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Contexto Legal Abogados

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Recognised Medellín-based law firm known for its capabilities in advising key local and international clients, particularly those emanating from the healthcare, technology and investment areas. Team's activity centres on advising shareholders in both the selling and acquisition sides of transactions, as well as in merger proceedings and corporate commercial agreements.

Strengths

A client values that "the team encompasses a multidisciplinary group well prepared to handle cases." They also say: "They are speedy, effective and concise."

Work highlights

Advised the shareholders of Inversiones Médicas de Antioquia on the sale of 98% of the outstanding equity to Quirónsalud.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Guillermo Villegas garners praise from clients, one of whom states that "he is clear, solid and concise." Another client praises "his conceptual clarity to understand in depth the problem on which we need his support."

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Overview

The firm’s Corporate/M&A practice advise in all aspects of corporate law, including corporate-structuration, joint ventures, spin-offs, mergers, M&A deals (due diligence, negotiation of transaction documents and coordination of the closing stage of the processes). 



Our clients include BPO, Industry, Health and Pharmaceutical Companies, Private Investors. Some of our key clients in this area include Mérieux Nutrisciences Corporation, Scribe Colombia, One Link, Compañía de Créditos Rápidos and Avon.



Some of our recent work highlights include:



1. Closing the acquisition of LA S.A. SOCIEDAD DE APOYO AERONÁUTICO S.A to TALMA SERVICIOS AEROPORTUARIOS S.A.



2. Closing the acquisition of one of the most important clinics in Medellin by a Spanish company. 



3. The acquisition of Posición Digital S.A.S. by an international group.


Clients

Avon

Compañía de Créditos Rápidos

Mérieux Nutrisciences Corporation

One Link

Scribe Colombia

Industries

BPO

Health and Pharmaceutical Companies

Industry

Private Investors

Corporate/M&A Department

Contexto Legal Abogados

firm
Department location

Cra. 43A No. 5A – 113

South Tower, Floor 14

One Plaza Building

Medellin

Antioquia

Colombia

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Colombia

Corporate/M&A


Guillermo Villegas
Band 4