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Brigard Urrutia

Banking & Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 1ColombiaGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Outstanding firm possessing a renowned and market-leading banking and finance department. Acclaimed for assisting with the financing of large national infrastructure projects, corporations and assets. Also provides substantial advice to clientele on complex regulatory issues. Brigard Urrutia's stellar client roster includes high-profile lenders, particularly major local and international banks, as well as borrowers from the construction, transportation and aviation sectors.

Notable practitioners

Outstanding partner Carlos Fradique Méndez comes highly recommended by the market, with one interviewee describing him as "a superstar in the Colombian banking and finance market," and adding: "He has a lot of experience in the financial products arena and has really helped us to implement benchmarking measures that support our overall decisions." Carlos Fradique Méndez is well placed to assist clients with complex regulatory mandates and is admitted to practice in Colombia and New York.

Up-and-coming partner César Rodríguez "offers significant experience handling complex transactions," a client remarks, adding: "He couples his vast knowledge of the Colombian legislation with his international vision in order to provide the best possible advice."

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Overview

Our banking and financial services team has the experience and knowledge needed to advise local and foreign entities – both in the public and private sectors, as well as in the financial or real sector of the economy – on any type of regulatory matter before the Colombian authorities and financing transactions; including syndicated loans, structured financing, project finance, asset backed financing and implementation of collateral models.

We have provided assistance to clients in transactions that have been a milestone for our country and for the development of the financing practice in Colombia.

Members

Fradique Méndez, Carlos (Head of Department)

Quinche González, Manuel F (Head of Department)

Rodríguez, César (Head of Department)

Clients

BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA COLOMBIA

BANCO DAVIVIENDA S.A.

BANCO DE BOGOTÁ

BANCO GENERAL

BANCOLOMBIA

BLACKROCK

EVOLVERE CAPITAL

GOLDMAN SACHS

INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (IDB)

ITAÚ BBA COLOMBIA

ITAÚ UNIBANCO

JP MORGAN SECURITIES

Banking & Finance

Brigard Urrutia

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Location

Calle 70 BIS, #4 - 41

PO Box 23981

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

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Colombia

Banking & Finance


Carlos Fradique Méndez
Band 1, Foreign expert for USA
César Rodríguez
Up and Coming