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Norton Rose Fulbright

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Colombia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright has been active in significant acquisition finance (including a number of cross-border financing deals), as well as with Rule 144A/Reg S bond issues, and on working capital facilities for local companies, including some where the lender has been a multinational agency. Practice head Luis Carlos Neira advised an international fund, looking to invest in the transport sector on the financing of a transport concession. Head of corporate Ana Cristina Jaramillo acted as counsel to private equity vehicle Finsocial on its capitalization via a share issue equivalent to 50% of the equity of parent entity Kandeo Private Equity Fund. Head of Energy Leopoldo Olavarría is also a key member of the finance practice. However, the team lost Jorge Neher and Hernán Rodriguez to Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright advised Bucanero on the sale of 100% of its shares to Cargill Colombia Food Holding. The team, led by Ana Cristina Jaramillo, also acted as legal counsel to the founding shareholders of Newlink Comunicaciones Estratégicas in relation to the acquisition of 51% of its shares by SEC Spa. Other clients include Ingenio Pichichi, Bridgestone Firestone, Mesoamerica, Gran Tierra Energy and The Boston Consulting Group.

Next generation lawyers

Ana Cristina Jaramillo - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s practice covers energy and natural resources, including power generation and the extractive industries, as well as environmental law. Leopoldo Olavarría heads the eight-strong lawyer team, with Luis Carlos Neira a key member. Associate Inés Elvira Vesga joined from Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas as director of the oil and gas segment, but Nicolas Arboleda, head of mining has left for the private sector and the firm has also lost Jorge Neher, Hernán Rodríguez and Santiago González to Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas. The team advised Sloane Energy on the development of La Luna project which comprises a coal generation power plant, an underground coal mine and a transmission line. It also assisted the drilling contractor of an oil and gas operator in the Colombian offshore sector under the permanent offshore free trade zone scheme. Braserv Petróleo, Puma Energy, Gran Tierra Energy and Bridgestone are some of the clients.

Leading individuals

Luis Carlos Neira - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s five-strong practice, led by Isabella Gandini, principally represents the interests of employers operating in the energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and technology sectors, among others. The team is Puma Energy’s standing advisor on immigration matters, hiring processes and for general labour and employment advice. Additionally, it assisted the company with the implementation of a voluntary retirement plan. Other representative clients include NEM Mining, Bureau Veritas, Smith & Nephew and Newlink.

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Projects
Projects - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbrighthas the great advantage of having affiliates all over the world and this facilitates the management of matters of an international nature’. The practice led by Luis Carlos Neira delivers ‘excellent service; the answers are always in time’. Neira, together with head of public law, Pablo Jaramillo (‘a professional who understands the needs of the company’), are advising a foreign financial fund which is currently looking to invest in Colombia’s transport sector. Agropecuaria Cima, Puertos, Inversiones y Obras, Sociedad Portuaria Puerto Solo, Air Liquide and CODAD are among the team’s other clients.

Leading individuals

Luis Carlos Neira - Norton Rose Fulbright

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