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Víctor Abad

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

Principal Associate of the corporate area, specializing in Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Financing. He has extensive local and international experience in prestigious law firms in three different jurisdictions (Peru, Florida and New York). Among the main clients he has advised during the last years of his practice, are Romero Group, Macro Group, Orica Mining Services, Banco de Credito, Inversiones Centenario,, Bank of Nova Scotia Bank, Brookfield, The Carlyle Group, among others. Consistently recognized for four consecutive years (2017 – 2020) by the British publications Legal500 and International Financial Law Review as one of the rising stars of the Peruvian market regarding Corporate and M&A matters.

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Work experience

  • 2017 - present Principal Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2016 - 2017 International Associate

    Jones Day (Nueva York)

  • 2015 - 2015 International Associate

    Holland & Knight (Miami)

  • 2011 - 2015 Senior Associate

    Ferrero Abogados

  • 2009 - 2010 Legal Assistant

    Grupo Repsol YPF

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Minera IRL Peru 2021

    Counsel to Minera IRL S.A. (“MIRL”)., prominent mining company based in Peru, in the refinancing for the amount of USD 104’618,185.00 that was previously granted in favor of MIRL.

  • Orica Mining Services Peru and Australia 2020

    Advice to Orica Mining Services, company of the Orica Group, world leader in production and commercialization of explosives, in the acquisition of a majority stake of EXSA S.A. The acquisition had an approximate value of US$ 203 million. The transaction documents were executed on February 2020 and the transaction was closed on April 2020.

  • Mall Plaza Peru 2019

    Counsel to Mall Plaza on the acquisition of the most relevant assets of Inmobiliaria Santa Catalina S.A.C. for US$ 10 million.

  • Dormeson

    Advice to DORMESON, company of the Mulder Group, in the acquisition of Servicios e Inversiones FENPER, company that owns and manages Royal Plaza strip mall, located in the north area of Lima. The acquisition had an approximate value of US$ 25 million. The transaction documents were executed on May 2018 and the transaction was closed on October 2018,

  • GlobeNatural International 2018

    Advice to GlobeNatural International (leading company in producing and commercializing natural food and ingredients), company of the Michell Group, in the sale of GlobeNatural Colors, subsidiary specialized in producing natural colorants. The buyer was Sensient Technologies, American company specialized in the same activities, listed in the NYSE and part of S&P 400. The transaction documents were executed on November 2017 and closed on February 2018.

  • Verizon Wireless 2017

    Advice to Verizon Wireless, American telecommunications company leader in wireless products and services, in the acquisition of 29 data center colocation facilities spanning across metro markets in the U.S. and Latin America, including key facilities in Culpeper, Miami and Bogota. The buyer was Equinix, an American multinational company that specializes in internet connection and related services. The transaction had an approximate value of US$ 3.6 billion, was announced on December 2016 and closed on May 2017. *Experience outside PPU, while practicing in New York State, United States.

  • Corporación Primax 2014

    Advice to Corporación Primax, company of the Romero Group, in the acquisition of Manu Perú Holding S.A. (holding company to Primax S.A., leading company in the business of commercializing fuel and hydrocarbon derivates in Peru) and Primax Comercial del Ecuador S.A. (leading company in the business of commercializing fuel and hydrocarbon derivates in Ecuador). The transaction had an approximate value of US$ 312 million and was closed on December 2014.

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Publications

  • July 2014 Lima - Peru

    ¿Estás listo para crecer? Piensa en Grande: Cambia el rumbo de tu empresa

    Ferrero Abogados - PricewaterhouseCoopers -
  • 7 June, 2022 Peru

    Multiple firms in cross-border berry business buy

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  • 30 May, 2022 Peru

    PPU assists PSP in acquisition of 75% stake in HFE Berries Peru

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Studies

  • 2016 Master Universidad de Nueva York Corporate Law Master

  • 2013 Law Universidad Complutense de Madrid Specialization in Products and Financial transactions

  • 2009 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Derecho

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Memberships

  • Lima Bar Association
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2013 - to date

    Course of Negotiation of Corporate Agreements - Faculty of Law

    Teaching - Universidad ESAN
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Seminars and Conferences