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Latin-America Guide

Capital Markets — Peru


Miranda & Amado Abogados - Capital Markets Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: José Miguel Puiggrós
- 9 partners
- 14 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Prominent practice group with in-depth knowledge of the full range of capital markets mandates. Has considerable experience representing issuers, underwriters and investors, both from the local and international markets, on high-value equity and bond issuances. Boasts an impressive roster of clients spanning multinational investment banks and other financial institutions, as well as major corporations.

Strengths A client is quick to highlight the team for its abilities in this market, stating: "The lawyers are all highly competent, sophisticated and practical. They are extremely responsive and very user-friendly for both clients and international counsel - this is a leading firm in Peru for capital markets transactions."

Another interviewee mentions: "Miranda & Amado Abogados is one of the leading law firms in the country; its performance is always professional and focused on solving complex problems. The main strengths of the team are its extensive experience, effective execution and excellent advice throughout the process."

Work highlights Advised BBVA, BNP Paribas and HSBC, in their capacity as underwriters, on the Peruvian issuance of USD1.01 billion euro-denominated bonds.

Assisted Corporación Primax with the registration of its first programme of USD300 million corporate bonds, as well as with three issuances totalling USD200 million.

Significant clients Grupo Crédito, Citibank, IFC, JPMorgan Chase, BTG Pactual.

Notable practitioners

Juan Luis Avendaño Cisneros is held in high esteem by interviewees for his practice in this market. A client particularly praises "his substantive knowledge, practical approach and responsiveness." He has experience advising on a number of highly complex local and international transactions and is particularly well versed in debt offerings. He led the team on the aforementioned BBVA, BNP Paribas and HSBC work highlight.

Up-and-coming partner Nydia Guevara Villavicencio is a highly respected player in the Peruvian capital markets sector. Clients assert that "she is always able to offer solutions to complex issues and is a strategic legal partner when structuring transactions."

Associate-to-watch Álvaro Del Valle is well recognised for his capital markets practice and valued by clients for his advice in this field, with one noting: "He transmits confidence due to his knowledge of this area, which makes him a trusted adviser for us."

About the Team (content provided by Miranda & Amado Abogados)

During the last five years, Miranda & Amado has participated in finance and capital markets transactions with and aggregate value of more the USD 30 billion. The firm has advised on the formation of five banks in Peru, more than any other firm, and has participated in more international securities offerings than any other Peruvian firm in recent years and almost all international offerings by Peruvian banks.


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Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados - Capital Markets Department

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Band 1

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: José Antonio Payet and Eduardo Vega
- 6 partners
- 24 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Prestigious and specialised team handling a high volume of capital markets mandates, with particular strength acting for local financial entities. Expertise spans the structuring of public offerings, corporate bonds and note issuances. Additionally well placed to assist international banking institutions acting as arrangers and initial purchasers. Clients include investment banks, private pension funds and the Lima Stock Exchange.

Strengths A client enthuses: "I would qualify the firm as one of the best in Peru for capital markets transactions; the lawyers are very professional, always available and have a thorough understanding of the applicable legislation."

Another goes on to say: "The team provides superior advice and has considerable experience handling challenging situations. They are knowledgeable, dedicated and form strong relationships with clients, which inspires confidence in their proposals."

Work highlights Represented Banco de Crédito del Perú in the issuance and offering of USD300 million 2.250% Rule 144A/Regulation S senior notes due 2019.

Counselled Credicorp Capital Servicios Financieros and BBVA Banco Continental, as arrangers, on the registration of Primax's first programme of corporate bonds, as well as on three issuances totalling USD200 million.

Significant clients Los Portales, Fondos Sura SAF, BBVA Banco Continental, Scotiabank, BTG Pactual Perú.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Eduardo Vega is greatly appreciated by clients for his practice, with one considering him to be a "leader and a very experienced lawyer in local capital markets issuances and financings." Another client singles out "his knowledge, understanding and experience." His expertise lies in securities matters, with the structuring and issuance of debt transactions being a particular area of strength. He regularly represents both local and international clientele.

Market commentators recognise practice co-head José Antonio Payet's activity in this field and commend him as a "very skilful practitioner." Clients go on to comment on his "professionalism, in-depth knowledge and ability to advise on legal aspects while applying 'real life' practicalities to his suggestions." He is well placed to assist with corporate financing mandates involving securities offerings.

