Grupo Aúna’s Acquisition of a 97.3% Stake in Promotora Médica Las Americas


Posse Herrera Ruiz, Sullivan & Cromwell, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano and Brigard Urrutia advised on the deal

Grupo Aúna in Colombia (“Auna”), controlled by the Peruvian private equity fund Enfoca, executed the acquisition of a 97.3% stake in Promotora Médica Las Americas, the holding company of Grupo Las Americas which owns several health sector companies.

Grupo AUNA owns and operates medical clinics and hospitals in Peru. Grupo AUNA was formerly known as Grupo Salud del Perú SAC. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Lima, Peru.

Closing took place on December 27, 2018 after the Superintendence of Health authorized the acquisition.

In Colombia, Posse Herrera Ruiz advised Aúna with Jaime Cubillos (Picture), Juliana Castaño and Juliana Zuñiga. The financing team was lead by Mariana Posse, Jesus Albarrán and Andrés Herrera.

In US, Sullivan & Cromwell advised Aúna with Sergio J. Galvis, Werner F. Ahlers, Joaquin Perez Alati, Natalie J. Vesti and Virginia H. Cueva.

In Perù, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano advised Aúna with Eduardo López, Rafael Villarán, and Alejandro Araujo.

Brigard Urrutia advised the Sellers with Darío Laguado and Laura Ribero.

Involved fees earner: Darío Laguado Giraldo – Brigard & Urrutia; Laura Ribero Díaz – Brigard & Urrutia; Jesús Albarrán – Posse Herrera Ruiz; Juliana Castaño – Posse Herrera Ruiz; Jaime Cubillos – Posse Herrera Ruiz; Mariana Posse – Posse Herrera Ruiz; Alejandro Araujo – Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados; Eduardo López – Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados; Rafael Villarán – Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados; Werner Ahlers – Sullivan & Cromwell; Virginia Cueva – Sullivan & Cromwell; Sergio Galvis – Sullivan & Cromwell; Joaquin Perez Alati – Sullivan & Cromwell; Natalie Vesti – Sullivan & Cromwell;

Law Firms: Brigard & Urrutia; Posse Herrera Ruiz; Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados; Sullivan & Cromwell;

Clients: Grupo AUNA; Promotora Medica Las Americas SA;