Santiago Gutiérrez has been a partner since 1994. He heads the corporate and finance and capital markets departments, and also co-heads the M&A practice group. He has a law degree from Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá and a postgraduate degree in financial management at the School of Marketing and Management (ESMA) in Barcelona, Spain.
Santiago has broad experience in the structuring of financial operations, mergers & acquisitions and corporate law. Prior to joining the firm, Santiago performed as in-house counsel at Extebandes Bank and Conavi. He also acted as Legal Vice President and General Secretary at Corfiunión, and General Secretary of Banco Unión Colombiano. Additionally, he worked as an international associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York City.
Santiago has also served on several boards of directors of financial institutions such as Corfiunión, Leasing Phoenix, Fidunion, Corredores Asociados SA and Willis Corredores de Seguros SA. He has been ranked by Chambers and Partners as one of Colombia’s leading corporate/M&A lawyers.
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