Rafael Boisset

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

PPU Partner expert in corporate matters as well as mergers and acquisitions of private and listed companies in various industries of economy, representing both sellers and buyers. He has advised significant clients by his active participation in the strategic planning of acquisitions and corporate restructuring, project finance, and banking and corporate financing through capital markets. He has experience representing investment banks as well as companies that raise funds from international capital markets.

Partner and co-head of department Rafael Boisset Tizon is valued by clients, who say: "He is committed to enabling the smooth progress of the acquisition and going the extra mile to solve the unexpected legal issues that pop up during the execution stage of the acquisition". Corporate/M&A, Chambers & Partners, Latin America.

Work experience

  • 2016 - present Partner

    Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero, DU & Uría

  • 2007 - 2007

  • 2010 - 2010 International Lawyer Latin America Practice

    Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez

  • 2009 - 2010 International Lawyer Latin America Practice

    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, New York, Estados Unidos

  • 2007 - 2007 Corporate Law, Finance, Oil & gas

    Veirano Advogados, Rio de Janeiro




Featured Cases

  • Intradevco Industrial S.A Peru 2019

    Advice to the shareholders of Intradevco Industrial in the sale of 100% of the company to Alicorp for USD 490 millions.

  • Cosco Shipping Ports Peru 2019

    Advised Cosco Shipping Ports in the acquisition of a 60% stake in Terminales Portuarios Chancay S.A. from Volcan Compañía Minera S.A.A. for US$225 million. The project will involve an investment of USD 3MM.

  • Alxar Peru 2018

    Advised Alxar Minería in the acquisition for USD 200MM of 40% of the shares of Cumbres Andinas S.A and its Mina Justa copper project to form a joint venture with Minsur S.A. The project will involve an investment of USD 1,800 million.

  • Comercial del Acero S.A Peru 2018

    Advised to 38 shareholders of Comercial del Acero S.A. in the public takeover bid launched by Aceros Arequipa S.A.A. The value of the transaction was of USD 68 millions.

  • Pieriplast S.A.C. Peru 2016

    Advised Pieriplast S.A.C. in a cross-border transaction in which private equity fund Acon Investments –through a holding company and other SPV’s for the acquisition- acquired 100% of the shares of a plastic packaging manufacturer in Colombia –Intecplast- and Pieriplast – for US$ 70 MM, in order to create a leading regional company in that category.



  • 8 January, 2019 Peru

    PPU Legal Advises on Cola’s Conalvias Acquisition

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  • 8 January, 2019 Peru

    PPU and Echecopar star as France’s Colas enters Peru

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  • 3 December, 2018 Peru

    Panellists urge PE buyers to dig deeper in due diligence

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  • 20 August, 2018 Peru

    Peru’s largest steel product maker launches tender to buy counterpart

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  • 2009 Master Columbia University School of Law, New York LLM

  • 2004 Lawyer Universidad de Lima Law



  • Columbia Latin America Business Law Association - CLABLA,
  • International Bar Association – IBA,
  • Lima Bar Association

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Merger and Aquisitions

    Teaching - Universidad de Lima

Seminars and Conferences