Republic of Colombia’s $3 Billion Notes Offering

Arnold & Porter advised the Republic of Colombia on the transaction.
Sullivan & Cromwell and Brigard Urrutia advised BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. acting as underwriters on the deal

The Republic of Colombia closed its largest-ever international bond offering on April 22, raising $3 billion in a two-part deal that was 3.4 times oversubscribed.

BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC acted as underwriters on the offering.

Arnold & Porter advised the Republic of Colombia with a team including Gregory Harrington (Picture), David A. Sausen, Carlos Peláez, Reuven Graber, Mateo Morris Lievano and Valentina Garzón.

Sullivan & Cromwell advised BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC with Cristopher L. Mann, Jeffrey Hochberg,  Joaquín Pérez Alati, Keith Pulling, Berin Senné, Alice Billmire, Hyunsup Kim,  Kirsten E. L. Rodger and Catherine R. McLaughlin.

In Colombia, Brigard Urrutia advised BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC with Carlos Urrutia Valenzuela, Carlos Fradique Méndez and Felipe Calderón Padilla.

Involved fees earner: Valentina Garzon – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Reuven Graber – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Gregory Harrington – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Mateo Morris Lievano – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Carlos Pelaez – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; David Sausen – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Felipe Calderón Padilla – Brigard & Urrutia; Carlos Fradique Méndez – Brigard & Urrutia; Carlos Urrutia Valenzuela – Brigard & Urrutia; Alice Billmire – Sullivan & Cromwell; Jeffrey Hochberg – Sullivan & Cromwell; Hyunsup Kim – Sullivan & Cromwell; Cristopher Mann – Sullivan & Cromwell; Catherine McLaughlin – Sullivan & Cromwell; Joaquin Perez Alati – Sullivan & Cromwell; Kirsten Rodger – Sullivan & Cromwell;

Law Firms: Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Brigard & Urrutia; Sullivan & Cromwell;

Clients: Bank of America Securities; Citigroup Global Markets Ltd; Morgan Stanley; Republic of Colombia;

Author: Martina Bellini