Mergers and acquisitions

During the past five years, Alberto Rebaza, the Firm’s head of the Mergers and Acquisitions practice, has emerged as one of the leading Peruvian lawyers in this field. Latin Lawyer 250 has recognized his professionalism, skill and work ethics, while Chambers and Partners describes him as a professional who combines passion and energy in his work, as well as an ability to deal with complex financial issues, such as those found in Mergers and Acquisitions. Rebaza , Alcázar & De Las Casas has the experience and knowledge necessary to deal with large and complex corporate control transactions, such as the sale of Cervesur to Backus breweries, which eventually turned the latter into Peru’s leading beer producer, and subsequently, the sale of Backus stock owned by Venezuela’s Polar Brewery to the Colombian Bavaria. He was also involved in the sale of Wiese Aetna and Royal SunAlliance to Peruvian Rímac Internacional and the acquisition of the Coca Cola bottler by Peruvian Inca Kola .

Our Firm however also actively engages in providing legal counsel to intermediate and small companies, usually family held, that are not typically involved in transactions such as the ones described above, but are nevertheless critical to their growth or divestment strategies.

Our practice includes the following types of transactions:

  • Acquisition of privately-held companies
  • Acquisition of listed companies
    1. Tender Offers
    2. Indirect Acquisitions
  • Mergers and spin-offs
  • Asset purchases and operation contracts
  • Minority stock sales and purchases
  • Portfolio buyouts
  • Acquisition of companies under reorganization
  • Shareholders’ Agreements
  • Investment Funds
  • Guarantee contracts (escrows and trust funds)
  • Due Diligence