Market: Peru

CMS Grau and Garrigues steer Peruvian real estate loan

CMS Grau has helped Peruvian real estate developer Inmobiliaria Pardo 200 secure a US$36 million project financing for a multipurpose building in Lima.

13 September 2022

Alicorp secures US$220 million cross-border loan

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Peruvian consumer goods company Alicorp obtain a US$220 million credit line to refinance existing debt.

09 September 2022

Peru’s Olaechea appoints tax co-head

Peruvian Highly Recommended firm Estudio Olaechea has elevated a senior associate to partner and co-head of its tax department.

07 September 2022

Peruvian motorcycle start-up gets US$15 million boost

Garrigues (Peru) has helped an anonymous investor lend US$15 million to Peruvian motorcycle rental start-up LimaBikes to help it develop its business in the country.

02 September 2022

Phoenix Tower refinancing calls on LatAm counsel

Locke Lord LLP in Boston and New York and Latin American firms have helped US telecoms group Phoenix Tower International restructure several loans held by its Latin American and US subsidiaries and package them into one single US$2 billion facility, including an acquisition financing it recently obtained to buy Chilean tower assets.

31 August 2022

Lifetime Achievement Award: Humberto Medrano

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Humberto Medrano of Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados received Latin Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement Award earlier this year. We caught up with him about the achievements he is most proud of and what advice he has for the next generation of lawyers.

30 August 2022

CMS expands partnership in Chile and Peru

The Highly Recommended Santiago and Lima offices of international law firm CMS have strengthened their antitrust and disputes practices, respectively, through two partner appointments.

25 August 2022

A loss and a win for Peru in arbitration proceedings

A US infrastructure group has won a US$177 million International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) award against a Peruvian government agency over a terminated project to build rural telecoms networks, as the Andean state announces it has defeated a US$97 million treaty claim by an oil investor.

25 August 2022

Advent invests in Cemex tech group

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto, five DLA Piper LLP offices and Mexican firms Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and González Calvillo, SC have helped US private equity fund Advent International acquire a majority stake in technology consultancy group Neoris from Cemex.

19 August 2022

Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: Luis Vinatea

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Luis Vinatea of Peru’s Vinatea & Toyama was the recipient of Latin Lawyer’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award earlier in 2022. We spoke to the firm about what it takes to be a leader in specialised legal services.

19 August 2022

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