Market: Peru

Echecopar promotes four in Peru

Estudio Echecopar member of Baker McKenzie International has appointed two partners and two of counsel through promotions, reinforcing its labour, trade, disputes and banking groups.

06 August 2021

Multiple firms steer Lumen’s US$2.7 billion LatAm business sale

US private equity company Stonepeak has enlisted Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto as lead international counsel to buy Lumen Technologies’ Latin American business for US$2.7 billion.

05 August 2021

Peru’s Hernández & Cía in UK architecture acquisition

UK architecture company Building Design Partnership (BDP) has enlisted Weightmans LLP in Newcastle and Hernández & Cía Abogados in Lima to acquire sports stadium design expert Pattern Design.

29 July 2021

AT&T sells LatAm assets to Argentina’s Grupo Werthein

Argentina’s Grupo Werthein has enlisted four Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires as lead Latin American counsel to acquire regional entertainment company Vrio from US telecommunications group AT&T.

27 July 2021

Peru’s Minera Antamina gets US$1 billion credit facility              

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Peru's Compañía Minera Antamina obtain a US$1 billion loan.

23 July 2021

PPU promotes two lawyers to director in Peru

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has strengthened its tax and competition practices by promoting two of its lawyers to director.

22 July 2021

Poor political will plagues anti-corruption efforts in Latin America

A study by the Vance Center’s Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights has revealed that several anti-corruption agencies in Latin America lack sufficient independence from government powers to operate effectively, while the absence of political will to fight white-collar crime is dragging the region behind in its anti-corruption efforts.

22 July 2021

Peruvian firms in gold mine refinancing

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has helped local mining company Minera IRL to refinance a US$104 million credit facility.

22 July 2021

Peruvian university gets US$189 million financing

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has helped Universidad Tecnológica del Perú obtain a loan of 750 million soles (US$189 million).

16 July 2021

LACCA’s Technology Survey

Featured in Technology 2021

Our latest technology survey charts the growing dependence of Latin American corporate counsel on ‘lawtech’, or advances in legal technology. We present some of the key data points that illustrate how in-house counsel in the region use technology today.

15 July 2021

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