Partner Profile

Luis Gabriel Morcillo

Brigard Urrutia

Colombia

LL 250

Biography

Luis Gabriel is a partner of the capital markets, securities and private equity and corporate/M&A practice groups. With 15 years of experience, he focuses his practice on securities offerings, including both equity and debt offerings in the Colombian Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange, and under 144A and Reg S rules. He has been involved in many of the largest securities offerings out of Colombia, including landmark offerings such as the first double-listed issuer, the first ETF and the first simultaneous offering made both in Colombia and in international markets. He frequently advises clients on private equity matters, including fund formation, fundraising and the implementation of investment policies for companies and projects on a cross-border basis, being a recognised leader on the development of the Colombian private equity industry.

Mr Morcillo is a graduate of the School of Law of Universidad de Los Andes, with additional diplomas in history and economics from the same university. He also earned an LLM at University College London (UCL), where he was awarded the academic excellence Joseph Hume Scholarship. He attended negotiation courses at Harvard Law School and was awarded a diploma in private equity from Oxford University.

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