Gómez-Pinzón Abogados has advised Canacol Energy Ltd., as issuer, on the offering of its 7.25% senior notes due on 2025 for a total of $320m. The deal took place on May 3rd.
The senior notes are guaranteed by its Colombian subsidiaries, Canacol Energy Colombia S.A.S. and CNE Oil & Gas S.A.S.
Canacol Energy Ltd. is a leading Calgary-based international energy company with petroleum and natural gas production and exploration operations in South America, mainly in Colombia and Ecuador.
Gómez-Pinzón Abogados acted as special Colombian counsel to the administrative agent, with a team led by partners Daniel Londoño and Germán Villamil, assisted by senior associate José Luis Palacios and associates Jaime Hernández and Andrés Consuegra.
Jones Day served as US counsel to the issuer, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom acted as US counsel to the initial purchasers and Brigard & Urrutia were the Colombian counsel to the initial purchasers.