Juan Antonio Egüez is highlighted by clients for his "professionalism, as well as his in-depth knowledge and understanding of this field." He has considerable experience acting for clients on capital markets transactions, with specific expertise in debt and equity issuances. He led the team on the aforementioned Banco de Crédito del Perú work highlight.

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Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International - Capital Markets Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Rafael Picasso
- 8 partners
- 8 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Esteemed practice group with long-standing involvement in the sector. Boasts a strong offering in regulatory and transactional matters related to equity offerings, debt securities and restructuring, as well as derivatives. Experienced representing international and local banking institutions acting as arrangers, initial purchasers and placement agents, in addition to advising investment funds on a variety of issues.

Strengths The team is held in high esteem by clients, as one declares: "Their commitment is remarkable. I particularly value the ability of the lawyers to creatively find solutions combining international and local regulations."

Work highlights Acted for Credicorp Capital Servicios Financieros, as arranger, on an approximately USD75 million bond issuance by the Peruvian branch of ENGIE.

Significant clients Banco Internacional del Perú, Inversiones Centenario, Apoyo Consultoría, BTG Pactual, Urbanova.

Notable practitioners

Eminent practitioner and "major player" Pablo Berckholtz "is a leader in financial derivatives matters," according to clients. He has considerable experience in the capital markets sector, with a broad-spanning practice, including debt issuances, as well as IPOs. Berckholtz is often retained by major global names in the financial services arena.

Alonso Miranda Vargas is praised by clients for his "knowledge of the Peruvian regulation, in-depth understanding of the client's needs and his capacity to provide creative proposals." They additionally appreciate his ability to work well alongside international counsel on major transactions. He has experience in a wide range of capital markets mandates, including public and private securities offerings.

Up-and-coming partner Rafael Berckholtz is a visible player in the capital markets arena and "has expertise in this field," according to interviewees. He has considerable knowledge of both domestic and international transactions, including equity and debt offerings.

Associate-to-watch Renzo Luna is praised by clients, who assert: "He has great experience and in-depth knowledge of capital markets, including regulatory and compliance mandates." His practice focuses on both public and private equity and debt offerings.

About the Team (content provided by Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International)

Our internationally recognized capital markets practice covers all facets of financing in the domestic and international capital markets and is one of the most respected and experienced in the market. We have a sophisticated team with extensive work deal experience as capital markets attorneys both in New York and Peru and have participated in the most high profile capital markets transactions in the past few years.

Our client base is fairly balanced ranging from small companies to major corporations and investment banks involved in financing transactions, including offerings of equity, debt, American depositary receipts, commercial paper and medium-term note programs and fund formation. We also advise on Peruvian securities laws, reporting and compliance, stock exchange listings and other regulatory matters. Additionally, we are also active in both investment grade and high yield debt offerings by Peruvian issuers in local and international markets.

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Garrigues - Capital Markets Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Óscar Arrús
- 4 partners
- 11 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Highly respected practice primarily advising international banks involved in Peruvian capital markets transactions. Particularly well positioned to assist with project bond offerings to finance major energy and transport infrastructure projects. Also routinely retained by financial institutions and corporations for cross-border corporate securities transactions, including primary offerings in Peruvian businesses.

Strengths The service provided by the firm is endorsed by clients, with one commenting: "My opinion of the team is great - the lawyers are responsive and very good, both technically and commercially, in helping us to reach the finish line on our transactions. They really are experts, knowing perfectly the intricacies of local laws and international market standards for such financings."

Work highlights Assisted Magna Asesores Financieros, as the structuring agent, with a local issuance by Obras de Ingeniería of approximately USD13.83 million in corporate bonds due 2019.

Significant clients Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BBVA Securities, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank Securities, Metro de Lima Línea 2.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Óscar Arrús is a highly regarded practitioner in the Peruvian capital markets sector. "He is the go-to lawyer for financial instruments linked to infrastructure projects and many banks in the country consider him to be a reference here," according to clients. He has in-depth knowledge of both domestic and international mandates, assisting clients acting in a variety of roles, including as structuring agents and underwriters in securities offerings.

Sergio Amiel is well regarded by clients, who mention that "he has a lot of experience in this field and in financings in general. He is very intelligent." Amiel focuses his practice on advising issuers in complex capital markets transactions, as well as acting for a number of financial institutions.

The "standout" associate-to-watch Miluska Gutiérrez is recommend by clients, who consider her to be "excellent and a hard worker." She has noteworthy experience in capital markets matters, having assisted with note issuances, as well as sector-related regulatory mandates.

