Alberto Rebaza > Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas > Lima, Peru > Lawyer 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

Work Department

Corporate M&A, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Private Clients, Venture Capital.

Position

Managing Partner

Career

Managing Partner of Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas. Former Partner of Rodrigo, Elias & Medrano.

Languages

English, Spanish

Memberships

Lima Bar Association, ABA and IBA. Arbitrator of American Chamber of Commerce and PUCP.

Education

Masters Degree (University of Virginia) Fulbright Scholarship 1995; Bachelor’s Degree (PUCP). Former professor at PUCP and UPC. Member of the Board of Trustees of MALI. Director of AMROP, Liderman, YPO. Member of the international patronage committee of the Reina Sofia Museum.

Lawyer Rankings

Peru > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Alberto RebazaRebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas

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.

Peru > Banking and finance

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.