Hernando Padilla

Partner

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Colombia

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

Personal contact

Partner at PPU expert in Banking, Finance, Capital Markets and Corporate/M&A Law. Mr. Padilla represents a variety of local and foreign clients in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, private equity and other corporate matters in Colombia and the United States. Among many others, he has represented Platinum Equity Partners, Tecnoglass, Grupo Energía de Bogotá and General Atlantic. Mr. Padilla is also a member of the Finance Practice where he has advised international underwriters in multiple bond issues including TPL, BBVA, Promigas and Ecopetrol as well as sponsors and financial institutions in the financing of 4G road projects.

Education

1999
DIPLOMA
Certificate of Management
Kellogg School of Management
1999
MASTER'S DEGREE
LL.M.
Northwestern University School of Law
1997
POSTGRADUATE DEGREE
International Corporate Law
Universidad de Los Andes
1997
LAWYER
Law
Universidad de Los Andes

Work experience

2015 - CURRENTLY
PARTNER
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2012 - 2014
PARTNER
Prietocarrizosa
2010 - 2012
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Prietocarrizosa
2001 - 2009
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Shearman & Sterling LLP
1999 - 2000
ASSOCIATE
Cleary, Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Publications

Hernando Padilla
"The Private Equity Review"/ Fundraising/ Investing Chapter Colombia 2016-2017
2016-2017
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
"Banking and Finance Rountable" - Corporate Livewire 2016
2016
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
"Securities Law in Colombia"- Best & Soulier World Law Group
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Barranquilla gets US$100 million to refinance projects
6 OCTOBER, 2022
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
US telecoms group gets IDB Invest loan for LatAm operations
20 SEPTEMBER, 2022
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
PPU represented Alpha Capital in Alpha Latam reorganization
12 SEPTEMBER, 2022
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced
6 MAY, 2022
Perú
Hernando Padilla
Colombia Infrastructure Equity Fund’s Notes Private Placement
4 MAY, 2022
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
PPU assists Alpha Capital and Vive Créditos Kusida in $94m sale to CFG Partners
21 FEBRUARY, 2022
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Several firms steer largest-ever 4G road financing in Colombia
18 FEBRUARY, 2022
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Avianca emerges from Chapter 11 restructuring
11 JANUARY, 2022
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
PPU advises GIC and Softbank on $80m investment by Addi
11 JANUARY, 2022
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Barranquilla gets loan for infrastructure investments
23 SEPTEMBER, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
San Miguel Industrias PET and BG PET R&P Latin America’s $380 Million Senior Guaranteed notes Offering
25 AUGUST, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
General Atlantic invests in Latin American education platform
19 AUGUST, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Plastics maker issues Peru’s first global sustainability-linked bond
17 AUGUST, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
John Laing’s Acquisition of 21.15% Equity Interest in Concesión La Pintada S.A.S.
26 MAY, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Patrimonio Autónomo Montes de María’s US$209 Million Social Bonds Offering
6 MAY, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Enfragen Energía Sur’s Acquisition of Termovalle S.A.S.
11 MARCH, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
IDB Invest’s $8 Million Investment in Farmalatam Holding
1 FEBRUARY, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Alpha Capital’s MXN$500 Million Bridge Loan Agreement
20 JANUARY, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Alpha Capital’s COP$136,432 Million Loan Agreement
20 JANUARY, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
PPU Colombia advised PG Impact on an unsecured syndicated loan agreement
8 JANUARY, 2021
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Avianca Holdings’ $1.5 Billion DIP Financing
12 NOVEMBER, 2020
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Promigas and Gases del Pacífico’s $120 Million Bond Offering
30 OCTOBER, 2020
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Ashmore’s Investment in Redcol Holding S.A.S.
24 JUNE, 2020
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Ashmore funds Colombian private education buy
23 JUNE, 2020
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Colombia
26 MAY, 2020
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
PharmaCielo Ltd.’s $8 Million Private Placement
30 APRIL, 2020
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Multiple firms behind Colombian 4G road financing
28 APRIL, 2020
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
PPU and Kennedys in Peruvian investment company sale
3 APRIL, 2020
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Alpha Holding, S.A. de C.V.’s $400 Million Notes Offering
11 MARCH, 2020
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Colombia’s TermoCandelaria revisits the debt markets
19 FEBRUARY, 2020
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
The 4G project Cucuta-Pamplona’s $90 Million Bridge Loan
12 NOVEMBER, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Dutch company buys stake in Colombia’s only LNG import facility
10 OCTOBER, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Royal Vopak’s Acquisition of 49% Interest in Sociedad Portuaria el Cayao
19 SEPTEMBER, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Termovalle’s $110 Million Syndicated Loan
13 SEPTEMBER, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Grupo Energía Bogotá buys Peruvian power supplier
6 SEPTEMBER, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Toll road financing draws Colombian and Ecuadorian counsel
6 AUGUST, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Lenders revealed on Colombian thermal project fund expansion
31 JULY, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
The Private Equity Review: Part II – Investing
20 JUNE, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
The Private Equity Review: Part I – Fundraising
20 JUNE, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Four firms behind water sanitation sale in Colombia
28 MARCH, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
TermoCandelaria cross-border issuance attracts global investors
21 MARCH, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Three firms seal the deal for Emirati manufacturer entering Latam
27 FEBRUARY, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
PPU and Posse Herrera Ruiz aid Colombian glass joint venture
27 FEBRUARY, 2019
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Ruta del Cacao concessionaire secures financial close
6 NOVEMBER, 2018
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Intertug takes syndicated loan
20 DECEMBER, 2017
Colombia
Hernando Padilla
Four firms in Colombia Móvil credit facility
10 JULY, 2017
Colombia

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Hernando Padilla is frequently found advising clients on the acquisition of minority and majority stakes in companies. Commentators report: Hernando Padilla constantly provides well-balanced explanations of the risks, while at the same time being pro-business so that we close M&A deals in the Colombian market.” Chambers & Partners, 2023.