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Sergio Michelsen

Bogotá, Colombia Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Stellar practitioner Sergio Michelsen "is a fantastic lawyer with ample experience working with high-profile international clients," an interviewee reports, adding: "He is an expert corporate lawyer." A market onlooker enthuses: "There are few lawyers with negotiation skills like Sergio Michelsen's. He has excellent communication skills and a stellar reputation that is backed up by his brilliant work in complex situations." A peer compounds this praise by stating: "He is a reference in the Colombian M&A arena."
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Corporate; Mergers and Acquisitions; Trusts and Estates; Telecommunications, Media and Technology.

Career

Partner since 1994 with more than 30 years of extensive experience. Mr. Michelsen advises leading local and foreign companies in Corporate/M&A transactions as well as clients in Telecommunications, Media and Technology matters. He also counsels prominent families regarding private wealth.

His most important transactions have been the advice to SABMiller in the acquisition of Bavaria S.A. for US$7.8 billion and the integration of AB InBev. He advised the French retailer Casino in the sale of a controlling stake in GPA in Brazil and Libertad in Argentina (US$ 1.8 billion) and advised Millicom International in its merger with UNE-EPM (US$4.4 billion).

He received his JD from Universidad de los Andes and holds a master's degree in Commercial Law from the University of Paris II. He also completed a course in Project Finance at the Euromoney Institute in New York and several negotiation and management courses at Harvard University. He has been a professor and frequent lecturer in the national and international realm.

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IBA, YPO, Interlex Group, WSG, Lex Mundi.

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Sergio Michelsen

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