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Jorge Di Terlizzi

Partner / Colombia

Partner at PPU expert in Infrastructure and Public Law matters. He has advised important clients on infrastructure matters for telecommunications, energy, roadway, airport and port concession companies, regarding their Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), and the financing, construction and equity-funding contracts.

Jorge Di Terlizzi continues to represent blue-chip international financial institutions in the financing of large-scale projects, including 4G infrastructure programmes. "Jorge Di Terlizzi has a vast experience in the project finance arena and stands out for his strong track record in this field," an interviewee reports. Another observer states: "He is an expert in both the projects and public law arenas, and is a well-known lawyer with an important client roster." Projects
"Jorge Di Terlizzi boasts notable experience advising clients on issues relating to public bidding processes. ""Jorge Di Terlizzi has handled a number of high-profile constitutional matters,"" an interviewee reports. Commentators also single him out for his leading projects practice in Colombia. Department Information" Public Law
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Work experience

  • 2015 - present Partner

    Phlippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 1996 - 2014 Partner

    Prietocarrizosa

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • BTG Pactual and Banco Santander Colombia 2021

    Counsel to BTG Pactual and Banco Santander as bookrunners on the offering of COP$760B (approx. US$209M) senior secured UVR indexed social bonds due 2045, issued by Patrimonio Autónomo Montes de María.

  • China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation-CCECC Colombia 2020

    Counsel during Regiotram’s Railway Concession Agreement awarding process. The awarded Concession Agreement is valued at COP$3.6BN (US$1.2BN).

  • J.P. Morgan Chase Bank N.A. and Deutsche Bank AG Colombia 2020

    Counsel to J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Deutsche Bank AG acting as Joint Lead Arrangers of a syndicate of 10 financial institutions in connection with the structuring and execution of: (i) a USD Loan Agreement under New York Law for US$450M; (ii) a COP Loan Agreement under New York Law for COP$245MM; and (iii) a security package of collateral agreements under Colombian Law.

  • J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Deutsche Bank AG acting as Joint Lead Arrangers of a syndicate of 10 financial institutions. (Lenders: (i) Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Instituto de Crédito Oficial E.P.E, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company, MUFG Bank, Ltd., Société Génerale, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd Dubai (DIFC) Branch and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional S.A) Colombia 2020

    Counsel to J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Deutsche Bank AG as Joint Lead Arrangers of the lenders in connection with the structuring and execution of the financing documents of the Project "Autopista Pamplona - Cúcuta".

  • Nomura Corporate Funding Americas and BTG Pactual Colombia 2019

    Counsel in connection with a US$50M extension of a bridge loan agreement to continue developing the 4G toll road "Autopista Puerta de Hierro – Palmar de Varela y Carreto - Cruz del Viso". This is was the first toll road project financing in Colombia in which Nomura participated.

  • Banco Santander - J.P. Morgan Colombia 2019

    Counsel to Banco Santander and J.P. Morgan as lead arrangers and Bank of China, Crédit Agricole, Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO), Metlife, MUFG, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), and SMBC in connection with the US$575M financing of the toll road Pasto - Rumichaca.

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Publications

  • 6 May, 2021 Colombia

    Patrimonio Autónomo Montes de María’s US$209 Million Social Bonds Offering

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  • 28 October, 2020 Regional

    PPU votes the new Corporate Governance and appoints new directors

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  • 27 October, 2020 Regional

    New Corporate Governance and Appointment of PPU Directors

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  • 28 April, 2020 Colombia

    Multiple firms behind Colombian 4G road financing

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  • 2 March, 2020 Colombia

    Chinese company wins railway project in Bogotá

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  • 3 February, 2020 Colombia

    CECC awarded Bogotá Regiotram de Occidente tender

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  • 12 November, 2019 Colombia

    The 4G project Cucuta-Pamplona’s $90 Million Bridge Loan

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  • 6 August, 2019 Colombia

    Toll road financing draws Colombian and Ecuadorian counsel

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  • 6 November, 2018 Colombia

    Ruta del Cacao concessionaire secures financial close

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  • 24 September, 2018 Colombia

    Ecuador-Colombia toll road project gets hybrid financing

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  • 3 September, 2018 Colombia

    Colombian 4G project gets credit line

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  • 6 January, 2017 Colombia

    Colombia’s 4G infrastructure: who’s winning the work?

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Studies

  • 1991 Lawyer Universidad de los Andes/Colombia Post-graduate Degree in Commercial Law

  • 1989 Lawyer Universidad de los Andes/Colombia Law Degree

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Memberships

  • Board of Directors of the Colombian – Chinese Investment & Commerce Chamber (2013 – 2017).
  • Member of the Colombian Chamber of Infrastructure (“CCI”) (2007 – 2015).
  • Board of Fundación Génesis, Colombia (2013 – 2014).
  • Board of Fundación Compartamos, Colombia (2004 – 2014)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of HSBC Bank Colombia S.A. (2008 -2014).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of IQ Outsourcing S.A. (2011 – 2013),
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Cables de Energía y Telecomunicaciones S.A. CENTELSA (2010 – 2011).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of B. Braun Medical S.A. (1998 – 2013).
  • Member of the Expert’s Committee on Infrastructure Issues with the Presidential Transition Committee, Colombia (2010).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of ANDI, Bogotá sectional (2010).
  • President of the Board of the Chamber of Legal Services ANDI (2010).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of HSBC Trust Colombia S.A. (2007 – 2009).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Banistmo Trust Colombia S.A. (2005 -2007).
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Academic activities

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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Vías Terciarias Las Vías para la Paz JW Marriott - Bogotá Colombia 2017
  • Speaker Infraestructura, El Año de las Vías 4G JW Marriott - Bogotá Colombia 2016