Market: Colombia

Holland & Knight and Thompson & Knight in merger talks

US law firms Holland & Knight LLP and Thompson & Knight LLP have announced plans of a possible combination, which would boost the firms’ positions in Mexico where both have offices.

14 April 2021

After one year of covid-19, what have we learnt?

A year after everything changed, Jaime Fernández Madero of Fernández Madero Consulting says now is the time to set aside old beliefs to fully embrace the new world.

13 April 2021

Several firms help SNC-Lavalin divest in the Andean region

Five White & Case LLP offices have helped Dubai-based infrastructure group Kentech acquire the Colombian and Peruvian oil and gas operations of Canadian engineering group SNC-Lavalin.

29 March 2021

Colombia reactivates 4G toll road project with financing

Three Paul Hastings LLP offices, Colombia's Brigard Urrutia and Cuatrecasas in Bogotá have helped French concession holder Vinci Concessions and Colombian counterpart Constructora Concreto obtain a loan worth 700 billion pesos (US$196 million) to expand a toll road in central Colombia.

24 March 2021

Avianca secures restructuring milestones in New York court orders

Avianca secures restructuring milestones in New York court orders

22 March 2021

Rappi and Davivienda to launch Colombian digital bank

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped local delivery company Rappi partner with Banco Davivienda to launch a new digital bank.

16 March 2021

Glenfarne’s EnfraGen buys gas-fired power plant in Colombia

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have helped the local subsidiary of Latin American energy group EnfraGen acquire one of Colombia’s largest natural gas-fired power plants from a group of private equity investors.

12 March 2021

Seven LatAm firms in Spanish tech company Atento’s debt tap

Multiple law firms – seven from Latin America – have helped Spanish business technology company Atento issue US$500 million worth of notes.

12 March 2021

DLA Piper launches international arbitration group in Colombia

Colombia’s DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has opened an international arbitration practice and hired a lawyer from Shearman & Sterling LLP to lead its efforts in the field.

11 March 2021

Colombia shuts down mining cartel

Colombia’s state-owned oil producer has escaped sanctions after the country’s competition authority found no evidence it promoted a cartel in the mining sector that resulted in fines for nine companies, eight of their executives and a trade association.

11 March 2021

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