Market: Peru

DLA Piper and Rebaza Alcázar in Grupo Elektra’s Peruvian exit

DLA Piper (Peru) has helped Mexico’s Grupo Elektra sell all of its shares in Banco Azteca’s Peruvian operations, marking its exit from Peru.

07 January 2021

Garrigues and Miranda & Amado in Peru’s first gender bonds

Miranda & Amado has advised financial group Caja Arequipa on its issuance of Peru’s first social bonds seeking to help empower women and bring greater gender equality to business.

06 January 2021

Miranda & Amado opens white-collar crime practice with hires

Peruvian firm Miranda & Amado Abogados has announced the launch of a white-collar crime practice by hiring two partners from a local compliance boutique.

18 December 2020

Chinese-owned miner in Peru gets financing

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Société Générale grant a US$100 million loan to a Peruvian mining subsidiary of The Aluminium Corporation of China.

17 December 2020

Visa snaps up Latin American fintech assets

Four Morrison & Foerster LLP offices, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima, Costa Rican firm Nassar Abogados and Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales in La Paz have helped US finance giant Visa acquire Miami-headquartered fintech YellowPepper, which operates in eight Latin American countries.

11 December 2020

Ex-INDECOPI head moves to Garrigues in Peru

Garrigues (Peru) has hired the former president of the local competition and IP authority – Ivo Gagliuffi – to head its newly launched competition, economic regulation and IP practice, in anticipation of the country’s new merger control regime.

08 December 2020

Peruvian microfinance lender restructures debt

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima has helped Peruvian microfinance company Edpyme Acceso Crediticio restructure debt worth US$210 million.

08 December 2020

Peruvian state bank settles gold mine dispute

A Peruvian state-owned development bank has agreed to pay US$34 million to a Canadian-listed mining company to satisfy a Lima arbitration award and settle a dispute over the financing of a gold project.

07 December 2020

Peru issues first century bonds in US$4 billion debt tap

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Lima has helped the Republic of Peru raise US$4 billion in a sovereign debt tap, including its first-ever 100-year bond issuance.

30 November 2020

Payet Rey and Garrigues in Peruvian real estate investor loan

Peru’s Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has helped the local subsidiary of Chilean real estate investor Algeciras obtain a US$20 million loan.

30 November 2020

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