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Andres Velasco

Andres Velasco

Andrés Velasco tiene más de 23 años de experiencia en fusiones y adquisiciones y transacciones financieras Antes de unirse a BANICOL, fue Socio y Vicepresidente de Inverlink S.A.

He has executed investment banking advisory assignments in various sectors, including: public transportation, power generation, utilities, ports, beverages, food, household appliances, consumer, industry, logistics, aviation, road infrastructure, natural gas, among others.

M.B.A., Universidad de Los Andes; Industrial Engineer, Universidad de Los Andes.

Experience

Selected Experience
in Mergers and Acquisitions

Sale of 60.75% of Termocandelaria Power Limited
Sale of 100% of Bogota Beer Company to AB InBev
Sale of 100% of Telefónica de Pereira to Millicom (USD 35 million)
Acquisition of Unimetro (USD 50 million)
Acquisition of Advisory to TEBSA by Colombian pension funds and private equity funds (USD 123 million)
Acquisition of a minority stake in Grupo de Energía de Bogotá by Colombian pension funds (US$200 million)
Sale of 50% of Termocandelaria (USD 50 million)
Sale of two Nestlé Colombia brands to Colombina.
Sale of 100% of Proenfar to Altra Investments
Sale of 100% of Meals de Colombia to Compañía Nacional de Chocolates (now Nutresa).
Acquisition of a majority stake in Promigás by Ashmore Energy International (USD 508 million).
Sale of 100% of Diebold Colombia
Sale of Sochagota Electric Company to Santo Domingo Group
Sale of Andean Laminates to Diaco
Sale of Algarra to Gloria Group (Peru)

Selected Experience in Financing and Others

Financing of Sotramac S.A.S. for USD 80 million with Proparco (French Development Agency), Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN), Scania and Bancóldex.
Financing of Transambiental S.A.S. for USD 60 million with International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Refinancing of Termocandelaria Power Limited (Termocandelaria and Termobarranquilla) for US$120 million
USD 65 million refinancing of Sochagota Electric Power Co.
Refinancing of Autopistas de Santander for USD 100 million
Financing of Organización Suma (SITP) for US$ 90 million
Avianca issues corporate bonds for USD 250 million
Refinancing of corporate bonds of the Pereira - La Victoria Road Concession for USD 80 million
Refinancing of Sochagota Electric Power Company for USD 93 million
Financial structuring and financing of several mass transit projects in Bogotá, Cali, Pereira and Bucaramanga for USD 300 million.
Financing to an international private equity fund in the acquisition of Centragas S.A. E.S.P.