Katherine Zapata

Senior Associate
  • Biography

    Katherine has solid experience in Corporate and Bankruptcy Law as well as Banking & Finance. She has participated, and participates, in transactions for the acquisition and sale of companies and corporate reorganizations. She also has experience in counseling foreign and domestic companies in corporate maintenance, commercial agreements and due diligence. Katherine advises in financings and project finance agreements (domestic and foreign) as well as the incorporation and amendment of their related guarantees. She also counsels companies in bankruptcy proceedings.

  • Experience

    • Advice to Parque Arauco in the acquisition of 100% of Inmuebles Panamericana (owner and operator of eleven MegaPlaza shopping centers) from its former co-shareholders, Grupo Wiese. (2019).
    • Advised Ergon Peru, subsidiary of Italian-based Tozzi Green SpA, in the offering, issuance and sale of USD 222,000,000 bonds maturing on June 30, 2034, which will be used to prepay an existing credit line and project costs for the installation, operation and maintenance of stand-alone photovoltaic solar panels in areas not connected to the electrical grid in the northern, central and southern parts of Peru (2019).
    • Adivsed Agrovision Peru, in the extension of a secure USD 40 million term loan with Agrovision Peru as borrower, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company as lender, and Agro Vision Corp, Agrovision Development Corporation, Green Sands Inc., Green Sands Peru and Arena Verde as guarantors. (2019).
    • Advised IBT Health S.A.C. in connection with a USD 40 million secured loan granted by Bank of America, N.A. (2018).
    • Member of the team which advised Interbank in the bonds issuance and reopening pursuant Rule 144-A and/or the Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and the exchange offer for the holders of corporate bonds issued by its branch in Panama (2018).
    • Advised Kandeo Fund II (Perú) Servicios Financieros and Kandeo Spain Latam S.L.U. in an investment agreement with Corporación San Ignacio de Loyola S.A. by which Kandeo contributed with USD 50 million to the Corporación's capital stock for developing the business plan of Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (Peru), USILSA S.A. (Paraguay) and San Ignacio University, Inc. (Florida, USA) (2017).
    • Member of the team which advised the lender in the cross collateralization transaction of two international credit lines for USD 550 million, in relation to the Constancia Mine of Hudbay Peru S.A.C. (2017).
  • Industries

    • Financial Institutions
    • Private Equity


    • Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. Bachelor of Law (2015). Attorney (Magna Cum Laude, 2017).


    • Lima Bar Association, 2017.
  • Additional Information


    • Associate at Estudio Echecopar (since 2016).
    • Clerk at Estudio Echecopar (2014 - 2015).