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Martín Acero

Partner / Colombia
  • Practice areas / Corporate / M&A - Tax and International Trade
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner and Co-Chair at PPU expert in Corporate/M&A matters and Tax and International Trade. He has advised important clients from diverse Colombian and International sectors in local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and has participated as advisor and facilitator for local and foreign clients in joint ventures and other types of associations.

Department co-head Martín Acero is praised by interviewees who describe him as "a brilliant lawyer." Other sources also consider him "a natural leader" in this arena. Acero is highly recommended by clients for his corporate capabilities and experience, particularly in handling complex cross-border M&A matters in the region, and is similarly lauded for his established tax practice, which complements his expertise in this practice area. Chambers and Partners – Corporate / M&A
Co-head of department Martín Acero is commended by clients for being "an excellent lawyer and professional." Peers also hold him in high esteem "for being extremely intelligent and for handling tax issues very well." He is particularly noted by sources for providing counsel to international corporations on tax planning and families on wealth management mandates. Chambers and Partners – Tax
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Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 1999 - 2014 Partner

    Prietocarrizosa

  • 1993 - 1999 Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Awards

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Featured Cases

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Publications

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Studies

  • 1992 Specialist Universidad de los Andes/Colombia Post-graduate degree in Financial Law

  • 1990 Lawyer Universidad del Rosario/Colombia Law

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Memberships

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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Professor in the Departments of Business and Corporate Law

    Teaching - Universidad del Rosario
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Professor in the Departments of Business and Corporate Law

    Teaching - Universidad Externado
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Tax Reform Events Bogota, Barranquilla, Cali y Medellín Colombia 2017
  • Speaker Private Equity in the Pacific Alliance New York USA 2017
  • Speaker The Tax Reform: Theoretical and practical aspects Club Campestre de Medellín Colombia 2016
  • Speaker Present and Future of Tax Legislation for companies and family groups JW Marriott - Bogotá Colombia 2016
  • Speaker The Tax Reform Centro de Convenciones Torre AR - Bogotá Colombia 2016
  • Speaker Foro de Asuntos Legales JW Marriott - Bogotá Colombia 2016