Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

01/21/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/21/2021 15:26

Hunton Andrews Kurth Represents IDB Invest in COP$136,432,800,000 Loan Facility to Alpha Capital S.A.S.

On December 22, 2020, the Inter-American Investment Corporation ('IDB Invest'), acting on behalf of the Inter-American Development Bank ('IDB'), as lender, closed on a COP$136,432,800,000 unsecured loan facility to Alpha Capital S.A.S. ('Alpha'), a Colombian sociedad por acciones simplificada. The proceeds of the loan will be used by Alpha for the origination of sub-loans to small and medium sized enterprises in Colombia.

The U.S.-based firm of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advised IDB Invest as international counsel. Colombian legal advice to IDB Invest was provided by Gómez-Pinzón Abogados. Mexican legal advice to IDB Invest was provided by Kuri Breña, Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar. The U.S.-based firm of White & Case LLP advised Alpha as New York counsel, the Colombia-based firm of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría advised Alpha as Colombian counsel, and the Mexico-based firm of Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza and Enríquez, S.C. advised Alpha as Mexican counsel.

Hunton Andrews Kurth:

Alejandro Silva, International Counsel

Juan D. Olano, Associate

IDB Invest's In-house Counsel:

Diana Bogotá Prieto, Legal Counsel

Gómez-Pinzón Abogados:

Daniel Londoño Pinzón, Partner

Catalina Prieto Nuñez, Senior Associate

Alejandro Ortiz Caballero, Associate

Kuri Breña, Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar:

Luis Octavio Núñez Orellana, Partner

Silvia Ema Roldán Gregory, Associate

White & Case LLP:

Taisa Markus, Partner

Bibiana Andrea Jaimes, Partner

Diego Canepa Fernandez, Associate

Stephanie Monre Rohlfs, Associate

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría:

Hernando Padilla, Partner

Santiago Fuquen, Associate

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza and Enríquez, S.C.:

Emilio Aarún, Partner

María Luisa Gutiérrez Lizaur, Associate

José Pablo Buenfil Reyes, Associate