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Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados - Capital Markets Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Fátima De Romaña and Jorge Lazo
- 4 partners
- 9 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Significant practice with increasing visibility in the market. Routinely called upon to assist the Republic of Peru, state-owned companies and long-standing local financial institutions with bond placements. Boasts considerable expertise assisting clients with matters related to both the domestic and international markets. Also active in structuring and registering funds to attract investments.

Strengths Clients are impressed by the service they receive from the team, with one affirming that "the greatest strengths of the lawyers are their experience, knowledge and persistence, as well as their ability to communicate and plan effectively."

Work highlights Counselled the Republic of Peru, as issuer, on the local elements of a more than USD1 billion issuance of euro-denominated bonds. The underwriters were BBVA, BNP Paribas and HSBC.

Significant clients Itaú Corpbanca, Interbank Group, COFIDE, Edelnor, Banco Financiero.

Notable practitioners

Jorge Lazo is highly recognised and praised by market commentators for his extensive knowledge of capital markets. A client mentions: "He knows the field and is able to see things from the client's point of view. He stands out for being super-practical, considering the whole picture and looking for the most efficient financial structure for the operation."

Up-and-coming partner Bruno Gonzáles "is an excellent lawyer; he is creative, proactive and concerned about the client's needs. He has the sector knowledge and practical know-how necessary for capital markets transactions," according to sources.

Associate-to-watch Yésica Del Carpio is recognised by interviewees for her capital markets practice, with experience advising clients on a range of bond issuances. She assisted the team with the aforementioned Republic of Peru bond offering.

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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados - Capital Markets Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Jean Paul Chabaneix
- 9 partners
- 14 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Prestigious full-service firm with a well-respected capital markets practice acting for domestic and international banks, as well as multinational companies. Expertise encompasses local and cross-border securitisations and bond issuances. Team has notable activity advising on capital markets transactions related to the mining, energy and infrastructure sectors.

Strengths The firm garners considerable praise from clients for its offering in the capital markets sector, as one declares: "In my opinion, they are brilliant lawyers, not only for their excellent performance but also for their interpersonal skills and leadership, which they demonstrate throughout the entire transaction."

Work highlights Advised Credicorp Capital and Scotiabank Perú, as arrangers and placement agents, on an approximately USD100 million bond issuance by Coazucar.

Significant clients Votorantim, Central America Bottling, Minera IRL, Southern Peru Copper, Morgan Stanley.

Notable practitioners

The "exceptional and very solid practitioner" Diego Peschiera Mifflin is singled out by clients for his capital markets practice, with one particularly valuing that "he is very reachable and always willing to answer any of our questions, looking to find a solution to each detail. He demonstrates absolute engagement in every transaction." He has notable experience advising clients in their capacities as arrangers, underwriters and issuers.

Paul Castritius is described by clients as a "very knowledgeable and highly responsive lawyer." They go on to say: "He has the experience and expertise we require, as well as being available when we need him, which makes everything very easy." He co-led on the aforementioned Credicorp Capital and Scotiabank Perú work highlight.

About the Team (content provided by Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados)

Our Capital Markets group advises listed companies and other issuers, as well as supervised entities, such as brokers, investment and mutual fund administrators, securitization entities, credit rating agencies and banks and other financial entities.

We provide advice on compliance with capital market obligations, licensing of activities of supervised entities, on the supervision proceedings themselves, use of privileged information, and on matters relating to public offerings and issuances.

We represent our clients in administrative and court proceedings related to capital markets issues.

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Hernández & Cía. Abogados - Capital Markets Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: José Manuel Abastos, Alfredo Filomeno and Juan Luis Hernández
- 4 partners
- 11 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Strong practice group with noted involvement in the market. Acts for local and foreign investment funds and financial entities on securities offerings made by private and public issuers. Also assists clients with non-transactional aspects, such as specialised regulatory advice.

Strengths Clients are impressed by the firm's offering in this area, with one citing "the high quality and experience of the team" as the key strengths of the department.

Work highlights Acted for the bondholders of Automotores Gildermeister on the local elements of a USD700 million senior unsecured notes restructuring.

Significant clients United Oil's bondholders, Citibank, Barclays Capital, The Carlyle Group, CAPIA.

Notable practitioners

Juan Luis Hernández is lauded by clients, who say he is "a very good and pragmatic lawyer, who helps closing deals and provides high-quality, balanced advice." He is well versed in capital markets transactions, acting on debt issuances and note offerings, including co-leading the aforementioned Automotores Gildemeister work highlight.

