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Latin America 2023
Colombia Corporate/M&A
3
Band 3

1 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Gómez-Pinzón

Our Practice Group is one of the largest in Colombia.  It is formed by lawyers with local and international extensive experience, several of them simultaneously admitted for the practice of law in Colombia and in the State of New York.

We represent our clients in M&A transactions, both on the sellers' and buyer's side, on public or private targets, through negotiated or hostile processes. We also advise on the structuring and negotiation of strategic alliances between investors.

We offer accompaniment throughout all matters related to the corporate work of companies and support businesses in their legal constitution, and in processes of consolidations, divisions, and liquidations, as well as in issues of insolvency and restructuring.

We provide advice to foreign and local investors and Colombian companies on their obligations under the Colombian foreign exchange regime and on corporate governance and compliance matters.  We negotiate and draft all types of contracts in all areas of commercial law, considering the regulatory aspects of specific industries.

Finally, we advise boards and managers on assertive strategic issues decision-making.


Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A - Colombia
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Gómez-Pinzón is a highly regarded law firm that fields a strong team that is specialised in handling complex corporate instructions in Colombia. The department's experience spans cross-border acquisitions, merger agreements and joint ventures. The law firm is regularly sought out by clients from the banking and finance sectors, as well as energy and infrastructure. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts counts as a new client win for Gómez-Pinzón.

Strengths

"The team at Gómez-Pinzón understands the client's needs and their requirements when facing challenges in deals and transactions. The lawyers provide comprehensive advice and innovative alternatives and solutions."

Work highlights

Gómez-Pinzón advised Ashmore Group on the sale of 100% of its participation in Concesión Santa Marta Paraguachón to BlackRock.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Lina Uribe García is based in Bogotá and is sought after for her expertise in the Colombian M&A space. A client comments: "Lina Uribe García has deep knowledge and extraordinary soft skills. She is always aware of the details, and her proposed solutions are sophisticated and practical."

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Lina Uribe García
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Lina Uribe García
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Band 5

Members

Provided by Gómez-Pinzón

Ana Cristina Jaramillo

Daniela Romero

Felipe Mariño

Germán Villamil

Juan David Quintero

Juan Pablo Caicedo

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Lina Uribe García

Head of Department

María Fernanda Restrepo

Natalia García Arenas

Clients

Provided by Gómez-Pinzón

AES Chivor

Acon

Aero República

Aldor

Ashmore

Avianca

Bloomberg

Carulla

Cine Colombia

Colpatria

Davivienda

Domino's

ExxonMobil

Falabella

GE Money

GSK

Garmisch Pharmaceutical

Grupo Aval

Grupo Energía de Bogotá

Grupo Éxito

IBM

IGT

JetBlue Airways

Lamosa

McCain Foods

Meta 4

OHL

Open Market

Parque Arauco

Promigas

SAB Miller

Termocandelaria

Unisono

Valorem

Viva Colombia

Whirlpool

Industries

Provided by Gómez-Pinzón

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Utilities