Jaime Moya
Senior Partner, Bogota

  jmoya@goh.law ____ |____

Jaime provides comprehensive legal advice on corporate and commercial matters, with particular emphasis in investment and disinvestment projects. As a legal advisor, he has participated in some of the most important transactions in Colombia, including purchases and sales of companies, public offerings on the Colombian Stock Exchange, privatizations and the structuring and financing of oil, road and energy infrastructure projects. As opposed to what other firms have to offer, his background and extensive experience integrates all the relevant legal aspects of such projects into a single practice, including contractual, regulatory, corporate governance and antitrust law matters. This enables his clients to count on fast, efficient and integrated solutions of the legal issues concerning their investments.

  • Lawyer from Universidad del Rosario, specialized in Financial Law from the same university.
  • Master of Laws (LLM) from Harvard Law School.
  • Moya, J (2019). Judicial Intervention in the Economy. Bogotá, Institute of Political Science. 
  • Moya, J (2020) Decisions of the Constitutional Court of Colombia on Mortgage Loans. Bogotá, Universidad del Rosario. (Pending publication) 
  • Moya, J (2020). Corporate Governance in Simplified Stock Companies. Bogotá, Universidad del Rosario. (Pending publication) 
  • Moya, J. (2020) Legal Duties of Company Managers. Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes. (Pending publication) 
  • Moya, J (2020). Ten Years of S.A.S. (simplified stock companies) – Analysis and Perspectives: An Academic Vision. In M.L Mesa and J.P Cárdenas (Ed.) Law 1258 of 2008 and the evolution of regulations on corporate governance in stock companies and corporations (as opposed to partnerships) in Colombia, (first part). Bogotá: Ibáñez 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions:

Seguros Bolívar, S.A. (2018 – to date):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to Seguros Bolívar, as institutional investor, in carrying out due diligence and  document review procedures in connection with its possible participation in investment vehicles and private equity funds.

Servioptica S.A.S. (2018):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to the shareholders of Servioptica S.A.S (the largest ophthalmologic laboratory of Colombia), in the sale of 30% of the shares of the company to Essilor International, one of the largest ophthalmic lenses companies in the world. The firm participated in the preparation and negotiation of the main contracts and operational documents and in the related tax planning work.

Minority shareholders of Morelco S.A.S. (2018):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to the minority shareholders of Morelco in respect of the modification the shareholders agreement with the Graña y Montero group.

Cenit Transporte y Logística de Hidrocarburos S.A.S. (2018 – 2019)

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to Cenit Transporte y Logística de Hidrocarburos in several due diligence processes for the acquisition of hydrocarbon companies and oil field service companies.

Private equity fund Emprendimiento e Innovación (Start-Ups and Innovation (2019):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to the private equity fund Emprendimiento e Innovación in the requisite due diligence work and in the process of acquisition of shares in Puntos Leal S.A.S, a Colombian company which main line of business is the securing of client loyalty.

Acquisition of King Canna (2019):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to a group of investors in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of King Canna S.A.S., a company which line of business is the production of medical cannabis.

Maurel & Prom S.A.  (2019):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to the client in respect of the process of acquisition of certain oil production assets located in Colombia.

Grupo Salazar (2019):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to the Salazar group in the structuring of the sale of Colwagen S.A.S. to the Alintio Group.

Mafer Real Estate de Colombia S.A.S. (2019 – to date):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice in the implementation of a business alliance between MAFER and a family subsidy institution widely recognized in the Colombian market.

  • Corporate:

Esenttia Masterbatch S.A. (2018 – to date)

Permanent legal advice to Esenttia in matters relating to corporate law, commercial law and competition law.

CENIT Transportes y Logísticas de Hidrocarburos S.A.S. (2018 – to date)

Permanent legal advice to Cenit in commercial, corporate law, regulatory and competition law matters.

Oleoducto Central de Colombia S.A. – OCENSA (2018 – to date):

Corporate:

Permanent legal advice to OCENSA in commercial, corporate law, regulatory and competition law matters.

Fondo de Capital Privado (Private Equity Fund) Armilla Capital (2018):

Corporate

Legal advice in the structuring and establishment of the Armilla Capital private equity fund. This fund was set up to make investments in real estate assets, including the opening of new compartments.

BNP Paribas Colombia Corporación Financiera, S.A.; Chubb Seguros Colombia S.A., Mapfre Seguros, S.A., Suramericana S.A., Finagro S.A.; Credicorp Capital Colombia;

Corporate

Legal advice to a number of companies of the Colombian financial sector with respect to compliance with regulatory and corporate governance requirements.

Desarrollo Vial al Mar S.A.S. (2019):

Corporate:

Legal advice to DEVIMAR in corporate and contractual matters, including those derived from the concession contract that the company signed with the national infrastructure agency (ANI).

CATLIN RE SWITZERLAND LTD (2019):

Corporate:

Legal advice to CATLIN RE SWITZERLAND LTD in corporate and contractual matters.

