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Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

Posse Herrera Ruiz has earned a region–wide reputation in the structuring, negotiation and implementation of integration transactions, and has participated in many of the largest acquisitions and privatizations in Colombia.

Our Firm represents sellers, buyers and investment bankers in a wide range of M&A transactions and due diligences of companies in sectors such as consumer products, banking, health, energy, oil and gas, mining, retail and insurance, among others.

Our M&A work is supported by our anti-trust and tax planning practices.

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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&A, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Energy Law.  Jaime also participates in Compliance and in Competition matters, particularly those dealing with Anti- Trust matters. Jaime advises clients on corporate expansions, investment strategies, complex local and international financings, and M&A in various sectors of the ec...

José Alejandro Torres

Partner

Mergers and Acquisitions

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José Alejandro Torres

Partner

José Alejandro Torres is a partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. He is the head of the Infrastructure and Public Law area. His practice focuses on Infrastructure and Public Law as well as 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 devel...

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 ...

Oscar Tutasaura

Partner

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Oscar Tutasaura

Partner

Oscar Tutasaura is a partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions and Privatizations. Oscar’s Mergers and Aquisitions experience includes representing buyers, sellers and governmental entities in domestic and cross border transactions and privatizations in a series of industries including energy, insurance, pharmaceutical, infrastructure, food, chemical, automotive, and retail stores. Oscar has experience advising buyers and sellers in cross b...

Gabriel Sánchez

Partner

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Gabriel Sánchez

Partner

Gabriel Sánchez is a partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate law. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Gabriel worked as in-house lawyer for the Bogotá´s Chamber of Commerce.  He was an international intern at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (New York office) between 2012 and 2013, in the finance and M&A departments, where he was involved in various project finance transactions representing lenders and insurers in infrastructure deals i...

Camilo Lovera

Associate

Corporate Law

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Camilo Lovera

Associate

Camilo Lovera is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His professional practice focuses on corporate law and mergers & acquisitions. Camilo has 3 years of experience in corporate law, natural resources and energy law. He has worked as legal advisor to local and international clients on the initiation, operation and closure of large scale projects in the infrastructure and natural resources industries with special emphasis on corporate, regulatory and transactional matters. He has a JD from Univer...

Carolina Hernández

Associate

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Carolina Hernández

Associate

Carolina Hernández is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Corporate Law and in M&A. Carolina has more than 13 years of experience handling of corporate and contractual matters and foreign investment. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she was a senior manager of the legal practice of a big four consulting firm, and an associate of the mergers and acquisitions practice of a local law firm. She has a JD from Universidad Javeriana, a graduate degree in Commercial Law ...

Cristian Lozano

Associate

Corporate Law

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Cristian Lozano

Associate

Cristian Lozano is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Corporate, Mergers and Acquisition, and Compliance. Cristian has more than three years on lawyer firms focused on Corporate Law. He has a JD from Universidad del Rosario and has knowledges about compliance regulations. He speaks Spanish and English....

Emilia Arango

Associate

Corporate Law

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Emilia Arango

Associate

Emilia Arango is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Corporate Law and M&A. Emilia has 4 years of experience in corporate law with emphasis in M&A. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked at the Colombian Embassy before the Kingdom of the Netherlands and at a local law firm. She has a JD from Universidad Javeriana and a graduate degree in Commercial Law from the same university. She speaks Spanish and English....

Isabel Torres

Associate

Corporate Law

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Isabel Torres

Associate

Isabel Torres is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her professional practice focuses on corporate/commercial law and has experience on merger and acquisition transactions, restructurings, joint ventures and securities laws. Her work background includes both local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions of several economic sectors such as oil and gas, mining, transportation, real estate and private equity funds. Isabel has 11 years of experience in corporate law; securities laws; pri...

Lina Vélez

Associate

Corporate Law

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Lina Vélez

Associate

Lina Vélez is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on corporate law, and focuses on cross border M&A, corporate restructurings and financing deals. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked for more than 2 years at the New York offices of Jones Day. During her time at Jones Day, Lina participated in several complex international deals involving different jurisdictions such as the United States, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Panama and Peru, and sectors such as gas...

María Victoria Pérez

Associate

Corporate Law

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María Victoria Pérez

Associate

María Victoria Pérez is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on corporate, mergers & acquisitions and banking and finance law. María Victoria has 7 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and contractual law, banking and finance. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked as a senior associate at a local law firm. She has a JD from Universidad del Rosario and a graduate degree in Commercial Law from the same university. She speaks Spanish and Englis...

Nicolás Peña

Associate

Corporate Law

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Nicolás Peña

Associate

Nicolas Peña is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Corporate and Commercial Law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, Nicolas worked at the Embassy of Colombia to the United States in Washington, D.C., at the political affairs area. He holds a JD from PontificiaUniversidad Javeriana. He speaks Spanish and English....

Vivianne Baptiste

Associate

Corporate Law

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Vivianne Baptiste

Associate

Vivianne Baptiste is an associate in Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her professional practice focuses in Corporate Law. Vivianne has more than 16 years of experience in corporate matters and commercial contracts, advising and supporting local and international clients in the incorporation and startup of their business in Colombia, the compliance with local law, and in practical problem solving and risk management on their day to day operations. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she was Corporate Counsel for...

Catalina Noreña

Associate

Corporate Law

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Catalina Noreña

Associate

Catalina Noreña is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on corporate law and cross border M&A. Catalina has 5 years of experience in the corporate law and M&A practice. Catalina was part of the corporate and M&A team at Posse Herrera Ruiz for 4 years. Before re-joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked as visiting lawyer in the General Practice team of Sullivan & Cromwell, in New York.  She has a JD from Universidad de los Andes and an LL.M from the University o...

Alejandro Fernández

Associate

Corporate Law

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Alejandro Fernández

Associate

Alejandro Fernández is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Corporate Law and M&A. He has a JD from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and a masters on U.S. Law from the University of Cincinnati. He speaks Spanish and English....