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Peru will pay individual whistle-blowers

14 September 2018

Peru’s competition authority has announced it will offer financial rewards to individual whistle-blowers where the information leads to the successful detection and punishment of a cartel.

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

04 September 2018

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.

Peruvian company gets first LatAm greenfield mine financing of 2018

Peruvian company gets first LatAm greenfield mine financing of 2018

30 August 2018

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped Peruvian mining company Marcobre obtain an international syndicated loan worth US$900 million from 16 banks for the development of its Mina Justa copper project.

Lima’s Línea 2 loan keeps project on track

Lima’s Línea 2 loan keeps project on track

30 August 2018

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped Banco Santander grant a US$25 million loan to the concessionaire behind Lima’s Línea 2 metro project for the capital city’s transport line that has already faced several setbacks.

Peru’s Amprimo & Flury hires senior Estudio Echecopar partner

Peru’s Amprimo & Flury hires senior Estudio Echecopar partner

29 August 2018

Eduardo Barboza has left Estudio Echecopar - member firm of Baker McKenzie International after nearly 30 years to lead Amprimo & Flury Abogados’ civil and contractual division.

Grupo Energía Bogotá makes dual-track equity offering

24 August 2018

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York, Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá and Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Lima have helped Colombia’s public electricity transmission company Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) and the district of Bogotá make a public offering of GEB shares worth 1.925 billion Colombian pesos (US$647.3 million).

Peruvian refinery gets loan worth US$100 million

22 August 2018

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker & McKenzie International in Lima has advised Credicorp Capital and Banco de Crédito del Perú in a US$100 million project finance loan to oil refinery Refinería la Pampilla.

Muñiz Olaya and PPU steer debt tender offer in Peru

21 August 2018

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera has helped local hotel operator Inversiones La Rioja repurchase previously issued debt worth US$42 million through a tender offer.

Peru’s largest steel product maker launches tender to buy counterpart

Peru’s largest steel product maker launches tender to buy counterpart

17 August 2018

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has helped steel product producer and distributor Corporacion Aceros Arequipa launch a US$25 million takeover bid for the remaining shares it does not own in local counterpart Comasa.

LatAm issuers raise US$3.1 billion in equity in June

LatAm issuers raise US$3.1 billion in equity in June

10 August 2018

Information gathered by Latin Lawyer shows Brazilian firms Lefosse Advogados and Pinheiro Neto Advogados and international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP advised on the most Latin American equity issuances in June.