Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas > Lima, Peru > Firm Profile

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas
VÍCTOR ANDRES BELAUNDE 147. VIA PRINCIPAL 133
2ND AND 3RD FLOOR. EDIFICIO REAL DOS, SAN ISIDRO
LIMA 27
Peru

Peru > Bankruptcy and restructuring Tier 1

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas excels in this arena, its dedicated practice led by two market-leading practitioners in Gonzalo De las Casas and José Jiménez Chocano. They are both full-time specialists in the field, a rare commodity in Peru, advising across a broad spectrum of restructurings, reorganisations and distressed M&A, as well as sophisticated bankruptcy procedures. Consequently, the firm attracts matters of the highest value and complexity, advising domestic and international financial institutions as well as key industries players. They include Graña y Montero (GyM), arguably Peru’s most high-profile company, which the firm is advising on both the $1.3bn insolvency of the Southern Gas Pipeline project (Gasoducto Sur Peruano) and in respect of GyM’s private restructuring of debts with suppliers, total value approximately $116m. Also worthy of mention is Daniel Gonzáles, who focuses on corporate reorganisations and restructuring in the construction and industrial sectors, and the sale of distressed companies’ assets. Since publiction, key senior Marcia Arellano has been raised to the partnership – effective January 2022.

Practice head(s):

Gonzalo De Las Casas Salinas; José Antonio Jiménez Chocano

Testimonials

It is a solid team, led by two leading lawyers in the sector.’

They have extensive experience negotiating and managing companies in crisis. They have a lot of experience and a high ethical standard.’

They understand the client’s problems and interests in an impressive way; More than an external lawyer, they behave like an in-house because of their involvement with consultations, problems and eventual solutions. Great knowledge of the legal issues and the environment and sensitivity of the stakeholders involved.’

24/7 availability; knowledge of stakeholder sensitivity; very good relationship with counterparts.

Extensive knowledge and mastery of the topics. Partners fully committed to the company.’

Gonzalo de las Casas, apart from his extensive experience, empathises with the company’s problems and acts simultaneously as legal and business advisor. José Jimenez is a very complete professional and knows very well the internal functioning of the counterparts, giving clear and precise advice. They are both good strategists for coming up with action plans.’

Key clients

Aenza (ex-Graña y Montero)

GyM

FIMA

Banco Internacional del Perú (Interbank)

Chubb Perú Compañía de Seguros y Reaseguros

Obras de Ingenieria

CAME Contratistas Generales

Peru Fashions

Banco de Credito del Peru

Alva legal asesoría empresarial

Termochilca

Work highlights

  • Advised Termochilca on negotiations with financial creditors to structure an alternative sale process for the company, in the context of a trust foreclosure.
  • Advised GyM on the private restructuring of its commercial debts via a debt-for-notes swap.
  • Advised Obrainsa on its preventive insolvency procedure in order to restructure its debt (banks, local notes, suppliers).

Peru > Compliance Tier 1

An impressive client roster at Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas is testament to the growing market recognition of the compliance and white-collar practice, staffed by a focused team of criminal law specialist partners supported by tier-one calibre corporate expertise. Practice heads Augusto Loli and Hector Gadea Benavides are both experienced white-collar crime specialists and lead an associate team that includes full-time crime, compliance and internal investigations lawyer Sergio Mattos and recent arrival Camilo Clavijo from leading white-collar firm Benites, Vargas & Ugaz. As well as a hefty caseload of compliance planning and programme development for major domestic companies, the team is regularly instructed to conduct internal investigations into potential business crime, such as fraud, human rights violations and breaches of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). It is also a popular choice among international law firms requiring Peruvian counsel in such cases.

Practice head(s):

Augusto Loli; Héctor Gadea Benavides

Testimonials

The knowledge, use of resources and the availability and participation of the members of the compliance team is remarkable. Recommend Héctor Gadea and Sergio Mattos.’

