Ecopetrol’s $1.2 Billion Financing

Shearman & Sterling and Brigard Urrutia advised Ecopetrol.
Milbank and Gómez-Pinzón advised the lenders Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. New York Branch; Banco Santander, S.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A.; Mizuho Bank, Ltd.; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and The Bank of Nova Scotia on the transaction.

Colombian company Ecopetrol secured $1.2 billion credit facility to support its growth strategy from a group of banks including Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. New York Branch; Banco Santander, S.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A.; Mizuho Bank, Ltd.; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and The Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank).

Shearman & Sterling advised Ecopetrol S.A. with  Cynthia Urda Kassis, Christine Fiedler and Camila de Lasa.

In Colombia, Brigard Urrutia advised Ecopetrol S.A. with Carlos Fradique-Méndez López (Picture), María Fernanda Diago, Juan Eduardo Gómez, Nicolás Alonso Escobar and Isabela Gaviria Tarazona.

Milbank advised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. New York Branch; Banco Santander, S.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A.; Mizuho Bank, Ltd.; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and Scotiabank. with Jaime E. Ramírez and Nicolás Ocampo.

In Colombia, Gómez-Pinzón advised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. New York Branch; Banco Santander, S.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A.; Mizuho Bank, Ltd.; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and Scotiabank. with Ricardo Fandiño De la Calle and Tonia Orozco Araújo.

 

Involved fees earner: María Fernanda Diago – Brigard & Urrutia; Nicolás Alonso Escobar – Brigard & Urrutia; Carlos Fradique Méndez – Brigard & Urrutia; Juan Eduardo Gómez – Brigard & Urrutia; Ricardo Fandiño De La Calle – Gómez-Pinzón; Tonia Orozco Araújo – Gómez-Pinzón; Nicolás Ocampo – Milbank LLP; Jaime Ramirez – Milbank LLP; Christine Fiedler – Shearman & Sterling; Cynthia Urda Kassis – Shearman & Sterling;

Law Firms: Brigard & Urrutia; Gómez-Pinzón; Milbank LLP; Shearman & Sterling;

Clients: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (Bbva); Ecopetrol SA; JP Morgan Chase & Co.; Mizuho Bank; Scotiabank; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation;