Alejandro García de Brigard in our news

Dentons recruits former Brigard Urrutia banking partner

Colombian firm Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has hired a former Brigard Urrutia partner, enhancing its banking and finance practice group.

08 September 2023

Colombian 4G road project gets US$205 million refinancing

Brigard Urrutia has helped the sponsors of a toll road project in Colombia obtain a 855 billion pesos (US$205 million) loan to refinance a 4G toll road project.

08 September 2023

Latin Lawyer Elite 2024: the firms

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each created their own paths towards excellence and show unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

29 August 2023

Familiar firms feature in Ecopetrol US$1.5 billion offering

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped Colombian oil titan Ecopetrol raise US$1.5 billion through a debt offering.

01 August 2023

Firms steer multi-jurisdictional logistics merger

Squire Patton Boggs in Madrid, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Alta QIL+4 Abogados in Guatemala City and Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima have helped Peruvian logistics company Ransa merge with Costa Rica’s Transportes Centroamericanos del Futuro (TCF).

27 July 2023

KKR, Telefónica and Entel launch Peruvian fibre optics JV

Three Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped US investor KKR launch a joint venture with Telefónica Hispanoamérica and Entel Perú by acquiring a controlling interest in Peruvian fibre optics network PangeaCo for US$201 million.

25 July 2023

Brigard Urrutia adds four to partnership

Colombian Elite firm Brigard Urrutia has strengthened its litigation, tax, corporate and M&A and insurance practices by promoting four lawyers to its partnership.

21 July 2023

Several LatAm firms ink US$1.5 billion cross-border insurance buy

Hogan Lovells LLP has acted as lead counsel for insurance group HDI International in its acquisition of the Latin American business of Liberty Mutual Insurance for nearly US$1.5 billion, a deal that includes assets in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador.

05 June 2023

UK oil company buys Latin American drilling assets from Saipem

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima and Venezuelan firm D'Empaire have helped UK-based oil and gas company KCA Deutag buy the entire Latin American operations of Italian oil drilling company Saipem for US$40 million.

24 May 2023

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 11 May, which was attended by over 270 guests.

12 May 2023

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