Carlos Fradique-Méndez in our news

Multiple firms in cross-border Peruvian logistics acquisition

Global alternative investment group HIG Capital has relied on Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York, RocaJunyent in Madrid, Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima, Ferrere in Bolivia and CorralRosales in Ecuador to purchase a majority stake in Peruvian third-party logistics company Grupo Ransa.

17 November 2021

Ecopetrol launches US$2 billion debt tap and shelf offering

Colombia’s largest oil company Ecopetrol has enlisted Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and local firm Brigard Urrutia to make a US$2 billion debt issuance.

16 November 2021

Several firms in Colombia’s first long-term renewables loan

Spanish energy platform Matrix Renewables has turned to Latham & Watkins LLP in Washington, DC and New York and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to obtain a credit facility from Bancolombia and IDB Invest.

15 November 2021

Colombia makes US$1 billion issuance and consolidates bonds

The Republic of Colombia has enlisted Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC, London and New York to make its third sovereign bond issuance since the start of the year, raising US$1 billion.

09 November 2021

IBM’s US$60 billion global spinoff calls on LatAm firms

Multinational technology company IBM has hired several firms to carve-out Kyndryl, establishing the managed infrastructure services unit as a standalone business.

14 October 2021

Three firms in multi-currency loan for Colombian transmission line

Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC and New York and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped the Colombian branch of Spanish engineering company Grupo Ortiz obtain a two-tranche financing worth US$122 million to fund the construction of a transmission line.

16 September 2021

Mercado Livre buys logistics company in cross-border deal

The Brazilian branch of Buenos Aires-headquartered e-commerce company Mercado Libre has relied on Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados in São Paulo and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to acquire Brazilian logistics company Kangu.

07 September 2021

Four firms guide Ecopetrol to US$1.2 billion loan in Colombia

Colombian petroleum company Ecopetrol has hired Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and local firm Brigard Urrutia to obtain a US$1.2 billion credit facility.

06 September 2021

Colombian 4G toll road concessionaire gets refinancing

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and London and Colombian firm Posse Herrera Ruiz have helped a Colombian motorway concessionaire receive US$278 million to refinance existing debt.

01 September 2021

KKR and Telefónica set up Colombian fibre optic project

US investor KKR has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in Houston and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá to pay US$500 million for a majority stake in Telefónica Colombia’s fibre optic network, through which the two companies will establish the country’s first wholesale digital infrastructure venture.

04 August 2021

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