DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán in our news

LATAM completes Chapter 11

A slew of US and Latin American firms have helped LATAM Airlines exit from its Chapter 11 proceedings, putting an end to a landmark cross-border restructuring that began over two years ago.

09 November 2022

UK private school group enters Colombia with partnership

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has helped UK private school group Cognita enter into a strategic alliance with Colombian private school network Redcol, acquiring a majority stake in the Bogotá-based business.

24 October 2022

Colombian petrol group gets funding to buy oil and gas assets

Colombian petrol company Biomax has hired Lloreda Camacho & Co to acquire local gas business Grupo EDS Autogas and oil logistics group Fueltrans.

13 October 2022

Macquarie-Odinsa airport platform lands in Colombia and Ecuador

The Latin American-focused subsidiary of Australian investor Macquarie has called on three Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP offices, DLA Piper LLP in Madrid and Bogotá, and Ecuador’s Bustamante Fabara to structure an airport investment platform with Colombian infrastructure company Odinsa in a deal worth US$142 million.

10 October 2022

Patria further expands Colombian healthcare portfolio

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has helped Brazilian private equity group Patria Investimentos acquire Colombian healthcare group Clínica Chía.

07 October 2022

Colombia’s first 5G motorway concessionaire gets funds

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped the concessionaire of the country’s inaugural 5G toll road project and its sponsors – Brazil’s Patria Investimentos and Bogotá-based fund Mercantil Colpatriaon – obtain a financing package worth 1.5 trillion pesos (US$343 million).

29 September 2022

Colombian 4G toll road gets US$332 million credit line

Fagua López & Asociados has helped a Colombian 4G toll road concessionaire obtain a US$332 million financing from local financial institutions.

27 September 2022

New York court blocks PJT restructuring fee in LATAM Chapter 11

Despite claiming the duration and complexities of its Chapter 11 case were unforeseen, South American airline LATAM has failed to convince a New York court to let it pay its investment banker PJT Partners an additional US$12 million restructuring fee if its plan becomes effective.

22 September 2022

US telecoms group gets IDB Invest loan for LatAm operations

Puerto Rico-based QMC Telecom has hired Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) to obtain a US$45 million credit line from IDB Invest to finance its operations in Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

15 September 2022

Patria buys stake in Colombian agribusiness

Brazilian private equity fund Patria Investimentos has hired DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán to acquire Colombian agribusiness Provecampo.

25 August 2022

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