 

Key clients

Norvial

Alicorp

JJC Contratistas Generales

Graña y Montero

Credicorp

Intercorp Group

Telefónica del Perú

Compañía Peruana de Radiodifusión (América Televisión – Channel 4)

SIGMA

Cementos Pacasmayo

Costeño Alimentos

Edpyme Acceso Crediticio

Crosland Automotriz (Crosland Group)

Chr. Hansen

Volcan Compañía Minera

AJ Gallagher – Winston & Strawn LLP

Sky Airline Perú

Pesquera Exalmar

Pacífico EPS

Fundación Augusto N Wiese

Work highlights

  • Acted for Credicorp in the preparation of a legal report and recommendations on compliance issues related to the recently-introduced rule criminalising abuse of dominant position.
  • Conducted a profound review of America Television’s existing compliance programme and identified the gaps and needs to fully meet legal requirements, and designed a new compliance programme for the company, including permanent criminal preventive advice to the company.
  • Provided preventive advice to Norvial from a compliance perspective, including an analysis of the risk matrix of a public concession and the prevention measures adopted to mitigate risks related to traffic accidents.

Peru > Corporate and M&A Tier 1

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has ‘great technical and commercial capabilities‘, earning the firm roles in sophisticated transactions. In particular, it is a popular choice among leading international law firms requiring Peruvian advice, giving a distinct international flavour to the practice. By way of example, it acted as local counsel to Stone Canyon alongside a team of well-known US law firms in the $3.2bn purchase of 100% of the stockholding of K+S Aktiengesellschaft, which has businesses in Peru. Aside from M&A, the firm handles complex corporate advisory work for an elite client-base that includes Grupo Wiese, Glencore and Facebook. Alberto Rebaza and Felipe Boisset head the team and are both held in high esteem by the market. The strong partner-level group also includes: Luis Miguel Elías, whose sector specialisation is mining;  Alexandra Orbezo, who leads the venture capital practice at the firm; and Daniel Gonzáles, who advised Stone Canyon alongside Boisset. Since publicationFiorella Atoche -who divides her practice between M&A and real estate matters- has been raised to the partnership, effective Jnaury 2022.

Practice head(s):

Alberto Rebaza; Felipe Boisset

Testimonials

They are available at all hours, and every day to close the transaction.’

100% commitment to find the solution for the client. They are not limited to doing what was agreed, but to meeting the agreed business goal.’

A reliable and experienced firm, with a lot of knowledge of the needs of different types of industry in Peru.’

Among the various excellent attorneys at the firm, Daniel Gonzales stands out for his extensive knowledge of complex business transactions. This, added to the contribution of timely and creative solutions to problems presented in them, makes their support in the management of a legal department extremely valuable.

Dedicated team with a lot of service disposition. They are super trained and when you ask them something that they are not 100% sure they tell you openly and come back with the answer and/or solution. That generates a lot of confidence in the team.’

Empathy and dedication to one’s needs. Be it a business of millions or a simple service, they serve you with the same dedication and professionalism. Daniel Gonzales (partner), Josefina Arana (associate) and Adriana Bellido (associate) work with great dedication and give that extra to provide solutions. They have great diligence when it comes to delivering the job. They seek to adapt to one’s times instead of setting an agenda according to their times.’

Very well integrated multidisciplinary team with great technical and commercial capabilities. They know the client’s needs very well and are pro-deal. Excellent to work with them.’

Great professionals and very proactive in anticipating problems or possible contingencies with very good ability to resolve these aspects and negotiation skills. Felipe Boisset, Stefano Amprimo, Alexandra Orbezco are recommended. They also rely on other practice areas of the firm. Great cohesion between the teams.’

Key clients

Grupo Wiese

Agrícola Andrea

Grupo Breca

Glencore

Quimpac

Energía del Pacífico

Corporación Monte Azul

Grupo El Comercio

Laboratorios Portugal

Creation Investments

Acceso Crediticio

Edenred Perú

Caja Rural de Ahorro y Crédito Los Andes

Camposol

Credicorp

Ibibo Group

Cardinal Health

Inspired Group

Corporación Hayduk

Inversiones Educa

Selafin

Rabobank

Apolo Capital

Industrias Plásticas Reunidas

Krealo, Grupo Crédito

Globant

Facebook

Volcan

Chazki Holdings

Work highlights

  • Advising a group of Peruvian investors on the acquisition of all the shares of Banco Azteca del Perú by Grupo Elektra, whose activities centre on retail chains and financial services.
  • Advised Stone Canyon on the $3.2bn purchase of 100% of the stockholding of K+S Aktiengesellschaft, holding of Morton Salt business with operations in Peru, Chile, Brazil, China, USA and Canada.
  • Acted for Volcan Compañía Minera  on the sale of 100%  of the shares held in three subsidiaries – Empresa Administradora de Cerro, Óxidos de Pasco and Remediadora Ambiental – to Canadian mining company Cerro de Pasco Resources Inc.

