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Carolina Duque

AsociadaAssociate / Colombia
  • Practice areas / Infrastructure and Projects - Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Principal associate member of the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets team. Her professional practice focuses on financial regulation, is an expert in structuring bank loans (corporate, structured, etc.) and has participated in the issuance of notes and ADRs by local financial institutions on the international market (Regulation S and 144A). Additionally, she has specialized in project finance where she has had a cross-practice. Indeed, she has structured private tender processes to award infrastructure projects (boom), has drafted and negotiated contracts related to infrastructure projects (epc, O&M, off -takes, etc.) and has implemented guarantees schemes without or with limited recourse against the sponsors.

Associate-to-watch Carolina Duque is endorsed by clients for "being a good and efficient lawyer" as well as "very capable and knowledgeable." Interviewees recognize her great performance in dealing with project financing. Chambers and Partners - Banking and Finance
Interviewees are full of praise for associate-to-watch Carolina Duque for her work in this arena. She is described by market onlookers as "a very good lawyer." She assists clients of the firm with project finance matters. Chambers and Partners – Projects
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Work experience

  • 2014 - a la actualidad Principal Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2014 - 2014 Legal Director BTG Pactual S.A.

    Comisionista de Bolsa

  • 2007 - 2007 Intern Federal District Court of Massachusetts

    Massachussets

  • 2005 - 2005 Attorney of Legal Direction of Corporate Matters

    Bancolombia

  • 2002 - 2005 Attorney of Legal Department

    Conavi Banco Comercial y de Ahorros

  • 2001 - 2002 Intern

    Conavi Banco Comercial y de Ahorros

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Goldman Sachs, Bancolombia, Fondo de Deuda Senior para Infraestructura en Colombia CAF- AM Ashmore I and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional S.A. Colombia 2017

    Counsel to Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC as structuring bank, and Bancolombia S.A., Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional S.A. and Fondo de Deuda Senior Ashmore CAF, as lenders, on the private initiative road project for the construction, rehabilitation, improvement, operation and maintenance of the concession Antioquia-Bolivar.

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi Group Global Markets and UBS Securities Colombia 2017

    Issuance of 4.875% Notes due 2027 initially in an aggregate principal amount of US$750,000,000 (the “Notes”). The Notes were issued by Bancolombia S.A. a financial entity incorporated under the laws of Colombia.

  • Promigas Colombia 2017

    Counsel to Promigas and its Peruvian affiliate Gases del Pacífico in an international syndicated loan of USD$200 million.

  • Brookfield Asset Management Colombia 2016

    Counsel to Brookfield on the financing for the acquisition of the Colombian State power generator ISAGEN.

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Publications

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Studies

  • 2008 Master Boston College/USA LLM

  • 2008 Harvard University/USA Program on Negotiation and Participatory Processes

  • 2004 Universidad de Antioquia/Colombia Specialist in Constitutional Law

  • 2003 Graduated Universidad CES Certificate in University Teaching

  • 2003 Lawyer Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana/Colombia Law

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Memberships

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Academic activities

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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Foro de Asuntos Legales JW Marriott, Bogotá Colombia 2016