Market: Colombia

Colombian delivery start-up gets funding round

IDB Invest and US private investment group Blue like an Orange have hired Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá, Brazilian firms BMA Advogados and Dias Carneiro Advogados, and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City to inject US$22 million into Colombian grocery delivery company Merqueo.

07 June 2022

Ex-Posse Herrera partner joins Garrigues

Garrigues (Colombia) has appointed Carolina Camacho as partner and head of its labour practice, following her departure from Posse Herrera Ruiz last month.

27 May 2022

Colombian investor raises funds for port acquisition

Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York, Tel Aviv and Mexico City and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) have helped the Colombian Infrastructure Equity Fund (CIEF) make a private placement of notes to fund the acquisition of local ports.

17 May 2022

Advent invests in Colombian hotel group

Advent has hired DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán to partner with Colombia’s GHL Hotels, in which the US private equity group will invest to support the Andean hotel chain.

16 May 2022

Gómez-Pinzón strikes deal with white-collar crime boutique

Colombian Elite firm Gómez-Pinzón has entered an alliance with a local white-collar crime boutique, appointing its founder as an external counsel.

13 May 2022

New LatAm boutique launches in three countries

Stephan Adell has left the partnership at Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi in Santo Domingo to team up with former Dechert special legal consultant Juan Felipe Merizalde and launch a Latin American disputes boutique with offices in Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Panama.

12 May 2022

Ferrere and Brigard Urrutia help Emergent Cold expand in LatAm

Emergent Cold Latin America has hired Ferrere (Uruguay) and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to acquire cold storage facilities in Uruguay and Colombia in two separate deals, expanding its presence across the region.

09 May 2022

Mubadala sells gold mining assets in Colombia

Canadian mining company Aris Gold has turned to Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá to acquire a minority stake in a Colombian mining venture from Emirati sovereign wealth fund Mubadala, a deal worth US$100 million.

09 May 2022

Colombian counsel stars in US$3 billion cross-border shipping buy

French container ship group CMA CGM has called on three offices of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to acquire assets from US supply chain services provider Ingram Micro in a global deal worth US$3 billion.

09 May 2022

Posse Herrera partner joins Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie (Colombia) has added firepower to its tax offering by hiring a partner from Elite firm Posse Herrera Ruiz.

05 May 2022

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