Posse Herrera Ruiz
The majority of Posse Herrera Ruiz clients are multinationals, other foreign investors, and some of the largest Colombian corporations. The firm advises clients in natural resources, infrastructure projects, road concessions, pipelines, multimodal transportation and ports, airports, railroads, refineries, retail, consumer products, pharma, banking and insurance, amongst others.
Relevant transactions that Posse Herrera Ruiz has participated in include Fairfax Financial Holding’s acquisition of of AIG Colombia; FEMSA Logística´s acquisition of 80% of Open Market; sale of assets of Cafesalud to Prestasalud; the sale of 50% of VivaColombia, the country’s low-budget airline, by Grupo Bolivar; Itau-Corpbanca merger; the acquisition by Suramericana of the Colombian subsidiary of the Royal & Sun Alliance; the acquisition of JP Morgan SIG Holdings participation in Sura Asset Management; Porsche’s Colombia acquisition of assets from VAS Colombia; financing for the “4G” road concessions; financing to Gran Tierra Energy International Holdings by a syndicate of six international banks, led by The Bank of Nova Scotia; Graña & Montero’s acquisition of a majority shareholding interest in Morelco; Alianza Fiduciaria’s acquisition of assets and contracts of Fiduciaria Fiducor; and in natural resources, the firm worked for Anadarko, the largest player in deep and ultra-deep water exploration, Conoco Phillips in unconventionals, exploration and production companies in the Hydrocarbons Agency bidding process, which have been acquired by larger players and in industry joint ventures and several of the largest mining companies in the country, amongst others.
Main Practice AreasAdministrative Law
Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Reorganization
Business, Commercial & Corporate Law
Employment & Labor
Land Use and Real Property
Trusts and Estates
White Collar Criminal Defense