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Colombia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados

At Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados, Felipe Trías and Diego Muñoz lead ‘a very active practice’ notable for its experience in financial structuring and the restructuring of existing debts in cross-border transactions. The group is advising a committee of noteholders on a high-profile restructuring process with an aggregate value of well over a billion euros.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados

Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados’ eight-lawyer practice specialises in acting for international corporations and private equity funds seeking to invest in the country. It acted as local counsel to France’s Essilor in due diligence matters connected to the acquisition of a majority interest in a well-known Colombian optical laboratory, as part of a multi-jurisdictional asset and share acquisition. Other notable clients include Sibelco, Monster Energy Colombia, The Catalyst Group, and Poch Colombia. Managing partner Diego Muñoz and Felipe Trías lead the practice.

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Diego Muñoz - Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados

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

Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados

Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados’ small but ‘well-established’ energy department is known for its expertise in dealing with the authorities on the licensing of exploration concessions, and is well placed to advise on environmental matters in the mining, oil and gas, energy and infrastructure sectors. The firm advised Geopark Colombia on various regulatory matters including compliance with environmental obligations, and also represented the client before tribunals in connection with easement rights over an oil field in the Casanare department. Juan Manuel Sabogal is the key name.

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Projects
Projects - ranked: tier 3

Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados

With significant experience in the structuring and financing of private and public projects, Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados acts for clients in complex, highly regulated sectors such as telecoms, hydroelectric power, gas transportation, and health, and has been particularly active representing emanations of the state in privatisation projects. It advised the Catalyst group on the restructuring process which led to the recapitalisation of Pacific Exploration & Production; and, in the telecoms infrastructure sector, is assisting Andean Towers Partners Colombia in relation to various projects including M&A transactions and bidding processes. Founding partner Diego Muñoz Tamayo, Felipe Trías and senior associate Fernando Bermúdez are all key members of the practice. Since research concluded Carlos Gerardo Mantilla has returned to the firm as partner; in addition to handling corporate, insurance and mining work, he has extensive experience in the structuring and administration of projects.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 4

Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados

Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados’ TMT group has been advising wireless communication operator Andean Tower Partners on all matters connected to its telecoms operations in the country, as well as working closely with several start-ups in relation to venture capital funds. The practice is led by Felipe Trías, with support from senior associate Fernando Bermúdez, and counts Ubidots, Broota and Kushki among its other clients.

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