Market: Colombia

Colombian fintech Omni gets US$100 million loan

Colombian fintech OmniLatam has relied on Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Washington, DC and Cuatrecasas (Colombia) to obtain a US$100 million loan from US investment manager Gramercy.

07 April 2022

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in 2021?

Latin Lawyer has published its first Deal Tracker Report – providing a unique overview of transactional activity in Latin America over the last year. Read on to find out which firms advised on the most transactions in some of the region’s largest jurisdictions.

06 April 2022

Grupo Aval sets up securitisation programme for Taca Airlines

Colombian financial services company Grupo Aval has turned to Latham & Watkins LLP in New York, Chicago and Boston to structure a future flow securitisation of credit card receivables of Taca Airlines, the Salvadorean division of Avianca.

04 April 2022

Dutch fund invests in Colombian sustainable meat production

Allen & Overy LLP in São Paulo and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped Dutch fund &Green invest in Colombian agribusiness company Hacienda San José (HSJ) to support sustainable meat production in the South American country.

25 March 2022

Cuatrecasas steers Bancolombia-Celsia solar partnership

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped the investment arm of financial group Bancolombia launch a platform with local energy company Celsia through which they will develop solar power projects.

21 March 2022

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

Baker McKenzie and Cuatrecasas land Colombian airport loan

Aeropuertos de Oriente has hired Baker McKenzie (Colombia) to obtain a loan worth 235 billion pesos (US$62 million).

17 March 2022

Several LatAm firms in Enel-Grupo Energía Bogotá merger

Enel Américas, the Latin American subsidiary of Italian energy conglomerate Enel, has hired Garrigues (Colombia) to merge with Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) and its subsidiaries across the region in a deal worth some US$9 billion.

16 March 2022

Australia’s BikeExchange buys Colombian bicycle company

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped BikeExchange Colombia (Becol) sell the remaining 50% stake in the business to the Australian online cycle marketplace BikeExchange, making the buyer its sole owner.

15 March 2022

Cuatrecasas adds partners in Bogotá and Santiago

Cuatrecasas has nabbed the disputes head of Holland & Knight (Colombia) to boost its Bogotá office, while also hiring a tax-specialist from KPMG as partner and to lead its efforts in that field in Chile.

11 March 2022

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