Hernando Padilla, partner ar Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría in Colombia shares opportunities for investors in the Pacific Alliance
– The devaluation of local currency, the low price of oil and adverse climate conditions have affected the energy sector in Colombia so plenty of assets are open to investment.
– Different types of investors have different risk appetite so you see more strategic investors snapping up assets in the region. Large financial investors are become more risk averse.
– FCPA, OFAC and other compliance regulations are becoming the norm in crossborder deals in Colombia and Latin America