Luz María Mercado

Lawyer

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Colombia

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

Personal contact

Principal Associate member of the Corporate/M&A and Banking, Finance and Capital Markets teams. Her professional practice focuses on corporate matters, as well as mergers and acquisitions and capital markets. She has acted as advisor to national and international clients, including Brookfield Asset Management in the acquisition of 57.61%stake in ISAGEN and the subsequent public offers for the acquisition of an additional 42% stake. She also advised Grupo Argos in the acquisition of the 45.75% stake in Odinsa SA, Grupo Energía Bogotá in corporate matters and in the selling process of its holdings in Promigas, ISA, Banco Popular and Grupo Nutresa, as well as to other international issuers in their international bond offers.​


Education

2013
COURSE
Business and Law Certificate
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Business School Wharton
2013
MASTER'S DEGREE
LLM
University of Pennsylvania Law School
2011
COURSE
Deal Design and Implementation
Harvard Negotiation Institute
2007
SPECIALIST
Gestión Pública e Instituciones Administrativas
Universidad de los Andes / Colombia
2006
LAWYER
Law
Universidad de los Andes / Colombia

Work experience

2015 - CURRENTLY
PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2013 - 2014
VISITING ATTORNEY
Shearman & Sterling L.P.
2009 - 2012
ASSOCIATE
Prietocarrizosa S.A.
2008 - 2009
ASSOCIATE
Leal Angarita Abogados
2006 - 2007
ASSOCIATE
Brigard & Urrutia

Publications

Luz María Mercado
Recent developments in the Colombian corporate regulation
OCTOBER 2015
Colombia

Juan Carlos Rocha, Luz María Mercado - IFLR

Luz María Mercado
Doing Business in Latin America, contribution to the Colombia chapter
MARCH 2016
Colombia
Luz María Mercado
Emisiones de Bonos: una alternativa local
NOVEMBER 2015
Colombia

Luz María Mercado - Diario La República

Luz María Mercado
La verdad acerca de las fusiones abreviadas
MARCH 2011
Colombia
  • Luz María Mercado - Diario La República
Luz María Mercado
Estrategias básicas de negociación
AGOSTO 2015
Colombia

Luz María Mercado - Diario La República

Luz María Mercado
Validity and Enforceability of Non Compete Agreements in Colombia
DECEMBER 2011
Colombia

Hernando Padilla, Luz María Mercado - Newsletter World Law Group

Luz María Mercado
Advent International’s Acquisition of a 84,83% Stake in Sophos Solutions
16 DECEMBER, 2020
Colombia
Luz María Mercado
Spanish insurer Mutua Madrileña snaps up assets in Colombia and Chile
14 JULY, 2020
Regional
Luz María Mercado
Ecopetrol subsidiary buys Colombian gas fields from Chevron
13 DECEMBER, 2019
Colombia
Luz María Mercado
Three firms seal the deal for Emirati manufacturer entering LatAm
27 FEBRUARY, 2019
Colombia
Luz María Mercado
PPU helps Argos increase Odinsa share
18 JANUARY, 2017
Colombia

Academic and Teaching Activities

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Principal Associate member of the Corporate/M&A and Banking,