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Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas

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Managing Partner: Alberto Rebaza
Number of partners worldwide: 13
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 47

Firm Overview:
Exceptional skills and experience in handling highly complex matters. Deeply committed to excellence and a super-pleasing client service makes Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas different from any other firm.

Main Areas of Practice:

M&A:

The firm represented Grupo El Comercio in the sale of Coney Island to Carlyle Group; Papelsa in the sale of Grupo Gloria's Trupal; Grupo Wiese in their US$25 million investment in the global hotel chain, Selina; Novatec Pagani in the sale of US$3.3 million-worth assets to Grupo Wenco's Línea Plástica Perú; Grupo Wiese in the sale minority interest in SURA Asset Management and Comtech Telecomm Corp in the evaluation of the acquisition of Gilat Satellite Networks.

Arbitration & Litigation:
Experienced in complex sensitive controversies, both in the judiciary and in arbitration (local and international) in a wide range of matters such as commercial contracts, corporate disputes, and administrative litigation, and concession and infrastructure contracts. The team differentiate from others in its strategic and comprehensive view of controversies supported by experts in M&A, securities, tax and infrastructure matters.

Banking & Finance:
The firm represented a syndicate of six banks, on a US$300 million revolving credit facility to Nexa Resources; BBVA and Banco Santander on a €285 million facility granted to Digital Data Center Bidco, SL; Agrícola Andrea and Ozblu Perú on a US$53.1 million facility granted by MetLife; among other challenging transactions for significant players as CS Peru Infrastructure Holdings LLC; Camposol SA (main agriculture Peruvian company); Cooperative Rabobank UA; Toulousse Lautrec (TLS) Education Institute and Enfoca Group (Fund).

Capital Markets:
The firm advised Camposol SA on a US$350 million senior notes with Santander, BofA, Scotia Capital (USA), UBS and BBVA as initial purchasers; Banco Ripley Perú SA on a US$100 million corporate bonds issuance with Scotiabank Peru SAA, as arranger; among other challenging transactions for significant players as BTG Pactual SAFM (first mutual fund); and Fondo MiVivienda SA (US$80 million program).

Restructuring & Insolvency:
The firm represented GyM SA in the re-negotiation of financial obligations (US$90 million); Fima SA in the restructuring of its financial debts (US$50MM); C.A.M.E. SA in its restructuring plan (US$33 million) and OBRAINSA in the filing of a preventive insolvency proceeding (US$200 million), among others (confidential).

Infrastructure and PPPs:
The firm represented Proinversion in the guide and PPP template agreement to be used for all future PPP projects in Peru. Deloitte Talara Consortium, in the provision of Project Management Office services for the Petroperu's US$4.9 billion Talara Refinery Modernisation Project. The team also advised Corporación Monte Azul in the development of its storage and logistics infrastructure project.

Labour:
The firm represents Tecnológica de Alimentos SA, Telefónica del Perú SAA, QUIMPAC SA, Monster Beverage Company Peru SRL, Cadena de Comercio Peru SC (OXXO Stores), DP World Callao SRL and LATAM Airlines Peru SA. We Highly active in legal advisory, litigations and gender equity actions within the workplace.

Mining:
The firm advises mining companies, investors, financial institutions and different stakeholders in the industry. Focus on transactional, corporate finance, taxation, regulatory and environmental matters for the most significant players in the sector, such as Glencore International, Nexa Resources, Hudbay Minerals, Pandion Mine Finance, Trevali Mining, Mitsui and financial entities such as BBVA, BNP Paribas, Scotiabank, among others.

Private Clients:
The firm embraces both succession and wealth planning. The team brings tailor-made solutions to clients, addressing their specific personal and financial needs, developing personalized structures for the management, protection and preservation of their assets and businesses. The team designs and sets up local and foreign investment structures including local or foreign trusts, investment funds and private companies’ contributions.

Tax:
The firm advises clients in all kind of industries and sectors particularly regarding finance, capital markets, retail, telecommunications, infrastructure, energy and government entities matters. The team designs and evaluates tax structures for local and cross border transactions in M&As, project finance, acquisition finance and corporate reorganizations. Tax planning in investment funds, local and foreign trusts, focused on optimizing the investor’s return. Highly active representing contentious and non-contentious tax procedures before the Peruvian Tax Authority.

Venture Capital:
Pioneers for Venture Capital and Corporate Venture matters in Peru. The firm represented Chazki Holdings Inc, (delivery start up), in the acquisition of TodoVa, a Chilean startup; Grupo Crédito SA and Banco de Crédito del Peru, in the acquisition of an equity stake in Comercio Digital Integral SAC, "Lumingo"; Grupo Crédito SA in the acquisition of an equity stake in Wally POS SAC,; and Facebook in the investment made, along with IDB Invest, Telefónica and CAF, to "Internet para Todos" project, for wireless internet services Peruvian rural areas.

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, labour crime, criminal compliance, among others.

Languages:
English, French, German, Spanish