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Sergio Michelsen

Sergio Michelsen

Brigard & Urrutia

Bogota, , COL


Member of Brigard & Urrutia since 1992 and partner since 1994. With more than 30 years of extensive experience, Mr. Michelsen advises leading local and foreign companies and private equity funds in complex corporate transactions as well as telecommunications, media and technology matters. He also advises prominent families in connection with their private wealth.  Over the course of his distinguished career, he has consistently been recognized internationally as one of Colombia’s leading M&A and TMT practitioners. He has acted as lead counsel in many of Colombia’s largest and most complex transactions.

Among his most prominent transactions is the advice for SABMiller in the acquisition through a merger of Bavaria SA, the second largest brewer in South America for US$7.8 billion, acting for the French retailer Casino in the sale of a controlling stake in GPA in Brazil and Libertad in Argentina (US$ 1.8 billion) and advising Millicom International in its merger with UNE-EPM (valued at US$4,348 billion).

Mr. Michelsen received his JD from the Andes University and holds a Master's degree in Commercial Law from University of Paris II, France.

Sergio Michelsen is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Investing in Emerging Markets in Challenging Times - Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2017, Thursday, June 29, 2017
Health Care Issues in Emerging Markets - Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2017, Thursday, June 29, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets: M&A Transactions in Colombia During Challenging Times - Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2017, Thursday, June 29, 2017
Systemic Risk and Funding: Regulation Challenges for Healthcare Transactions in Colombia - Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2017, Thursday, June 29, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Health Care Issues in Emerging Markets - Health Care Issues in Emerging Markets , Thursday, June 29, 2017
Investing in Emerging Markets in Challenging Times - Investing in Emerging Markets in Challenging Times, Thursday, June 29, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Investing in Emerging Markets in Challenging Times - Investing in Emerging Markets in Challenging Times, Thursday, June 29, 2017
Health Care Issues in Emerging Markets - Health Care Issues in Emerging Markets , Thursday, June 29, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Investing in Emerging Markets in Challenging Times - Investing in Emerging Markets in Challenging Times, Thursday, June 29, 2017
Health Care Issues in Emerging Markets - Health Care Issues in Emerging Markets , Thursday, June 29, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2017, Sunday, July 16, 2017, New York, NY
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