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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Capital Markets

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What the team is known for

Notable full-service firm that demonstrates a solid reputation in the market, particularly recognised for providing counsel to initial purchasers and underwriters on bond offerings. Noteworthy activity dealing with private placements. Further experience assisting clientele with structuring high-value securitisation transactions. Empresa de Energía de Pacífico is a recent addition to the firm's client roster.

Strengths

One interviewee lauds that the team "possessesexcellent knowledge of capital markets matters, provides effective and adequate answers, and enjoys a good relationship with the other parties involved." This client goes on to report: "They are very efficient, serious, dedicated, and with a great disposition to assist clients."

Work highlights

Provided counsel to J.P. Morgan and Citigroup as underwriters in an unsecured bond offering valued at USD400 million.

Notable practitioners

"Extraordinary" department co-head Claudia Barrero is acclaimed by clients and peers. A client particularly endorses her for "her great leadership skills, deep knowledge of regulatory matters and strong commitment to the client," adding that "she is excellent looking for solutions to any problem that may arise and very open to listening to new ideas. She is not afraid to be a pioneer; on the contrary, she is always looking for new options that promote the development of the capital markets in Colombia."

Co-head of department Hernando Padilla receives good recognition from market sources within the Colombian capital markets arena. Padilla leads some of the team's most notable debt offerings.

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Overview

The Banking, Finance and Capital Markets area provides advice in financial transactions and in regulatory issues to financial entities, as well as to sponsors and borrowers, in each case, local and foreign.

In relation to its participation in financial transactions, the firm has broad experience in banking, capital markets and structured finance transactions. Among such transactions, we can mention the following, for which there are specialized lawyers in each of the jurisdictions where we operate:

       Asset financing, including aircraft financing;

       Debt and equity issuances in both local and international markets;

       Structuring Collateral;

       Financial due diligence in respect of both banking and non-banking entities;

       Structuring of mutual investment funds and private equity funds;

       Securitizations and creation of structured instruments;

       Derivative transactions.

As to regulatory issues, the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets area provides advice in a wide range of processes before the regulatory authorities, including, among others, the structuring of products, the incorporation of financial entities and the authorization for the acquisition, merger and/or division of such entities. It also represents local and foreign financial entities in all kind of administrative proceedings before the supervising authorities.


Members

Barrero, Claudia

Buriticá, Paula

Mercado, Luz María

Padilla, Hernando

Robledo-Sánchez, Clara

Clients

Alpha Capital, S.A.S.

Alpha Holding, S.A. de C.V.

Bank of America

BlackRock

Celsia S.A. E.S.P.

Cementos Argos S.A.

Citadel Equity (Ireland) DAC

Citibank

Echelon Wealth Partners Inc.

Empresa de Energía de Pacífico S.A. E.S.P

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

Grupo Argos S.A.

Grupo Energía Bogotá S.A. E.S.P.

HSBC

JP Morgan

Scotiabank

Capital Markets Department

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

firm
Department location

Carrera 9 No 74-08

Oficina 105

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

76600

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Colombia

Capital Markets


Claudia Barrero
Band 1
Hernando Padilla
Band 3