José Manuel Abastos is described by commentators as an "active capital markets lawyer," with a client stating that "it is a pleasure to work with him." He has a wide-ranging practice, with noteworthy experience in securities transactions related to project financing.

About the Team (content provided by Hernández & Cía. Abogados)

Hernández & Cía. Abogados has been involved in several of the most cutting-edge domestic and cross-border capital markets transactions executed in Peru. For example, the firm has advised the Republic of Peru in the international issuance of 1.1 Billion Euros of Sovereign Debt due 2026, arranged by BBVA, BNP Paribas and JP Morgan who acted also as Global

Coordinators and Underwriters, as well as in the international issuance of US$ 1.25 Billion of Sovereign Debt due 2027, where Citigroup and JP Morgan acted as underwriters. In the domestic market, the firm advised two of Carlyle’s Group operating subsidiaries in Peru, Hermes Transportes Blindados S.A. and Azzaro Trading S.A., holding of leading companies in surveillance services and electronic security industry, in the listing of 100% of its shares in the Lima Stock Exchange.

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Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados - Capital Markets Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Andrés Kuan-Veng Cabrejo
- 3 partners
- 12 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Recognised practice group frequently advising multinational companies on the issuance of bonds and shares. Offers additional experience representing financial institutions in their role as underwriters in securities offerings as well as in related regulatory mandates.

Strengths The firm is endorsed by clients for providing "quick responses, a strong team and a proactive attitude when handling a transaction. The lawyers are also professional and experienced in this field."

Work highlights Assisted Corporación Lindley with the cash tender offer to buy back USD200 million worth of notes placed under Rule 144A/Regulation S in 2013.

Significant clients ENGIE Energía Perú, BBVA Banco Continental, Citibank, Scotiabank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Andrés Kuan-Veng Cabrejo is widely recognised by interviewees for his capital markets experience. A client says that he is "very talented and experienced in this field," while another values that he "spots issues and puts himself in the shoes of his clients."

About the Team (content provided by Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados)

Our practice area has built a solid reputation locally and internationally in Capital Markets with strong expertise in high-end cross border deals. All partners are US educated and worked as foreign associates in the US. We have participated in US listed IPOs and international securities offerings under the Rule 144 A and the Regulation S. 

We have a very strong team specialized in securities regulation, transactions and litigation comprised led by Andres Kuan-Veng who has almost 20-year experience in the field and by prior members of the Peruvian Superintendence of Capital Markets who enjoy an extremely strong reputation in both securities litigation and regulation. As you will see below, we have been focused in the structuring and completion of the most important secondary transactions in our market (i.e Arca Continental and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board-CPPIB).

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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría - Capital Markets Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Antonio Guarniz
- 4 partners
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Regional player with an active capital markets practice regularly assisting clients with financing structures for infrastructure and real estate projects. Has noted experience in asset securitisation, including collateral trusts, mortgages and pledges. Advises both local and international banks, corporations and fund managers.

Strengths One client highlights the team of lawyers advising in this field and says: "They are capable and do a good job. We would recommend them as they have prestige and are well positioned in the market."

Work highlights Represented Concesionaria La Chira, as issuer, in an USD119.4 million private placement bond offering by a trust holding concession rights for the La Chira waste water plant.

Significant clients Scotiabank, Aventura Plaza, Falabella Perú, Gerens Escuela de Gestión y Economía, Credicorp Capital.

Notable practitioners

Antonio Guarniz is held in high esteem by clients, who declare: "He has a lot of experience in this field." His practice focuses on financing transactions for clients hailing from the retail and energy and natural resources sectors, with in-depth knowledge of securities matters.

Clients regard Jeanette Aliaga as "a pragmatic and practical lawyer, with good knowledge of capital markets legislation." She has experience assisting clients from both the public and private sector, including financial entities and corporations, with a variety of capital markets transactions.

About the Team (content provided by Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría)

Securitization, especially very complex structures including collateral trusts (in addition to the trust normally used in a securitization), mortgages and pledges. For example, in 2016 our firm advised Scotiabank Perú S.A.A. and is currently advising some companies from the shopping centers industry in the whole process for the offering of bonds related to complex asset-backed structures.

Key members of the team have extensive experience working in all kinds of deals, as former officers and staff members of the Peruvian Securities Regulator. For example, Partner Antonio Guarniz, Jeanette Aliaga and Senior Associate Rossmery Romero are former legal head of different divisions at the Peruvian Securities Commission for more than ten years each. Also, Principal Associate Lorena Sarmiento brings a relevant international experience in cross border transactions, including Reg. S / 144A Offerings.

