Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International


Av. La Floresta 497, Piso 5
San Borja
Lima 41

+511 618 8500

+511 372 7374

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 105
Languages: English, Spanish

We have a rich 69-years of history servicing domestic and international clients. The combination of our rich local knowledge and experience with the global resources and reach of Baker McKenzie open new doors for our domestic clients and create opportunities for our lawyers and staff to serve an expanded roster of international companies eager to grow in Peru.

Pablo Berckholtz 
Managing Partner

Rafael Picasso
Banking & Finance

Liliana Espinosa 
Corporate M&A

Juan Carlos de los Heros 
Project Finance

  • Advised the Republic of Peru, in connection with three simultaneous and interrelated transactions: (i) the issuance of sovereign bonds in the international market for an aggregate principal amount of USD 3,089,320,000 at a rate of 5.95% and with a term of 10 years, (ii) a tender offer for Global Depositary Notes (GDN) under Rule 144A and Regulation S of the U.S. securities Act of 1933 in the amount of USD 36, 133,244, and (iii) tender offer to purchase global bonds maturing in 2019 at a rate of 7.125% in the amount of USD 254,667,527.
  • Lenders' counsel in connection with a Credit Facility Agreement for an amount over USD 1.3 billion executed with PETROPERÚ a state-owned oil & gas company, to finance an important portion of the investment required for the modernization of the Talara Oil Refinery in Northern Peru for the increase of its production capacity from approximately 62,000 BPSD to approximately 95,000 BPSD.
  • Advised Bow Power, the sponsor of Concesionaria Linea de Transmision CCNCM on a USD 175 million hybrid refinancing.  The project consists of a transmission line that runs 370 kilometres across north Peru, connecting the northern regions of Carhuaquero, Cajamarca, Cáclic and Moyobamba.  This allows the transmission of electricity to the Northeast towards the Amazon and will support growing power supply and demand, thereby improving the reliability of the transmission system in this part of the country. Latin America Niche Market Deal of the Year 2018 granted by CFG Media Group.

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