Garrigues

Andres Ordoñez

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Practice Areas

Corporate, M&A, private equity.

Partner and co-head of Garrigues Colombia’s M&A group. Admitted to the practice of law in Colombia and New York. His M&A practice is focused on cross-border acquisitions representing strategic investors and private equity funds in acquiring assets based in Latin America and Colombian companies in acquiring companies abroad, in a wide range of industries, including, insurance, pharma, health, tech, oil & gas, power, logistics, financial services and cash transport, for an aggregate amount of several billion USD.

Key M&A deals include the multiple healthcare acquisitions in Colombia by Grupo Quirónsalud (a subsidiary of Fresenius), including Centro Médico Imbanaco, Clínica Medellín, Clínica Las Vegas, Cedimed and Clínica del Prado; the Colombian leg of Zurich Insurance Group’s acquisition of QBE’s Latin America Operations; Prosegur’s acquisition of cash-in-transit business Proval and Transval of Grupo Almo in Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Honduras; Banco W’s acquisition of Financiera Pagos, among others.

Career

Before joining Garrigues, Mr. Ordoñez practiced for several years in the U.S. at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington D.C., with particular focus on corporate transactions in Latin America.