Natalia García and Mauricio Jaramillo

GP advises KKR on telecom towers acquisition from Tigo

Gómez-Pinzón has advised KKR on the acquisition of approximately 1,100 telecommunication towers from Tigo Colombia, a subsidiary of Milicom, through a sale and purchase agreement on behalf of its Global Infrastructure Investors IV subsidiary.

KKR is making this investment through its KKR Global Infrastructure Investors IV fund, supported by NEXO LatAm, a digital infrastructure platform supporting the implementation of KKR’s infrastructure strategy throughout Latin America. Simpson Thacher acted as international counsel to KKR.

Gómez-Pinzón’s team included partners Natalia García (pictured left) and Mauricio Jaramillo (pictured right), directors Andrés Fernández de Castro Muñoz and Lina Correa, senior associates Paola Valderrama, Biviana Helo, Juan Diego Riveros and Daniel Pinzón, associates Juan Felipe Sáenz, Andrés Meza, Nicolás Rocha, Juan Pablo Perdomo and Cristina Uribe, and student lawyer Esteban Matallana.

Simpson Thacher’s team comprised Juan M. Naveira, M. Breen Haire, Jon Vicuña and Isaac Cattan from the M&A team; Brian Steinhardt, Robert Meyer, Austin Vance and Elizabeth Greene advising on Credit matters; William Smolinski and Nancy Mehlman advising on Tax; and Étienne Renaudeau and Pauline Patat on Antitrust’s team.

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