  • Infrastructure and project finance:

Desarrollo Vial al Mar S.A.S.: (2018 – to date)

Infrastructure and project finance:

Llegal advice to DEVIMAR in the securing of a bridge loan with FDN in the amount of EUR 100,000,000 and in the long term financing of the 4G Mar 1 project with an international bank syndicate – in the amount of USD 714,000,000.

Nexus Group (2018):

Infrastructure and Financing Projects

Legal advice to Nexus Group in the negotiation of a loan contract and the related guarantees.

Consortium Unión Metro Capital made up by Sacyr Concesiones Colombia S.A.S.; Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd; Construcción y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles S.A. (CAF); and Stoa Infrstructure and Energy S.A. (2019):

Infrastructure and Financing Projects

Legal advice to the consortium in the public bidding process for the design, construction, and operation of the first line of the subway for Bogotá Colombia, and in the drafting of all the relevant agreements between the joint venture members and between the joint venture and the construction, acquisition and operation subcontractors.

Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) (2019):

Infrastructure and Financing Projects

Legal advice to EPM in the negotiation of a strategic alliance with INVENERGY for the construction, financing and operation of 500 MW in solar and wind generation farms.

Hera Holding Hábitat, Ecología y Restauración Ambiental S.L.  (2019 – to date):

Infrastructure and Financing Projects

Legal advice to Hera Holding in its participation in the concessionaire joint venture in respect of the concession contract for operation of the  sanitary landfill Nuevo Mondoñedo.

Fondo de Capital Privado Armilla Capital (2020)

Infrastructure and Financing Projects

Legal advice to one compartment of the private equity fund in the negotiation of a credit facility with a local bank for an amount up to COP145,000,000,000 approximately.

  • Competition law (2020- 2018)

Cenit Transporte y Logística de Hidrocarburos S.A.S (2019)

Competition law

Legal advice to Cenit in the analysis of competition risks associated with a number of different transactions in the restructuring of business lines and transport tariffs.

Ocensa S.A (2019)

Competition law

Legal advice to Ocensa in the analysis of the competition risks related to its business activities.

Oleoducto de Colombia S.A (ODC S.A) (2019)

Competition law

Legal advice to ODC in the analysis of competition related risks that pertain to its business.

Microsoft Corp. and Branch of Microsoft Colombia Inc (2019 – to date):

Competition law

Legal advice to Microsoft Colombia Corp. and Branch of Microsoft Colombia Inc in respect of unfair competition law and unfair competition actions.

Awards

Languages

Spanish

English

Jaime Moya
Senior Partner, Bogota

  jmoya@goh.law ____ |____

Jaime provides comprehensive legal advice on corporate and commercial matters, with particular emphasis in investment and disinvestment projects. As a legal advisor, he has participated in some of the most important transactions in Colombia, including purchases and sales of companies, public offerings on the Colombian Stock Exchange, privatizations and the structuring and financing of oil, road and energy infrastructure projects. As opposed to what other firms have to offer, his background and extensive experience integrates all the relevant legal aspects of such projects into a single practice, including contractual, regulatory, corporate governance and antitrust law matters. This enables his clients to count on fast, efficient and integrated solutions of the legal issues concerning their investments.

  • Lawyer from Universidad del Rosario, specialized in Financial Law from the same university.
  • Master of Laws (LLM) from Harvard Law School.
  • Moya, J (2019). Judicial Intervention in the Economy. Bogotá, Institute of Political Science. 
  • Moya, J (2020) Decisions of the Constitutional Court of Colombia on Mortgage Loans. Bogotá, Universidad del Rosario. (Pending publication) 
  • Moya, J (2020). Corporate Governance in Simplified Stock Companies. Bogotá, Universidad del Rosario. (Pending publication) 
  • Moya, J. (2020) Legal Duties of Company Managers. Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes. (Pending publication) 
  • Moya, J (2020). Ten Years of S.A.S. (simplified stock companies) – Analysis and Perspectives: An Academic Vision. In M.L Mesa and J.P Cárdenas (Ed.) Law 1258 of 2008 and the evolution of regulations on corporate governance in stock companies and corporations (as opposed to partnerships) in Colombia, (first part). Bogotá: Ibáñez 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions:

Seguros Bolívar, S.A. (2018 – to date):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to Seguros Bolívar, as institutional investor, in carrying out due diligence and  document review procedures in connection with its possible participation in investment vehicles and private equity funds.

Servioptica S.A.S. (2018):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to the shareholders of Servioptica S.A.S (the largest ophthalmologic laboratory of Colombia), in the sale of 30% of the shares of the company to Essilor International, one of the largest ophthalmic lenses companies in the world. The firm participated in the preparation and negotiation of the main contracts and operational documents and in the related tax planning work.

Minority shareholders of Morelco S.A.S. (2018):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to the minority shareholders of Morelco in respect of the modification the shareholders agreement with the Graña y Montero group.

Cenit Transporte y Logística de Hidrocarburos S.A.S. (2018 – 2019)

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to Cenit Transporte y Logística de Hidrocarburos in several due diligence processes for the acquisition of hydrocarbon companies and oil field service companies.

Private equity fund Emprendimiento e Innovación (Start-Ups and Innovation (2019):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to the private equity fund Emprendimiento e Innovación in the requisite due diligence work and in the process of acquisition of shares in Puntos Leal S.A.S, a Colombian company which main line of business is the securing of client loyalty.

Acquisition of King Canna (2019):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to a group of investors in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of King Canna S.A.S., a company which line of business is the production of medical cannabis.

Maurel & Prom S.A.  (2019):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to the client in respect of the process of acquisition of certain oil production assets located in Colombia.

Grupo Salazar (2019):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice to the Salazar group in the structuring of the sale of Colwagen S.A.S. to the Alintio Group.

Mafer Real Estate de Colombia S.A.S. (2019 – to date):

Mergers and Acquisitions

Legal advice in the implementation of a business alliance between MAFER and a family subsidy institution widely recognized in the Colombian market.

  • Corporate:

Esenttia Masterbatch S.A. (2018 – to date)

Permanent legal advice to Esenttia in matters relating to corporate law, commercial law and competition law.

CENIT Transportes y Logísticas de Hidrocarburos S.A.S. (2018 – to date)

Permanent legal advice to Cenit in commercial, corporate law, regulatory and competition law matters.

Oleoducto Central de Colombia S.A. – OCENSA (2018 – to date):

Corporate:

Permanent legal advice to OCENSA in commercial, corporate law, regulatory and competition law matters.

Fondo de Capital Privado (Private Equity Fund) Armilla Capital (2018):

Corporate

Legal advice in the structuring and establishment of the Armilla Capital private equity fund. This fund was set up to make investments in real estate assets, including the opening of new compartments.

BNP Paribas Colombia Corporación Financiera, S.A.; Chubb Seguros Colombia S.A., Mapfre Seguros, S.A., Suramericana S.A., Finagro S.A.; Credicorp Capital Colombia;

Corporate

Legal advice to a number of companies of the Colombian financial sector with respect to compliance with regulatory and corporate governance requirements.

Desarrollo Vial al Mar S.A.S. (2019):

Corporate:

Legal advice to DEVIMAR in corporate and contractual matters, including those derived from the concession contract that the company signed with the national infrastructure agency (ANI).

CATLIN RE SWITZERLAND LTD (2019):

Corporate:

Legal advice to CATLIN RE SWITZERLAND LTD in corporate and contractual matters.

  • Infrastructure and project finance:

Desarrollo Vial al Mar S.A.S.: (2018 – to date)

Infrastructure and project finance:

Llegal advice to DEVIMAR in the securing of a bridge loan with FDN in the amount of EUR 100,000,000 and in the long term financing of the 4G Mar 1 project with an international bank syndicate – in the amount of USD 714,000,000.

Nexus Group (2018):

Infrastructure and Financing Projects

Legal advice to Nexus Group in the negotiation of a loan contract and the related guarantees.

Consortium Unión Metro Capital made up by Sacyr Concesiones Colombia S.A.S.; Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd; Construcción y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles S.A. (CAF); and Stoa Infrstructure and Energy S.A. (2019):

Infrastructure and Financing Projects

Legal advice to the consortium in the public bidding process for the design, construction, and operation of the first line of the subway for Bogotá Colombia, and in the drafting of all the relevant agreements between the joint venture members and between the joint venture and the construction, acquisition and operation subcontractors.

Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) (2019):

Infrastructure and Financing Projects

Legal advice to EPM in the negotiation of a strategic alliance with INVENERGY for the construction, financing and operation of 500 MW in solar and wind generation farms.

Hera Holding Hábitat, Ecología y Restauración Ambiental S.L.  (2019 – to date):

Infrastructure and Financing Projects

Legal advice to Hera Holding in its participation in the concessionaire joint venture in respect of the concession contract for operation of the  sanitary landfill Nuevo Mondoñedo.

Fondo de Capital Privado Armilla Capital (2020)

Infrastructure and Financing Projects

Legal advice to one compartment of the private equity fund in the negotiation of a credit facility with a local bank for an amount up to COP145,000,000,000 approximately.

  • Competition law (2020- 2018)

Cenit Transporte y Logística de Hidrocarburos S.A.S (2019)

Competition law

Legal advice to Cenit in the analysis of competition risks associated with a number of different transactions in the restructuring of business lines and transport tariffs.

Ocensa S.A (2019)

Competition law

Legal advice to Ocensa in the analysis of the competition risks related to its business activities.

Oleoducto de Colombia S.A (ODC S.A) (2019)

Competition law

Legal advice to ODC in the analysis of competition related risks that pertain to its business.

Microsoft Corp. and Branch of Microsoft Colombia Inc (2019 – to date):

Competition law

Legal advice to Microsoft Colombia Corp. and Branch of Microsoft Colombia Inc in respect of unfair competition law and unfair competition actions.

Awards

Languages

Spanish

English