Colombia

Global M&A’s Colombia office was founded in 2001 to provide corporate finance advisory and capital raising to clients in Latin America with a particular focus on Colombia’s private sector. Our office is led by a team of senior advisors with over 70 years of combined experience in international investment banking and finance.

Colombia is a standing middle power with the fourth largest economy in Latin America. It is rich in natural resources, and its main exports include petroleum, coal, coffee and other agricultural produce, and gold yet nearly 60% of the population is employed in the service industry. Our advisors have a deep understanding of the Colombian and Latin American business environment.

Our clients include: Laboratorios Sythesis, Termoflores, Terpel, Davivienda, CVCI – Citigroup, and Colombian Coffee Federation

Global M&A Colombia also trades locally under the name Nogal Asesorías Financieras. For our local website, please click here.

Key Contacts

  • Bernardo Vargas

    Bernardo Vargas

    T: 57 1 644 9400
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    Before founding Global M&A Columbia, Mr. Vargas was a managing director with ING Barings responsible for the corporate and investment bank in Colombia. Mr. Vargas joined Baring Securities in 1994 as Head of the Andean Pact Region and was subsequently appointed as President and CEO for the merged operations of Barings and ING Colombia on January 1997. Before joining ING Barings, Mr. Vargas acted as founding CEO of Proexport Colombia and previously he was Head of the External Financing and Foreign Reserves Department at the Colombian Central Bank (Banco de la República).

    Education:
    MBA, Columbia University; Economics BA and MS candidate, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia