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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados, Sandro Fuentes, Lima, PERU

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Sandro Fuentes

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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados

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Corporate and Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Restructuring and Insolvency, Tax.


Partner Sandro Fuentes specializes in new businesses, fiscal strategy and planning, and corporate and civil law matters.


He counsels on establishing new businesses, including fiscal planning. He also provides advisory on the acquisition of goods and services through bids and tenders from the offer preparation phase to the presentation and contracting phase. Additionally, he assists in negotiations and formations of contract in general, companies’ acquisitions or sales and similar.

Sandro is Chairman of BANBIF, director of the Official Chamber of Commerce of Spain and Vice President of the Lima Chamber of Commerce. He has been Minister of Labor and Social Promotion, Director of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru, superintendant of SUNAT and Director of CONASEV.

He has been professor at Universidad de Lima, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and Universidad del Pacífico.


Spanish, English.


Lima Bar Association, Callao Bar Association.


Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú – Lawyer (1983).


Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

'Arguably the market leaders', Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados is a dominant force in high-end, complex transactions. Clients praise its sophisticated offering that is 'best in class for partner involvement', as well as its legal knowledge, responsiveness and communication. The firm is advising Sempra Energy on the Peruvian aspects of the proposed sale of its Peruvian and Chilean business units, including Luz del Sur - potentially the largest deal of 2019 in Peru. Leading the advice is the firm's head of M&A Jean Paul Chabaneix, who 'provides spectacular insight and service on a client's most challenging problems' and 'gets the deal done', and Jorge Trelles, who 'identifies the main needs of each in-house counsel', 'drafts particularly well' and is 'of essential assistance in negotiations'. Other deal highlights saw a team led by Eduardo López act as local counsel to Belmond on its $3.2bn acquisition by Louis Vuitton; while Trelles teamed-up with Luis Enrique Palacios to advise I Squared Capital on its $341m acquisition of a 25% stake in power generation companies Kallpa Generación and Samay I from Energía del Pacífico. Other key individuals in the practice group, one of the largest in the market, are: Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado, a market leader in mining M&A; Ramón Vidurrizaga, who heads the general corporate practice; Sandro Fuentes and Alfonso Montoya. The team has also been strengthened with Augusto Cáceres' July-2019 elevation to the partnership; he focuses on M&A, corporate and project finace, venture capital and technology.

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