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Latin America Colombia Banking & Finance

Banking refers to all types of regulatory banking work. Firms can render regulatory advice to any type of private or public financial institution. Finance refers to all types of financing including (but not limited to) corporate finance including acquisition or leverage finance, asset finance and project finance. Work highlights typically take the form of secured and unsecured bilateral and syndicated loans but may also constitute structured finance deals. General bank lending including interbank lending is relevant to this section as well. Refinancing: The refinancing and restructuring of existing loans and debtor in possession financing is also included. Clear preference is given to lawyers and firms that represent the lender/financial institution.

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Band 1
  1. Brigard Urrutia
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    Brigard Urrutia
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Brigard Urrutia is an outstanding law firm that possesses a renowned and market-leading banking and finance department in Colombia. The legal team is acclaimed for assisting with the financing of large national infrastructure projects, corporations, and assets, and provides substantial advice to clientele on complex regulatory issues. Brigard Urrutia's stellar client roster includes high-profile lenders, particularly major Colombian and international banks, as well as borrowers from the construction, transportation and aviation sectors. China Development Bank is a recent addition to the law firm's client portfolio.
  2. Gómez-Pinzón
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    Gómez-Pinzón
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Gómez-Pinzón retains its position as a leader within the banking and finance arena in Colombia. The legal team is particularly active dealing with cross-border asset finance transactions representing high-profile Colombian and international corporate entities. The department's activity also encompasses prowess in corporate finance, such as the refinancing of corporate debt, and providing advice on regulatory banking matters. Gómez-Pinzón have an impressive clientele that includes state-owned banks and international financial groups.
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Band 2
  1. Garrigues
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    Garrigues
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Garrigues has an established team that is appreciated for its work acting on a range of banking and finance mandates in Colombia. Garrigues has a particular focus on advising major Colombian and international financial institutions on regulatory banking matters, and assists them with their procedures before the SFC. The legal team also has notable experience dealing with complex project finance transactions, representing both lenders and borrowers. The department's new client wins include Ebanx and Asobancaria.
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    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría possesses a highly active team with solid knowledge of project finance mandates in Colombia. The financial department is experienced in assisting clients with significant banking issues, and is often retained to represent both Colombian and international financial institutions and cross-border corporate borrowers hailing from industries such as transportation and energy.
  3. Posse Herrera Ruiz
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    Posse Herrera Ruiz
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    Posse Herrera Ruiz's well-known team boasts an established position within the banking and finance market, and is often found winning mandates from major national and international financial institutions and notable Colombian corporations. The law firm regularly handles complex cross-border corporate acquisition finance, particularly debt refinancing mandates, and it also represents borrowers and lenders in project finance deals. Posse Herrera Ruiz is also active advising on regulatory matters before the SFC.
  4. Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Baker McKenzie S.A.S.
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    Baker McKenzie S.A.S.
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Baker McKenzie fields a recognised team that has a significant presence within the banking and finance area in Colombia. The legal department frequently assists local and international companies with cross-border corporate financing mandates. Baker McKenzie is also adept at drafting complex multilateral loans and advising on debt restructuring. Interbank and BID Invest are notable additions to the law firm's client roster.
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    DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3 | 11 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán's banking and finance team in Colombia acts on a range of banking and finance transactions. The legal team has experience acting as counsel on high-level regulatory issues, and provides key advice on complex corporate finance transactions, particularly those related to debt refinancing. DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán is frequently retained to act for major Colombian and international banks as well as companies in the real estate and energy sectors. The law firm's new client wins include Haina Investment Company.
  3. Holland & Knight
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    Holland & Knight
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Global law firm Holland & Knight covers a broad range of legal work within the banking and finance sector in Colombia. The department is able to provide expert legal counsel to domestic and international banks, investors, broker-dealers, and other financial institutions on complex financing transactions, as well as on regulatory banking issues.
  4. Muñoz Aya
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    Muñoz Aya
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Muñoz Aya fields an active banking and finance department in Colombia that is often found advising domestic and international clients on regulatory banking issues and financial transactions. The law firm acts as counsel to banking institutions, pension funds, insurance companies and broker-dealers on their project and corporate financing needs in Colombia.
  5. Ustáriz & Abogados Estudio Jurídico
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3