Juan Fernando Gaviria

Partner

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Colombia

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Infrastructure and Projects

Personal contact

Partner at PPU expert in Banking Finance and Capital Markets and Projects and Infrastructure Law. Expert in project and corporate financing. He has led equity and debt issuances of banking institutions in Colombia and abroad. He has represented lenders, sponsors, borrowers and Colombian governmental entities in financings and the development of projects in the energy, infrastructure and oil and gas sectors.

Education

1998
MASTER'S DEGREE
Financial Services Law
IIT- Chicago Kent College of Law
1995
POSTGRADUATE DEGREE
Finance Law
Universidad de Los Andes
1994
LAWYER
Law
Universidad de Los Andes

Work experience

2015 - CURRENTLY
PARTNER
Philippi Prietcarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2008 - 2014
PARTNER
Prietocarrizosa
1999 - 2008
ASSOCIATE
Prietocarrizosa
1997
COUNSEL
Banco Andino
1996 - 1997
COUNSEL
Colombian Leasing Companies Federation
1994 - 1995
COUNSEL
Fiduciaria Davivienda
1995
COUNSEL
Leasing Colmena

Publications

Juan Fernando Gaviria
Australian investor injects funds into LatAm public transport
16 January 2023
Colombia

The deal was signed on 14 December for a confidential amount. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2023.

Juan Fernando Gaviria
Several firms steer largest-ever 4G road financing in Colombia
18 February 2021
Colombia
Juan Fernando Gaviria
Bogotá buses drive home financing
July 25 2023
Colombia

Academic and Teaching Activities

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Co-head of department Juan Fernando Gaviria is sought after by clients for his expertise in project and acquisition finance mandates in Colombia. He continues to elicit significant praise from interviewees, with one commenting: “Juan Fernando Gaviria is a valuable ally during negotiations. He is highly committed and available when needed, and is proactive and ingenious when finding solutions, while also structured and firm when defending positions.” Chambers & Partners, 2023.