Market: Colombia

Bancolombia first LatAm bank to issue sustainability-linked debt

Holland & Knight (Colombia) has helped the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB Invest and the Latin American Green Bond Fund underwrite the first sustainability-linked bonds issued by a Latin American bank, a deal worth 640 billion pesos (US$132 million).

25 November 2022

Brigard Urrutia makes four new directors

Colombian Elite firm Brigard Urrutia has strengthened its competition, real estate, infrastructure and public law offerings by promoting four lawyers to director.

24 November 2022

Colombian gas supplier TGI makes US$155 million tender offer

Milbank in New York and Baker McKenzie (Colombia) have helped the gas transportation subsidiary of Grupo Energía Bogotá launch a tender offer worth US$155 million.

22 November 2022

Latin America’s labour landscape makes a sharp left

As Latin American politics increasingly veer to the left, rumours swirl around how this symbolic shift could trigger landmark labour changes such as increased unionisation, employment reforms and heightened worker activism in the region as a fresh set of leaders call for social change.

17 November 2022

Colombian aviation regulator grounds Avianca-Viva deal

Colombia’s national aviation authority has blocked a merger between the country’s largest airline Avianca and low-cost carrier Viva Air after the pair could not back up their failing firm defence and refused to offer remedies.

17 November 2022

Andean Telecom financing calls on familiar firms

Digital infrastructure provider Andean Telecom Partners (ATP) has enlisted Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York and Garrigues’ offices in Santiago, Bogotá and Peru to obtain a US$120 million credit facility.

10 November 2022

Multiple firms help Colombia’s Davivienda get US$160 million loan

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have helped Colombia’s Banco Davivienda secure a US$160 million credit line.

10 November 2022

LATAM completes Chapter 11

A slew of US and Latin American firms have helped LATAM Airlines exit from its Chapter 11 proceedings, putting an end to a landmark cross-border restructuring that began over two years ago.

09 November 2022

Gómez-Pinzón helps consortium win Medellín metro contract

Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón has helped a Hong Kong-Portuguese consortium win the rights to build a metro line in the city of Medellín, a contract worth US$439 million.

09 November 2022

Colombia's Credivalores makes bond exchange and follow-on

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have helped Colombian consumer loan provider Credivalores make an exchange offer and follow-on issuance.

04 November 2022

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