Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas

Corporate/M&A Department

Colombia
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What the team is known for Noteworthy department within an international full-service firm, experienced acting for clients in a range of complex corporate cases. Routinely advises on asset and share acquisitions matters as well as corporate reorganisations. Boasts considerable strength assisting clients with due diligence and corporate governance work. Puertos Inversiones y Obras, Monómeros Colombo Venezolanos and Rappi are some of the recent additions to the varied client roster.

Strengths A satisfied client who "only has positive feedback for the team" reports: "They master the M&A work. They are very precise and clear, there is no grey area with them." The client goes on to note: "They stick to the client throughout the process and are always very supportive."

Work highlights Advised Group Saur on its cross-border acquisition of Naunet ESP, a holding company of five aqueduct and sewerage systems concessionaires.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department
Eduardo Cárdenas
garners high praise from interviewees, one of whom describes him as "a very respected lawyer, seasoned professional and a skilled negotiator who does high-level work." Another client further values that "he understands situations and has the ability to handle them," adding: "He helps us to make decisions." 

Co-head of department
Mauricio Borrero
is highly valued by one interviewee who states that "he is a great lawyer with practical ideas," adding: "He is extremely friendly, a very calm but dynamic person."