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Antonio Guarniz

Partner / Peru
  • Practice areas /
  • Languages / English, Spanish

PPU Partner expert in all kinds of financial transactions including issuances programs of debt instruments (bonds, short-term instruments, negotiable certificate of deposit), equity issues, syndicated loans, medium-term loans, finance leases, asset securitization, etc.; acquisition of companies listed on the stock exchange, takeover bids, purchase and exchange, among others. He has advised significant clients in various operations of constitution, implementation, placement and acquisitions for investment funds, among others.

He is held in high esteem by clients, who declare: "He has a lot of experience in this field." His practice focuses on financing transactions for clients hailing from the retail and energy and natural resources sectors, with in-depth knowledge of securities matters. Antonio Guarniz (Chambers and Partners - Capital Markets)
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Work experience

  • 2016 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Fererro DU & Uría

  • 2008 - 2016 Partner

    Ferrero Abogados

  • 1997 - 2008 Lawyer

    Peru’s Securities and Exchange Commission

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Shareholders of Instituto de Creatividad y Negocios (ICNE) Perú 2018

    Advised ICNE's shareholders in the sale of 100% of their shares in the company to a third person. In addition of SPA advice, we contributed with the structure analysis of the transaction (tax and corporate).

  • Mall Aventura S.A. Perú 2018

    Advised Mall Aventura S.A. in a S/ 220'000,000.00 Pen (Aproximately US$ 68'322,981.00) medium-term loan with Scotiabank del Perú S.A.A. Mall Aventura S.A. is part of the chilean group Ripley Corp and is one of the most important shopping center operators in Peru.

  • Aventura Plaza S.A. Perú 2017

    Advised Aventura Plaza S.A., a former joint venture comprised by Falabella, Ripley and Mall Plaza to develop shopping malls in Peru, to spin-off for approx. US$ 437.5 million.As a result of the spin-off Aventura Plaza S.A. has remained in possession of Falabella and Mall Plaza and keeps owning three operating shopping malls, located in Trujillo, Callao (Bellavista) and Arequipa (Cayma); and several projects under development.

  • Scotiabank Peru S.A.A. Perú 2017

    Advised Scotiabank Peru S.A.A. to structure and file with the Securities Regulator a securitization trust for of cash flows named “Patrimonio Fideicometido- Decreto Supremo Nº 093-2002-EF, Título XI, Bonos de Titulización IPSA y Subsidiarias”. Under this program, securitization bonds will be issued up to a maximum outstanding amount of PEN 300'000,000.00. Through the first two issuances under the Program (both placed on the same day), the Originators raised PEN 165’000,000 (approximately US$ 49´239,033.13).The Originators are Inmuebles Panamericana S.A. and its main subsidiaries, which are owners of the several shopping around Peru, which operate under the brand “Mega Plaza”. The securitization trust under this operation involved cash flows from seven different shopping centers, three of them located in Lima and the remaining four located in the cities of Cañete, Chincha, Pisco and Barranca. The issuance of these instruments had a total demand of S / .463,650,000, that is, 181% above the amount placed. The greatest pro-life demand by AFP and insurers. The expansion of the real estate project “Plaza Conquistadores” of the MegaPlaza Mall stands out as its main project. The remaining fund would be the re-profiling of bank debt.

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Publications

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Studies

  • Ongoing Doctor CENTRUM CATOLICA/ Maastricht School of Management Candidate - Business Administration

  • 2003 Master Columbia University School of Law LLM

  • 2002 Graduated Universidad Complutense de Madrid Diploma in Asset Management

  • 2001 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law

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Memberships

  • Lima Bar Association, Peru
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Academic activities

  • Activity - to date

    Teacher's aide - Profesor
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Master Program in Corporate Law. Professor of Corporate

    Teaching - Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC).
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Law School. Professor of Corporations

    Teaching - Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)
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Seminars and Conferences