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Baker McKenzie

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 3ColombiaLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-known international firm offering a solid Colombian corporate practice, experienced covering an array of mandates. Work has a strong focus on assisting with large cross-border acquisitions, due diligence analysis and negotiation of shareholder agreements. Activity includes incorporating local offices for international clients and structuring special purpose vehicles. Liberty is a new client win for the firm.

Strengths

A market commentator enthuses: "The team has been excellent. I really like the level of knowledge they have. They know how to apply the law to our business. The capacity to go deep into the matters has also been a highlight for me."

Work highlights

Represented Veolia in its acquisition of 100% shares of three waste management public companies and additional assets.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Andrés Crump enters the rankings following high praise from clients and peers alike. One client says: "Working with Crump was a complete revelation to me. It is clear he has significant experience. His advice is completely assertive, practical, and commercial."

Associate-to-watch Natalia Villalba remains an impressive practitioner in the Colombian M&A sphere. One client says: "I appreciate her especially. I always got a quick response from her, which was very helpful." Another states: "She is not a partner but her performance makes her seem like one."

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Colombia

Corporate/M&A


Andrés Crump
Band 4
Natalia Villalba
Associates to watch