Peru > Banking and finance Tier 2

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas is distinguished in the market for its expertise across both banking regulatory work and complex transactions, regularly attracting cross-border financings within a range of industries. Its broad client base comprises international and local banks and finance houses, including HSBC, Coöperatieve Rabobank, JP Morgan Banco de Inversión and Scotiabank, as well as home-grown companies, the firm reporting an uptick in work on the borrower-side during the past year. Notably, the practice is often instructed by global law firms requiring Peruvian advice, recently advising microfinance financial services company Edpyme Acceso Crediticio on a $210m debt restructuring alongside the New York office of a UK-based magic circle firm. Rafael Alcázar has a leading reputation in the market, and co-leads the practice alongside Alberto Rebaza, an M&A expert with valuable corporate finance capability. The well-structured team also includes partners Luis Miguel Elías, whose sector focus includes mining, and Daniel Gonzáles, an education and agricultural financing specialist; Ana María Sánchez is a stand-out senior associate. Since publication, Sánchez has left the firm - effective as of February 2022.

Practice head(s):

Rafael Alcázar; Alberto Rebaza

Testimonials

Great experience and commitment to meet the objectives and goals proposed by the client. They are above the legal teams of other firms.’

The knowledge of the banking and financial sector makes them a benchmark in the Peruvian legal market. Daniel Gonzalez stands out for his commitment and knowledge of the sector.’

The team has a strategic vision of the company’s needs and apply all their experience to suggest the best alternative to the different negotiation fronts that we face. The level of service is excellent, the best solutions focused on the need of the company, timely responses and the best disposition for the different meetings we had.’

Daniel Gonzales is very skilled in negotiations with banks and good experience in suggesting alternative solutions.’

Deep knowledge of the client’s business model that allows them to understand the impacts and needs during the pandemic. The comparison with other firms is very favourable.’

Outstanding level of knowledge of the regulatory framework, the needs of the company, involvement in the negotiation and ability to balance contingencies vs. business opportunities, especially Rafael Alcazar.’

The attention of this study has been very personalised, where the main partner has been on top of all the details and that ensures an optimal level of delivery. Regardless of that, the rest of the team has also done an excellent job, very neat and professional.

This firm, led by partner Rafael Alcazar, has personally cared about providing a service at the best level. His associate Ana Maria Sánchez stands out with the same characteristics, very precise with a good level of advice in the areas in which they have been assigned to advise us.

Key clients

Glencore Canada Corporation

Nexa Resources Peru

Pandion Mine Finance

RiverMet Resource Capital

Camposol

Ecopacking Cartones

D&C Inmobiliaria

Capital Center

Pesquera Hayduk

Coöperatieve Rabobank

Scotiabank Perú

Gramercy Funds Management

Banco de Crédito e Inversiones – BCI

JP Morgan Banco de Inversión

Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria

HSBC

BD Capital SAF

For Innovation Technology Big Data

Banco Santander

Work highlights

  • Advised Edpyme Acceso Crediticio on the structuring and negotiation of a debt restructuring agreement with 19 international lenders, including banks and multilaterals, value $210m.
  • Advised Pesquera Hayduk on a $100m credit facility granted by DNB Bank and Coöperatieve Rabobank.
  • Acted for Pandion Mine Finance and RiverMet Resource Capital on a $150m Term Loan Credit Agreement, granted by BlackRock group.

Peru > Capital markets Tier 2

Demonstrating extensive capabiity in both international and national transactions, Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas attracts big-league clients and instructions. In a case in point, the team acted for the underwriters - Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Banco Bradesco BBI, BB Securities, Santander Investment Securities and Scotia Capital (USA) - in Nexa Resources $500m offering of 6.500% senior unsecured notes due 2028. The team is also an attractive choice for regulatory work, and acts for an extensive array of regulated and non-regulated investment funds. Head of the practice Rafael Alcázar is highly rated for a range of securities work. He has strong support in partners Luis Miguel Elías and Daniel Gonzáles.