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Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas - Capital Markets Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Rafael Alcázar
- 8 partners
- 10 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Respected player with a strong presence advising financial institutions, particularly investment funds. Has experience in registrations before the relevant authorities, as well as in regulatory compliance issues. Private and public offerings of stock and debt securities are further areas of strength.

Strengths According to one client, the team provides "high-quality work and the lawyers are knowledgeable of the Peruvian regulations and the legal framework for financing transactions, as well as being responsive to the company's commercial needs."

Work highlights Counselled Blanco SAFI, as investment fund manager, on its registration before the capital markets regulator and the launching of its first USD50 million public investment fund.

Significant clients W Capital SAFI, Fondo MiVivienda, BTG Pactual, Camposol, Lumni Perú.

Notable practitioners

Department head Rafael Alcázar is described by clients as a practitioner that is "very clear in his legal explanations of capital markets topics and avoids unnecessary risks." He is well placed to advise on a range of mandates, including transactional and regulatory matters. Primary and secondary public offerings, in both the domestic and international markets, are areas of focus for Alcázar.

About the Team (content provided by Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas)

Capital Markets: Recent highlights include advising: Glencore International AG in the $1000 million tender offer to acquire Class A shares issued by Volcan Compañía Minera S.A.A.; FIRBI Metroport in the third FIRBI created in Peruvian market; Inmuebles Panamericana S.A. in the issuance of securitized notes through a public offer; Pluspetrol Camisea S.A. in the repayment and delisting of its corporate bonds up to $ 50 million issued under public offer; Termochilca in the $55 million private offering of corporate bonds; Blanco SAFI in the registry of its first public investment fund; KOA SAFI in the registry of a new public investment fund under Simplified Regime; Angel Ventures Peru S.A.C. launching Peruvian first capital investment fund for start-ups financing; Fit Sociedad Gestora de Fondos de Inversión S.A.C. launching its first investment fund under private offering; Blanco SAFi obtaining its new organization and function licenses as investment fund manager.

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Eminent Practitioner

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Eminent practitioner and "major player" Pablo Berckholtz "is a leader in financial derivatives matters," according to clients. He has considerable experience in the capital markets sector, with a broad-spanning practice, including debt issuances, as well as IPOs. Berckholtz is often retained by major global names in the financial services arena.

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Garrigues

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Óscar Arrús is a highly regarded practitioner in the Peruvian capital markets sector. "He is the go-to lawyer for financial instruments linked to infrastructure projects and many banks in the country consider him to be a reference here," according to clients. He has in-depth knowledge of both domestic and international mandates, assisting clients acting in a variety of roles, including as structuring agents and underwriters in securities offerings.

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Juan Luis Avendaño Cisneros

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Juan Luis Avendaño Cisneros is held in high esteem by interviewees for his practice in this market. A client particularly praises "his substantive knowledge, practical approach and responsiveness." He has experience advising on a number of highly complex local and international transactions and is particularly well versed in debt offerings. He led the team on the aforementioned BBVA, BNP Paribas and HSBC work highlight.

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Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Eduardo Vega is greatly appreciated by clients for his practice, with one considering him to be a "leader and a very experienced lawyer in local capital markets issuances and financings." Another client singles out "his knowledge, understanding and experience." His expertise lies in securities matters, with the structuring and issuance of debt transactions being a particular area of strength. He regularly represents both local and international clientele.

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Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Rafael Alcázar is described by clients as a practitioner that is "very clear in his legal explanations of capital markets topics and avoids unnecessary risks." He is well placed to advise on a range of mandates, including transactional and regulatory matters. Primary and secondary public offerings, in both the domestic and international markets, are areas of focus for Alcázar.

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Juan Luis Hernández

Hernández & Cía. Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Juan Luis Hernández is lauded by clients, who say he is "a very good and pragmatic lawyer, who helps closing deals and provides high-quality, balanced advice." He is well versed in capital markets transactions, acting on debt issuances and note offerings, including co-leading the aforementioned Automotores Gildemeister work highlight.

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José Antonio Payet

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Market commentators recognise practice co-head José Antonio Payet's activity in this field and commend him as a "very skilful practitioner." Clients go on to comment on his "professionalism, in-depth knowledge and ability to advise on legal aspects while applying 'real life' practicalities to his suggestions." He is well placed to assist with corporate financing mandates involving securities offerings.

