Market: Colombia

Several firms steer largest-ever 4G road financing in Colombia

Colombian infrastructure concessionaire Vial Unión del Sur and its Spanish sponsor Sacyr have enlisted Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC, New York and Madrid and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to get the country’s largest-ever 4G toll road financing, a deal worth some US$906 million.

18 February 2022

Several LatAm firms steer regional software acquisition

Latin America-focused private equity group Linzor Capital Partners has hired multiple law firms in the region to acquire a majority stake in Uruguayan software business inConcert and its partner Convertia.

17 February 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: José Luis Suárez Parra of Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón.

14 February 2022

SoftBank feeds US$48 million to Colombian pet e-commerce group

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped local pet supplies e-commerce platform Laika raise US$48 million in a Series B funding round led by SoftBank’s Latin America fund.

14 February 2022

IDB Invest lends US$50 million to LatAm CRM group

Atento, the largest provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and business-process outsourcing (BPO) services in Latin America, has hired several firms in the region to obtain a US$50 million working capital facility from IDB Invest.

10 February 2022

Cuatrecasas helps Essity in takeover bid for Colombian counterpart

Swedish hygiene and health company Essity has hired Cuatrecasas (Colombia) to launch a US$64 million takeover bid for Colombian counterpart Productos Familia, making the buyer the sole owner of the Bogotá-based business.

28 January 2022

Brigard Urrutia swoops for Lewin & Wills tax partner

Colombian Elite firm Brigard Urrutia has strengthened its tax offering by hiring experienced partner Adrián Rodríguez from prominent boutique Lewin & Wills Abogados.

26 January 2022

Colombian port docks US$394 million credit line

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped a group of lenders, including IDB and IDB Invest, grant a US$394 million credit line to a port in the northern department of Antioquia.

25 January 2022

Dentons appoints new LatAm head

Global law firm Dentons has appointed partner Paloma Gómez as its new CEO of the Latin America and Caribbean region, replacing outgoing head Jorge Alers.

24 January 2022

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