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Gómez-Pinzón

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 2ColombiaLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded firm with a strong team specialised in handling complex corporate instructions. Experience spans cross-border acquisitions, merger agreements and joint ventures. Regularly sought out by clients from the banking and finance sectors, as well as energy and infrastructure. Recent additions to the firm's client roster include Centro Continental de Consultoría 3C, Glenfarne Group and Intertug.

Strengths

An impressed interviewee praises that "the service is outstanding," adding that "partners at the firm care about our needs and are creative. They are responsive to our problems, very proactive and bring solutions even before we identify the problem. We really feel they have our backs."

Work highlights

Assisted Ecopetrol with the closing of a joint venture transaction, valued at approximately USD1.5 billion.

Notable practitioners

Respected partner Lina Uribe García receives solid recognition from clients and peers who appreciate her presence within the Colombian corporate sphere. One satisfied client praises Uribe García's "very good performance."

Well-regarded practitioner Patricia Arrázola Bustillo retains her position in the table following endorsement for her relevant corporate practice. One interviewee especially appreciates her active role in the market and states: "She is a very good lawyer and I have the best opinion of her."

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Overview

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.


Members

Arrázola Bustillo, Patricia

García Arenas, Natalia

Quintero, Juan David

Rabelly, Pablo

Restrepo, María Fernanda

Uribe García, Lina

Clients

Acon

Aero República

AES Chivor

Aldor

Ashmore

Avianca

Bloomberg

Carulla

Cine Colombia

Colpatria

Davivienda

Domino's

ExxonMobil

Falabella

Garmisch Pharmaceutical

GE Money

Grupo Aval

Grupo Energía de Bogotá

Grupo Éxito

GSK

IBM

IGT

JetBlue Airways

Lamosa

McCain Foods

Meta 4

OHL

Open Market

Parque Arauco

Promigas

SAB Miller

Termocandelaria

Unisono

Valorem

Viva Colombia

Whirlpool

Industries

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

Corporate/M&A Department

Gómez-Pinzón

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Department location

Calle 67 No. 7-35

Of. 1204

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

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Colombia

Corporate/M&A


Lina Uribe García
Band 5
Patricia Arrázola Bustillo
Band 5