Practice head(s):

Rafael Alcázar

Testimonials

It is the best team in the field. Accuracy in its analysis and structuring of operations.’

Rafael Alcázar is the most competent lawyer in the matter and his recommendations allow us to make timely and adequate decisions. He knows the market perfectly and acts very quickly.’

Excellent teams for each area, they work as a team. They do compare very favourably with other firms.’

Outstanding in every respect: Rafael Alcazar, Fiorela Ccahua, Victor Valdez.’

Key clients

Nexa Resources Perú

Scotiabank Perú

Hudbay Minerals, Hudbay Peru, Hudbay Marketing & Sales, and Hudbay Peru

Administradora Jockey Plaza Shopping Center

HMC Asset Management Sociedad Administradora de Fondos de Inversión

Blanco Sociedad Administradora de Fondos de Inversión

Sigma Sociedad Administradora de Fondos de Inversión

Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Banco Bradesco BBI, BB Securities, Santander Investment Securities and Scotia Capital (USA)

W Capital Sociedad Administradora de Fondos de Inversión

Lexington

Morgan Stanley UK

Work highlights

  • Acted for Scotiabank Peru as arranger on the issuance of debt securities through a securities programme for up to $150m and a first issuance of up to $100m by Banco Ripley Perú.
  • Advising investment fund manager Sigma Sociedad Administradora de Fondos de Inversión (Sigma SAFI) with respect to Peruvian capital markets regulation on the placement of investment funds under its administration and for the fulfillment of its obligations before the SMV as a regulated company.
  • Advised Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Banco Bradesco BBI, BB Securities, Santander Investment Securities and Scotia Capital (USA) as initial purchasers in the $500m offering made by parent company Nexa Resources of its 6.500% senior unsecured notes due 2028.

Peru > Dispute resolution Tier 3

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas compliments its first-rate corporate and finance practices with an effective disputes offering and is particularly strong in white-collar crime. The firm boasts two experienced partners for corporate crime matters in Augusto Loli and Hector Gadea Benavides, who act for the likes of Telefónica del Perú, Credicorp and Banco de Crédito del Perú in cases of money laundering, fraud or administrative offences, for instance. Roger Zavaleta Rodríguez leads the firm’s civil and commercial litigation and arbitration practice and is noted for its capability in regulatory disputes. While his former fellow co-head, Rodrigo Urrutia Macchiavello departed for Campos | Arbitraje e Infraestructura  in December 2020 after just a year at the firm, the firm demonstrated its commitment to the disputes sector with the Jnauary 2021 hire of dual-qualifed (Peru & New York) arbitral specialist Fabio Núñez del Prado as a senior associate from Clifford Chance. Since publication this growth has continued with the April 2022 hires of senior associate Jorge López Fung and associate Úrsula Piedra, both of whom are also arbitration-focused.

Practice head(s):

Roger Zavaleta Rodríguez; Augusto Loli; Hector Gadea

Testimonials

My contact is exclusively with the lawyer Hector Gadea. I am very satisfied with his the work.’

Adequate design of defence strategies. Speed ​​and knowledge of the subject by Roger Zavaleta.

Key clients

Susana De La Puente

Banco Agropecuario and Corporación Financiera de Desarrollo

Banco de Crédito del Perú

Intercorp Group

Credicorp

Consorcio Ica Segura

Cobra Perú

Altima Global Special Situations Master Fund

Compañía Peruana de Radiodifusión (América Televisión – Channel 4)

Aspíllaga Anderson Hermanos

Financiera Qapaq

Telefónica del Perú

Lima Expresa

Empresa Nacional de Ferrocarriles en Liquidación.

Panaka

Sura Asset Management Perú

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Banco Agropecuario (Agrobanco) and Corporación Financiera de Desarrollo (COFIDE) in an $87m arbitration against Cultivos Ecológicos and its guarantors.
  • Acting for represents Telefónica in a $20m dispute against labour unions.
  • Representing Aspíllaga Anderson Hermanos in a judicial claim against Agrícola Cerro Prieto related to the expropriation of several properties (farms) during the Peruvian ‘Agrarian Reform’.

