Claudia Barrero

Partner

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Colombia

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Corporate / M&A

Personal contact

Partner at PPU expert in Corporate/M&A, Banking, Finance & Capital Markets and Private Clients and Family Law. Claudia has ample experience with mergers and acquisitions of listed companies, and has extensive experience in capital markets, infrastructure projects and corporate governance matters. She has acted as adviser to issuers on IPO’s and debt issues, as well as to several Colombian and international clients in matters such as cross-border mergers and acquisitions and all related corporate governance aspects. She has also advised the Colombian government in various privatization processes, especially in the energy sector. ​

Education

2003
STOCK MARKET OPERATIONS COURSE
Bolsa de Valores de Colombia Operación Bursátil
Cesa-Incolda
1996
MAGÍSTER
LL.M. in Legal Studies of International Business
Exeter University
1994
POSTGRADUATE DEGREE
Commercial Law
Universidad de Los Andes
1992
LAWYER
Law
Universidad Externado de Colombia

Work experience

2014 - CURRENTLY
PARTNER
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2005 - 2015
PARTNER
Prietocarrizosa
1997 - 2005
ASSOCIATE
Prietocarrizosa

Publications

Claudia Barrero
Latin America’s fourth biggest economy is facing difficult times, but Colombia’s law firms remain optimistic". LACCA- 2015
2015
Colombia

- LACCA

Claudia Barrero
International Women’s Day Q&A series: Claudia Barrero
7 MARCH, 2022
Colombia
Claudia Barrero
Cross-border chemical buy calls on LatAm firms
3 MARCH, 2022
Perú
Claudia Barrero
PPU represents Quelaris in its sale to IMCD
23 FEBRUARY, 2022
Perú
Claudia Barrero
PPU advises Silver Lake on acquisition of Grupo BC
22 NOVEMBER, 2021
Perú
Claudia Barrero
Advent International’s Acquisition of a 84,83% Stake in Sophos Solutions
16 DECEMBER, 2020
Colombia
Claudia Barrero
Spanish insurer Mutua Madrileña snaps up assets in Colombia and Chile
14 JULY, 2020
Regional
Claudia Barrero
Ecopetrol subsidiary buys Colombian gas fields from Chevron
13 DECEMBER, 2019
Colombia
Claudia Barrero
Hydro company purchases electricity distributor in Colombia
21 MARCH, 2019
Colombia
Claudia Barrero
Globant’s Acquisition Of Avanxo
27 FEBRUARY, 2019
Colombia
Claudia Barrero
Three firms seal the deal for Emirati manufacturer entering Latam
27 FEBRUARY, 2019
Colombia
Claudia Barrero
Goldman Sachs acquires port operator in Colombia
30 AUGUST, 2017
Colombia
Claudia Barrero
PPU and DLA ink Odinsa sale
28 JUNE, 2017
Colombia
Claudia Barrero
PPU helps Argos increase Odinsa share
18 JANUARY, 2017
Colombia

Academic and Teaching Activities

2014
Capital markets professor at different universities in Colombia.
PROFESSOR

Prominent lawyer Claudia Barrero is often seen leading relevant work in the Colombian corporate realm, including acquisitions, sales and mergers. An enthused client reports: “Claudia Barrero keeps surprising us. She is highly proactive and brings a great attitude, as well as frankness and knowledge. She gets things done.” Another one adds: “Claudia Barrero possesses a great ability to analyse complex issues and provide solutions. She is an extraordinary lawyer.” Chambers & Partners, 2023.