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Posse Herrera Ruiz

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Managing Partner: Jaime Herrera
Senior Partners: Jaime Herrera, Daniel Posse, Mariana Posse, Juan Guillermo Ruiz, José Alejandro Torres, Álvaro José Rodríguez
Number of partners worldwide: 20
Number of lawyers worldwide: 130+
Languages: Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, German

Firm Overview:
Posse Herrera Ruiz is a full-service law firm that uses a systematic, multidisciplinary approach to find creative, prudent and value generating business solutions, which optimise the clients’ return on investment while minimising risks.

Main Areas of Practice:
M&A Competition
Corporate
Tax Planning & International Commerce
Finance & Capital Markets
Insurance & Reinsurance
Dispute Resolution
Natural Resources & Energy
Environmental
Infrastructure & PPPs
Real Estate Development & Trusts
Intellectual Property
Labour & Immigration

Mergers & Acquisitions:
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Natural Resources & Energy Law - Mining:
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Tax Planning & International Commerce:
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[email protected]

Finance & Capital Markets:
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[email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
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[email protected]

Competition Law:
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[email protected]

Infrastructure & PPPs:
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[email protected]

Real Estate, Urbanism & Agribusiness:
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[email protected]

Labour & Immigration:
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[email protected]

Corporate:
Contact:
[email protected]

Intellectual Property:
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[email protected]

Insurance & Reinsurance:
Contact:
[email protected]

Environmental Law:
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[email protected]

International Work:
The majority of Posse Herrera Ruiz clients are multinationals, foreign investors and some of the largest Colombian corporations. Relevant transactions that Posse Herrera Ruiz has participated include Gas Natural Fenosa’s sale of its direct and indirect participation to Brookfield; IFM Investors’s global acquisition of 100% of OHL Concesiones; Grupo Orbis’ sale of 100% of its shareholding in Inproquim S.A.S. to Sociedad Rocsa Colombia; Empresas Penta and Santa Valeria’s sale of private health insurer Banmédica to UnitedHealth Group; Quicorp’s global sale of its pharmacy chain to Peru’s InRetail; Seguros Bolivar’s joint venture with Bupa Global and Blue Cross Blue Shield Global; Nestlé’s acquisition of a 60% stake in Terrafertil; Organización Terpel’s direct and indirect acquisition of ExxonMobil in Colombia; Cementos Argos’ sale of three self-generation energy assets in Colombia to Luz y Fuerza Colombia; International Finance Corporation (IFC) investment in Productos Naturales de la Sabana (Alquería); Jungheinreich’s acquisition of Agencia Alemana’s 5 subsidiaries; Compañía de Seguros de Vida’s sale of 100% of the shares to Equivada Insurance Company; Assicurazioni Generali and Transocean Holding Corporation sale of their entire stake in Generali Colombia Seguros Generales and Generali Colombia Vida Compañía de Seguros to Talanx Group; Energizer Holdings Inc security antitrust approval for the acquisition of Spectrum Brands Holdings’ battery, chargers and portable lighting business in Colombia; Maj Invest Financial Inclusion Fund II K/S’ acquisition of a minority interest in Banco Compartir and Banco Davivienda, Banco de Occidente and Banco de Bogotá’s loan to APP GICA to support a portion of the 4G toll-road concession highway in Colombia.

Industries Served:
The firm also advises clients in the following industries:
■ Agro–Industry & Forestry
■ Automotive
■ Chemicals
■ Energy & Renewables
■ Financial Services
■ Food & Beverages
■ Health Care & Pharmaceutical
■ Hospitality & Entertainment
■ Infrastructure
■ Insurance
■ Logistics & Transportation
■ Mining
■ Oil & Gas
■ Retain
■ Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Clients:
Adidas, ADM, Anglo Gold Ashanti, Aon, Axa, Alpina, Banco Davivienda, Bancolombia, Banmédica, BNP Pariba, BofA/ Merril Lynch, BTG Pactual, Casa Editorial El Tiempo, Cencosud, Cerromatoso/South32, Cemex, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Coca-cola Femsa, Compañía de Petróleos de Chile, ConocoPhillips, Corpbanca, ED & F Man/Carcafe, Darby, DHL, Diageo, Distribuidora Nissan, Dole, Dunnhumby, Ecopetrol, Embraer, Fujifilm, Fujitsu, GDF Suez, GE, IFC, Google Colombia Limitada, Grupo Argos S.A, Head Hunters International, Indra, JPMorgan, Jerónimo Martins Colombia S.A.S, Kramer electronics USA, Kimberly-Clark, Lukoil, Mead Johnson, Nabors, Pepsico, Nestle S.A, Porsche, Productos Ramo S.A, Quiñenco, Refinería de Cartagena Reficar, Repsol, Seguros Bolivar, Shell, Skanska, Scotiabank, Sony Colombia S.A, Schneider Electric Industries, Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana, Syngenta, Termotasajero, Terpel, Team Foods Colombia S.A, Toshiba Tec, Trafigura, Tyco, UPS, Unilever, Vale, Verizon and Yara.

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 7 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

CANCER FOUNDATION AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE AS A FREE TRADE ZONE IN COLOMBIA

Veronica Barone, Juan Guillermo Ruiz, Juan David Barbosa

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PRESTASALUD AQUIRES CAFESALUD IN COLOMBIA FOR US$ 500 MILLION

Juan David Velasco, Catalina Noreña, Eliana Galindo, Julian Uribe, Cristian Lozano, Jaime Herrera, Oscar Tutasaura Castellanos

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PORTLAND PRIVATE EQUITY FUND LOAN AND EQUITY INVESTMENT INTO ANDRÉS CARNE DE RES

POSSE HERRERA RUIZ

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