Two former lawyers at Latin Lawyer 250 firm Rubio Leguía Normand have launched a new outfit in Peru with the founding partner of corporate boutique Carrera Abogados.
Colombia’s Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) has hired Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) and Rubio Leguía Normand in Lima to buy Peruvian power distributor Electro Dunas Energía through a tender offer.
Peru’s Rubio Leguía Normand continues to strengthen its team, welcoming a corporate lawyer, who becomes the firm’s third new partner in four months.
Peru was the busiest country for M&A transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during January and February, with more deals taking place there than in Mexico and Argentina combined, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.
Peruvian firm Rubio Leguía Normand has strengthened its real estate department by hiring a partner from CMS Grau.
Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Latin Lawyer Diversity Initiative of the Year Award: The Best Practices Guide, an initiative launched by Women in Profession Perú (WIP Perú) along with some of the country's top law firms and companies to increase the role of women in the legal practice.
Peru’s Rubio Leguía Normand has hired a mining partner from García Sayán Abogados, as the country's energy and mines minister predicts a busy few years for the sector.
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Rubio Leguía Normand has helped Peruvian hotel chain Costa del Sol obtain US$34.3 million in financing, which it will use to restructure existing debt and fund the acquisition of hospitality assets.
Colombian outfit Brigard Urrutia and Peruvian law firms Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados and Miranda & Amado Abogados worked on the most debt capital market deals outside of Brazil in June, while international firms Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Winston & Strawn LPP along with Alessandri and Carey in Santiago were behind the largest transaction.