Payet Rey Cauvi Pérez Abogados


IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Founded in 1996, Payet Rey Cauvi Pérez Abogados is a full service firm highly regarded in the market. The firm is located in Lima, but has an international presence thanks to its affiliation with the World Law Group. 



The firm is best known for its top tier work in banking, debt capital markets and M&A. However, it also does excellent work in equity capital markets and projects. In banking, the team advises borrowers and lenders in loan agreements for refinancing, acquisition finance, project finance and corporate financing matters. 


The debt capital markets team represents issuers and underwriters in bond offerings. Regarding equity capital markets deals, the team participates in public offerings.

In M&A, the team advises strategic buyers, sellers and private equity investors in acquisition related matters.

The project development team represents developers in the port, mining, power, telecommunications and social infrastructure industries. Many of these projects had a financial aspect that the banking team assisted with. The firm also has experience with both PPP and private projects. 


Key clients 

Key clients for the firm include The Carlyle Group, Banco de Crédito del Perú, Scotiabank Perú, Administradora Prime, Inmobiliaria JyD, Creditcorp, Empresas CMPC, Grupo Gold Fields Comercio, Aksiom Partners, Proinversion, Cosco Shipping Ports Chancay Perú and Conselsur.


Client feedback: 31st edition (2020/2021)

Bank lending: Lender side

"Excellent technical solutions. Quick responses. Solid support."


Capital markets

"I believe the most important attribute of the firm is its deep knowledge of the different issues involved in the proceeding. In addition, the members of the firm had a very positive and constructive approach on any of the problems that arose during the proceeding. "

"Excellent expertise and track record on the Peruvian capital markets legal framework."

"The firm exceeds my expectations. I usually interact with Jose Antonio Payet, Eduardo Vega, Juan Antonio Eguez and Alan Garcia. Alan Garcia in particular is very accessible, diligent, and dependable when it comes to me and my company's legal needs. Jose Antonio Payet is very knowledgeable on capital markets and his opinions are very reliable. He is always our go-to lawyer when it comes to difficult, edgy situations. I have used multiple attorneys in the past and this relationship has lasted for more than 10 years because of their professionalism."


Investment funds: Private equity funds

"Knowledge of the matter."



"Knowledge, good service, dedication"

"Knowledge, deal-oriented. "

"Excellent advice and constant monitoring of moving forward the deal."


Project development: Energy

"Knowledge of the energy sector."

"They demonstrated important knowledge in this state bidding process, considering and preparing all information required. In conclusion, they were very good advisers."


Project development: Mining

"Excellent specific knowledge in areas associated with exploration and mining; support on negotiations; support on legal due diligence."