Mauricio Olaya Nohra

Mauricio Olaya Nohra

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Mr Olaya is one of the most renowned attorneys in Peru, ranked (i) Band 1 in Corporate/M&A by Chambers and Partners, (ii) Leading Individual in Corporate/M&A by The Legal 500 and (iii) Market Leader by IFLR1000; and (iv) Leading Lawyer by Leaders League.

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 closing of the acquisition by CYP (the largest power company in China with an estimated US$58 billion value) and in the acquisition of Luz del Sur (the largest electricity provider in Peru) from Sempra, for US$4.1 billion.

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 (the most important corporate magazine in Peru), as well as Gestión (main business newspaper in Peru), among others.

Consistently ranked in the first position in Peru as dealmaker by international publication Transactional Track Record-TTR

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