Fernando Alfredo Castillo
Mr. Castillo is a member of the firm since 2007, as part of the M&A team, where he advises local and foreign companies in both domestic and transnational M&A transactions, as well as other corporate matters. Key representations include the merger between Colombia Telecomunicaciones and Movistar, the merger between Tigo and UNE, the sale by Casino of certain of its subsidiaries in Brazil and Argentina, and the sale of Citibank's consumer business. He also provides advice in general M&A and corporate governance matters to several national and foreign companies, including Sanofi, Danaher Corporation, Argos, EPM, and ISA.
He is admitted to practice in Colombia (2005) and in the State of New York (2014), and he worked in the Latin American M&A practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York.
Currently he is a Professor of Corporations at the Law School of the Universidad del Rosario, where he was previously a professor of Introduction to Civil law and Contracts.
Attorney from the School of Law of Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario. He holds a postgraduate degree in Contractual Law and Financial Law from the same university. He obtained a Master 2 (Finalité Recherche) on General Private Law from the prestigious Université Paris 2 (Panthéon-Assas), with a scholarship from the Corporation pour les Études en France (CEF), and earned his LL.M. from New York University as a Dean’s Scholar.