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Brigard Urrutia

CALLE 70A #4-41, BOGOTA, COLOMBIA
Tel:
Work +57 1 346 2011
Email:
Web:
http://www.bu.com.co
Bogota, Cali
Brigard Urrutia, Jaime Robledo, Bogota, COLOMBIA

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Jaime Robledo

Tel:
Work 5713462011 Ext.8774
Email:
Web:
www.bu.com.co
Brigard Urrutia

Work Department

Corporate Law

Position

Partner

Career

Lawyer from the Universidad de los Andes with Master of Laws (LL.M) from Columbia University. As a member of the Corporate/M&A team, he advises clients in a wide range of topics related to business law and the acquisition and sale of companies including corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial law, among others. He has advised strategic investors and private equity funds in the acquisition and sale of companies and in the negotiation of shareholders' agreements in different areas of industry and services. He has advised governmental entities and buyers in privatization processes under Law 226 of 1995.

Languages

English and Spanish

Education

Lawyer from Universidad de los Andes. He holds an LL.M from Columbia University.


Colombia

Corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Jaime Robledo - Brigard Urrutia

Within: Corporate and M&A

Full-service firm Brigard Urrutia¬†is a longstanding point of reference in the corporate and M&A market, with a sizeable 30-strong team of lawyers whose service is recommended as ‚Äėoutstanding‚Äô. Overall practice co-heads Sergio Michelsen, Dario Laguado¬†and Jaime Robledo¬†focus primarily on transactional matters and led the legal advice to Primax Peru - as independent third-party purchaser - on the acquisition of approximately 95% of the shares of Terpel subsidiary Distribuidora Andina de Combustibles (formerly owned by Copec, Mobil Petroleum Overseas Company and ExxonMobil); the operation involved complex regulatory and antitrust analysis, as well as operational complexities regarding the relationships with other business partners. Meanwhile, Michelsen and Laguado led the advice to Bolsa de Valores de Colombia and Dep√≥sito Centralizado de Valores de Colombia (Deceval) on the acquisition by the former of a 100% stake in Deceval. √Ālvaro Cala¬†heads the corporate practice. The team saw the additions of associates Laura Ricardo¬†(from Gas Natural Fenosa) and¬†Ver√≥nica Uma√Īa¬†(from Greenberg Traurig, LLP), and senior associate √Āngela Garc√≠a¬†(from G√≥mez-Pinz√≥n Abogados (GPA))¬†in January 2019. However, five associates left the firm, including senior associates Jeison Larrota (to Acumen Legal) and Christian D√≠az Ord√≥√Īez (to Geopark). Jos√© Francisco Mafla¬†and Carlos Uma√Īa¬†are also names to note.

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