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.

Experienced partner Rafael Boisset Tizon "is an expert M&A lawyer," a client reports, adding: "He is very accurate with his risk assessments, has a great work ethic and is fully committed to his clients." A different interviewee states: "Rafael Boisset Tizon has a lot of knowledge of both the corporate and business arenas." 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

  • Silver Lake Peru 2021

    Advice to Silver Lake on the acquisition of the 100% of Grupo BC, which has relevant operations in Peru.

  • Blue Like an Orange Sustainable Capital Latin America Holdings I S.A.R.L. Peru and United States (New York) 2021

    Advice to Blue Like an Orange as lender in a Senior Secured Credit Agreement under law of New York to Agrícola y Ganadera Chavín de Huántar S.A. for an amount of USD 12.5 million.

  • Telefónica S.A. Peru, United States, Spain, Chile, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico 2021

    Advice to Telefónica S.A. in the due diligence of Digital Holdings Peru S.A.C., subsidiary of Digital Data Centre BidCo, S.L. - Nabiax (controlled by Asterion Industrial Partners).

  • Khiron Life Science Peru 2021

    Advice to Khiron to iniciate operations in Peru in association with Clinica Montesur.

  • Comercio Digital Integral S.A.C. / Banco de Crédito del Perú / Empresa Editora El Comercio S.A. / Grupo Crédito S.A. Peru 2021

    Advice to Banco de Crédito del Perú, Grupo Crédito S.A. and Empresa Editora El Comercio S.A. on the integration of Comercio Digital Integral S.A.C. (owner of "Lumingo" market place) and Juntoz Perú S.A. (owner of "Juntoz" market place).

  • General Atlantic Service Company LLC Peru, United States, Mexico and Colombia 2021

    Advice to General Atlantic on its $70M investment in Crehana, a leading education technology platform in Latin America.

  • Epiroc North America Corp. Peru, United States, Chile, Canada and Australia 2021

    Advice to Epiroc North America Corp. in the global acquisition of JCAC Technologies Inc., including the divestment by Evtech Solutions Ltd of its stake in 3D-P Perú S.AC., as part of the transaction.

  • Owl Investments Peru, United States, Mexico and Colombia 2021

    Advice to venture capital firm Owl Ventures in its diligence and investment in corporate training startup Ubits' Series A financing round.

  • Comfer S.A Shareholders Peru 2021

    Advice to Comfer shareholders in the sale of 96% of their shares (valued at US $ 16.8 million) to Corporación de Aceros Arequipa.

  • Telefónica Cybersecurity Tech S.L Peru 2020

    Counsel to Telefónica Cybersecurity Tech S.L., on the acquisition of all the shares issued by Telefónica Cybersecurity Perú S.A.C.for US$ 13MM approx. (S/47,565,058.50) sold by Telefónica del Perú S.A.A.

  • Ecoventura Peru 2020

    Counsel to Pure Amazonia, subsidiary of Ecoventura, on the adquisition of Expediciones Amazonicas' assets, subsidiary of Hotelbeds.


    Counsel to Conelsur in the acquisiton of transmission lines assets of Consorcio Energético de Huancavelica S.A.


    Counsel to Conelsur in the acquisiton of 100% of the outstanding stock of Compañía Transmisora Norperuana S.R.L.

  • SANDVIK Peru, United States and Sweden 2019

    Counsel to Sandvik in the transfer of all assets and liabilities of the Varel International branch in Peru and its subsequent liquidation and extinction.

  • Intradevco Industrial S.A Peru and Uruguay 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 and London 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.



  • 22 November, 2021 Peru

    PPU advises Silver Lake on acquisition of Grupo BC

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  • 19 August, 2021 Regional

    General Atlantic invests in Latin American education platform

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  • 1 February, 2021 Regional

    IDB Invest’s $8 Million Investment in Farmalatam Holding

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  • 4 November, 2020 Regional

    PPU elects new regional management

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  • 28 October, 2020 Regional

    PPU votes the new Corporate Governance and appoints new directors

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  • 27 October, 2020 Regional

    New Corporate Governance and Appointment of PPU Directors

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  • 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