Peruvian airport gets cross-border loan

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Three Latin American firms have helped Peruvian airport services provider Talma obtain a US$135 million financing to repay existing debt.

Philippi Pietrocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru), Contexto Legal Abogados in Medellín and Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) in Quito advised Talma.

The lenders relied on Peruvian firm Hernández & Cía, Ecuador’s Bustamante Fabara and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City.

Latin Lawyer understands that Garrigues (Mexico) and Colombian outfit Posse Herrera Ruiz advised the borrower and lenders, respectively, but this could not be confirmed before publication.

The financing closed on 10 June. It was secured by guarantees provided by the borrower’s subsidiaries in Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico

The airport business will use the loan to repay the acquisition financing used to fund the US$164 million purchase of the remaining stake in its business from local private equity company Enfoca. That acquisitions closed in April.

Talma operates at 20 airports in Peru.

Counsel to Talma Servicios Aeroportuarios

Philippi Pietrocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru)

Partner Ronald Fernández and associate Fiorella Ruiz in Lima

Contexto Legal Abogados

Partner Guillermo Villegas and associates Sara Marcela Aldana and Daniela Pérez in Medellín

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP)

Partner Juan Manuel Marchán and associate Juan Francisco Simone in Quito

Counsel to Banco BBVA Perú, Banco de Crédito del Perú, Banco Internacional del Perú (Interbank)

Hernández & Cía

Partners Juan Luis Hernández and José Goyburu, and associates Julien Labory-Alicq, Andrés Marcos and Camila Munive in Lima

Bustamante Fabara

Partner José Rafael Bustamante and director Kirina Gonzáles in Quito

Galicia Abogados

Partners Rodrigo Rivera, Mariana Herrero, Octavio Cantón, Mario Valencia, Federico Scheffler, Rodrigo Zamora and Ignacio Pesqueira, and associates Jorge Javier Mendizábal Hori Lucia Manzo, Sebastian Ayza, Adrian Rodriguez, Tannia Mendoza, Irma Ross and José Antonio Casas in Mexico City.