Peru > Labour and employment Tier 3

Head of department María Haydee Zegarra at Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas is very highly regarded by the market for her expertise across a range of contentious and advisory matters. The firm consequently attracts an impressive client base that includes Telefónica del Perú, Latam Airlines Peru and Scotiabank Peru, while a diverse array of matters includes arbitration, corporate reorganisations, collective bargaining, Covid-19 response and policy planning in areas such as sexual harassment prevention. Five supporting associates include Omar Díaz, who has a decade’s experience in the field, and Elizene Vásquez De Velasco, adviser to several of the practice’s key clients. Since publication, Díaz has been raised to the partnership – effective January 2022.

Practice head(s):

María Haydée Zegarra

Testimonials

Very good team. Well balanced. Good people.’

Maria Haydee Zegarra is very good, an excellent leader; Omar Diaz is already a strong lawyer. They are not just good lawyers they are excellent people.’

The support of the legal labour area throughout the health crisis has been outstanding.’

Maria Haydee Zegarra and Elizene Vasquez De Velasco stand out for their commitment, empathy and absolute competence. Reliable and guaranteed support.’

They are a very prepared team in labour matters. Always up-to-date, also informing in a timely manner about the impacts it could have on the sector. They are a very meticulous and detailed team.

They are always looking for innovative solutions that take you out of the box and out of your comfort zone, but always aimed at obtaining a successful result. Always there by your side. I make special mention of partner Maria Haydee Zegarra and associate Elizene Vasquez de Velasco. They do an exceptional job with strong and sometimes unexpected results in our favour.’

Key clients

Tecnológica de Alimentos

DP World Callao

Latam Airlines Peru

Telefónica del Perú

Camposol

Jardines de la Paz Group

Statkraft Perú

Aeropuertos del Perú

Aenza

Cooperativa Agraria Industrial Naranjillo

Corporación APC

Auna

Bolsa de Valores de Lima

Komatsu Mitsui Maquinarias Perú

Fundación Wiese

Grupo Wiese

Sigma Safi

Menarini Group

Cartones del Pacífico

Obras de Ingeniería

Pesquera Hayduk

Care Perú

Quimpac

Cadena de Comercio Perú (OXXO)

Flesan Servicios Compartidos

Migiva Group

Fast Dye

Scotiabank Peru

Inspired Group

Work highlights

  • Advising a client in the public sector on its internal policy in response to Covid-19 regulations
  • Advising a significant client from the financial services sector on training for senior staff in identifying and dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • Representing a logistics company in collective bargain initiated by one of its unions, regarding negotiation of new working conditions.

Peru > Tax Tier 3

A compact but effective team at Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas is particularly strong on advice relating to tax structures for M&A transactions and domestic and foreign investment in general. Contentious mandates are also undertaken, including administrative disputes before the tax authority and judicial courts. Camilo Maruy leads a team of four associates specialising in the field, including experienced seniors Víctor Valdez, who advises clients from the financial industry in particular; and the highly praised Pablo León. BTG Pactual and SMU Perú (Mayorsa) are among several recent client gains. Since publication, Valdez has been raised to the partnership and the practice has been further strengthened with the hire of experienced transacitonl tax partner César Luna Victoria from Rubio Leguía Normand - with effect from January and March 2022, respectively.

Practice head(s):

Camilo Maruy

Testimonials

The greatest virtue for me in this area is the exceptional knowledge of tax applicable to wealth management and family matters.’

Camilo Maruy and Victor Valdez are very talented. I highlight the team’s experience in complex transactions. They are very close to the customer. ‘

It is a highly qualified team that has a magnificent command of the subject. They are proactive and solve customer problems quickly and efficiently. The relationship between quality and fees is very good. ‘

Their high knowledge of the specific subject in question stands out. Associate Pablo León is one of the best professionals I have ever met.’

They are lawyers with a lot of knowledge in tax matters, very dedicated and available 24/7.’

Dedication is a stand out feature.’

