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Brigard Urrutia

Manuel Quinche

Manuel Quinche


Brigard Urrutia

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He has participated in a significant number of Mergers & Acquisitions, Financing and Capital Markets transactions. In the Mergers & Acquisitions area, has participated in transactions which aggregated value exceeds US$20 billion and that include, among others, SABMiller's acquisition of Grupo Empresarial Bavaria, Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana's acquisition of a group of breweries in the Caribbean, private equity investments in Latin American banks, sale of mining assets by Colombian companies and acquisitions of retail and insurance businesses.

In the Capital Markets area he has participated in a significant number of securities transactions, including bond offerings under Rule144A/Reg S by Latin American issuers such as the City of Bogotá (US$400M), Empresas Publicas de Medellin (US$500 M), Cervecera Nacional Dominicana (US$500M), Transmilenio S.A. Also, participated in securities offerings by structured vehicles and special investment vehicles, ADR's offerings and private placements (including affiliate block trades). In the area of financings, he has extensive experience as a result of participating in several local and international financing transactions involving ECAs, multilateral agencies, commercial banks, sovereign and sub-sovereigns. In the area of financings he has also focused his practice on Project Finance.

Currently is a Professor of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets at several Colombian leading universities.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the practice of law in Colombia and New York. Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets and Securities, Banking and Finance and Project Finance.


Graduated from Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario (J.D. 2001), Universidad de los Andes (Commercial Law Graduate Degree) and New York University School of Law (LL.M in Corporate Law).
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Professional Activities and Experience

Formerly worked for Sidley Austin LLP (New York) as senior associate (2006 - 2009).

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