Andrés Velasco

Mr. Velasco has more than 18 years of experience in both Mergers and Acquisitions and Financing transactions. Prior to joining BANICOL, Mr. Velasco was a Partner and Vice President at Inverlink.

 

He has executed Investment Banking advisories in various sectors, including: public transportation, power generation, utilities, ports, beverages, food, household appliances, consumer, industrial, logistics, aviation, road infrastructure, natural gas, among others. 


M.B.A., Universidad de Los Andes; B.Sc. Industrial Engineering, Universidad de Los Andes

Experience

  • Advisory on the sale of 60.75% of Termocandelaria Power Limited (Confidential)
  • Advisory on the sale of 100% of Bogotá Beer Company (Confidential)

  •  Advisory on the sale of 100% of Telefónica de Pereira to Millicom (USD 35 million)

  •  Advisory on the acquisition of Unimetro (USD 50 million)

    Advisory to a group of Colombian pension funds and a private equity fund on the acquisition of TEBSA (USD 123 million)

  •  Advisory to a group of Colombian pension funds on the acquisition of a minority equity stake in Grupo de Energía de Bogotá (USD 200 million)

  • Advisory to a group of Colombian pension funds on the sale of a 50% equity stake in Termocandelaria (USD 50 million)
  • Advisory to Nestlé Colombia on the sale of two brands to Colombina (Confidential)
  • Advisory on the sale of Proenfar to Altra Investments (Confidential)
  • Advisory to the shareholders of Meals de Colombia on the sale of the company to Compañía Nacional de Chocolates (today Nutresa) (Confidential)
  • Advisory to Ashmore Energy International on the valuation and acquisition of a majority equity stake in Promigás (USD 508 million)
  • Advisory on the valuation and sale of Diebold Colombia (Confidential)
  • Advisory on the sale of Compañía Eléctrica de Sochagota to Grupo Santo Domingo (USD 50 millones)
  • Advisory on the sale of Laminados Andinos to DIACO (Confidential)
  • Advisory on the sale of Algarra to Grupo Gloria (Peru) (Confidential)

Mergers and Acquisitions

(M&A)

Financing

 

  • Advisory to Sotramac on a USD 80 million financing with Proparco, Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN), Scania and Bancóldex
  • Advisory to Transambiental on a USD 60 million financing with IFC

  • Advisory to Termocandelaria Power Limited on a USD 120 million refinancing

  • Advisory to Compañía Eléctrica de Sochagota on a USD 65 million refinancing

  • Advisory to Autopistas de Santander on a USD 100 million refinancing

  • Advisory to Organización Suma on an USD 90 million financing

  • Advisory to Avianca on USD 250 million corporate bond issuance

  • Advisory to the Pereira – La Victoria Road Concession on a USD 80 million corporate bond refinancing

  • Advisory to Compañía Eléctrica de Sochagota on a USD 93 million refinancing

  • Advisory on the financial structuring and financing of several mass transportation projects in Bogota, Cali, Pereira and Bucaramanga (USD 300 million)

  • Advisory to an international private equity fund on an acquisition financing for Centragas S.A. E.S.P. (Confidential)