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Rafael Puiggros

Partner / Peru
  • Practice areas / Corporate / M&A - Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Languages / English, Spanish

PPU Partner expert in Peru and abroad in the implementation of businesses and cross-border projects. He has advised significant clients such as financial institutions – both as issuers and as arrangers - in the financing of projects in Peru, having participated in all types of issuances, in Peru and abroad. Rafael also advises several local and foreign clients from different sectors in M&A transactions.

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Work experience

  • 2016 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero Du & Uria

  • 2011 - 2016 Partner

    Delmar Ugarte Abogados

  • 2009 - 2011 Partner

    Zuzunaga & Assereto Abogados

  • 2006 - 2009 Associate

    Allen & Overy LLP

  • 1999 - 2006 Associate

    Rubio Leguía Normand & Asociados

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • BBVA Banco Continental, Banco de Crédito del Perú, Scotiabank, Banco Internacional del Perú - Interbank, Citibank del Perú and Citibank N.A. Peru 2017

    Advised BBVA Banco Continental, Banco de Crédito del Perú, Scotiabank, Banco Internacional del Perú - Interbank, Citibank del Perú and Citibank N.A., as Lenders, in connection to a (a) syndicated loan facility of up to $161,000,000, (b) a stand by letter of credit/bonds facility of up to $150,000,000 for the issuance of standby letters of credit, surety bonds and performance bonds for the account of the Graña and GyM in their ordinary course of business, and (c) a commitment for the maintenance and renewal of existing standby letters of credit and bonds.

  • Natixis, New York Branch, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation., and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. Peru 2017

    Advised Natixis, New York Branch, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation., and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. in connection to a USD 78,751,165.72 loan facility in favor of Graña & Montero S.A.A.

  • Westfalia Fruit International Peru 2017

    Advised Westfalia Fruit International in two significant financing transactions during 2017:1. A multicurrency revolving facility agreement of up to US$ 90 MM granted by Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. and HSBC Bank2. A multicurrency term and revolving facilities agreement of up to $140,000,000 granted by HSBC Bank plc, International Finance Corporation, and The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited, acting through its Isle of Man Branch. for the Borrowers repayment in full of certain financial indebtedness of the group, certain corporate acquisition and general corporate and working capital matters.

  • The Bank of Nova Scotia, Societé Generale, Export Development Canada, HSBC Canada and the Toronto Dominion Bank Peru 2017

    Advised The Bank of Nova Scotia, Societé Generale, Export Development Canada, HSBC Canada and the Toronto Dominion Bank as Lenders and/or Agents, in connection with syndicated loan facilities (term and revolving facilities) of up to $190,000,000, for the Borrowers acquisition of the Rosh Pinah and Perkoa zinc mines, repayment of the Borrower’s existing debt and general corporate purposes, including the issuance of letters of credit.

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Publications

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Studies

  • 2004 Graduated NYU Stern School of Business Post-grade in Finance

  • 2004 Master New York University (NYU) Master in Law (LLM)

  • 1999 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law

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Memberships

  • Lima Bar Association, Peru 2000
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Academic activities

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Seminars and Conferences