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Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

CARRERA #14 94-44 TORRE B PISO 6, BOGOTA, COLOMBIA
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Bogota, Medellin

Colombia

Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 4

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS’ small but effective competition group is led by Jaime Moya. It acted for Brookfield in clearance proceedings to acquire a 57.6% stake in ISAGEN. Other clients include Familia, Morelco, and Cenit Transporte y Logistica de Hidrocarburos.

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

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Well known for its tax capabilities, Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS continues to cement its presence on the corporate side, advising local and international corporations on transactional, contractual and regulatory matters. It acted for Ecoentorno’s shareholders on its $2m sale to Ecoeficiencia, and also advised equity fund Fondo de Capitales Privados on an investment in technology corporation Telemetrik. The nine-lawyer team is headed by Jaime Moya.

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

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS’ energy team provides clients with ‘clear answers supported by solid legal arguments’. The compact but efficient team is led by Juan Pablo Godoy, who has held several managerial positions in energy corporations. Work highlights included advising mining corporation ADAMG (in the business of environmentally sustainable coal production) on its purchase of and investment in mining assets and operations in Colombia. Godoy led advice to Gunvor Colombia on the regulatory aspects of the potential export of oil in the south of the country via pipelines located in Ecuador.

Leading lawyers

Juan Pablo Godoy - Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

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International trade and customs
International trade and customs - ranked: tier 4

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Work highlights for Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS included advice to the Colombian Chamber of Infrastructure, in connection with new customs regulations applicable to the country’s international airports which affect airport concessionaires who are members of the chamber. ‘Experienced and pragmatic’ practice head Juan Pablo Godoy led due diligence work for two Panamanian corporations seeking to ascertain compliance with Colombian foreign exchange regulations.

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Projects
Projects - ranked: tier 4

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Highlights for the small but active projects team at Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS included advising EVIMAR and its sponsors (Sacyr, Strabag and Concay) on the financing of the Autopista del Mar 1 4G project, covering bridge facilities, senior debt and bonds, and subordinated facilities with an aggregate value of $800m. Jaime Moya leads the group, which advises on public and private projects in areas such as oil, mining, airports, ports, roads and rail.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Under the leadership of ‘respected practitioner’ Catalina Hoyos, Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS’ ‘impressive’ team of ‘excellent lawyers’ covers tax planning, foreign trade and due diligence, and has recently been busy in tax arbitration disputes and infrastructure-related mandates. The firm represented the Colombian state in an $80m infrastructure arbitration involving tax issues, initiated by Coviandes (a subsidiary of Corficolombiana Group); and also assisted Almacénes Exito in tax structuring issues related to its Viva Malls real estate project (the largest of its kind in the country).

Leading lawyers

Catalina Hoyos - Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

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