Professional Notice

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados


We are a full-service firm with 30 practice groups, covering all areas of corporate law. All of our teams are at the forefront of the market and regularly participate in the most complex and sophisticated transactions in Peru. We have extensive experience handling cross-border matters, including award-winning deals and international litigation and arbitration claims. 

We have been awarded “Latin American Law Firm of the Year 2018”, by Chambers and Partners and have further been recognised as “Law Firm of Year: Peru” repeatedly by Who’s Who Legal, Chambers and Partners and IFLR, among other leading international publications for more than a decade.

Banking and finance: Goldman Sachs; JP Morgan Securities and Santander Investment in the US$563 million 144A/Reg S bond issuance by Metro de Lima Línea2; Impala in its US$250 million financing; Kallpa Generación in its US$148 million leasing; Solgas in its 303 million sol financing; IFC in the US$75 million financing to Banco Bolivariano; Central America Bottling Corporation in its US$35 million financing; Asterion Capital Partners in its €285 million financing; Banco de Crédito del Perú in the US$100 million granted to Sierra Metals.

Power: Luz del Sur in regulatory, administrative and dispute matters related to its distribution business; Inland in its development of generation projects; Celeo Redes in the public bidding for three transmission lines; Red Eléctrica group on the development of transmission projects; counsel to conventional and renewable energy ventures; Tahoe Resources, Antamina, Cerro Verde, Marcobre and Southern Peru Copper on the energy requirements for their mines and the development of power plants and transmission lines.

Litigation and Arbitration: Successful representation of international clients in arbitration proceeding against local energy developer. Representation an US energy subsidiary in an arbitration proceeding against local Generation Company. Successful representation of a mining company in a procedure to release a letter of guarantee in the legal process against Tax Authority.

M&A: Sempra in its US$3.59Bn sale of Luz del Sur; Warburg Pincus in its US$500 million acquisition of Cambridge and Altair schools; GyM in its US$130 million equity issuance; Pan American Silver in its US$1.07 billion corporate reorganization; Fidelidade in its 44 million peso  public tender offer in La Positiva; Solarpack in its US$51MM acquisition of Tacna Solar and Panamericana Solar; Latin American Power in the acquisition of two hydropower projects; Trafigura in its assets sale to Sierra Poli; Entel in the US$772 million sale of telecom towers;  AJ Gallagher in the acquisition of JLT’s aerospace division.

Mining: Southern Peru Copper in successful bid to acquire Michiquillay with an expected investment of US$2.5 billion; Tahoe Resources in its integration with Pan American Silver for US$1.1 billion. Marcobre on the development of the Mina Justa project for US$1.5 billion; Antamina on US$1.5 billion expansion; Freeport McMoRan on US$4.7 billion additional expansion of Cerro Verde; Barrick in its strategic plans to expand Laguna Norte.

O&G: Gases Del Norte on the awarding of a US$230 million concession for distribution of natural gas. Gases Del Pacífico on its 250$ million LNG transport and distribution natural gas concession. Shell on matters relating to LNG exports and local LNG sales.

Project finance: Mizuho Securities in the US$273 million bond issuance by Metro de Lima Línea2; BBVA, Mizuho Bank, SMBC, Sabadell, Santander and Citibank in the US$355 million financing to Contugas; Santander, Sadabell and BBVA in the US$150MM facility  to Metro de Lima Línea2; Credicorp Capital in the US$61 million financing to Transportadora Callao; Latin American Power in its US$127million refinancing; and Natixis in its US$173 million financing for the Carhuaquero-Cajamarca-Norte transmission line; Marcobre in the US$900 million financing of Mina Justa project.

Tax: Successful tax litigation representation of Rimac Compañía de Seguros (US$30 million) and Minsur (US$100 million); Hudbay on challenging US$3.5 million in tax credits by the tax authority.

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