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Rubio Leguía Normand

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Rubio Leguía Normand, Guillermo Acuña, Lima, PERU

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Guillermo Acuña

Work +511 2083000
Rubio Leguía Normand

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Corporate and Contractual, Foreign Investment, Electricity, Mining.


Guillermo is a partner at the firm. His career has evolved hand in hand with the firm’s development, since he started out as a legal trainee at the time of its foundation. Later, he became an associate, then a partner and, finally, the firm's manager, the position he currently fills. Furthermore, he provides legal counsel to important Peruvian and foreign companies belonging to the mining and energy sector. He has extensive experience in supplementary matters and in supporting tasks, such as the negotiation and design of agreements with communities, land acquisition, rights of use and rights of way, as well as in all legal aspects related to the initial stage and the development of mining and energy projects.


Spanish and English.


Lima Bar Association, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Instituto Peruano de Derecho Mercantil (Peruvian Institute of Commercial Law).


Attorney-at-Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 1982.


Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Highly rated in the market for structuring M&A deals, Carey is 'a full-service firm with well-trained lawyers, who are highly responsive, experienced, connected and practical'. Its expertise includes takeovers through public offerings, minority share purchases, acquisitions of companies or asset packages, private equity transactions, and company and asset purchases during insolvency or reorganisation scenarios. Recent areas of growth for the practice include venture-capital deals, including equity investments and buyouts of local start-ups by foreign companies, while the compliance practice is highly rated for advising on risk prevention and mitigation. The active client list includes MetLife, Danaher, UnitedHealth, Scotiabank, Brookfield and Enel. In a deal involving several jurisdictions (and in a heavily regulated sector), Pablo IacobelliCristián Eyzaguirre and Francisco Guzmán  led advice to pharmaceutical distribution company Cardinal Health its $6.1bn acquisition of Medtronic's medical supply business. Other notable mandates included advising British private equity firm CVC Capital Partners on the local aspects of its $4.7bn acquisition of a 20 per cent stake in Gas Natural Fenosa; and assisting multinational pharmaceutical, chemical and life sciences company Merck with the Chilean aspects of the global 4.2bn sale of its health consumer business to Procter & Gamble. Firm chairman Jorge Carey is 'visionary' and 'a brilliant strategist', managing partner Jaime Carey 'provides excellent support' and Marcos Ríos is the compliance contact. Claudio Lizana,  Salvador Valdés, Francisco Acuña and Guillermo Acuña, along with Jorge UgarteCristián Figueroa and Francisco Ugarte are also all highly regarded, as is counsel Patricia Silberman.

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