Banking & Finance - Peru
What the team is known for
Miranda & Amado Abogados possesses a pre-eminent practice offering cutting-edge expertise in both transactional and regulatory mandates. The firm is routinely instructed to advise on sizeable acquisition and project finance deals as well as corporate refinancings. The team is extremely comfortable handling innovative cross-border transactions involving secured, syndicated credit facilities. The department provides counsel to a stellar list of the biggest local banks and international financial institutions as well as major corporate borrowers from the mining, energy and agro-industrial sectors. Its deep bench of noted practitioners also bring their regulatory experience to bear, advising on the incorporation of foreign banks and alternative lenders.
Front-running partner Juan Luis Avendaño Cisneros continues to be a powerhouse in Peru's banking and finance arena. One client enthuses: "He is a high-quality professional with a vast knowledge of the finance and capital markets spheres," while another adds: "He is an excellent partner who provides timely advice." He also garners extensive praise from peers, with one stating: "He is among the market leaders in this field."
Experienced partner Rafael Corzo continues to play a key role assisting financial institutions with incorporations, as well as advising on corporate finance issues. A market commentator states: "He is the lawyer we go to when we need advice on critical situations that require an expert," adding: "He is an excellent lawyer in financial regulation." Another observer adds: "Rafael Corzo is extremely detail-oriented."
José Miguel Puiggrós is well placed to advise both lenders and borrowers on corporate finance mandates. An impressed observer reports: "He is a sophisticated professional who is respected in the Peruvian legal market. He has a vast knowledge of the regulations, as well as experience in finance-related transactions." Another interviewee states: "José Miguel Puiggrós is a very practical lawyer who looks for commercially sound solutions."
Gabriela Dañino Sinclair joins the numbered bands for the first time this year after eliciting ample praise from interviewees, with one stating: "She is a very good lawyer with a great knowledge of the banking and finance sphere in Peru." Another interviewee adds: "She handled a complex cross-border transaction for us and we were very pleased with her work."
Up-and-coming partner Álvaro Del Valle comes recommended by a client, who reports: "He is a very intelligent and dedicated lawyer." Another interviewee adds: "He handled a very complicated operation for us and did it well."