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FIHC

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FIHC

Legal advisors to Fondo de Capital Privado Hidrocarburos de Colombia FICH in connection with the US$228 million sale of its participation in the oil exploration block “Cubiro” to Pacific Rubiales.

Zonamerica

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Zonamerica

Legal advisors to Zonamerica in the establishment of the first permanent free trade zone in Cali, with an investment of US$350 million.

Corpbanca

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Corpbanca

Legal advisors to Corpbanca in connection with the US$1278 million acquisition of Helm Bank and certain of its subsidiaries in Colombia.

Vale

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Vale

Legal advisors to Vale in the US$300 million acquisition from Argos S.A., through its Carbones del Caribe subsidiary, and subsequent US$407 million sale, of the mining concession “El Hatillo” and the coal deposit “Cerro Largo” in the Colombian state of Cesar, as well as Sociedad Portuaria Río Córdoba “SPRC” with port facilities in the Atlantic coast and participation in the Fenoco railroad to the port.

Compañía de Petróleos de Chile COPEC

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Compañía de Petróleos de Chile COPEC

Legal advisors to Compañía de Petróleos de Chile COPEC S.A. in the acquisition of an indirect controlling stake in Organización Terpel S.A., a local fuel and natural vehicular gas (GNV) distribution company with presence in Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Chile, through a private purchase of a 47.2% stake in Proenergía Internacional S.A., the listing of the company in the Bolsa de Valores de Colombia and a subsequent tender offer whereby Copec acquired and additional 8.9% stake. Additionally, Copec made a tender offer over Sociedad de Inversiones en Energía S.A., a local listed company by means of which Proenergía controls Terpel. At a price of USD $3.8249 per each Proenergía share acquired directly or indirectly by Copec.

International Finance Corporation

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International Finance Corporation

Legal advisors to the International Finance Corporation (advisor of the National Concession Agency Instituto Nacional de Concesiones INCO) in the structuring of the project “Ruta del Sol“, for the three sectors bidding process. “Ruta del Sol” is an infrastructure project consisting on a toll road that will connect Bogotá with the northern coast of Colombia. The 1.070 Km. infrastructure project is the most important in the history of Colombia, and also the second biggest infrastructure project of Latin-America (after the upgrade of the Panama canal). The total project will have an approximate cost of US$2.5 billion.

Banmedica

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Banmedica

Legal advisors to Banmedica in their investment in the health sector in Colombia including clinics and health services companies.

Refinería de Cartagena

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Refinería de Cartagena

Colombian legal advisors to Refinería de Cartagena S.A. “Reficar” in connection with the negotiation of an Engineering and Procurement contract with CB&I UK Limited and an Engineering Procurement and Construction contract with CB&I Colombiana S.A.

Andean Chemicals Ltd – Ecopetrol

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Andean Chemicals Ltd – Ecopetrol

Legal and tax advisors to Andean Chemicals Ltd., a subsidiary of Ecopetrol S.A., in connection with the acquisition of 51% of the outstanding share capital of Refinería de Cartagena S.A., from Colombian Refinery Holdings B.V. a wholly owned subsidiary of Glencore International A.G. Following closing of the transaction, Ecopetrol takes full ownership control over Refinería de Cartagena S.A

Seguros Bolívar

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Seguros Bolívar

Tax advisors to Sociedades Bolivar in its corporate reorganization by lines of businesses, by means of mergers and spin-offs both in Colombia and abroad.

Bioenergy Zona Franca

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Bioenergy Zona Franca

Legal and tax advisors to Bioenergy Zona Franca S.A.S. to obtain the qualification of a Special Permanent Free Trade Zone for the production of ethanol resulting from sugar cane fermentation.

Merrill Lynch

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Merrill Lynch

- Legal and Tax Advisors to Merrill Lynch in the transformation process of WWB Colombia, with approximately US$215 million in assets, into a microcredit bank. - Legal and Tax Advisors to Merrill Lynch in the entry of a group of investors in the WWB Bank.

Energy International

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Energy International

Tax Advisors to Energy International in connection with the US$60 million (approximately) construction of a 66 MW power generation facility in the Rubiales oil field.

Clínica Portoazul

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Clínica Portoazul

Tax and legal advisors to Clínica Portoazul S.A. to obtain the qualification of a Special Permanent Free Trade Zone for health services, with an estimated investment of US$50 million. The project will be located in the city of Barranquilla and includes the construction of a health complex with a hospital and a medical office building.

Termorubiales

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Termorubiales

Legal advisors to Termorubiales in the main offtaking negotiation and tax structuring of an energy supply project for the Rubiales Oil Field, located in the Eastern planes of Colombia.

Pioneer Drilling Colombia

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Pioneer Drilling Colombia

Tax and custom advisor of Pioneer in the structure for the US$50 million (approximately) import and deployment of oil drilling rigs in Colombia.

Aureos

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Aureos

Advisors to the Aureos Private Equity Fund in the tax planning for a US$50 million investment strategy in medium sized Colombian companies.

Cencosud

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Cencosud

- Legal and tax advisors to Cencosud in the purchase of the shares owned by Grupo Casino in Easy Colombia. Following closing of the transaction, Cencosud took full ownership control of Easy Colombia. - Legal and tax advisors to Cencosud in the US$50 million investment in three new retail stores. (On-going).

Contempo

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Contempo

Advisors to Contempo for the definition of the most efficient financial and tax planning structure for Centro Empresarial Oxo Center, a US$20 million Holiday Inn Express project.

Gasco

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Gasco

Legal advisors to Gasco, in the structuring, negotiation and acquisition of several colombian gas liquefied GLP companies, including Plexa S.A. E.S.P., Vidagas de Occidente S.A. E.S.P., Almacenadora de Gas de Occidente S.A. E.S.P, Unigas S.A. E.S.P., Ultragas S.A. E.S.P., Provegas S.A. E.S.P., Almallano S.A. E.S.P., Cengas S.A E.S.P. and Portogas S.A. E.S.P.

JP Morgan

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JP Morgan

- Tax advisors to JP Morgan Vastera in the contract and legal structuring strategy to enter the outsourcing services market in Colombia. - Tax advisors to JP Morgan Corporación Financiera in structuring derivatives projects in Colombia.

Syngenta

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Syngenta

Tax advisor to Syngenta Colombia in (i) the structure definition of the Latin America operations through a Panama hub and (ii) the customs and tax structure definition of Colombian production and sale to the Caribbean and South America.

Saxon Energy Services

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Saxon Energy Services

Legal and tax advisors to Saxon Energy Services in the merger with Drilltech and the Colombian branches of both companies.

Quintal Colombia

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Quintal Colombia

Tax and customs advisors to Quintal Colombia in the import structure of a chemical industrial plant.

Alicorp

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Alicorp

Legal Advisors to Alicorp S.A.A., for the acquisition of a controlling stake in the Colombian company Productos Personales Propersa S.A.