Market: Colombia

Colombian firms Esguerra and Jiménez Higuita merge

Colombian Recommended firm Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos has merged with Jiménez Higuita Rodríguez & Asociados, creating an outfit with more than 100 lawyers.

22 February 2024

Cracking the code: dispelling the smoke and mirrors around legal tech

With shiny, new and impressive legal technology tools appearing on the market every day, firms must cut through the smoke and mirrors of the rapidly evolving digital market and ensure that they are making informed choices to implement the right innovation and avoid making poor investments.

21 February 2024

Electricity investors threaten claim against Honduras

A Colombian-led energy consortium that held a concession to operate the national grid of Honduras has reportedly threatened a claim against the state.

21 February 2024

Dentons and Cuatrecasas steer Colombian toll road acquisition

Spanish infrastructure developer Globalvía has called on Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas to acquire a Colombian toll road concession from UK investor Ashmore.

19 February 2024

Panama’s Britton & Iglesias adds Colombia base

Panamanian firm Britton & Iglesias has opened an office in Bogotá to field opportunities in the Colombian market.

15 February 2024

CMS hires human rights lawyer as counsel in Bogotá

Colombia’s CMS Rodríguez-Azuero has recruited the co-founder of local firm LH Law & Consulting as counsel, boosting its human rights, environmental law and sustainability practices.

14 February 2024

DLA Piper promotes three in Bogotá

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has elevated three directors to its senior rank, boosting the firm’s oil and gas and corporate governance practices.

13 February 2024

Colombia adds new antitrust head amid uncertainty over ex-chief

Colombia’s president has chosen Cielo Elainne Rusinque Urrego to lead the national competition authority, two months after the agency’s former chief was removed under uncertain circumstances.

13 February 2024

KKR snaps up Tigo telecoms assets in Colombia

US private equity fund KKR has enlisted four Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá to sign a deal to buy several Colombian telecoms tower assets from Millicom subsidiary Tigo.

08 February 2024

German tech company grows LatAm presence

Four Cuatrecasas offices have helped German business GFT Technologies buy Colombian fintech Sophos Solutions from US private equity group Advent International for US$95 million.

05 February 2024

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