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Fernando Alfredo Castillo

Fernando Alfredo Castillo

Partner

Expertise

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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Activity

Profile
Mr. Castillo is a member of the firm since 2007, he advises local and foreign companies in both domestic and transnational M&A transactions. Key representations include the merger between Colombia Telecomunicaciones and Movistar, the acquisition of Genfar by Sanofi, and the sale by Casino of certain of its subsidiaries in Brazil and Argentina. He also provides advice in general M&A and corporate governance matters to several national and foreign companies, including Danaher Corporation, Argos, EPM, and ISA.

He is admitted to practice in Colombia (2005) and in the State of New York (2014), and he worked in the Latin American M&A practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York.

Currently he is a Professor of Civil and commercial contracts at the Law School of the Universidad del Rosario, as well as a professor of torts in the master offered by the same Law School and a professor of contracts in the graduate program in commercial law at the Javeriana University in Cali.

Attorney from the School of Law of Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario. He holds a postgraduate degree in Contractual Law and Financial Law from the same university. He obtained a Master 2 (Finalité Recherche) on General Private Law from the prestigious Université Paris 2 (Panthéon-Assas), with a scholarship from the Corporation pour les Études en France (CEF), and earned his LL.M. from New York University as a Dean’s Scholar.

Education

Lawyer from Universidad del Rosario. He holds a postgraduate degree in Financial Law and in Contractual Law from the same university, he also holds a Master´s Degree in General Private Law from Université Panthéon Assas – París and an LL.M from New York University School of Law
Areas of Practice

Corporate | Mergers and Acquisitions

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