Market: Colombia

Colombia’s Grupo Aval completes US$2 billion consent solicitation

Colombian financial services company Grupo Aval has enlisted Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York to sign a consent solicitation agreement with noteholders to renegotiate the terms of US$2 billion worth of debt.

08 March 2022

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Claudia Barrero

Latin Lawyer speaks to Claudia Barrero of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) about what it takes to be a woman at the top of the legal industry, the important role clients play in achieving gender equality at law firms and why there is still a long way to go in Latin America.

07 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 2022

Cuatrecasas appoints infrastructure partner in Bogotá

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has appointed a senior associate from Highly Recommended Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas as partner in its projects and infrastructure group.

03 March 2022

Cross-border chemical buy calls on LatAm firms

Dutch chemical manufacturer IMCD has hired Central American law firm Arias as lead counsel to acquire Panama-headquartered industrial material producer Quelaris.

03 March 2022

LatAm lender sells Colombian portfolio amid Chapter 11

US firm Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz has helped Puerto Rico-based private equity group CFG Partners acquire a portfolio of Colombian payroll loans from Miami-headquartered counterpart Alpha Latam Management for US$150 million, as part of the latter company’s Chapter 11 restructuring.

01 March 2022

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

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