Sergio is a Partner and co-head of the M&A department at Garrigues in Lima. He focuses his practice on M&A, financing, project finance, and Capital Markets.
Sergio has extensive experience in M&A, as well as in all kinds of financing and structuring financing transactions (including project finance, corporate finance, financing for business acquisitions, etc.).
Prior to joining Garrigues, he was a Partner at Rubio Leguía Normand, as well as having formed part of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, in New York. He has also worked as deputy director of the Department of Technical Affairs of the Agency for the Promotion of Private Investment of Peru (ProInversión).
His work has been recognized by publications such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Leaders League,Latin Lawyer and IFLR.
Chambers & Partners (Band 2 in M&A and Capital Markets and , Band 3 en financing and projects).
“Attorney of the Year - M&A” in the 2019 Latin American Lawyer Energy & Infrastructure Awards published by Iberian Lawyer.
Consecutively recognised as a Rising Star by Euromoney between 2016 and 2018 for his work in M&A.
Sergio has algo been nominated to leading lawyer of the Americas in Corporate/M&A.
In the academic field, he has taught Mergers & Acquisitions in several universities and programs.
He is licensed to practice law in Lima, Peru and the State of New York.
Degree in law (Summa Cum Laude) from Universidad de Lima (2003) (first in class).
Master of laws (LLM) from Harvard University (2007).
Author of a chapter in the book : Comments to the Business Law. Jurista Editores (August 2019).
M&A Practical considerations in connection with corruption acts. Fusiones y Adquisiciones, by Instituto Pacífico S.A.C. (2018).
Practical considerations in connection with indemnity regime in share purchase agreements. Fusiones y Adquisiciones, by Instituto Pacífico S.A.C. (2015).
Civil consequences in connection with omissions or inexactitudes in tender offer prospectus (Consecuencias civiles por inexactitudes u omisiones del prospecto informativo de Oferta Pública de Adquisición). Foro de Derecho Mercantil. No. 10 (2006) and Revista de Derecho de la Empresa de la Universidad Adolfo Ibañez No. 7 (2006).
Protecting the assets of an insolvent debtor: application of comity principle in the United States of America (Protegiendo los Activos del Deudor Concursal: la aplicación del principio de cortesía internacional en los Estados Unidos). “Advocatus” No. 10, 2004-I (2004).