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

Testimonials

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Press Releases

Posse Herrera Ruiz advised Occidental Andina in the sale of its onshore E&P assets in Colombia to the Carlyle Group

Posse Herrera Ruiz acted as Colombian legal counsel to Occidental Andina in the bidding process and subsequent sale of Oxy’s Colombian onshore E&P assets to The Carlyle Group. DEAL VALUE: USD 825 MILLION* CONFIDENTIAL Yes ☐ No ☒     STAKE:100 % ANNOUNCEMENT/SIGNING DATE: Thursday, October 01, 2020 CLOSING DATE: Subject to regulatory approvals. Cross-border matter  […]

07 Oct 2020
Agnico Eagle Mines and Newmont Corporation Form Exploration Joint Venture in Colombia

Posse Herrera Ruiz acted as Colombian legal counsel to Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, a Canadian gold mining company, in a joint venture with Newmont Corporation for the exploration of the Anzá gold project in Colombia. DEAL VALUE: ABOVE 5 MILLION CLOSING DATE:       Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Cross-border matter     Canada, Colombia.     […]

02 Oct 2020
Inspired Capital to invest in Habi

Inversiones MCN S.A.S., a Colombian real estate company for Latin America, raised USD$10 million in Series A funding by Inspired Capital. Posse Herrera Ruiz acted as local counsel for Inspired Capital. Signing Date: Friday, July 31, 3020 Cross-border matter: United States and Colombia Legal Advisers: Counsel to Inspired Capital Partners I LP Posse Herrera Ruiz Leading Partner(s) Jaime Cubillos Other Lawyers Isabel Torres Alejandro Fernandez Cooley LLP Leading Partner(s) […]

02 Sep 2020
Puerto Antioquia Holding S.A.S. and Global Infrastructure Partners Capital Solutions Funds I and II enter into a US$110 million secured term loan

Puerto Antioquia Holding S.A.S. and Global Infrastructure Partners Capital Solutions Funds I and II enter into a US$110 million secured holding company term loan agreement for the financing of Puerto Antioquia, a multipurpose terminal located in the municipality of Turbo, in the region of Urabá, Colombia, and which will be dedicated to containers, general cargo, […]

28 Aug 2020

Firm Rankings

Administrative & Public Law
Band 1

Arbitration
Band 1

Banking & Finance
Band 1

9.2

Capital Markets
Band 2

8.0

Capital Markets: Debt
Band 1

Competition/Antitrust
Band 2

8.0

Corporate/M&A
Band 1

Dispute Resolution
Band 1

Energy
Band 1

Energy & Natural Resources
Band 2

8.4

Environment
Band 1

Insurance
Band 2

8.0

IP
Band 3

7.0

IP: Patents
Band 2

8.0

IP: Trademarks
Band 2

8.0

IP: trademarks: Contentious
Band 3

6.0

IP: Trademarks: Prosecution
Band 3

6

Labour & Employment
Band 2

8.0

Life Sciences
Band 3

6.0

Litigation
Band 1

Mining
Band 1

Private Wealth Law
Band 1

Projects
Band 1

Public Law
Band 3

6.0

Real Estate
Band 2

8.0

Real Estate & Tourism
Band 1

Tax
Band 1

9.6

TMT
Band 4

4.0

Trade/WTO
Band 2

8.7

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