Autopista Río Magdalena’s $80 Million Project Financing


Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría counsel to the lender; Baker Mckenzie acted as colombian counsel to the borrower and the sponsors; Clifford Chance NY/Madrid acted as foreign counsel to the lender.

Banco Santander granted to the concessionaire, Autopista Río Magdalena a USD$80 million short-term financing, through a secured bridge loan agreement with a special security package, for the construction, rehabilitation, improvement, operation, maintenance of the “Autopista al Río Magdalena” 4G toll road project.

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría team is led by Juan Fernando Gaviria (Partner; Picture), with Alexander Acosta, Clara Robledo Sánchez, Ana María Ramírez, Nelly Cubides, Daniela Hernández and Angie Gómez (Associates).

Baker Mckenzie team included Carolina Duque (Partner), Sebastián Boada (Associate) and María Camila Vargas (Associate).

Clifford Chance NY/Madrid team was led by Jose Guardo (Partner), supported by Ana Cano (Associate), Alejandro Leon (Associate) and Pablo Cancelo (Associate).

Involved fees earner: Sebastian Boada Morales – Baker McKenzie; Maria Camila Vargas Ruiz – Baker McKenzie; Pablo Cancelo – Clifford Chance; Ana Cano – Clifford Chance; José Guardo – Clifford Chance; Alejandro León – Clifford Chance; Alexander Acosta – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Nelly Cubides – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Carolina Duque – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Juan Fernando Gaviria – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Angie Gómez – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Daniela Hernández – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Ana María Ramírez – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Clara Robledo Sánchez – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie; Clifford Chance; Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría;

Clients: Autopista Río Magdalena; Banco Santander Sa;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.