico and South America with the beverage business from The Coca-Cola Company in southern USA for US$700 million locally and US$2.3 billion globally. 

Most recently, he participated in the sale of Celima’s (the largest producer of ceramic tile in Peru) tile fixing business to Saint Gobain for US$70 million; the sale of Tacna Solar, a company focused on renewable energy located in southern Peru, by Tawa Solar Funds to Pantac Holdco, a subsidiary of Solarpack and the sale of Todinno, a well know Peruvian producer of bread and cakes, to Molitalia, a subsidiary of the Chilean Carozzi, one of the largest conglomerates in Latin America’s food industry for US$53 million.

Additionally, Mr Olaya is a permanent fixture in legal and news outlets in Peru, as a permanent legal columnist for El Comercio (the largest newspaper in Peru) and a regular contributor on corporate and managerial matters for Semana Económica (most important corporate magazine in Peru), as well as Gestión (main business newspaper in Peru), among others. 

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