In Peru’s dynamic economy, companies need to count on specialized legal support in order to undertake their businesses as effectively as possible, adapting to the different needs and changes that may arise during the performance of their activities.
Hernández & Cía. Abogados offers consultancy on the design of corporate structures appropriate for doing business in Peru. We aim to ensure that our clients find the legal framework most efficient for their particular requirements, whether they are local companies or foreign investors seeking to commence activities in Peru.
We likewise provide advice on all matters related to businesses’ everyday operations: corporate structures, operation, compliance with laws on operations and decision-making inside corporations, development of corporate governance policies, formation of consortiums, joint ventures, and other types of organizations.
We also advise our clients on the preparation and negotiation of all kinds of commercial contracts and agreements, including contracting with the State, as well as the different requirements involved in commercial activity. We are experienced in consultancy on corporate disputes, always seeking out the most efficient way to resolve any disputes that may arise within a corporation, whether counseling majority or minority shareholders.
We have a broad background in mergers and acquisitions, with a team of professionals specialized in merger and takeover operations, whether through mergers, acquisition of shares or assets, or other structures for acquisition or corporate reorganization.
The firm’s corporate work is in advisoring local and foreign clients, in the sell side and in the buy side highly sofisticated acquisition transactions, in various market items. Likewise, Hernández & Cía. Abogados has a high recognition as leader in the private equity industry. Recently, the Firm advised The Abraaj Group –leading private equity investor operating in global growth markets- in the acquisition of a majority stake in Casaideas.
In addition, the firm advised a minority shareholder group of Compañía Minera Milpo S.A.A. in the transfer of their jointly stake of shares (20.17% of total capital stock) in favour of Votorantim Metais – Cajamarquilla S.A. The firm also advised The Carlyle Group in its second private equity acquisition in Peru, pursuant to which Carlyle acquired a controlling equity stake in the leading Peru-based cash management company Hermes Transportes Blindados S.A.
Recently, the Firm has advised Ambev Perú S.A.C. (Ab InBev Group) in the transfer of its beer-manufacturing and bottling industrial plant in Huachipa (“Huachipa Plant”), to CBC Peruana S.A.C. This operation included a spin-off executed between Ambev and El Albaicín S.A.C., by which the Huachipa Plant was initially transferred from Ambev to El Albaicín S.A.C., including all its relevant and complementary assets, employees and permits; and a share purchase agreement by which Ambev transferred to CBC Peruana S.A.C. a total of 100% of the capital stock of El Albaicín S.A.C.and another important complementary agreements.