Specialist in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions; advises national and multinational companies and private equity funds.

Juan Felipe Vera has over 20 years’ experience in advising on company acquisitions in many sectors, including banking, energy, health, infrastructure, manufacturing, mass consumption, and public services.

He advises private equity clients on investments, acquisitions and disposals.

He represents clients in complex transactions related to his area of expertise, including capital market acquisitions and competitive purchase processes. He also advises private clients on strategic and routine matters on an ongoing basis.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, he worked at a leading international law firm in Bogotá, where he handled major M&A transactions in Colombia and the Andean region. He also served as secretary general (secretaría general) and completed secondments at leading Colombian companies.


  • Postgraduate studies in Commercial Law
    Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, 2004

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidad San Buenaventura, Cali, Colombia, 2002

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