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Financial Law & Capital Markets

Financial Law & Capital Markets

Posse Herrera Ruiz regularly represents local and international financial institutions, borrowers, arrangers, lenders and participants, in their establishment in Colombia, in the largest syndicated loans granted by national and international financial institutions to the private sector. Our clients include local and international commercial banks, multilateral and export credit agencies, investment banks, financial corporations and pension funds.

The Firm has significant experience structuring, documenting and closing lending transactions governed by U.S. and U.K. law, and has experience in the design of complex multi-tier security packages under Colombian law.

The Firm designs and structures public and private Capital Market transactions for clients in the Colombian local and  international markets, including bond issues, security listings, tender offers, securitizations and other financial products including derivatives. We regularly structure and document private placements and products, such as private equity and venture capital funds.

Posse Herrera Ruiz has played a key role structuring and closing the most innovative project finance transactions in Colombia, representing commercial banks, international financial institutions, project sponsors, infrastructure funds and other equity investors, financial advisors, underwriters and contractors in the development, financing, construction, operation and acquisition of a wide range of capital intensive projects, including power plants, oil and gas fields, refineries, mines, ethanol and biodiesel plants, telecommunication networks, airports, ports, toll roads, industrial plants and other infrastructure projects. The Finance and Capital Markets practice works closely with our Tax Planning practice to optimize Cross-border tax treatment.

The firm additionally has represented several foreign financial, capital markets and insurance entities both in their incorporation in Colombia and in the negotiation of currently existing companies, including the corresponding authorizations from the regulatory authorities. The firm has also been key in obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals for insurance M&A transactions in the insurance industry.

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Mariana Posse

Partner

Financial Law & Capital Markets

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Mariana Posse

Partner

Mariana Posse es socia fundadora de Posse Herrera Ruiz y lidera el grupo de mercados financieros y de práctica financiera. En asuntos relacionados con banca y finanzas, ha asesorado a agencias multilaterales de crédito y bancos comerciales estadounidenses y europeos líderes en el financiamiento de los principales grupos corporativos en Colombia, en diversos sectores de la economía, como minoristas, telecomunicaciones, minería, energía, petróleo y gas. , infraestructura y fabricación entre ...

Jaime Herrera

Partner

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Jaime Herrera

Partner

Jaime Herrera is a founding partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. He heads the Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Law practice groups of the firm. His practice focuses on M&As, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Energy Law. Jaime advises clients on corporate expansion, investment strategies, complex local and international financings, and M&A in various sectors of the economy. He received a Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary College of the University of London, and a JD...

José Alejandro Torres

Partner

Corporate Law

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José Alejandro Torres

Partner

José Alejandro Torres is a partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law, Real Estate Structures and Compliance. José Alejandro has experience representing several local and international clients in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, financial structures and foreign investment matters. He has specific experience in the design, structuring and development of real estate projects including shipping centers, hotels and resorts, agricultural project...

Alessia Abello

Partner

Infrastructure and PPPs

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Alessia Abello

Partner

Alessia Abello is a Partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice is focused on bidding and concessions of public contracts subject to administrative law. She also works in Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance, Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds. Alessia has worked in privatizations in the financial and electric sectors. She structures infrastructure concession contracts and their bidding processes, linking them to private financing. She led the legal team that structured concessions for ...

Jaime Cubillos

Partner

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Jaime Cubillos

Partner

Jaime Cubillos is a partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on corporate transactions with a focus on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, representing acquirers and targets in cross-border acquisitions, auctions, dispositions and joint ventures. Prior to joining the firm, Jaime worked for over 5 years in the New York offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. During his time at Skadden, Jaime was highly active in cross-border M&A transactions in Latin ...

Lina Lineros

Associate

Financial Law & Capital Markets

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Lina Lineros

Associate

Lina Lineros is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Financial Law and Capital Markets. Lina has 8 years of experience in banking and financial sector. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she was Corporate Secretary of Banco Corficolombiana (Panamá) S.A., was senior lawyer at Helm Bank S.A., and lawyer at a local law firm. She has a JD from Universidad del Rosario and a graduate degree in Commercial Law from Universidad de los Andes. Her native language is Spanish and she is ...

Sebastián Lora

Associate

Corporate Law

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Sebastián Lora

Associate

Sebastian Lora is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz in the corporate law and financial law and capital markets practice areas. Prior to joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, Sebastian worked as an associate in the offices of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York. Sebastian has a J.D. and a post-graduate degree in commercial law from the Universidad de los Andes and an LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. His experience in financial law and capital markets includes advising compani...

Jesús Albarrán

Associate

Financial Law & Capital Markets

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Jesús Albarrán

Associate

Jesús Albarrán is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on financial law and capital markets. Jesus has 8 years of professional experience. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, he worked at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York, and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, S.C. in Mexico City. Jesus has a J.D. from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and an LL.M.  from the New York University Law School. He speaks Spanish, English and French.  ...

Carlos Guzmán

Associate

Financial Law & Capital Markets

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Carlos Guzmán

Associate

Carlos Guzmán is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses in Financial Law and Capital Markets. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, he worked at a local law firm. He has a JD from Universidad del Rosario. He is fluent in Spanish, English and German....

Adriana Cabal

Associate

Financial Law & Capital Markets

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Adriana Cabal

Associate

Adriana Cabal is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her professional practice focuses on Capital Markets and Financial Law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz she worked on a local law firm. She has a JD from Universidad Javeriana. She speaks Spanish and English....

Paula Knudson

Associate

Financial Law & Capital Markets

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Paula Knudson

Associate

Paula Knudson  es Asociada en Posse Herrera Ruiz. Su práctica profesional se centra en Derecho Financiero y Mercado de Capitales. Antes de unirse a Posse Herrera Ruiz, trabajó en un bufete de abogados local. Ella tiene una JD de la Universidad del Rosario. Habla español e inglés....