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Jaime Herrera

Jaime Herrera

Posse Herrera Ruiz

Bogota, , COL


Jaime Herrera is a founding partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. He heads the Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Law practice groups of the firm and co-heads the Natural Resources and Energy practice group. His practice focuses on M&As, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Energy Law (oil and gas, electricity and biofuels).

Jaime advices clients on corporate expansion, investment strategies, complex local and international financings, and M&A in various sectors of the economy.

He received a Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary College of the University of London, and a JD from Universidad Javeriana. He speaks Spanish and English.

Recent Transactions:

  • Legal advisor to Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A., in its strategic alliance with Postobón S.A. in the joint operation for the manufacturing, commercialization and distribution of beer and malt based beverages in Colombia, and for the import, production and distribution of Heineken products in Colombia.
  • Legal advisor to AXA S.A., in the acquisition, through one of its subsidiaries, of 51% of Seguros Colpatria S.A., Seguros de Vida Colpatria S.A., Capitalizadora Colpatria S.A. and Colpatria Medicina Prepagada S.A.
  • Legal advisor to Corpbanca in the acquisition of Banco Santander and its subsidiaries in Colombia.
  • Legal advisor to Grupo Bolivar in the co-investement with Grupo Sura in the acquisition of the AFP pension funds of ING in Latinamerica.
  • Legal advisors to CFR International SpA in connection with the acquisition of Lafrancol.
  • Legal advisors to e ConSalfa S.A.S., a joint venture in Colombia of Constructora ConConcreto S.A.(Colombia) y Salfa Corp. S.A. (Chile), in the acquisition  for US$32 million of 80% of Intercoastal Marine Inc., a family enterprise.
  • Legal advisor to Organizacion Terpel S.A., Proenergia Internacional S.A., Sociedad de Inversiones de Energia S.A., and Terpel del Centro de S.A. in their merger.
  • Legal advisor to Compañía de Petróleos de Chile COPEC S.A. in the acquisition of an indirect controlling stake in Organización Terpel S.A., and the listing of the company in the Bolsa de Valores de Colombia.
  • Legal advisor to Gasco, in the structuring, negotiation and acquisition of various liquid natural gas (LNG) companies in Colombia.
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