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Darío Laguado

Bogotá, Colombia Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Corporate/M&A - Colombia

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Department co-head Darío Laguado garners good praise from an interviewee for "his excellent advice and understanding of client needs," as well as "his practicality and high-quality standards."Another client says that "he has a great technical capacity and has great experience. He is calm, proactive and checks all of the details."Laguado is considered a foreign expert in US law and boasts significant experience of having worked as a corporate associate at Sidley Austin in New York.
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Department co-head Darío Laguado garners good praise from an interviewee for "his excellent advice and understanding of client needs," as well as "his practicality and high-quality standards."Another client says that "he has a great technical capacity and has great experience. He is calm, proactive and checks all of the details."Laguado is considered a foreign expert in US law and boasts significant experience of having worked as a corporate associate at Sidley Austin in New York.
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Corporate; Mergers and Acquisitions

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Mr. Laguado joined the firm in 2010 and is currently Partner of the Corporate/M&A practice. He focuses his practice in advising clients in cross-border transactions across multiple industries and advising private equity funds in their investments and divestments in the country, currently having counseled on transactions exceeding an aggregate amount of US$10 billion.

Key representations include the merger of BVC and Deceval, the merger of ACE and Chubb, the merger of Colombia Telecomunicaciones and Movistar, the merger of Bank Itaú and Corpbanca, the acquisition by the Japanese company Itochu Corp. of an interest in Drummond, and the acquisition by Éxito of several companies in the region, among others.

In addition, Mr. Laguado advises leading national and foreign companies in corporate matters, including joint ventures, shareholders agreements, privatization law, directors’ and officers’ liability, etc. Some of his clients in this field include Itaú, EPM, Telefónica Internacional and Celsia.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Laguado worked as a corporate associate at Sidley Austin LLP in New York City, where he specialized in M&A, capital markets and finance, with particular focus in Latin America.

Mr. Laguado is admitted to practice law in Colombia (2003) and New York (2008).

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Darío Laguado

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