Market: Colombia

Several firms help SNC-Lavalin divest in the Andean region

Five White & Case LLP offices have helped Dubai-based infrastructure group Kentech acquire the Colombian and Peruvian oil and gas operations of Canadian engineering group SNC-Lavalin.

29 March 2021

Colombia reactivates 4G toll road project with financing

Three Paul Hastings LLP offices, Colombia's Brigard Urrutia and Cuatrecasas in Bogotá have helped French concession holder Vinci Concessions and Colombian counterpart Constructora Concreto obtain a loan worth 700 billion pesos (US$196 million) to expand a toll road in central Colombia.

24 March 2021

Avianca secures restructuring milestones in New York court orders

Avianca secures restructuring milestones in New York court orders

22 March 2021

Rappi and Davivienda to launch Colombian digital bank

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped local delivery company Rappi partner with Banco Davivienda to launch a new digital bank.

16 March 2021

Glenfarne’s EnfraGen buys gas-fired power plant in Colombia

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have helped the local subsidiary of Latin American energy group EnfraGen acquire one of Colombia’s largest natural gas-fired power plants from a group of private equity investors.

12 March 2021

Seven LatAm firms in Spanish tech company Atento’s debt tap

Multiple law firms – seven from Latin America – have helped Spanish business technology company Atento issue US$500 million worth of notes.

12 March 2021

DLA Piper launches international arbitration group in Colombia

Colombia’s DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has opened an international arbitration practice and hired a lawyer from Shearman & Sterling LLP to lead its efforts in the field.

11 March 2021

Colombia shuts down mining cartel

Colombia’s state-owned oil producer has escaped sanctions after the country’s competition authority found no evidence it promoted a cartel in the mining sector that resulted in fines for nine companies, eight of their executives and a trade association.

11 March 2021

Intertug completes towage sale to Chile’s SAAM

Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá has helped Colombian towage company Intertug complete the sale of a majority stake in its business, including its Mexican subsidiaries, to Chilean logistics company SAAM for US$50 million.

01 March 2021

Andrés Hoyos Ramírez: 20 January 1968 – 3 December 2020

Colombian law firm Gómez-Pinzón announced in December the death of highly esteemed corporate and M&A partner Andrés Hoyos Ramírez. Latin Lawyer spoke to law firm partner Paula Samper Salazar and Hoyos' long-term friend Paola Lozano of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP about his accomplishments in the Latin American legal community and the legacy that he leaves behind.

24 February 2021

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