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Posse Herrera Ruiz

Corporate/M&A

4 ranked lawyersBand 1ColombiaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Market-leading corporate powerhouse highly revered for its activity dealing with cross-border and domestic M&A transactions. Abilities also extend to conducting large due diligence and assisting with sophisticated corporate reorganisations and joint venture agreements. Boasts renowned expertise representing large private equity funds and major companies from sectors including power, banking and telecommunications.

Notable practitioners

A client who enjoys working with the "great and fantastic" Jaime Cubillos Porto also describes him as "very balanced and composed." Another interviewee comments that "he is a great lawyer - I have a very good opinion of him."Peers are also full of praise for Cubillos Porto due to his high activity in the market.

Distinguished head of department Jaime Herrera manages an impressive team, boasting key work on high-profile corporate mandates. He is described as "a great M&A lawyer" and "a top lawyer" by interviewees. Another commentator enthusiastically endorses him as "a very competent lawyer with in-depth experience to provide advice." Herrera leads some of the most sophisticated acquisition deals of the team.

José Alejandro Torres is recognised by clients as an "experienced" and very capable corporate lawyer. One source singles him out for praise due to his significant abilities dealing with contracts. Torres continues to win mandates from clients to advise on cross-border deals.

Oscar Tutasaura Castellanos is well regarded by peers and clients alike. One client states: "He provides comprehensive advice," adding: "He is always available to resolve any doubts."

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Overview

Posse Herrera Ruiz has earned a region-wide reputation in the structuring, negotiation, and implementation of integration transactions, and has participated in many of the largest acquisitions and privatizations in Colombia as part of other multi-jurisdictional transactions. 

The M&A practice  has broad experience in carve-outs, spin-offs, stock purchase and sales, asset sales and acquisitions, providing capabilities on each specific transaction, and providing legal advice in all stages of the transaction:

  • Due Diligence
  • Structuring
  • Negotiation and preparation of documents
  • Closing and transaction transition
  • Post-transaction support

    Our transactional skills are supported with expertise from Labor, Litigation, Corporates, Anti-trust, Environmental and Intellectual Property as well as  Real Estate practice groups, providing high-end legal advice in all relevant matters.

    In Corporate Law the firm advises clients on a wide range of corporate, secretarial, contract structuring, negotiation, and execution, foreign investment, exchange controls, tax, and labor matters, as well as dispute resolution and litigation. 

    Clients

    Abraaj

    Andean Cacao Ltd

    AON

    AXA

    Cencosud

    Citibank

    Coltabaco (Philip Morris Colombia)

    Compañía de Seguros Bolívar

    Copec

    Corpbanca

    Credicorp

    Delta

    Diageo

    Engie

    Fareva

    GDF Suez

    Itau Corpbanca Chile

    Itau Corpbanca Chile

    John Laing Group plc

    Portland Private Equity

    Saint Gobain

    Scotiabank

    SV Viagens Ltda.

    Industries

    Agroindustry & Forestry

    Aviation

    Banks & Financial Institutions

    Energy & Natural Resources

    Hospitality & Leisure

    Infrastructure & Construction

    Insurance

    Lifesciences & Pharma

    Private Equity Funds

    Retail

    TMT

    Utilities

    Corporate/M&A Department

    Posse Herrera Ruiz

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    Department location

    Carrera 7 No 71- 52

    Torre A, Piso 5

    Bogotá

    Capital District

    Colombia

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    Colombia

    Corporate/M&A


    Jaime Cubillos Porto
    Band 2
    Jaime Herrera
    Band 1
    José Alejandro Torres
    Band 4
    Oscar Tutasaura Castellanos
    Band 5