Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Japanese commodities trader Sumitomo acquire a 5% stake in Latin America’s largest gold mine for US$48 million.
Peru's Rubio Leguía Normand has boosted its corporate finance practice by hiring a former Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) director as partner.
Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi has hired Herbert Smith Freehills in Tokyo, Paris, New York, Brussels and London – and Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima – to acquire a 21.9% interest in a Peru-based subsidiary of mining company Anglo American for US$600 million.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in London and New York, Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima and Santamarina y Steta in Mexico City have helped UK energy company Atlantica Yield obtain a loan worth US$215 million.
Proskauer Rose LLP’s New York, São Paulo and Boston offices; Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá; and García Sayán Abogados in Lima have helped Canadian oil company Frontera obtain a US$100 million revolving credit facility to finance the company’s operations in Colombia and Peru.
Rubio Leguía Normand in Lima has helped UK company VI Mining acquire a gold mine for US$60 million in the northwestern region of La Libertad.
Clifford Chance in Hong Kong and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped Hong Kong-based power company VPower acquire a majority interest in a Peruvian power generation project owned by Brazil’s Genrent.
Rubio Leguía Normand has helped Banco de Crédito del Perú grant loans totalling 126 million soles (US$38 million) to two cement companies.
Rubio Leguía Normand has helped health services provider Pacifico complete its first bond offering worth 130 million Peruvian soles (US$40 million).
Rubio Leguía Normand co-founder Alfonso Rubio, who is credited with modernising Peru's tax code in the 1980s, has died aged 101.