Market: Colombia

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

Colombian port completes US$524 million financing

The New York and Paris offices of Herbert Smith Freehills and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped a group of project sponsors obtain a US$524 million financing to develop a port in northern Colombia.

04 May 2022

Posse Herrera nabs Holland & Knight partner

Elite firm Posse Herrera Ruiz has hired a partner from Holland & Knight (Colombia) to lead its labour and immigration practice.

29 April 2022

Patria acquires majority stake in Colombian healthcare group

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has helped Brazilian private equity fund Patria Investimentos acquire a majority stake in Colombian healthcare group Bienestar IPS.

27 April 2022

Several firms drive through Colombia-Bolivia car deal

Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Bogotá and Indacochea & Asociados in Santa Cruz de la Sierra have helped Colombian mobility company Astara acquire a majority stake in Bolivian counterpart Ovando.

25 April 2022

Cuatrecasas in US$578 million Medellín metro financing

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped Bancolombia lend 2.1 trillion pesos (US$578 million) to a local concessionaire for the development of an inner-city railway in Medellín.

22 April 2022

Cuatrecasas appoints three partners across LatAm offices

Cuatrecasas has promoted three senior associates in Chile, Colombia and Peru to partner, adding firepower to its disputes, finance and M&A practices in the region.

19 April 2022

Grupo Aval spins off Central American subsidiary

The New York office of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán in Bogotá and Panama’s Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee have helped Colombian financial services company Grupo Aval spin off its Central American subsidiary, BAC Holding International (BHI).

19 April 2022

Several firms help French telecoms group buy LatAm assets

French cable and fibre optic company Nexans has enlisted two offices of Spanish firm Pérez-Llorca, Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) in Quito and Peruvian outfit Miranda & Amado to acquire US$225 million worth of telecoms assets across Latin America from Mexican energy company Xignux.

13 April 2022

Garrigues and Brigard Urrutia in Colombian fintech buy

PayU, one of Colombia’s leading electronic payment companies, has turned to Garrigues (Colombia) to acquire local fintech Tecnipagos from financial institution Credibanco.

12 April 2022

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