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Advent invests in Colombian hotel group

Advent has hired DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán to partner with Colombia’s GHL Hotels, in which the US private equity group will invest to support the Andean hotel chain.

16 May 2022

Ferrere and Brigard Urrutia help Emergent Cold expand in LatAm

Emergent Cold Latin America has hired Ferrere (Uruguay) and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to acquire cold storage facilities in Uruguay and Colombia in two separate deals, expanding its presence across the region.

09 May 2022

Colombian port completes US$524 million financing

The New York and Paris offices of Herbert Smith Freehills and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped a group of project sponsors obtain a US$524 million financing to develop a port in northern Colombia.

04 May 2022

Several firms help French telecoms group buy LatAm assets

French cable and fibre optic company Nexans has enlisted two offices of Spanish firm Pérez-Llorca, Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) in Quito and Peruvian outfit Miranda & Amado to acquire US$225 million worth of telecoms assets across Latin America from Mexican energy company Xignux.

13 April 2022

Garrigues and Brigard Urrutia in Colombian fintech buy

PayU, one of Colombia’s leading electronic payment companies, has turned to Garrigues (Colombia) to acquire local fintech Tecnipagos from financial institution Credibanco.

12 April 2022

Colombian fintech Omni gets US$100 million loan

Colombian fintech OmniLatam has relied on Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Washington, DC and Cuatrecasas (Colombia) to obtain a US$100 million loan from US investment manager Gramercy.

07 April 2022

Dutch fund invests in Colombian sustainable meat production

Allen & Overy LLP in São Paulo and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped Dutch fund &Green invest in Colombian agribusiness company Hacienda San José (HSJ) to support sustainable meat production in the South American country.

25 March 2022

Itaú Unibanco buys Colombian assets from Chile's CorpGroup

Itaú Unibanco has turned to Baraona Marshall & Cía in Santiago and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to acquire a stake in one of its subsidiaries from Chilean financial holding company CorpGroup for US$414 million.

09 March 2022

LatAm lender sells Colombian portfolio amid Chapter 11

US firm Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz has helped Puerto Rico-based private equity group CFG Partners acquire a portfolio of Colombian payroll loans from Miami-headquartered counterpart Alpha Latam Management for US$150 million, as part of the latter company’s Chapter 11 restructuring.

01 March 2022

Several LatAm firms in UK-Spain tech consulting acquisition

London-headquartered private equity group A&M Capital has hired several Latin American firms to acquire a majority stake in Spanish technology consulting company Ayesa.

23 February 2022

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