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Diego Peschiera Mifflin

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The "exceptional and very solid practitioner" Diego Peschiera Mifflin is singled out by clients for his capital markets practice, with one particularly valuing that "he is very reachable and always willing to answer any of our questions, looking to find a solution to each detail. He demonstrates absolute engagement in every transaction." He has notable experience advising clients in their capacities as arrangers, underwriters and issuers.

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José Manuel Abastos

Hernández & Cía. Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

José Manuel Abastos is described by commentators as an "active capital markets lawyer," with a client stating that "it is a pleasure to work with him." He has a wide-ranging practice, with noteworthy experience in securities transactions related to project financing.

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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients regard Jeanette Aliaga as "a pragmatic and practical lawyer, with good knowledge of capital markets legislation."  She has experience assisting clients from both the public and private sector, including financial entities and corporations, with a variety of capital markets transactions.

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Garrigues

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Sergio Amiel is well regarded by clients, who mention that "he has a lot of experience in this field and in financings in general. He is very intelligent." Amiel focuses his practice on advising issuers in complex capital markets transactions, as well as acting for a number of financial institutions.

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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Paul Castritius is described by clients as a "very knowledgeable and highly responsive lawyer." They go on to say: "He has the experience and expertise we require, as well as being available when we need him, which makes everything very easy." He co-led on the aforementioned Credicorp Capital and Scotiabank Perú work highlight.

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Band 3

Juan Antonio Egüez

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Juan Antonio Egüez is highlighted by clients for his "professionalism, as well as his in-depth knowledge and understanding of this field." He has considerable experience acting for clients on capital markets transactions, with specific expertise in debt and equity issuances. He led the team on the aforementioned Banco de Crédito del Perú work highlight.

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Band 3

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Antonio Guarniz is held in high esteem by clients, who declare: "He has a lot of experience in this field." His practice focuses on financing transactions for clients hailing from the retail and energy and natural resources sectors, with in-depth knowledge of securities matters.

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Band 3

Andrés Kuan-Veng Cabrejo

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Andrés Kuan-Veng Cabrejo is widely recognised by interviewees for his capital markets experience. A client says that he is "very talented and experienced in this field," while another values that he "spots issues and puts himself in the shoes of his clients."

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Band 3

Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Jorge Lazo is highly recognised and praised by market commentators for his extensive knowledge of capital markets. A client mentions: "He knows the field and is able to see things from the client's point of view. He stands out for being super-practical, considering the whole picture and looking for the most efficient financial structure for the operation."

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Band 3

Alonso Miranda Vargas

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Alonso Miranda Vargas is praised by clients for his "knowledge of the Peruvian regulation, in-depth understanding of the client's needs and his capacity to provide creative proposals." They additionally appreciate his ability to work well alongside international counsel on major transactions. He has experience in a wide range of capital markets mandates, including public and private securities offerings.

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Up and Coming

Rafael Berckholtz

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner Rafael Berckholtz is a visible player in the capital markets arena and "has expertise in this field," according to interviewees. He has considerable knowledge of both domestic and international transactions, including equity and debt offerings.

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Up and Coming

Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner Bruno Gonzáles "is an excellent lawyer; he is creative, proactive and concerned about the client's needs. He has the sector knowledge and practical know-how necessary for capital markets transactions," according to sources.

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Up and Coming

Nydia Guevara Villavicencio

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner Nydia Guevara Villavicencio is a highly respected player in the Peruvian capital markets sector. Clients assert that "she is always able to offer solutions to complex issues and is a strategic legal partner when structuring transactions."

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Associates to watch

Yésica Del Carpio

Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Yésica Del Carpio is recognised by interviewees for her capital markets practice, with experience advising clients on a range of bond issuances. She assisted the team with the aforementioned Republic of Peru bond offering.

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Associates to watch

Álvaro Del Valle

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Álvaro Del Valle is well recognised for his capital markets practice and valued by clients for his advice in this field, with one noting: "He transmits confidence due to his knowledge of this area, which makes him a trusted adviser for us."

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Associates to watch

Miluska Gutiérrez

Garrigues

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The "standout" associate-to-watch Miluska Gutiérrez is recommend by clients, who consider her to be "excellent and a hard worker." She has noteworthy experience in capital markets matters, having assisted with note issuances, as well as sector-related regulatory mandates.

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Associates to watch

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Renzo Luna is praised by clients, who assert: "He has great experience and in-depth knowledge of capital markets, including regulatory and compliance mandates." His practice focuses on both public and private equity and debt offerings.

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