Market: Colombia

Intertug completes towage sale to Chile’s SAAM

Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá has helped Colombian towage company Intertug complete the sale of a majority stake in its business, including its Mexican subsidiaries, to Chilean logistics company SAAM for US$50 million.

01 March 2021

Andrés Hoyos Ramírez: 20 January 1968 – 3 December 2020

Colombian law firm Gómez-Pinzón announced in December the death of highly esteemed corporate and M&A partner Andrés Hoyos Ramírez. Latin Lawyer spoke to law firm partner Paula Samper Salazar and Hoyos' long-term friend Paola Lozano of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP about his accomplishments in the Latin American legal community and the legacy that he leaves behind.

24 February 2021

Pro bono: A critical state

Featured in Pro bono 2020

Necessity is often considered the greatest driver of innovation. As a result of covid-19, the traditional service model for legal advice across all practice areas has had to evolve, pro bono included. Lawyers who work in this field are having to adapt to continue to provide access to justice for vulnerable people in today’s digitalised and distressed world.

22 February 2021

Latin Lawyer's Leading Lights for pro bono

Featured in Pro bono 2020

Here we celebrate “Leading Lights”, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

22 February 2021

Pro bono: Clearing the way

Featured in Pro bono 2020

As clearing house membership reaches an all-time high, the institutions across the region acting as the go-between for law firms and pro bono projects are reinventing themselves, adapting to the times to provide first-class responses to those most in need. They are plugging gaps, as well as making pro bono networks more inclusive.

22 February 2021

Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center's Pro Bono Survey 2020

Featured in Pro bono 2020

The latest results from our annual research indicate that despite a year of unique and severe challenges, law firms are as committed as ever to doing pro bono. We report on what firms are doing to push their efforts to the next level.

22 February 2021

Posse Herrera leads Parque Arauco shopping centre sale

The Colombian subsidiary of Chilean shopping centre operator Parque Arauco has hired Posse Herrera Ruiz to sell a minority stake in two local shopping centres for 588 billion Colombian pesos (US$160 million) to real estate investment fund INMOVAL.

18 February 2021

Several Colombian firms in cross-border software acquisition

Lenz & Staehelin in Zürich and the Bogotá offices of Cuatrecasas and Posse Herrera Ruiz have helped Swiss IT services company SoftwareONE acquire a further 60% stake in Colombian counterpart InterGrupo.

11 February 2021

Colombia makes debt transactions worth US$4 billion

Arnold & Porter in New York and Washington, DC has helped the Republic of Colombia raise US$2.8 billion in a sovereign debt tap and launch a tender offer to buy back existing debt.

05 February 2021

Gómez-Pinzón appoints Lina Uribe to front M&A practice

Colombian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Gómez-Pinzón has appointed partner Lina Uribe to lead its corporate and M&A practice, making her one of the only women partners to hold that position in Colombia.

04 February 2021

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