Renzo Luna

Principal Associate
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  • Biography

    Biography

    Renzo is an attorney at law with more than ten years of experience in debt and equity securities public and private transactions in local and international markets. He has an extensive knowledge of securities regulation in Peru and United States, including laws applicable to global offerings, disclosure obligations and private equity and hedge funds.

    Likewise, he has extensive experience in advising private and public investment funds in Peru in connection with their creation, placement of their quotas and their proper functioning, as well as in regulatory advice regarding laws and regulations applicable to the Peruvian securities market, banking financial system and private pension funds system, including in analyzing the eligibility of complex investments to be made by the private pension funds.

    Renzo´s experience includes his engagement in mandatory tender offers, public purchase offerings, tender offers and sanctioning proceedings initiated by the of the Peruvian Capital Markets Superintendency (SMV) and the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Pension Funds (SBS). During his professional experience in the SMV, he participated in teams that developed the last most relevant regulatory changes.

  • Experience

    Experience

    • International issuance of corporate unsecured bonds by Consorcio Transmantaro under the Rule 144A y Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933 (2019).
    • Public offering of short-term securities and index corporate bonds by Banco Internacional del Perú S.A.A. (2019).
    • Public offering of short-term securities by Eléctrica Santa Rosa S.A.C. in the Securities Alternative Market (2019).
    • Structuring and registry before the SMV of the First Debt Instruments Program of Refinería la Pampilla S.A.A. (2019).
    • Structuring and placement of securitized bonds by Titulización ICSAA - Centro Empresarial San Isidro, trust originated by Inversiones Centeario S.A.A. (2018).
    • Public offering of corporate bonds by Gas Natural de Lima y Callao S.A. in the Institutional Investors Markets (2018).
    • Public offering of the first green corporate bonds in Peru by Protisa Perú S.A. in the Institutional Investors Market (2018).
    • Fourth Issuance of corporate bonds by Engie S.A. (2018).
    • Offering and placement of Grupo Energía de Bogotá S.A. E.S.P.´s and Distrito Capital Bogota´s under the Rule 144A and Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (2018).
    • Tender offer launched by Camposol S.A. to acquire and redeem all its bonds issued under  the Rule 144A and Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (2018).
    • Public offering of short-term securities by Banco Santander Perú S.A. (2018).
    • Conducting a Legal Pre-feasibility Study of the Infrastructure Investment Fund of the Pacific Alliance requested by the IADB and CAF (2017).
    • Public offering of short-term securities by Volcan Compañía Minera S.A.A. (2017).
    • Structuring and placement of corporate bonds by Fondo MIVIVIEDA S.A. in two tranches (i)
    • Counseled MIVIVIENDA S.A. fund (which promotes access to housing by low-income families) on the structuring and registration before the Superintendency of Capital Markets an issuance of corporate bonds for ~USD 600 million as well as the allocation and issuance for ~USD 450 million through a primary public offering for Peruvian institutional investors and an international private offering in GDN format under Rule 144A and Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933
    • Public offering of corproate bonds by Banco Falabella Perú S.A. (2017).
    • Registry of the Second Corporate Bonds Program of Consorcio Transmantaro S.A. (2015).
    • Registry and placement of corporate bonds under Cosapi S.A.´s First Corporate Bonds Program of  Cosapi S.A. (2015).
    • Registry and placement of corporate bonds under Cosapi S.A.´s First Corporate Bonds Program of  EnerSur S.A. (2015).
    • Issuance of corporate bonds by de Fondo MIVIVIENDA S.A. in Switzerland (2014).
  • Publications

    Publications

    • The importance of the new corporate governance theories in the management of crisis and protection of investors. Analysis considering last regulations approved by the SMV and the current situation produced by COVID-19. The Key magazine, year 2 (2020).
    • Cibersecurity and Operational Risk. Capitales magazine, year 12, number 13 (2019).
    • Financing of Infrastructure Projects through Investment Public Funds: a regulatory pending reform?”. Forseti magazine, 2017 Edition, No. 1 (2017).
    • New Regulations to Indirect Ownership, Linking and Economic Groups”. Capitales magazine, Year 8 (2015).
    • Changes to the Professionalism and Operational Improvement: Amendment to the Regulations of Brokerage Agents”. Capitales magazine, Year 5, No. 52 (2012).
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Experience

    • Legal Intern in the Fiscal and Financial Unit of the Legal Department of the International Monetary Fund. Washington, DC (January to May, 2020).
    • Principal Associate at Estudio Echecopar since 2014.
    • Senior Associate at Estudio Echecopar (2014-2018).
    • Legal Analyst in the Office of Legal Counsel of the Peruvian Capital Markets Superintendency (2012-2014).
    • Legal Counsel in the Legal Department of the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Pension Funds (SBS) (2011-2012).
    • Legal Counsel in the General Counsel Office of Peruvian Capital Markets Superintendency (2009-2011).

    Awards and Honors

    • Double honors (Dean´s List and Distinction) as Master of Laws from Georgetown University Law Center (2020).
    • "Rising Star" by ILFR1000, which is the guide to the world´s leading financial law firms (2018, 2019 and 2020).
    • "Rising Star Americas" by Legal 500, one of the leading international legal directories, which provides raking of law firms based on client feedback (2019).
    • "Associate to Watch" by the British publication Chambers & Partners Latin America (2017, 2018 and 2019).
    • "Next Generation Lawyer" by Legal500 (2017 y 2018).
    • Public congratulations and mention for best thesis: “Promoting the Financing of the Real Estate Sector through Public Investment Funds”, prepared and defended to obtain the master’s degree in Finance and Corporate Law from ESAN University (2013)
    • Public congratulations and publication mention for my thesis to obtain the Professional Title of “Abogado” (J.D. equivalent) from the Law School of Universidad Nacional de San Agustin. Recognition was based on thesis quality and brilliant defense (2010).

    Teaching experience

    • Professor of the course "Business Law" at Universidad San Ignacio Loyola (2014 - present).
    • Assistant professor of the course "Banking Law" at Universidad San Ignacio Loyola (2011 – 2013).