Business & Leadership

Canada’s CDPQ Acquires Minority Stake in SURA Asset Management


Affinitas, through the coordination of Gómez-Pinzón Abogados in Bogotá, has advised Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Quebec (CDPQ) in the acquisition of a 6.68% share in SURA Asset Management, a Grupo SURA subsidiary. The transaction closed December 21st.

 

The transaction involved the jurisdictions of USA, Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Peru and is subject to regulatory authorization.                                                 

 

Some 3.3% of the shares will be acquired from International Investments S.A., a subsidiary of Peruvian conglomerate Wiese Group and the remainder from Banagrícola, a subsidiary of the Bancolombia Group.

 

Gómez-Pinzón, Clifford Chance, Miranda & Amado, Barros & Errazuri and Mijares Angoitia Cortes y Fuentes acted as legal counsel to CDPQ, while Sullivan & Cromwell and Rebáza Alcazar & De las Casas served as legal advisor to Grupo Bancolombia and Wise Group respectively.

 

Gómez-Pinzón’s team was led by partner Daniel Londoño and senior associate María Fernanda Restrepo.

 

C.G.L.

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