Key clients

Brescia Group

Wiese Group

AC Capitales

Pesquera Cantabria (Kulisic Family)

Sigma

Bolsa de Productos de Chile

BTG Pactual

Entel Group

Grupo EOM

Bolsa de Valores de Lima (BVL)

Cavali ICVL

Interbank

Scotiabank

Acres Investment

Fit Capital (previously, Adcap Securities)

Sura

Crowdcredit

Grupo Migiva

Grupo Edifica

Banco GNB

COFIDE

Glencore

Camposol

SMU Perú (Mayorsa)

Work highlights

  • Advised Sura Asset Management on the tax audit procedure against the Peruvian Tax Administration regarding a remaining debt challenged by SUNAT and related to the sale of shares in an international transaction.
  • Advising Blanco Sociedad Administradora de Fondos de Inversión on the launch of a real estate investment public fund (FIRBI)
  • Advised Peru’s sole stock clearinghouse Cavali ICLV on the implementation of the common reporting standard which was implemented for the first time in Peru in August 2020

Peru > Projects and infrastructure Tier 4

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has noteworthy capability in this arena, particularly on the financing side under the leadership of corporate and project finance partner Luis Miguel Elías, who also brings relevant mining expertise to the practice. The team continues to advise Proinversion, the Peruvian investment promotion agency, on updating its guide and PPP template agreement to be used in all future projects in Peru. Senior associates Ana Maria Sanchez and Jesus Revilla are key practice group members.

Practice head(s):

Luis Miguel Elias; Alberto Rebaza

Key clients

International Finance Corporation

Hogan Lovells / ProInversion

Glencore / Perubar

Glencore International

Glencore Canada Corporation

APC Corporación

Entel Perú

Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL del Perú) / Constructora de Proyectos Viales de México / GAMI Ingeniería e Instalaciones

Nexus Capital Partners

Corporación Monte Azul

Inverport

Pesquera Hayduk

Concar

Quimpac

La Virgen

Consorcio Deloitte Talara

Andino Investment Holding

Work highlights

  • Provided Peruvian law advice to ProInversion on all key issues required to implement proposals to make PPP standardised contracts more efficient and modern.
  • Assisted Glencore Canada Corporation, in its capacity as co-lender and secured creditor, with analysis of the Peruvian assets required of Trevali Peru’s mining unit and processing facilities in the context of securing Trevali’s aggregate $170m refinancing in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Advising IFC in its capacity as permitted creditor in the amendment to APM Terminals’ concession agreement for the expansion of the Callao Multipurpose Port.

Peru > Real estate Tier 4

Top-ranked corporate lawyer Felipe Boisset at Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas also has real estate expertise, with a strong focus on property transactions. He takes the lead on all significant matters, with assistance from a trio of associates including experienced senior Fiorella Atoche, an M&A lawyer who has an increasing focus on real estate work. A growing client roster in this field includes new additions Gilberto Sarfaty and  the shareholders of Inmobiliaria NR761, advising the latter on an option agreement for the acquisition of property for the development of a housing project in San Isidro. Since publication, Atoche has sbeen raised to the partnership - effective January 2022.

Practice head(s):

Felipe Boisset

Testimonials

It is a firm with a lot of knowledge of the sector and the current changes. They also know common market-practices.

Their main strength is the commitment with the client to reach the end of the deal, always.’

Key clients

Owners of Edificio Aliaga 360

Owners of premises of Edificio Orquideas

Grupo Patio

Administradora Jockey Plaza Shopping Centre

Credicorp Capital

Grupo Breca

Apolo Capital

Comercio y Servicios de la Selva

Grupo Hayduk

Omar Rifai

Gilberto Sarfaty

Shareholders of Inmobiliaria NR761

Work highlights

  • Advised Grupo Patio on the $42m purchase of a future 12-story building for offices, commercial premises and parking lots (to be located in Las Camelias Avenue, San Isidro), from Fondo De Inversión En Bienes Raíces Larraín Vial–Colliers II.
  • Advised the shareholders of Inmobiliaria NR761 on the negotiation and execution of an option agreement for the acquisition of a real estate property valued at $1.9m (approx.), for the development of a housing project in San Isidro.
  • Acted for Comercio y Servicios De la Selva in the negotiation and execution of an option agreement for the sale of a real estate property in Bellavista, Callaoto to Inmobiliaria San José for the development of a housing project; purchase price approx. $7m.

