Market: Colombia

JCHX partners with Canada’s Cordoba for mining JV in Colombia

Clifford Chance LLP in Beijing and Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón have helped Chinese engineering company JCHX Mining Management enter a landmark US$100 million agreement to develop one of Colombia’s largest copper mines with Canada’s Cordoba Minerals.

21 December 2022

US court dismisses last challenge to LATAM Chapter 11 plan

Dismissing the last remaining dispute over LATAM Airlines’ Chapter 11 plan, the US’s Second Circuit Court of Appeals has addressed for the first time whether a debtor has to pay post-petition interest (PPI) to unsecured creditors to be able to treat them as unimpaired.

20 December 2022

Grupo Energía Bogotá gets US$509 million loan

Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Colombian firm Mosquera Abogados have helped Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) obtain a US$509 million loan.

15 December 2022

Latin Lawyer Diversity Survey: a look at the results

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

Latin Lawyer’s latest research shows that while the majority of lawyers are largely satisfied with the level of diversity at their law firms, the glass ceiling remains an undeniable truth for female practitioners when it comes to reaching the senior ranks, and black and indigenous lawyers continue to be heavily underrepresented across Latin America.

05 December 2022

Acquisition Finance in Latin America

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

Although the financing is obtained by the buyer, the seller is also interested in ensuring that the buyer has locked in the financing to be able to pay the purchase price at closing.

02 December 2022

Environmental, Social and Governance in Latin America – Will the M&A Market Continue to Expand?

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

Attorneys practising in the region should be prepared to address ESG matters in transactional preparation, due diligence investigations, acquisition documentation and post-closing operations as ESG practices are adopted by financial institutions, strategic investors and regulatory authorities throughout Latin America.

02 December 2022

Deal-Related Litigation in Colombia and Latin America

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

There is a common view across Latin America that our jurisdictions are not as litigious as the United States or Europe when it comes to M&A deals. This seems to be aligned with the perceptions of our colleagues across countries in Latin America.

02 December 2022

Roundtable: The Impact of Political Instability and Social Unrest on Dealmaking in Latin America

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

Latin Lawyer brought together a panel of leading M&A practitioners to discuss the political situation in some of Latin America’s largest markets, as well as the impact of uncertainty on dealmaking in the region.

02 December 2022

Davivienda gets US$290 million credit line for sustainability loans

Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá has helped Colombia’s Banco Davivienda obtain a US$290 million loan that it will use to finance initiatives focused on environmental and social development.

28 November 2022

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

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