Market: Peru

Mexico’s Axo grows LatAm presence with retail acquisition

Mexican retailer Grupo Axo has enlisted Carey in Santiago, Mexican firms Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and SMPS Legal, and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to acquire Chilean clothing company Komax.

08 December 2022

Latin Lawyer Diversity Survey: a look at the results

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

Latin Lawyer’s latest research shows that while the majority of lawyers are largely satisfied with the level of diversity at their law firms, the glass ceiling remains an undeniable truth for female practitioners when it comes to reaching the senior ranks, and black and indigenous lawyers continue to be heavily underrepresented across Latin America.

05 December 2022

KKR reduces stake in LatAm education group Laureate

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York has helped US private equity group KKR divest shares in Latin American-focused university operator Laureate Education through a US$309 million secondary share offering.

02 December 2022

Peru’s evidence in Odebrecht cases leads to rift with Brazil

Brazilian prosecutors have reportedly suspended cooperation with Peru on high-profile corruption investigations because of concerns about the state’s use of evidence in arbitrations relating to Odebrecht projects.

02 December 2022

Roundtable: The Impact of Political Instability and Social Unrest on Dealmaking in Latin America

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

02 December 2022

Canadian bank brings arbitration claim against Peru

A Canadian bank has brought an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Peru over a nearly 15-year-long tax dispute.

29 November 2022

Peru’s CMS Grau hires former vice minister as energy partner

CMS Grau has strengthened its energy and climate change practice by hiring an independent practitioner with experience as the chairman of Petroperú and vice minister of hydrocarbons in the Peruvian government.

28 November 2022

Rebaza Alcázar and Garrigues steer car leasing financing

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has helped Leasy, a Peruvian start-up that offers vehicle financing to ride-hailing drivers in Latin America, get a US$10 million facility from Percent Technologies.

24 November 2022

Pharma buy first to pass phase II of Peru’s new antitrust law

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has helped local drug manufacturer Farmacéutica Euroandina acquire local counterpart Hersil in the first deal to pass the second phase of the country's new merger control regime.

18 November 2022

Peruvian lender BanBif inks US$40 million loan deal

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Washington, DC and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped the International Finance Corporation lend US$40 million to Peruvian bank BanBif.

16 November 2022

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