Nicolás Tirado

Partner / Colombia

Partner at PPU expert in complex corporate matters such as local and cross-border M&A. He has advised important clients in matters related to multi-jurisdiction reorganizations and has participated successfully in insolvency proceedings. He is also an expert in associations and joint ventures, having drafted and negotiated contracts in wide-array of economic sectors.


Work experience

  • 2017 - present Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2015 - 2016 Senior Associate


  • 2007 - 2014 Associate





Featured Cases

  • S4 Capital plc Colombia 2021

    Counsel in the indirect acquisition of 100% of Zemoga S.A.S. through an international merger of a S$ Capital SPV and Zemoga S.A.S.' U.S. parent company.

  • Uriel Renovables S.A. Colombia 2021

    Counsel in its participation (65%) in a joint venture with EGAL S.A.S. to fund photovoltaic projects in Colombia until the status ready to build is achieved.

  • Henan BCCY Environmental Energy Co. Colombia 2021

    Counsel in the purchase of the assets two shovel-ready photovoltaic plants.

  • S4 Capital plc Colombia 2021

    Counsel in the due diligence process, transactional matters, and merger control procedure in Colombia, necessary to acquire Digocloud S.A.S., a company member of Digodat, a leading Latin American data and analytics consultancy based in Argentina, with offices in Colombia, Mexico, and Chile.

  • Sumitomo Chemical Corporation Colombia 2019

    Counsel in the acquisition of Nufarm Colombia S.A. and Nufarm Chile, as part of Nufarm's South American crop protection and seed treatment operations in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile for $1,188M.

  • AES Chivor & Cia S en C ESP Colombia 2019

    Head counsel in the acquisition of the largest wind power projects in La Guajira, Colombia.



  • 7 March, 2022 Colombia

    PPU advises on sale of 80% stake in Valledupar Futbol Club

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  • 28 February, 2022 Colombia

    PPU counsels Cititrust on refinancing of Rumichacha-Pasto Project

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  • 6 October, 2021 Colombia

    Colombian medical company combines with US SPAC

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  • 9 July, 2021 Colombia

    Autopista Río Magdalena 2’s COP 2.76 Billion Financing

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  • 6 May, 2021 Colombia

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

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  • 21 July, 2020 Colombia

    S4 Capital’s Acquisition Of Digocloud

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  • 28 April, 2020 Colombia

    Multiple firms behind Colombian 4G road financing

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  • 17 April, 2020 Regional

    Sumitomo snaps up Nufarm’s agrochemical business in South America

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  • 19 January, 2017 Colombia

    PPU instructed on m-commerce investment in Colombia

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  • 5 January, 2017 Colombia

    Éxito gets private equity backer for Viva

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  • 2015 Master Pontificia Universidad Javeriana/Colombia Masters Degree in Economic Law

  • 2002 Lawyer Universidad de los Andes/Colombia Law Degree

  • 2001 Diploma Université Robert Schumann Notions Fondamentales en Droit International




Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2009 - 2010

    Associative Agreements

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
  • Academic Activities 2010 - to date

    Joint Ventures

    Teaching - Escuela Internacional de Negocios
  • Academic Activities 2010 - 2011


    Teaching - Universidad del Rosario
  • Academic Activities 2012 - 2015

    Professor of Officer's Liability

    Teaching - ICESI
  • Academic Activities 2014 - to date


    Teaching - Universidad del Rosario

Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Regional Integration to Support a Renewable Matrix Santiago Chile 2017