Market: Colombia

Colombian telecoms group gets China Development Bank loan

Partners Telecom Colombia (WOM) has turned to local firm Gómez-Pinzón to obtain a US$200 million financing from the China Development Bank.

25 February 2022

IDB Invest backs gender-focused social bonds in Colombia

Colombian microfinance institution Mibanco has enlisted Garrigues (Colombia) to raise 76.5 billion pesos (US$19 million) in a social bond issuance, the funds of which are earmarked for female-led projects in the country.

24 February 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

Holland & Knight hires Garrigues counsel as partner in Bogotá

Holland & Knight (Colombia) has appointed a counsel from fellow Highly Recommended firm Garrigues (Colombia) as partner and head of its capital markets and financial services regulation departments.

22 February 2022

Several firms steer largest-ever 4G road financing in Colombia

Colombian infrastructure concessionaire Vial Unión del Sur and its Spanish sponsor Sacyr have enlisted Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC, New York and Madrid and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to get the country’s largest-ever 4G toll road financing, a deal worth some US$906 million.

18 February 2022

Several LatAm firms steer regional software acquisition

Latin America-focused private equity group Linzor Capital Partners has hired multiple law firms in the region to acquire a majority stake in Uruguayan software business inConcert and its partner Convertia.

17 February 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: José Luis Suárez Parra of Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón.

14 February 2022

SoftBank feeds US$48 million to Colombian pet e-commerce group

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped local pet supplies e-commerce platform Laika raise US$48 million in a Series B funding round led by SoftBank’s Latin America fund.

14 February 2022

IDB Invest lends US$50 million to LatAm CRM group

Atento, the largest provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and business-process outsourcing (BPO) services in Latin America, has hired several firms in the region to obtain a US$50 million working capital facility from IDB Invest.

10 February 2022

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