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Miguel Viale


CMS Grau
Av. Santa María 130
Miraflores, L18
Languages Spanish, English

Miguel Viale is a lawyer specialized in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, project finance and capital markets. He has significant experience in the sale, acquisition and financing of projects related to natural resources, mainly in the hydrocarbons, energy and mining sectors. In recent years, Miguel has worked closely with the regulatory and environmental teams of these sectors, acquiring experience in these activities and their regulation, which allows him to provide comprehensive advice. At the academic level, he has been an adjunct professor at Universidad de Lima and Universidad Nacional Mayor San Marcos. 

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Miguel Viale Leo boasts extensive expertise assisting clients with local financing mandates. One client reports: "He is a very practical and pro-business lawyer who is very rigorous in his advice," while another adds: "Miguel Viale Leo has a broad knowledge of the Peruvian banking and finance field."

Chambers & Partners Latin America 2023

Relevant experience

  • ENAGÁS INTERNACIONAL | Advising Enagás Internacional (in its capacity as sponsor) in the financing of the Gasoducto Sur Peruano in a project finance of more than US$ 4,200 MM.   
  • GLENCORE XSTRATA | Advising Glencore Xstrata in the sale of Las Bambas Project for an approximate amount of US$ 5,000 MM.     
  • BOART LONGYEAR | Advising Boart Longyear Group in the issuance of Rule 144-A bonds and a syndicated financing for an approximate amount of US$ 450 MM.    
  • SILVER WHEATON | Advised Silver Wheaton in the financing (via streaming) to Hudbay Group for the construction and implementation of the Constancia Project for an approximate amount of US$ 500 MM.    
  • GRUPO FALABELLA | Advising Grupo Falabella in the acquisition (and in the corresponding bridge financing for US$ 490 MM) for the acquisition of Maestro Perú S.A.    
  • AGUA AZUL | Advising Empresa Eléctrica Agua Azul and its shareholders in the financing of a hydroelectric power plant for a project of approximately US$ 50 MM.    
  • ESTACIONAMIENTO RIVERA NAVARRETE | Advising Estacionamientos Rivera Navarrete in the financing granted by Interbank for approximately US$ 35 MM in what has been the first project finance related to the construction of a subway parking lot project in the city of Lima.    
  • WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION | Advising Westpac Banking Corporation in the granting of several syndicated credit facilities in favor of an important global engineering group for an amount in excess of US$ 150 MM.    
  • INTERBANK | Advising Interbank in the granting of financing to real estate companies of the Brescia Group for more than US$ 70 MM, and in the structuring of securitized bonds for the financing of the expansion of Innova Schools operations for S/. 150 MM.    
  • COLBÚN | Advising an international consortium led by Colbún in the acquisition of Fénix Power S.A. for an approximate amount of US$ 730 MM. 
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  • 2007 – J.D., Law Degree, Universidad de Lima School of Law, Peru.
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