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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

Colombian firms brace for first left-wing government

As the Andean nation inaugurates Gustavo Petro as its first-ever leftist president, Colombian law firms are preparing for radical changes in the energy sector, as well as tax reform and an increased focus on climate change and ESG.

08 August 2022

PPU and Gómez-Pinzón in Colombian power sale

Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) has hired Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) to buy power transmission company Elecnorte from UK investment group Ashmore.

27 July 2022

Bogotá buses drive home financing 

Two offices of Clifford Chance LLP, Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) and Mendoza in Bogotá have helped French and Colombian development banks lend US$130 million to the Bogotá bus system TransMilenio for the acquisition of an electric bus fleet.

20 July 2022

Colombian investor raises funds for port acquisition

Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York, Tel Aviv and Mexico City and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) have helped the Colombian Infrastructure Equity Fund (CIEF) make a private placement of notes to fund the acquisition of local ports.

17 May 2022

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 5 May, which was attended by over 250 guests.

06 May 2022

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Claudia Barrero

Latin Lawyer speaks to Claudia Barrero of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) about what it takes to be a woman at the top of the legal industry, the important role clients play in achieving gender equality at law firms and why there is still a long way to go in Latin America.

07 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 2022

Cross-border chemical buy calls on LatAm firms

Dutch chemical manufacturer IMCD has hired Central American law firm Arias as lead counsel to acquire Panama-headquartered industrial material producer Quelaris.

03 March 2022

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