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Guillermo Ferrero

Partner / Peru
  • Practice areas / Corporate / M&A
  • Languages / English, Spanish

PPU partner admitted to practice Law in United States (New York) and Peru. Guillermo is an expert in corporate matters as mergers and acquisitions of private and listed companies, in which he has represented both sellers and buyers. He has advised significant clients in all kinds of financial transactions, including issuance programs of debt instruments (bonds, short-term instruments, negotiable certificate of deposit), equity issues, medium-term syndicated loans, leasing transactions, asset securitization, etc. In addition, in 2018 Guillermo was part of the working group in charge of the revision of the "General Law of Companies" as a special request from the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights.

Co-head of department Guillermo Ferrero Álvarez-Calderón is well recognised in the Peruvian market for his corporate practice and experience in M&A. Clients say: "He does a particularly good job – he is very clear, responsive and gets straight to the point." Another mentions that "he always pushes the deal forward and is an especially good negotiator." He co-led the team on the aforementioned Aventura Plaza work highlight. Band 1 - Chambers and Partners - Corporate / M&A
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Work experience

  • 2016 - Managing Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2012 - 2016 Managing Partner

    Ferrero Abogados

  • 2003 - 2012 Partner

    Ferrero Abogados

  • 2003 - 2003 Consultant

    Sun Microsystems Inc. (Inglaterra y Europa)

  • 2000 - 2002 Associate

    Parsons, Behle & Latimer

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Shareholders of Instituto de Creatividad y Negocios - ICNE Per 2018

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

  • Corporación San Ignacio de Loyola Peru 2017

    Advised Corporación San Ignacio de Loyola S.A.C. in an investment agreement with Kandeo Fund II (Perú) Servicios Financieros and Kandeo Spain Latam S.L.U., in the drafting and negotiation of an Investment Contract by which Kandeo Fund will invest US $ 50MM in the Corporation for the development of business plans in Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (Peru), USILSA S.A. (Paraguay) and San Ignacio University, Inc. (Florida, USA).

  • Aventura Plaza S.A. Peru 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.

  • The Carlyle Group Peru 2017

    Advised The Carlyle Group in the definition and implementation of a roll up structure for the completion of their 2015 acquisition of the Condor Travel and Nuevo Mundo tourism companies.

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Publications

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Studies

  • 2003 Master University of Cambridge MBA - Violeta Aftalion Award and highly recognized Latin America student

  • 2000 Master New York University LLM

  • 1996 Lawyer Universidad de Lima Pregrado

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Memberships

  • New York Bar Association - President of the International section in Peru
  • Lima Bar Association
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    "Master of Business Law - M&A Course

    Teaching - Universidad de Lima
  • Academic Activities - 2016

    “Corporate Law" (Recognized as the best Law professor in 2010)

    Teaching - Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas - Escuela de Posgrado
  • Academic Activities - 2016

    “Corporate Finance", “Commercial Law II - Society” and “Mergers & Acquisitions"

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Latin Lawyer’s 8th Annual Private Equity Conference Nueva York Estados Unidos 2017