Rebaza, Alcazar & De Las Casas is characterized by a sound, sophisticated and energetic approach to the practice of law, and by well educated and passionate lawyers actively involved in pursuing clients’ business goals. Established in 2004, after 13 successful years of sustained growth, both in number of members and clientele, the firm is currently one of the leading firms in the Peruvian market. The professional training of the firm’s members gives it the discipline, experience and depth required to advise clients on extremely complex domestic and cross-border transactions, with the highest level of effectiveness. The firm is actively involved in the financial, mining, insurance, infrastructure, manufacturing, retail, and services sectors. In 2009 the firm opened an office in Santiago, Chile to provide legal advice concerning Peruvian law to Chilean investors interested in investing in Peru, and to guide Peruvian companies interested in investing in Chile, serving in the latter case as liaison with Chilean law firms.

Areas of practice
Mergers and acquisitions: the firm is regularly engaged in large and complex domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, involving private and public companies, asset purchases, MBO, LBO, joint ventures and acquisition of distressed companies.

Banking and finance: the firm advises banks, insurance companies, fund managers, arrangers and multilateral financial organizations on regulatory compliance and credit facilities and diverse complex financing structures.

Capital markets: the firm has been involved in domestic and international transactions as advisers to investment banks, issuers, arrangers and placement agents. Additionally, the firm has a large practice in incorporating investment funds and developing financial products addressed to institutional investors.

Corporate restructuring and bankruptcy: the firm is home to the undisputed leading restructuring practice, which is regularly engaged in the country’s largest bankruptcy proceedings, global restructuring agreements, acquisition and sales of debt, and distressed asset acquisitions.

Infrastructure and project finance: the firm actively advises domestic and international clients on the structuring of projects, the tender process with the government or private clients (as the case may be) as well as the negotiation of concession agreements and project finance. The firm’s experience includes projects in areas such as highways, ports, airports, power plants, oil and gas, and water treatment plants.

Corporate litigation: the firm handles complex financial and corporate litigation and arbitration, and has experience in leading cross-border teams in multi-jurisdiction litigation.

Taxation: the firm provides comprehensive advice on tax law, including tax planning in M&A, domestic and foreign trusts, financial structures, and client counseling on administrative and judicial tax litigation.

Labor and employment: the firm provides full labor advice to its clients and enjoys vast experience conducting reviews and assessments of the labor situation of local and multinational corporations, as required in M&A transactions, financings, corporate reorganizations and restructuring operations.

White-collar crime: assistance in financial crimes, antitrust crime, securities fraud, tax evasion, commercial crime, embezzlement, criminal product liability, corporate fraud, environmental law violations, money laundering, labor crime, and criminal compliance among others.

Private client: personalized assistance to high-net-worth individuals and families, designing and setting up efficient investment structures aimed at the protection of assets, preservation of wealth and estates.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Corporate and M&A Alberto Rebaza
Corporate and M&A Juan Jose Cárdenas
Corporate and M&A Felipe Boisset
Corporate and M&A Luis Miguel Elías
Corporate and M&A Alexandra Orbezo
Banking and finance Rafael Alcazar
Banking and finance Alberto Rebaza
Banking and finance Juan Jose Cárdenas
Banking and finance Felipe Boisset
Bankruptcy and restructuring Gonzalo de las Casas
Bankruptcy and restructuring José Jimenez
Capital markets Rafael Alcázar
Capital markets Alberto Rebaza
Capital markets Felipe Boisset
Infrastructure and projects Juan José Cárdenas
Infrastructure and projects Maria Luisa Peña
Labor and employment María Haydee Zegarra
Private client Alberto Rebaza
Private client Camilo Maruy
Tax Camilo Maruy
White-collar crime Augusto Loli
Corporate litigation Augusto Loli
Venture Capital Alberto Rebaza
Venture Capital Alexandra Orbezo
Mining Luis Miguel Elias
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Rafael Alcázar photo Rafael AlcázarMain Partner
Felipe Boisset  photo Felipe Boisset Senior Partner and Co-head of the M&A Practice Area.
Gonzalo De las Casas  photo Gonzalo De las Casas Main Partner
Daniel Gonzáles photo Daniel GonzálesPartner
José Jiménez photo José JiménezSenior Partner.
Alberto Rebaza  photo Alberto Rebaza Managing Partner
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Partners : 12