Canacol Energy Ltd.’s $20 Million Loan


Skadden, Brigard Urrutia, Gómez-Pinzón, DLA Piper and Valles & Asociados advised on the transaction

Canacol Energy Ltd. secured a $30 Million Loan From redit Suisse AG, Cayman Islands Branch

Proceeds will be used to finance the acquisition of e Jobo 2 plant and for the expansion of Jobo 3, in Sahagún Colombia.

Canacol Energy Limited is an international junior energy company with production and exploration operations located in South America. The company, led by Charlie Gamba, Jason Bednar and Ravi Sharma, in 2017, recorded $136 Million Revenues.

Skadden advised Credit Suisse AG, Cayman Island Branch with Alejandro Gonzalez Lazzeri (Picture), Alejandro Ascencio and Maria Velasco Zamudio.

Brigard Urrutia advised Credit Suise Securities (USA) LLC with Manuel Quinche, César Rodríguez and Alberto Vergara.

Gómez-Pinzón Abogados advised Canacol Energy Ltd. with Daniel Londoño Pinzón, Germán Villamil Pardo, José Luis Palacios Verswyvel, Jaime Hernández Palacios and Andrés Felipe Consuegra Hoyos.

DLA Piper advised Canacol Energy Ltd. with William Candelaria, Kira Mineroff, Kia McLeod and Ella Stephen. In canada, DLA Piper advised Canacol Energy Ltd. with Doug Shields, Trevor Wong-Chor and Jonathan Brown.

In Panama, Valles & Asociados advised Canacol Energy Ltd. with Abraham Isai Valles and Ana Joyce Huerta.

Involved fees earner: Manuel Fernando Quinche – Brigard & Urrutia; César Rodríguez – Brigard & Urrutia; Alberto Vergara Puccini – Brigard & Urrutia; Jonathan Brown – DLA Piper; William Candelaria – DLA Piper; Kia McLeod – DLA Piper; Kira Mineroff – DLA Piper; Douglas Shields – DLA Piper; Trevor Wong-Chor – DLA Piper; Jaime Hernández Palacios – Gómez-Pinzón; Daniel Londoño – Gómez-Pinzón; José Luis Palacios – Gómez-Pinzón; Germán Villamil-Pardo – Gómez-Pinzón; Alejandro Ascencio – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Alejandro Gonzalez Lazzeri – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Maria Velasco Zamudio – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Abraham Isai Valles – Valles & Asociados;

Law Firms: Brigard & Urrutia; DLA Piper; Gómez-Pinzón; Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Valles & Asociados;

Clients: Canacol Energy Ltd.; Credit Suisse AG Cayman Islands Branch;