José Manuel Abastos

Socio

José Manuel Abastos ha recibido el Premio “Best Project/Infrastructure Financing 2012” para Terminales Portuarios Euroandinos Paita USD 110 millions 2037 Bond de la revista Latin Finance. Además, ha sido reconocido como especialista recomendado en Financiamientos, Mercado de Valores y Banca, Corporativo, y Fusiones y Adquisiciones por Chambers & Partners y por IFLR 1000.

Educación

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 1985

International Law Institute – Washington D.C, Aspectos Legales de la Privatización, 1993

International Development Law Institute – Roma, Construction Contracts, 1991

 

Trayectoria

Hernández & Cía. (2005 a la fecha)

Director de Cementos Norte Pacasmayo S.A. y Citileasing S.A. (2004)

Vicepresidente y gerente legal de Citibank (operación en Perú), con la supervisión del Departamento Legal de Citibank en Bolivia también a su cargo (1996–2003)

Foreign Attorney de Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (2001-2002)

Abogado asociado corporativo de Baker & Mckenzie en Nueva York (1995-1996)

Director del Departamento Legal de la Comisión de Promoción de la Inversión Privada – COPRI (hoy ProInversión) (1992–1995)

Asesor legal interno en asuntos corporativos y de construcción de COSAPI (1991-1992)

Abogado del Departamento Legal de Unión de Cervecerías Backus y Johnston S.A.A. (1986-1988)

 

Membresías

Colegio de Abogados de Lima

  • “I highlight the availability and customer service of José Manuel Abastos.”

    The Legal 500 (2022)

  • “Very knowledgeable and accessible.”

    IFLR1000 (30th edition)

  • “Very knowledgeable and experienced in the PPP concessions front.  Very responsive to client’s demands and very professional and diplomatic in their dealings with the client.”

    IFLR1000 (30th edition)

  • “José Manuel Abastos is a prominent dealmaker whose capital markets knowledge earns him a recommendation in LACCA Approved, a survey of in-house counsel published by the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association, which is affiliated to Latin Lawyer.”

    Latin Lawyer (23rd edition)

  • “José Manuel Abastos is also prominent, as is Luis Rodríguez-Mariátegui, who comes recommended in LACCA Approved.”

    Latin Lawyer (23rd edition)

  • “Juan Luis Hernández, Diego Carrión and José Manuel Abastos are most often seen advising funds and venture capitalists.”

    Latin Lawyer (23rd edition)

  • “Many of the firm’s banking and finance names are also visible on corporate and M&A work. These include Juan Luis Hernández, who is a top choice among in-house counsel and recognised in LACCA Approved. Diego Carrión, José Manuel Abastos, Alfredo Filomeno and Sandro Cogorna, who became partner in 2020, are also busy.”

    Latin Lawyer (23rd edition)