Viva Malls’s $48 Million Fundraising


Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría and Gómez-Pinzón Abogados advised on the deal

Fondo de Capital Privado Fondo Inmobiliario Colombia (FIC), managed by Fiduciaria Bancolombia S.A. Sociedad Fiduciaria, completed the fundraising of Viva Malls ad $48.8 Million.

The new fund will invest in real estate investments.

Almacenes Éxito S.A. acquired the 51% quotas on the fund.

Almacenes Exito S.A. operates retail stores in Medellin, Bogota, and Cali, Colombia. The company, led by Carlos Mario Giraldo Moreno, Manfred Gartz and Carlos Mario Diez Gomez in 2017 recorded $17 Billion revenues.

Fondo De Capital Privado Inmobiliario Colombia is a fund of Fiduciaria Bancolombia S.A., Investment Arm.

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría advised Fondo de Capital Privado Fondo Inmobiliario Colombia with Juan Carlos Rocha (Picture), Silvia Avendaño, Juan Miguel Luna and Jaime Ramírez.

Gómez-Pinzón advised Almacenes Éxito S.A. with Adriana Moreno, Felipe Mariño, María Clara Palacio, Juan Diego Riveros and Juan Sebastián Parra.

Involved fees earner: Felipe Mariño Dueñas – Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados; Adriana Moreno – Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados; María Clara Palacio Gaviria – Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados; Juan Sebastián Parra Cerón – Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados; Juan Diego Riveros – Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados; Silvia Avendaño Parada – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Juan Miguel Luna – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Jaime Ramírez – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Juan Carlos Rocha – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría;

Law Firms: Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados; Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría;

Clients: Almacenes Éxito S.A.; Fondo De Capital Privado Inmobiliario Colombia;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.