Posse Herrera Ruiz

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Managing Partner: Jaime Herrera
Senior Partners: Jaime Herrera, Daniel Posse, Mariana Posse, Juan Guillermo Ruiz, José Alejandro Torres, Álvaro José Rodríguez

Firm Overview:
Posse Herrera Ruiz is a full-service law firm that uses a systematic, multidisciplinary approach to find creative, prudent and value generating business solutions, which optimise the clients’ return on investment while minimising risks

International Work:
The majority of Posse Herrera Ruiz clients are multinationals, foreign investors and some of the largest Colombian corporations.

Relevant transactions that Posse Herrera Ruiz has participated include Smurfit Kappa Group’s acquisition of the minority shares of Cartón de Colombia S.A.; Andean Cacao’s transfer to Andean Cacao AG. of a majority stake in Bacao S.A.S.; IFC’s Share Sale Agreement entered into with Alquería; Compañía de Seguros Bolívar S.A., Inversora Anagrama Inveranagrama S.A.S., Inversiones Financieras Bolívar S.A.S., Grupo Bolívar S.A., Seguros Comerciales Bolívar S.A. and Capitalizadora Bolívar S.A., as buyers, in the purchase of a minority participation of Banco Davivienda; Agrícola el Retiro, Agrícola Santamaría, CMA Terminals, C.I. Tropical, C.I. Unión de Bananeros de Urabá, PIO and Sociedad de Comercialización Internacional Banafrut’s investment agreement pursuant to which the parties will develop a multipurpose port terminal located in Bahía Colombia; Portland Private Equity’s acquisition of a stake in online grocery shopping platform Merqueo; Elis’ structuring of the purchase of the shares of Lavanderia Industrial Metropolitana S.A.S.; Saint-Gobain’s structuring of the joint venture with Tecnoglass; BTG PACTUAL and Inverlink’s structuring of the joint venture that will manage the real estate collective investment fund ‘BTG Pactual Rentas Inmobiliarias’; Grupo Aúna in Colombia’s acquisition of a 97.3% stake in Promotora Médica Las Americas; QBCo’s acquisition of certain assets and operations of Productos Pecolina Ltda.; Australis Partners Advisors’s acquisition of a 50% stake in Alianza Fiduciaria S.A. and Alianza Valores Comisionista de Bolsa S.A. and Bogotá Capital District and Grupo Energía Bogotá’s offer and sale of a 10.6% of the GEB shares owned by Bogotá Capital District; among others.

The firm also advises clients, included in the list below, in the following industries: agro – industry and forestry; automotive; chemicals; energy and renewables; financial services; food and beverages; health care and pharmaceutical; hospitality and entertainment; infrastructure; insurance; logistics and transportation; mining; oil and gas; retain and technology, media and telecommunications.

Languages:
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, German.

Clients:
Adidas, ADM, Anglo Gold Ashanti, Aon, Axa, Alpina, Banco Davivienda, Bancolombia, Banmédica, BNP Pariba, BofA/ Merril Lynch, BTG Pactual, Casa Editorial El Tiempo, Cencosud, Cerromatoso/South32, Cemex, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Coca-cola Femsa, Compañía de Petróleos de Chile, ConocoPhillips, Corpbanca, ED & F Man/Carcafe, Darby, DHL, Diageo, Distribuidora Nissan, Dole, Dunnhumby, Ecopetrol, Embraer, Fujifilm, Fujitsu, GDF Suez, GE, IFC, Google Colombia Limitada, Grupo Argos S.A, Head Hunters International, Indra, JPMorgan, Jerónimo Martins Colombia S.A.S, Kramer electronics USA, Kimberly-Clark, Lukoil, Mead Johnson, Nabors, Pepsico, Nestle S.A, Porsche, Productos Ramo S.A, Quiñenco, Refinería de Cartagena Reficar, Repsol, Seguros Bolivar, Shell, Skanska, Scotiabank, Sony Colombia S.A, Schneider Electric Industries, Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana, Syngenta, Termotasajero, Terpel, Team Foods Colombia S.A, Toshiba Tec, Trafigura, Tyco, UPS, Unilever, Vale, Verizon and Yara.

Number of partners worldwide: 21
Number of lawyers worldwide: 130+

 

Key Contacts

■ Competition:
Contact: jorge.delosrios@phrlegal.com

■ Corporate:
Contact: ernesto.cavelier@phrlegal.com

■ Dispute Resolution:
Contact: daniel.posse@phrlegal.com

■ Environmental:
Contact: alvaro.rodriguez@phrlegal.com

■ Finance & Capital Markets:
Contact: mariana.posse@phrlegal.com

■ Infrastructure & Public:
Contact: alessia.abello@phrlegal.com
■ Insurance & Reinsurance:
Contact: oscar.tutasaura@phrlegal.com

■ Intellectual Property:
Contact: helena.camargo@phrlegal.com

■ Labour & Immigration:
Contact: carolina.camacho@phrlegal.com

■ Mergers & Acquisitions:
Contact: jaime.herrera@phrlegal.com

■ Natural Resources & Energy Law - Mining:
Contact: alvaro.rodriguez@phrlegal.com

■ Real Estate, Urbanism & Agribusiness:
Contact: andres.montoya@phrlegal.com

■ Tax Planning & International Commerce:
Contact: juanguillermo.ruiz@phrlegal.com

■ White-Collar Crime:
Contact: daniel.posse@phrlegal.com

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8.0

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8.0

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8.4

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8.0

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7.0

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8.0

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8.0

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6.0

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6

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8.0

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9.6

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4.0

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8.7

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